Nicole joined the Conservancy in 2013 as an Architectural Conservator and Preservation Intern & Volunteer Coordinator. She received a Master’s degree in Historic Preservation at the University of Pennsylvania and specializes in the conservation of architectural finishes and masonry cleaning. Notable projects include the restoration of plaster and painted decorative finishes at Irvine Auditorium, and the restoration of exterior woodwork at Woodlands mansion. A native of Florida and transplant from Mexico, Nicole hibernates during the winter restoring her West Philly rowhouse. Throughout the rest of the year you can find her just about anywhere, hiking or biking Philadelphia’s parks and trails, or exploring its historic neighborhoods.