Beth is a principal at Clio Associates LLC, a New Orleans-based historic preservation consulting firm. As a licensed architect, she leads the firm’s preservation design and planning projects, including feasibility studies, building assessments and documentation, and materials research. Prior to moving to New Orleans, Beth was a project manager in the Urban Design and Planning Studio at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP where she was actively involved with the award-winning Chicago 2016 Olympic Master Plan, as well as the redevelopment of a 600-acre former U.S. Steel mill on Chicago’s south side. She has also worked on a range of commercial, residential and cultural/institutional projects including the rehabilitation of a former Sears Catalog power plant and the restoration and renovation of numerous 19th and early 20th century homes.
Her professional interests include historic preservation and adaptive reuse, preservation planning, and the revitalization of aging urban neighborhoods. She is also interested in the relationship between regional food traditions, culture, and place, manifest most notably in her ongoing research and documentation of New Orleans’ historic public market system. Beth has a Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Social Policy from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL, a Master of Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Master of Preservation Studies from the Tulane University School of Architecture.