Lauren R. Pacini

Lauren R. Pacini is an architectural photographer and local history author. He began photographing the Cultural Gardens in 2008, and in 2019 he partnered with Cleveland historian John J. Grabowski, the Krieger-Mueller joint professor in history at Case Western University and historian and senior vice president at the Western Reserve Historical Society. Together they created "Cleveland’s Cultural Gardens: A Landscape of Diversity," the first book on the topic since Clara Lederer’s book, "Their Paths Are Peace," launched in 1954.