Faculty

Fran Leadon

Associate Professor

Phone: 212-650-5432

Email: fleadon@ccny.cuny.edu

Office: SSA3M18

Educational Credentials :

  • M. Arch., Yale University, 1994
  • B. Design, University of Florida, 1991

Teaching Experience :

  • Associate Professor, City College of New York, CUNY, 2012-present
  • Assistant Professor, City College of New York, CUNY, 2006-2012
  • Instructor, City College of New York, CUNY, 2000-2006

Professional Experience :

  • Sole practitioner, 2006-present
  • Pouder Design Group, 2003-2005
  • Peter Gisolfi Associates, 2002
  • Voorsanger Associates, 2000
  • Richard Sturgeon Studio, 1999-2000
  • CWB Architecture, 1999-2000
  • Francois deMenil, Architect, 1998
  • George Ranalli, Architect, 1996-1999
  • Balmori Associates, 1994-1996

Licenses/Registration :

  • Architecture License, New York State

Selected Publications and Recent Research :

  • Broadway: A History of New York City in Thirteen Miles (W. W. Norton, forthcoming 2017)
  • AIA Guide to New York City, Fifth Edition, with Norval White and Elliot Willensky (Oxford University Press, 2010)
  • "The Aleatoric Studio: Embracing Chance and Risk in First-Year Design," 99th Annual ACSA Conference Proceedings, March 3-6, 2011.
  • "Bloomberg Makes Space in New York: Studying the Transformation of Place in New York Under the Bloomberg Administration," book review of Bloomberg's New York: Class and Governance in the Luxury City by Julian Brash, Architect's Newspaper, January 19, 2011.
  • "Inspecting the Green City," Oculus, Fall 2009.

Courses

  • AES 12000: Communication Studio 2
  • AES 21200: Introduction to the Built Environment of New York City
  • ARCH 23000: Core Studio 3
  • ARCH 24000: Core Studio 4