Robert Hammond (High Line)

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Robert Hammond (born 1968 or 1969)[1] is a co-founder and the executive director of Friends of the High Line.[2]

Background[edit]

Originally from San Antonio, Texas, Hammond graduated with Honors in History from Princeton University. Previous to High Line, Hammond worked as a consultant for the Times Square Alliance, Alliance for the Arts and National Cooperative Bank (NCB) and as Ex-Officio Trustee of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Honors and awards[edit]

He was awarded the Rome Prize from the American Academy in Rome in 2009. In 2012, he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from The New School.[3] In 2013, the National Building Museum awarded Hammond and his business partner Joshua David the Vincent Scully Prize for "excellence in ... historic preservation".[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Billard, Mary (November 27, 2013). "Robert Hammond: Leaving the High Life". The New York Times. Hammond, 44
  2. ^ "Staff & Board Members". Friends of the High Line. Retrieved July 30, 2015.
  3. ^ "The Right Mixture for a New School Commencement". 2012-05-01.
  4. ^ "Joshua David and Robert Hammond – Vincent Scully Prize". National Building Museum. September 30, 2013.

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