Architectural historian; preservationist. Born August 24, 1943. Education– Birmingham Southern College, B.S., University of Georgia, M.A., 1967. Worked in National Preservation Office of Dominican Republic for two and one-half years while serving in Peace Corps. Joined the staff of the National Park Service in 1969; worked with U.S. National Register of Historic Places and the National Landmarks program.  Senior architectural historian for the Alabama Historical Commission, 1982-.  Has also worked with preservation projects in the Caribbean and Central America, under the auspices of the United Nations. Received the Antoinette Forrester Downing Award from the Society of Architectural Historians, 1989.


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Historic Architecture In Alabama; a Primer of Styles and Types, 1810-1930. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1990.

Puerto Plata, la Conservacion de una Ciudad; Inventario. Santo Domingo; Editora Alfa y Omega, 1978.

Sully; the Biography of a House. Chantilly, Va.; Sully Foundation, 1974.

Where to Look:  A Guide to Preservation Information.  Washington, DC: 1982.


The Alabama State Capitol; Architectural History of the Capitol Interiors. Montgomery, Ala.; Alabama Historical Commission, 1984.

The Lure and Lore of Limestone County.  Tuscaloosa:  Portals Press, 1990.

Restoration of the Alabama State Capitol; an Historical Perspective for Renovation and Restoration of the Interior. Montgomery, Ala.; Alabama Historical Commission, 1983.


Silent in the Land. Tuscaloosa:  CKM Press, 1993.