Valerie Patrick ’04 Smith

Valerie Patrick ’04 Smith completed her Master of Science degree in historic preservation at Columbia University’s School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation. Prior to this degree, she completed an advanced certificate with Columbia, allowing her to study architecture in Paris. Her thesis, “The Small House Movement of the 1920s: Preserving Small ‘Better Houses,’” has been used to document historical assets in Santa Barbara, California, and bring attention to the under-represented movement in American architecture.

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