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John A. Jakle

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University of Illinois at Springfield

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University of Illinois at Springfield

One University Plaza

Springfield, Illinois,62703

United States

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The University of Illinois ( http://www.uillinois.edu>) enrolls 70,000 students at its three campuses in Urbana-Champaign, Chicago, and Springfield. It has an annual operating budget of $3.9 billion. The university employs more than 23,000 faculty and staff an... more

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John Jakle is a professor of both geography and landscape architecture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
He has authored or co-authored ten books and numerous professional papers. He is essentially a landscape historian focused on America's evolving built environments, concerned with both their functional and aesthetic aspects.


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John Jakle
PAS:APAL | Pioneer America Society : Association for the Preservation of Artifacts and Landscapes Pioneer America Society: Association for the Preservation of Artifacts and Landscapes H.H. Douglas Distinguished Service Award 2004 Recipient: John Jakle Frank Ainsley presents John Jakle with the H.H. Douglas Award Plaque (photo courtesy of Artimus Keiffer) The 2004 recipient of the H.H. Douglas Award is John A. Jakle, retired professor of Cultural Geography, avid promoter of urban, historical, and cultural geography and material culture and intrepid pioneer, leading Pioneer America Society into the twentieth century with his study of the automobile and its impact on the landscape. John received his doctorate degree in Geography from Indiana University. Upon graduation, he began teaching at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and eventually became Chair of the Department. John's focus over the years has been on travel and tourism, small town America, common houses in the United States, landscape visualization, landscape dereliction and roadside America. Some of his former students currently teach at universities and colleges across the nation, some have pursued careers in planning at the local, state and federal level and some operate their own consulting firms. During his tenure, Professor Jakle authored several journal articles, chapters in edited publications and books including The Tourist: Travel in Twentieth Century North America (1985) City Lights: Illuminating the American Niqht (2001) Postcards of the Night: Views of American Cities (2003) John has also co-authored numerous books including Common Houses in America's Small Towns: The Atlantic Seaboard to the Mississippi Valley with Robert Bastian and Douglas Meyer (1989) and series of roadside books: John's most recent publications in 2004 are Signs in America's Auto Age: Signatures of Landscape and Place and Lot of Parking: Land Use in a Car Culture both written with Keith A. Sculle. John has been involved in historic preservation at the University level through his involvement with the Campus Design Advisory Committee and its Historic Sites Committee and also at the statewide level through his service with the Illinois Historic Sites Advisory Council, which promotes the listing of properties in Illinois in the National Register of Historic Places. Over the years John has been actively involved with Pioneer America Society by serving on the Board, delivering numerous papers and chairing various paper sessions. At root, John Jakle is a teacher, not only of his students at the University, but anyone who has had contact with him and been willing to listen to his perspective on the ever evolving cultural landscape. The Douglas Award Committee and Pioneer America Society are happy to introduce this year's winner of The Henry H. Douglas Distinguished Service Award: John A. Jakle.


www.news-gazette.com

"Picturing Illinois: Twentieth-Century Postcard Art from Chicago to Cairo," written by John A. Jakle and Keith A. Sculle, is a 232-page, indexed, hardcover, 8-by-10 -inch book with 202 color photographs, ISBN 978-0-252-03682-8, published by the University of Illinois Press, 1325 S. Oak St., Champaign, IL 61820, and costs $32.95.
Jakle is a professor emeritus of geography at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


www.newarkadvocate.com

"It's a national treasure; there's no doubt about that," said John Jakle, co-author of several books on American roadside history and a professor emeritus of geography and landscape architecture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
"I don't know any other place where you can go and get a firsthand look at what others of us write about in books," Jakle said.


www.chillicothegazette.com

"It's a national treasure, there's no doubt about that," said John Jakle, co-author of several books on American roadside history and a professor emeritus of geography and landscape architecture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
"I don't know any other place where you can go and get a firsthand look at what others of us write about in books," Jakle said.


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