Peter Franz, 2013 January 15
Scope and Contents
In this interview, Peter Franz discusses his role as the Campus Landscape Architect for the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and the various iterations of campus planning that occurred before and after his arrival to the university in 1996. Mr. Franz worked to ensure that new campus construction met the guidelines set forth in the Campus Master Plan. He also participated in the 2000 revision of the Campus Master Plan and discusses the difference between the two. Mr. Franz concludes the interview by describing the exterior renovation of J. Murrey Atkins Library and how the cladding used in the renovation had to be replaced.
- Creation: 2013 January 15
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Peter Franz was a 56-year-old man at the time of interview, which took place at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1956. He was educated at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and was employed as the Campus Landscape Architect at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
Language of Materials
Part of the Oral Histories, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository
Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte NC 28223 United States