Ronald Lee Fleming

Urban Place Making and Preservation

Ronald Lee Fleming is an Urban Planner and Designer, Preservation Advocate, Environmental Educator and Critic who uses his role in public interest advocacy to address public policy issues of enhancing place meaning and identity. He is author of The Art of Place Making: Interpreting Community Through Public Art and Urban Design and several other books, a triology of which was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize in 1982. He and his associates pioneered some of the early “Main Street” projects and, more recently, he has used this cross-disciplinary approach to make contributions in the area of environmental education and urban design. He was founding chairman of the Cambridge Arts Council, and is an alumnus of Pomona College and Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design. He is a fellow of the American Institute of City Planners, Chairman of Scenic America, and Secretary of the US ICOMOS board, among other positions.
Current Students
MPS - Master in Preservation Studies
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