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Beyond the City: Metropolitan Environments and Urban Identification

February 2, 2016 | Mariana Mogilevich

Gateway National Recreation Area: A Proposal. Washington, DC: Department of the Interior, 1969.

Mariana Mogilevich is a historian of architecture and urbanism whose research focuses on the design and politics of the public realm. Her current work includes the forthcoming book The Invention of Public Space: Design and Politics in Lindsay’s New York and a study of the role of the production of waste in the production of space and vice versa. A project to revisit interpretation at Paterson Great Falls National Historic Site was winner of the Van Alen Institute and National Parks Service competition National Parks Now. Her writing has appeared in journals including Praxis and Future Anterior and the edited volumes Use Matters: An Alternative History of Architecture, and Summer in the City. Mogilevich has taught at Harvard, NYU, Princeton, and the Pratt Institute, and she was an inaugural Princeton-Mellon Fellow in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities at Princeton University. She received her PhD in architectural history from Harvard University in 2012.