Research associate Lindsay Peterson has extensive experience researching buildings and sites in New York City. Her work within the firm includes research in local institutions such as the NYC Department of Buildings, the Municipal Archives, the New York Public Library, and the New-York Historical Society. With a background in architectural and urban history, she is able to synthesize her findings to inform the approach to a wide variety of the firm’s projects. Ms. Peterson also has significant experience writing National Register determinations of eligibility, and individual building and district nominations, such as the New York Navy Yard Historic District (to be listed on the National Register in 2014). Independently, Ms. Peterson is working on a doctorate in architectural history at the Institute of Fine Arts, a graduate school within New York University, and is an Adjunct Instructor in the Art History program of NYU’s College of Arts and Science, where she teaches classes on New York City architecture as well as painting and sculpture. She holds a MA in Historic Preservation from Columbia University and a BS in Art & Art History and Mathematics from Vanderbilt University.