Alice Blank is the principal of Alice Blank, Architect, an architectural and design studio specializing in residential and commercial work in the New York metropolitan region. The studio, founded in 1995, is dedicated to working closely with clients to find the most creative and affordable approaches to design and construction.
Prior to establishing the studio, Alice worked as an architect and as an urban planner in Cairo, Egypt, and in Neûchatel, Switzerland. She has also taught architecture, landscape architecture, and urban planning at The Catholic University of America, Hunter College, and the University of Pennsylvania.
Alice is the Vice Chair of Manhattan Community Board 1 and the Chair of the Board’s Environmental Protection Committee where she helps address critical land use issues in the City. She also serves as a Member of the Board of The Governors Island Trust, and The City Club of New York, and is actively involved with many of the City’s preservation and environmental groups.
Alice studied architecture and planning at the Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies, the Graduate School of Architecture and Planning at Columbia University, and received a Master of Architecture from the University of Virginia, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania, magna cum laude. Alice is a Registered Architect in the State of New York.