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Elizabeth Morton

Associate Professor of Practice, Urban Affairs and Planning (UAP)
Elizabeth Morton
900 N Glebe Rd.
Arlington, VA 22203
  • Ph.D., Urban Studies and Planning, MIT, 2006
  • M.S., City & Regional Planning, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1989
  • B.A., Art History and English, Williams College, 1985
  • Urban design
  • City design policy
  • Historic preservation
  • Arts & culture in planning
  • Local government planning process
  • Public art & commemoration
  • GIA 5574 (UAP 5574): Arts, Culture and Society
  • UAP 5614: Topics in City Design Policy
  • UAP 5634: Urban Design Studio
  • Co-Director, UAP Collaboratory Project (studying impacts of Amazon HQ2 and VT’s Innovation Campus on Northern Virginia)
  • Legacy business policies and promotion project
  • Echoes of Little Saigon
  • Privately-owned public spaces in Arlington and Alexandria
  • Design guidance for affordable and missing middle housing
  • Attitudes about autonomous vehicles in Arlington
  • Legacy businesses
  • Public spaces
  • Affordable housing design
  • Design review
  • Cultural diversity in historic preservation
  • History of African American and immigrant communities