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Martha F. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jun 10, 2014

Martha F.

   United States
  |   Chicago, IL

Overview

Approximately 25 years of professional and pro bono experience in issues relating to downtown and neighborhood revitalization, preservation of historic resources, and the economics of development.

As a board member of the nonprofit Friends of Downtown (FoD) in 2012, I proposed that FoD organize the city’s inaugural participation in the Jane’s Walk global event. On May 4-5, 2013 Jane's WalkCHICAGO offered 8 walks throughout Chicago, with 119 people attending.

The second Jane's WalkCHICAGO took place May 3-4, 2014, with 174 people attending,...

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Historic Preservation
Urban Studies
Public Space
Placemaking
Community Consultation
Neighborhood Revitalization
Feasibility Studies
Arts
Culture and Humanities
Economic Development

Employment

Executive Service Corps of Chicago
Consultant
2012 - Present
Provide pro bono consulting services to not-for-profit organizations within the Greater Chicago area.
Friends of Downtown
Board Member; Jane's Walk City Organizer
2011 - Present
Friends of Downtown was the lead organizer of Chicago's Jane's Walk events on May 4th and 5th, 2013 and May 3rd and 4th, 2014. My role in this project includes: • Successfully presenting the...
The School Of The Art Institute Of Chicago
Instructor in M.S. program
1999 - 2012
M.S. program in Historic Preservation. Curriculum included history of American urban policy, market analysis and financial analysis of residential and commercial and arts-related uses. Organized a...
DePaul University
Lecturer
2008 - 2009
I taught a course, "Daniel Burnham and Chicago Architecture," which examined Burnham’s work through the context of the physical and sociological attributes of Chicago – and other cities - then and...

Education

Vassar College
B. A
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NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
M.S.
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Cornell University
M.A
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