My name is Melissa Doherty and I just completed my sophomore year at
Franklin & Marshall
I am currently an Art Major and I have a great passion for architectural
preservation and architectural history. Lancaster, PA.
I grew up visiting
on a regular basis and its historic sites have always intrigued me. I was
fascinated, early on, by structures in my own hometown of ,
that date back to the seventeenth and eighteenth century. Roslyn, NY
I have completed courses in Islamic Art & Architecture, Architecture of Lancaster and Architectural Design. The course I completed on the architecture of
truly sparked my interest of
architectural history and helped me develop an enthusiasm for landmarks.
Through this, I began to understand the critical nature of preservation as a
means to maintain the character of a neighborhood. Lancaster,
I came upon LANDMARK WEST! in my research of the field of architectural preservation and it seemed like the perfect way to further explore this captivating subject. I am very excited to learn more about the historic structures of the
Upper West Side and
the vital advocacy process.