Allison Iris Arlotta

Research Affiliates

Allison Iris Arlotta is a recent graduate of Columbia University’s MS in Historic Preservation program and currently works with CSUD on the collaborative research project, Urban Heritage, Sustainability, and Social Inclusion: A Preservation Policy Initiative. As a Data Fellow for the Landmarks Preservation Commission, she contributed to the agency’s Discover New York City Landmarks project, a publicly accessible interactive online map of the city’s 36,000 buildings with historic designation. She wrote her award-winning master’s thesis on the reciprocal relationship, and areas of potential collaboration, between historic preservation and waste management.