Howard Gillette, founding director of MARCH, received the Laurence Gerckens Prize from the Society for American City and Regional Planning History last Saturday.
The Laurence Gerckens Prize recognizes a teacher-scholar who has demonstrated long-term excellence in teaching and educational leadership in the field of planning history. SACRPH chose Gillette for the award based on his work at the Philadelphia Social History Project, his work on the Center for Washington Area Studies, and for helping to develop the Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia while at MARCH. Gillette has also written five books related to the history of urban planning.
Congratulations, Dr. Gillette!