Owner/President at Cityscapes inc
Jan has been in the interior plantscape industry for over thirty-eight years. She is in her twenty-ninth year as owner and operator of Cityscapes Boston, one of the largest interiorscape companies in the United States. She has a degree in landscape design and horticultural technology from the University of NH. She is a registered provider for AIA CEU credits. Jan is often a speaker at national landscape conferences, such as TPIE, BOMA and Cultivate.
She is a highly active member in her local BOMA chapter. Jan has served on BOMA’s Charity Benefit Committee since 2006. Jan and Cityscapes received BOMA Boston’s Prestigious “Affiliate Company and Member of the Year Awards” in 2008 and 2010.
Jan is regularly active in charity work for several non-profit organizations. For the past 10 years (excluding 2020), she has set up Pot-a Plant at the Special Olympics at Harvard Stadium. In 2020 Jan received an “Outstanding Community Service” award from the Brookview shelter for homeless women and children which she and her company volunteer at, on a regular basis.
For the last 15 years, Jan has been on the Board of Directors for “Green Plants for Green Buildings,” supporting the initiative to Communicate the Aesthetic, Wellbeing and Economic Benefits of Nature in the Built environment. She also was inducted into Cultivates Interiorscape Hall of Fame in 2016. In 2019 she started a charitable offshoot of Cityscapes called Transplanted. A roaming greenhouse that is a pop up plant shop on wheels! All profits go to local, national and international charities. Sprout the plant truck has donated over $20,000.00 year to date. Truly living Cityscapes mission of “Transforming People’s Lives through the Power of Plants”
Additionally, she continually mentors colleagues and companies in the plantscaping world to help future generations of the industry be their best.
Cityscapes ... TRANSFORMING PEOPLE'S LIVES THROUGH POWER OF PLANTS
Contractor · Landscaping · Interior Designer. Cityscapes' focus is on enriching your environment through the power of plants to make a great impression on everyone who comes in contact with your property. Indoor plants and interior gardens have been the core of Cityscapes since our start in 1992. This service has grown to incorporate far more than just plants in pots. Bring the outdoors in. We offer a range of products from dynamic arrangements to full planting beds.