George W. Curry, FASLA, is professor emeritus of landscape architecture, College of Environmental Science and Forestry, State University of New York. Over the past two decades, he has been involved with a variety of preservation activities. He was a member and chair of the Syracuse Landmark Preservation Board for thirteen years. He is a general partner in three multiple-use, tax act rehabilitation projects in downtown Syracuse. Since 1991, he has been project director of a number of cultural landscape reports under a cooperative agreement with the National Park Service and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Curry holds a BA in economics and a BS in landscape architecture from Michigan State University, as well as an MLA from the University of Illinois.