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Awards

2017
Landscapes of Exclusion: State Parks and Jim Crow in the American South, J. B. Jackson Book Prize, Foundation for Landscape Studies

Landscapes of Exclusion: State Parks and Jim Crow in the American South, Award of Merit, American Association for State and Local History

2016
John Nolen, Landscape Architect and City Planner, J. B. Jackson Book Prize, Foundation for Landscape Studies

Ruth Shellhorn, ASLA Southern California Chapter Honor Award

Ruth Shellhorn: Midcentury Landscape Design in Southern California, LALH & Florentine Films/Hott Productions, Audience Favorite Award, Modesto Architectural Festival

2015
The Best Planned City in the World: Olmsted, Vaux, and the Buffalo Park System, LALH & Florentine Films/ Hott Productions, Society of Architectural Historians Film Award

2014
The Best Planned City in the World: Olmsted, Vaux, and the Buffalo Park System, J. B. Jackson Book Prize, Foundation for Landscape Studies

2013
Community by Design: The Olmsted Firm and the Development of Brookline Massachusetts, Ruth Emery Award, Victorian Society in America

2009
Arthur Ross Award for History and Publishing, Institute of Classical Art and Architecture

A Genius for Place: American Landscapes of the Country Place Era, J. B. Jackson Book Prize, Foundation for Landscape Studies

2008
A Genius for Place: American Landscapes of the Country Place Era, Outstanding title, University Press Books Committee

Mission 66: Modernism and the National Park Dilemma, J. B. Jackson Book Prize, Foundation for Landscape Studies

2007
Henry Shaw’s Victorian landscapes: the Missouri Botanical Garden and Tower Grove Park, Outstanding Academic Title, Choice; Independent Publisher Bronze Medal

Mission 66: Modernism and the National Park Dilemma, Elisabeth Blair MacDougall Book Award, Society of Architectural Historians

Silent City on a Hill: Picturesque Landscapes of Memory and Boston’s Mount Auburn Cemetery, Historic Preservation Book Award; American Society of Landscape Architects Merit Award

2003
Fletcher Steele, Landscape Architect, American Society of Landscape Architects Honor Award; named one of the 75 Best Garden Books by the American Horticultural Society

A Modern Arcadia: Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. and the Plan for Forest Hills Gardens, Historic Preservation Book Prize, Mary Washington College

2002
A Modern Arcadia: Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. and the Plan for Forest Hills Gardens, New York City Library Book Award for Landscape History

The Muses of Gwinn: Art and Nature in a Garden Designed by Warren H. Manning, Charles A. Platt, and Ellen Biddle Shipman, American Society of Landscapes Architects Honor Award

2001
Pioneers of American Landscape Design, American Society of Landscape Architects Merit Award

1999
The Gardens of Ellen Biddle Shipman, Touring exhibition, American Society of Landscape Architecture Merit Award

1996
The Gardens of Ellen Biddle Shipman, American Horticultural Society Book Award