Daniel M. Abramson

Visiting Professor

American Architecture
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1993

Contact Information

Office Hours: Mondays, 1-3; Thursdays, 8-9; and by appointment


Daniel M. Abramson is Professor of Architectural History and Director of Architectural Studies at Boston University. He is the author of several books, most recently Obsolescence: An Architectural History. He is also active in the Aggregate Architectural History Collaborative, including co-editing a forthcoming volume on evidence, narrative, and writing architectural history.

Selected Bibliography

"Representing the American Welfare State," Grey Room 78 (Winter 2020)

"Evidence and Narrative" (with Michael Osman), Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 76/4 (December 2017)

Obsolescence: An Architectural History (University of Chicago Press, 2016)

Building the Bank of England: Money, Architecture, Society, 1694-1942 (Yale University Press, 2005)