The Domestication of the Garage

Across some four decades of research, editing, writing, and teaching, J.B. Jackson worked to crack open conventional approaches to landscape, urbanism, vernacular architecture, historic preservation, and cultural geography. His 1976 essay on the American garage displays his rare ability to combine deep erudition with sharp and plainspoken analysis.

J.B. Jackson’s 1976 essay on the evolution of the American garage displays his rare ability to combine deep erudition with eloquent and plainspoken analysis.

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Keith Eggener

Keith Eggener is a columnist for Places. He is Marion Dean Ross Professor of Architectural History at the University of Oregon.

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Gabrielle Esperdy is a columnist for Places. She is associate professor of architecture at the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

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Sandy Isenstadt is a professor of architectural history at the University of Delaware, and a columnist for Places.

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Belmont Freeman is a columnist for Places. He is principal of Belmont Freeman Architects, an award-winning design firm in New York City.

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