Architectural Historian | Project Director | Author Specializing in archival research, project development, and the recognition and re-use of historic structures, with a focus on Story Telling.
Photograph by Sandy Holmes, Elemental Eyes, 2017.
"American Modern Architecture as Frame and Character in Alfred Hitchcock's Cinematic Spaces," to be published by University of Virginia Press, 2019. Released in short form as an essay in Critical Insights: Alfred Hitchcock (Douglas Cunningham, ed., Salem Press, 2016). Download a PDF of the essay
"Florida's Mid-Century Modern Resources, 1945-1975: Historic Context Statements & Identification of 50 Flagship Structures," principal investigator for a groundbreaking, multi-tiered analysis of significant modernist buildings, structures, and landscapes statewide. Working with Morris Hylton, III, (Director of the Historic Preservation Program at the University of Florida), with additional grant funding from the Florida Department of State, Division of Historical Resources (2017-2018)
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Qualifications Package: An illustrated synopsis of my work in Fundraising & Development, Advocacy & Outreach, Heritage Education & Practice, Organizational Operations, and Professional Service. Career Summary/Key Strengths/Achievements. Contact Me: madridfrench @ gmail.com (no spaces in email address )
Social Media + Websites: LinkedIn: Christine Madrid French Twitter: @archmodfor Modernism, Historic Preservation, Architecture, Design, and Heritage. Ranked a "Top Urban Planning Twitter Feed," by Planetizen in 2010. Instagram: @madamhistorian My Mission 66 National Park Service Visitor Center research (formerly at mission66.com) is off-line. Please contact me if you are interested in viewing or accessing the files.