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About Max Page

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.


Present Director of Historic Preservation Initiatives, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Present MS Design Program Director, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Present Professor, Department of Architecture, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Curriculum Vitae


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Honors and Awards

  • Rome Prize for Historic Preservation and Conservation 2013

Contact Information

452 Fine Arts Center
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003-9330

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