Elizabeth S. Blackmar
|Phone||+1 212 854 3016|
|Address||Room 323 Fayerweather
Box 1 Fayerweather
Mail Code: 2501
Elizabeth Blackmar, professor, specializes in social and urban history. She received her B.A. from Smith (1972) and her Ph.D. from Harvard (1981). Her publications include The Park and the People: A History of Central Park (with Roy Rosenzweig, 1992) and Manhattan for Rent, 1785-1850 (1989). Her recent articles include “Of REITS and Rights: Absentee Ownership at the Periphery” in City, Country, Empire: Landscapes in Environmental History (2005) and “Appropriating the Commons: The Tragedy of Property Rights Discourse” in The Politics of Public Space (2005).