2016 Designing the Parks Team

Jenna Gupta is from Boston, MA and is studying Landscape Architecture at the Boston Architectural College. As part of her studies, she designed a plan to resolve water pollution and improve the ecological health and use of the Mystic River. During her 10-week summer CRDIP/ACE internship, Jenna will be assisting with the development of landscape treatment recommendations and a record of treatment completed for Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site. She will also work together with other interns and Olmsted Center staff to assist with landscape documentation at Cape Cod National Seashore.

Julian Huertas is from Lincoln, Massachusetts and graduated in May from Bowdoin College with a Bachelor of Arts in Art History & Visual Arts. He completed his senior research project on the September 11 Memorial in New York and is interested in pursuing an advanced degree in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, or Urban Planning. During his 10-week LHIP/HAF internship, Julian is assisting with the documentation of the modern residence settings within Cape Cod National Seashore, as well as contributing to projects at the Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site.

Angelina Jones is from Tucson, Arizona and graduated in May from the University of Pennsylvania with dual Master’s degrees in Landscape Architecture and Historic Preservation. Angelina has completed historic preservation and documentation projects for the Woodlands Cemetery in Philadelphia, Mount Lykaion in Greece, and Gordion site in Yassıhüyük, Turkey. In her 26-week SCA internship, Angelina will be assisting with a record of treatment and cultural landscape report for Gettysburg National Military Park and the development of agricultural management guidelines for the historic farmland at Martin Van Buren National Historic Site.

Ella Weber is from Ann Arbor, Michigan and holds a Bachelor of Arts in History and Cultural Anthropology from the University of Michigan, and a graduate certificate in Environmental Policy and International Development from Harvard University. She previously worked at the Harvard University Herbaria, Michigan’s Ruthven Museum of Natural History, and Stories for Hope Rwanda. During her 28-week SCA internship supported through a NCPTT research grant, Ella will be collaborating with four national historic sites—Frederick Law Olmsted, Longfellow House-Washington’s Headquarters, Hampton, and John Muir—to evaluate living collection management software and develop a white paper to share her findings.