Jerold S. Kayden: Occupying Public Space

Crowds in a city in front of fall trees

photo / provided

Clarence S. Stein Institute for Urban and Landscape Studies Fall 2014 Lecture Series

An urban planner and lawyer, Kayden is a Frank Backus Williams Professor of Urban Planning and Design at Harvard University. He specializes in planning and environmental law, real estate development, and the impact of regulations on design. He is the author of several books, including Privately Owned Public Space: The New York City Experience (2000). Principal counsel to the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Kayden is a Guggenheim Fellow and has done extensive work for the World Bank, the United Nations, and USAID.