2020 Jason Pettigrew Memorial ARE Scholarship
City College of New York (BS in Architecture)
Pratt Institute (Master’s in Historic Preservation)
Tinton Falls, NJ
Mercedes Bellino graduated from City College of NY with a BS in Architecture. She studied abroad in Cuba and at the Politecnico Di Milano in Italy and completed a Master’s in Historic Preservation at Pratt Institute. She has held project management positions at NYC Housing Authority and NYC Parks and Recreation where she focused on ADA public space compliance. Her research interests include studies of sacred places, preservation of historic sites, and affordable housing design for the poor and disabled.