Historians recognize Komara for book on Skyline Park

By Staff

Lawrence Halprin
Ann Komara
, associate professor and chair of landscape architecture at the University of Colorado Denver, will receive a Leadership in History Award of Merit from the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) for her book “Lawrence Halprin’s Skyline Park” (Princeton Architectural Press, 2012). AASLH bestows the awards to establish and encourage standards of excellence in the collection, preservation and interpretation of state and local history in order to make the past more meaningful to all Americans.

By publicly recognizing superior and innovative achievements, the Leadership in History Awards serve as an inspiration to others in the field. The Award of Merit recognizes excellence for projects (including civic engagement, exhibits, multimedia, preservation projects, publications, public programming, and special projects), individual achievement, and general organizational excellence.