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Peter M. Wolf

Educated at Yale (B.A 1957), Tulane (M.A. 1963), and N.Y.U. Institute of Fine Arts (Ph.D.1968), Dr. Wolf served in the Cooper Union School of Architecture for over a decade as Professor in the History of Architecture and Urbanism, and as Chairman of the Board of Fellows at the Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies. As a land use planner, asset manager, and specialists in urbanism and preservation policy, he has completed projects around the country as both consultant and principal. His research and books focused on urbanism and architecture have earned nationally recognized awards and been supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Ford Foundation, the Graham Foundation, and the National Research and Education Trust Fund. A Fulbright Scholar to Paris, France, Wolf has also twice been a Visiting Scholar/Artist at the American Academy in Rome. His most recent book, a memoir, My New Orleans Gone Away: A Memoir of Loss and Renewal, reached The New York Times ebook Best Seller list. Brought up in Metairie, schooled at Country Day, he is a sixth generation member of a long established New Orleans family. Now living in New York, he is father of two and grandfather of four.