Lakan Cole is an Associate at Higgins Quasebarth & Partners with a background in architectural history and preservation planning. Ms. Cole holds a Master of Science in Historic Preservation from Pratt Institute and a Bachelor of Arts in Art History from the Florida State University.  Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. Cole worked on preservation advocacy campaigns with the Municipal Arts Society of New York, and as a facilitator to the South Street Seaport Working Group, an advisory group compiled of community stakeholders tasked with developing preservation sensitive development guidelines for the historic district.  She also spent time working in Los Angeles for the architecture and planning firm, Architectural Resources Group, where she prepared environmental review documentation for historic resources.  Ms. Cole brings years of practice in stewarding clients through the local, state, and federal historic preservation review processes, including New York City Landmarks, historic preservation tax credits, environmental reviews and Section 106 reviews.