Larisa Ortiz

2002 Public Policy Summer Fellow

May 1, 2002
Graduate Degree:MIT, Department of Urban Studies and Planning
Undergraduate Degree:Wesleyan University
Areas of Interest:Rehabilitation of buildings
Mentor:Alex Krieger, Harvard Graduate School of Design
Agency:Boston Redevelopment Authority
Supervisor:Meg Kiely, Planner
Project Description:Larisa’s fellowship included assisting project managers with any and all tasks related to their work, ranging from writing RFP’s to assisting in the review of proposals. She also worked closely with Bruce Ehrlich, Senior Financial Analyst on a number of marketing and feasibility analyses. She focused primarily on projects that included a strong adaptive reuse component. Her specific projects include: Marketing and Feasibility Analyses, RFPs for the Bates School, research for a preservation grant for the Charlestown Navy Yard, participation on a Blue Ribbon Panel for BRA foundation partnerships and requests.