Lechmere Canal Park in East Cambridge, Massachusetts - Photo by Heather McMahon, 2012

Carol R. Johnson Oral History

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Landscape Architect Carol R. Johnson, FASLA, spent four decades transforming urban spaces, campuses, industrial sites, and waterfronts into celebrated parks and public spaces.

In her oral history interview, she talks about her life, career, design philosophy, and what it meant to be an early and influential female practitioner, working in urban places in the greater Boston area.

Oral History Framework

Video Clips are divided into three categories: BIOGRAPHY, DESIGN, and PROJECTS. 

Each clip is between 30 seconds and 5 minutes long.

Interview: Carol Johnson, FASLA, was interviewed in July, 2006 by Charles A. Birnbaum, FASLA, FAAR, at her office and on site at projects in Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Carol R. Johnson Oral History Transcript


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