Blaire Walsh has managed restoration projects for the Conservancy’s Historic Properties Fund loans since 2011. She has also worked on numerous grants projects, including work at the early free African American communities of Weeksville and Sandy Ground. Previously, Blaire worked in the Preservation Department at the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission. She is a graduate of Columbia University’s Historic Preservation program and studied Art History and Historic Preservation as an undergraduate at Rutgers University. She is particularly interested in architectural conservation and historic building technology.
Favorite Landmark: The Baudouine Building on Broadway in the Madison Square North Historic District. The building is topped by an exquisite miniature Greek temple. It is one of the wonderful surprises that can be found when you remember to always look up in New York City.
Photo by Noel Sutherland