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Isabel Thigpen Hill

Isabel Thigpen Hill, American urban planner, filmmaker. Municipal Art Society fellow, 1989. Member American Planning Association, National Trust Historic Preservation, Women Make Movies, Association Independent Video and Filmmakers, Architects, Designers, Planners for Social Responsibility.

Background

  • Hill, Isabel Thigpen was born on September 9, 1951 in Montgomery, Alabama, United States. Daughter of Wiley Croom and Sarah Isabel (Dunn) Hill.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Hollins College, 1973. Master of Arts, George Washington University, 1982.

    Career

    • Survey worker Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission, Richmond, 1973. Staff assistant United States House Representatives, Washington, 1974-1976. Research specialist National Endowment of the Humanities, 1976.

      Historian Historic American Engineering Record, 1977-1983. Program analyst New York State Council Arts, New York City, 1984-1985. Community planner New York City Department Housing Preservation & Development, 1985-1987.

      Associate city planner New York City Department City Planning, 1987-1993. Executive director Southwest Brooklyn Industrial Development Corporation, 1994-1995. Economic development urban planning consultant Building History Associate, Brooklyn, since 1993.

      Consultant New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission, since 2000. Board Economic Development Assistance Consortium. Project advisor Brooklyn History Society, since 1995.

      Member New Day Films.

    Works

    • Producer, director (film) Made In Brooklyn, 1993.

    Membership

    Member American Planning Association, National Trust Historic Preservation, Women Make Movies, Association Independent Video and Filmmakers, Architects, Designers, Planners for Social Responsibility.

    Connections

    • Married James David Sweeny, January 11, 1992. 1 child, Anna Reese.
    • father: Wiley Croom Hill
    • mother: Sarah Isabel (Dunn) Hill
    • spouse: James David Sweeny
    • child: Anna Reese Hill
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    Born September 9, 1951
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      Hollins College
    • 1982
      George Washington University
    • 1973
      Survey worker, Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission
      Richmond, Virginia, United States
    • 1974 - 1976
      staff assistant, United States House Representatives
      Washington, United States
    • 1976
      research specialist, National Endowment of the Humanities
    • 1977 - 1983
      historian Historic American Engineer, engineering Record
    • 1984 - 1985
      program analyst, New York State Council Arts
    • 1985 - 1987
      community planner New York City Department Housing Preservation & Development
    • 1987 - 1993
      associate, city planner New York City Department City Planning
    • 1993
      economic, development urban planning consultant Building History Associate
      Brooklyn, New York, United States
    • 1994 - 1995
      executive, director Southwest Brooklyn Industrial Development Corporation
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