Max Page is the Graduate Program Director and Professor of Architecture and History at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, where he teaches urban, architectural, and public history. He is the author of The Creative Destruction of Manhattan, 1900-1940 (University of Chicago Press, 1999), which won the Spiro Kostof Award of the Society of Architectural Historians, for the best book on architecture and urbanism. He writes for a variety of publications about New York City, urban development and the popular uses of history. He is also the co-editor (with Steven Conn) of Building the Nation: Americans Write Their Architecture, Their Cities, and Their Environment (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2003), as well as the co-editor (with Randall Mason) of Giving Preserving a History: Histories of Historic Preservation in the United States (Routledge, 2003). He is a recipient of a 2003 Guggenheim Fellowship.
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The Houston Pavilions: Towards a Mixed Use Downtown, Cite (2009)
Designing for God: The Reemergence of Tradition at the new Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Houston, Cite (2008)
The City’s End: Two Centuries of Fantasies, Fears, and Premonitions of New York’s Destruction (2008)