“The designators relish their role in contributing to the civic life of Boston by providing funds for projects from public art to restoration of historic elements throughout the neighborhoods of Boston at the behest of the George B. Henderson Foundation.”
Timothy Hyde, an architectural historian whose research focuses on intersections of architecture and politics, is pursuing an extended study of entanglements between architecture and law. He received his BA from Yale, Masters from Princeton, and PhD from Harvard.
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Deneen Crosby is the Principal and Director of Landscape Architecture at CSS LLC and has over 30 years of design experience, including more than 100 constructed projects in the Boston metropolitan area. In 2009, she was appointed to the Boston Civic Design Commission.
Lynne Kortenhaus is president and CEO of Kortenhaus Communications. Educated in the visual arts at Rhode Island School of Design, Ms. Kortenhaus has both a BFA and MFA in printmaking, which she continues to practice today. Ms. Kortenhaus is Chair of the Boston Art Commission, co-chair of the board of The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, a director of the Boch Center, and a director of the Back Bay Association.
Carl R. Nold, President and CEO of Historic New England since 2003, leads the oldest and largest regional preservation organization in the nation, with responsibility for 150 historic structures and 1,200 acres of natural and designed landscapes. Mr. Nold holds a BA degree, cum laude, in History and Secondary Education and an MA in History Museum Studies. He is past chairman of the 20,000 member American Alliance of Museums.
State Representative Byron Rushing was elected to the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1982. His background is in community organizing and in African American history. Before entering the Legislature, he was President of the Museum of Afro-American History. In 1979, Rep. Rushing oversaw the lobbying effort in Congress to establish the Boston African American National Historical Site, a component of the National Park Service.