Columbia University, M.S.
Amherst College, B.A.
Christopher Neville?s work in public history explores the layers of meaning and memory that
shape our experience of the cultural landscape. His research-driven interdisciplinary practice
draws on over twenty years of experience in historic preservation, architectural restoration,
field archaeology, public art, and other forms of site-specific investigation and interpretation.
DIRECTOR, SCHNEIDER SALOON PROJECT, LOWER EAST SIDE TENEMENT MUSEUM
Team leader for program development, design, and installation of the ground-breaking
museum?s next major exhibit, interpreting a mid-19th-century German saloon.
(New York, current. Opening projected for 2010.)
PAST PROJECTS AND COLLABORATIONS:
with Place Matters (a joint project of City Lore & the Municipal Art Society), 2001-2008:
Your Guide to the Lower East Side: Co-director of a pilot project for communitybased
place marking of locally-significant sites. (New York, 2004-2008.)