Publications

Presentations
Books
Allison, E.W., Peters, L. (2011) Historic Preservation and the Livable City. (Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley Publishers).
Allison, E.W. (1992) Creating an historic district: a guide for neighborhoods. (New York, NY: Historic Districts Press). Second Edition 1993, Revised Edition 2005.
 
Book Reviews
Allison, E.W. James Marston Fitch: Selected Writings on Architecture, Preservation, and the Built Environment, Michael Tomlin (ed.). The Architect’s Newspaper. (April, 2008)
 
Select Additional Books and Publications
Allison, E.W., Elliot, J, Euske, D., Holland, D., Haley, W., Marcavitch, A. (Spring, 1999). “Preserving a Sense of Place: Conversations Online.” Forum Journal.
Allison, E.W. (1995). Assistant Editor, The Encyclopedia of New York. (Yale University Press).  —Contributed 19 entries in the encyclopedia, from “Ambercrombie and Fitch” to “World Financial Center”.
Allison, E.W. (1992). “With a Little Help From Your Friends. . .” The Alliance Review; National Alliance of Preservation Commissions.
Allison, E.W. (1986). The Raiders of Wall Street. (Stein & Day).
Allison, E. W. & Allison, M. (1984). Managing up, managing down. (New York, NY: Simon & Schuster).
 
Fiction
Allison, E.W. & Allison, M. (1983). Through the Valley of Death. (Doubleday).
 
Peer-reviewed Journal Articles
Allison, E. W. & Allison, M. (Summer 2009). “Preserving tangible cultural assets:  A framework for a new dialog in preservation.” Preservation Education and Research.
Allison, E. W. & Allison, M. (2004).  “Creating a hearing for the listening:  Steps to increase the effectiveness of new forms of public and private participation.”  Group Facilitation:  A Research and Applications Journal,  6 (Spring, 2004), 127-139.
Allison, E.W. (1996) “Historic Preservation in a Development Dominated City: The Passage of New York City’s Landmark Preservation Legislation.” Journal of Urban History (March, 1996).
Allison, E. W. & Allison, M. (1995). “Using culture and communications theory in postmodern urban planning:  A cybernetic approach.” Journal of Communications Research (December, 1995).
Conference Papers
Allison, E. W. & Allison, M. (2007). Preserving the ideas of the world’s cultures in New York City: How globalization is changing the nature of historic preservation in New York City. The 3rd Annual Interdisciplinary Conference: “New York City: Global Village.” New York Institute of Technology Conference. New York, NY. (March 2007).
Allison, E.W. “Gentrification and Historic Districts.” Paper delivered at the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning conference (October, 2005).
Allison, E.W. & Allison, M. “Self Organizing and Co-Evolution in the Formation of Historic Districts.” Paper delivered at Managing Complex Organizations in a Complex World sponsored by the New England Complex Systems Institute (June, 2002).
Allison, E.W. “Applying Complexity Theory to Urban Planning.” Paper delivered at the Columbia University Seminar ont he City (May, 1999).
Allison, E. W. & Allison, M. (1998). Communications theory, Complexity theory, and the city: Postmodern urban planning. Keynote paper delivered at the 1998 Salzburg Conference on Urban Planning and Development.
Allison, E. W. & Allison, M. (1996). Diasporas and the borderless state in the age of cyberspace. Paper delivered at the New York State Speech Communication Association Conference. (October 14, 1996)
Allison, E. W. & Allison, M. (1994). Portable phones in the park: A new approach to urban planning. Paper delivered at Columbia University Planning Conference. (October 1994).
 
Conference Panels
“Preserving New York.”  Museum of the City of New York.  February 2008 (moderator).
“Planning, Preservation and Aesthetics in NYC.”  Sponsored by the Historic Districts Council.”  February 2008.
“Graduate Study in Historic Preservation,” National Trust for Historic Preservation, St. Paul, MN, October 5, 2007
“The Press and Historic Preservation.”  Peer Meeting Exchange Program of the Neighborhood Preservation Center.  June 2004.
“Contextual Zoning and Historic Neighborhoods” at the Neighborhood Preservation Center.  Sponsored by the Historic Districts Council, July 2002
“In Defense of Preservation” at the Graduate Center, City University of New York.  Sponsored by the Gotham Center for New York History, October 2001.
“New Directions in Zoning: Does the Public Benefit?” at the Urban Center, New York City.  Forum sponsored by the Broadway Theater Institute, the Municipal Art Society, and The Women’s City Club, April 1998.