Laurie Beckelman

Laurie Beckelman, who has worked in the fields of historic preservation, and the development and administration of cultural institutions since the 1980s, is currently a partner in the consulting firm Capalino + Beckelman, as well as the Associate Director of The Shed, a new cultural facility under construction in Hudson Yards. From 1990 through 1994, she was the Chair the Landmarks Preservation Commission, and in the late Nineties, she was Deputy Director for Special Projects for the Guggenheim Foundation, where she was responsible for the proposed Frank Gehry-designed Guggenheim Museum at Wall Street and the East River.

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