I am the author or editor of the following books:
Memorias en la Ciudad (Memories of Buenos Aires: Signs of State Terrorism in Argentina), editor of a translation of a book by Memoria Abierta, a key human rights organization, about sites in Buenos Aires related to the last dictatorship (University of Massachusetts Press, November 2013). Here is an essay I wrote about the book in Pagina 12, a daily paper in Buenos Aires.
Reconsidering Jane Jacobs (Chicago: Planners Press, 2011) co-edited with Timothy Mennel.
The Future of Higher Education, co-authored with Dan Clawson (New York: Routledge, 2011).
The City’s End: Two Centuries of Fantasies, Fears, and Premonitions of New York’s Destruction (Yale University Press, 2008).
Building the Nation: Americans Write About Their Architecture, Their Cities, and Their Landscapes (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2003), co-edited with Steven Conn. Winner of the Allen Noble Award.
Giving Preservation a History: Essays on the History of Historic Preservation in the United States (New York: Routledge Publishers, forthcoming, December 2003), co-edited with Randall Mason.
The Creative Destruction of Manhattan (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, December 1999). The book appears in the Historical Studies in Urban America series edited by James Grossman and Kathleen Conzen. Winner of the 2001 Spiro Kostof Award of the Society of Architectural Historians, given for the best work on urbanism and architecture in the previous two years.