Miriam Gusevich (b. 1953, Havana): An architect and urban designer as well as an educator, Gusevich worked in major public projects in the Chicago Park District, where she was chief urban designer from 1988 to 1996. Among those projects was the master plan for the reconstruction of Chicago's shoreline. Her built projects include the Jane Addams Memorial Garden and sections of Grant Park. Gusevich is the author of a number theoretical essays, including “Architecture and its Discontexts,” “The Text of Exile,” and “The Architecture of Criticism.” She is the winner of a Loeb Fellowship in Advanced Environmental Studies at Harvard. Gusevich is an associate professor in the School of Architecture and Planning at Catholic University. She has Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Cornell University. (Cintas in architecture, 2001-2002)

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