John E. Auwaerter | Landscape Architecture | SUNY-ESF
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John Auwaerter

John E. AuwaerterResearch Scientist and Co-Director of the Center for Cultural Landscape Preservation

331 Marshall Hall
1 Forestry Dr.
Syracuse, New York 13210

Phone: (315) 470-6995/315-706-6226



  • SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry — MLA, 2000.
  • Cornell University, College of Architecture, Art and Planning — M.A. (Historic Preservation Planning), 1992
  • Middlebury College — B.A. cum laude (American History/German, Architectural Studies), 1987.

Professional Experience

  • SUNY Research Scientist and National Park Service Partner, Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation, 2000-Present. Historical Landscape Architect for preservation planning projects and coordinator of SUNY ESF-Olmsted Center partnership including graduate research and staffing of Center for Cultural Landscape Preservation.
  • New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, Historic Preservation Field Services Bureau, Waterford, New York, 1992-1997. Architectural historian for project review (Section 106/14.09) and National Register programs.
  • Walter Sedovic, AIA, Locust Valley, New York. 1992. Architectural conservator.
  • Bayport Flower Houses, Bayport, New York, 1983-1992. Horticulture, flower and garden design, grounds maintenance.

Teaching Experience

  • LSA 481/681: Cultural Landscape Preservation
  • LSA 470/670: Thematic studios in cultural landscape preservation
  • LSA 496/696: Preservation Field School
  • Guest Lecturer, LSA 671, Cultural History & Theories of Landscape Architecture, LSA 640, Introduction to Research Methods