Jo Ann Nathan

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Jo Ann Nathan

Jo Ann Nathan
Posted:
Jun 17, 2013
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Jo Ann Nathan received a degree in education from the University of Michigan and an A.S. in landscape design and ornamental horticulture. As a landscape historian, Ms. Nathan has conducted research studies for historic parks in the park districts of Chicago and Highland Park, Illinois, and for numerous private clients. She has co-authored the book, Inspired by Nature: The Garfield Park Conservatory and Chicago's West Side. Moreover, she has many articles, lectures, National Register nominations and videos about Midwestern landscape heritage to her credit. She also served as director of the Jens Jensen Legacy Project for the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs. Ms. Nathan's board affiliations include the Parkways Foundation, Chicago; and Facing History and Ourselves, national board.