Mariana Mogilevich

Mariana Mogilevich is a historian of architecture and urbanism whose research focuses on the design and politics of the public realm. Her book, The Invention of Public Space: Design and Politics in Lindsay's New York, is forthcoming from University of Minnesota Press. Her current work includes a study of the production of waste and the production of space in the metropolitan landscape of New Jersey and a multimedia series on the physical dimensions of New York City's criminal justice infrastructure. She is editor in chief of Urban Omnibus, the Architectural League of New York's publication dedicated to observing, understanding, and shaping the city. Mogilevich has taught at Harvard University, Princeton University, and Pratt Institute. She received a bachelor of arts in literature from Yale and a doctorate of philosophy in architectural history from Harvard University.

Classes (Selected)

  • ARCH 3819/5819 Special Topics in HAUD: World of Waste

Awards, Grants, and Fellowships (Selected)

  • Production and Presentation Grant, Graham Foundation, for "The Location of Justice," Urban Omnibus (2017)
  • Independent Project Grant, New York State Council on the Arts, for The Invention of Public Space: Design and Politics in Lindsay's New York (2017)
  • Research Grant, Graham Foundation, for The Incinerator in the Garden (2016)
  • Major Grant, New Jersey Council for the Humanities, for Great Falls, Great Food, Great Stories (2016)
  • First Place, National Parks Now Competition, Van Alen Institute/U.S. National Park Service (2015)

Publications (Selected)

  • Mogilevich, Mariana. The Invention of Public Space: Design and Politics in Lindsay's New York. Minnesota: University of Minnesota Press (under contract).
  • Mogilevich, Mariana. "Ambulatory Therapy: Psychologies of Pedestrianization in New York and Copenhagen." Candide: Journal for Architectural Knowledge 9 (June 2015).
  • Mogilevich, Mariana. "The Waste Land." In The City Lost and Found: Capturing New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles, 1960-1980. Princeton: Princeton University Art Museum, 2014.