Sidney Brower

Sidney Brower is Professor Emeritus in the School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation at the University of Maryland in College Park. Previously, he worked in the Baltimore City Department of Planning, where he was chief of the Comprehensive Planning section and, later, chief of the Design Research section. He has published numerous papers in academic journals, and three books: Design in Familiar Places (Praeger, 1988), Good Neighborhoods (Praeger 1996, 2000), and Neighbors and Neighborhoods (APA Planners Press, 2011). He has a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Cape Town, South Africa, and a Master of City Planning degree from M.I.T