Colleen Heemeyer is a graduate of Roger Williams University’s historic-preservation program holding both undergraduate and graduate degrees. Working with the Sacred Sites Program and Technical Services, she loves seeing all the architectural gems New York State offers, and having a role in their preservation. She lives in a National Register Historic District in Brooklyn.
Favorite Landmark: The 1694 Flushing Friends Meeting House on Northern Boulevard in Queens. The Meeting House has survived centuries and remains as an example of medieval building techniques within a thriving, modern, urban neighborhood.
Photo by Noel Sutherland