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The Lessons of 19th Century Boston Harbor

Mellon Forum

November 9, 2016 · 12:00 pm5:00 pm · School of Architecture, North Gallery

Architecture, Urbanism and the Humanities
1897 View of Boston Harbor
1897 View of Boston Harbor

The Mellon Forum for Research on the Urban Environment welcomes historian Michael Rawson (Brooklyn College) for a presentation titled, The Lessons of 19th Century Boston Harbor.

Michael Rawson studied with William Cronon while earning his Ph.D. Before coming to Brooklyn College in 2007, he taught at the University of Wisconsin and Stanford University. Rawson is the author of Eden on the Charles: The Making of Boston, which was a finalist for the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for History. He is also a member of the faculty at the CUNY Graduate Center.

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