Pabón Charneco, Arleen



Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1950

Educational background
. PhD – Northwestern University – 1983
. JD – University of Puerto Rico – 1999
. MArch – University of Puerto Rico – 1974
. BED – University of Puerto Rico – 1972

Professional
. Associate Dean, School of Architecture, Florida A&M University
. Professor, School of Architecture, Florida A&M University

Principal, Arleen Pabón PhD, Consultant in Historic Preservation, Cultural Interpretation and Architectural History

Associate and Assistant Dean, School of Architecture, University of Puerto Rico
Professor, School of Architecture, University of Puerto Rico

At both centers in charge of required courses in the areas of Art History, Architectural History, Historic Preservation, Architectural Theory and Philosophy, Master of Architecture’s Thesis, Architectural Design, Study Trip to Europe (Spain, France, United Kingdom, Italy). I have created special elective courses, such as Architecture and Gender.

Admitted to the bar in Puerto Rico and Washington DC

Puerto Rico State Historic Preservation Officer (1983-1985 and 1993-1995)

Advisor to the Governor of Puerto Rico for Culture and Urban Planning

Distinctions and presentation of papers (Selected)
. Guest Speaker, Presentation of most recent book: "La arquitectura patrimonial puertorriqueña y sus estilos", San Juan de Puerto Rico, 2010.
. Guest Speaker, Historic Preservation Week Commemoration, San Juan de Puerto Rico, 2009
. Guest Speaker, Historic Preservation Week Commemoration, San Juan de Puerto Rico, 2006.
. Guest Speaker, Historic Preservation Week Commemoration, San Juan de Puerto Rico, 2005.
. Guest Speaker, Florida Trust for Historic Preservation Annual Meeting, Delray Beach, 2004.
. Guest Speaker, European Union International Symposium Historic Preservation and the City, Ciudad de Panamá, Panamá, 2004.
. Distinguished Professor, School of Architecture, Florida A&M University, Beta Alpha Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, 2005.
. Guest Speaker, European Union International Symposium, Panamá, Republic of Panamá, 2003.
. Guest Speaker, National Trust for Historic Preservation Annual Meeting, Cleveland, 2002.
. Guest Speaker, Places of Cultural Memory African Reflections on the American Landscape Symposium, 2001.
. Guest Speaker, Preserving the Recent Past Symposium, invited by National Park Service, 2000.
. Guest Speaker, Encuentro Internacional Centros Históricos, Lima, Perú, invited by Sociedad Centro Histórico Limeño, 1999.
. Guest Speaker, 8th International Conference of National Trusts, 1998.
. Guest Speaker, Preservation Now! Symposium: Latinos in Historic Districts Whose History? Whose Neighborhood?,” Preservation Now!, Philadelphia, 1997;
. Award, Colegio de Arquitectos de Puerto Rico Biennial, 1997 (Teatro de la Universidad de Puerto Rico).
. Preservation Award, National Park Service, Atlanta Southeast Regional Office, 1994.

Published work, research, scholarship, and creative activity (Selected)
Books:
. "Architectural and Urban Interpretation of San Juan de Puerto Rico" (In progress);
. "La arquitectura patrimonial y sus estilos", 2010;
. "Una promesa inconclusa: Apuntes Socio-Arquitectónicos sobre el Hospital de Nuestra Señora de la Concepción el Grande", 1999;
. "Guánica: El origen de su memoria", 1997 (co-authored);
. "Arquitectura, Historia y Patrimonio", 1994 (co-authored);
. “Els colaboradors d’en Gaudí”, "Gaudí i el seu temps", 1989 (co-authored);
. “En el tiempo de las naninas todo era verdor: La rehabilitación de la hacienda La Esmeralda”, Conservación Patrimonial, 2004.

Published Articles (Selected)
. “La ciudad del puerto Rico: Reinterpretando los artefactos urbanos y arquitectónicos del Viejo San Juan” (Patrimonio, Volume 1, 2010), pp 46-53.
. "Shanghai" (Informa, Volume 4, 2010), p 55.
. “El academicismo y los estilos arquitectónicos” (Conserva/Conversa, Volume 4, 2008), pp 58-73.
. "Conversaciones con el pasado" (Conversa/Conserva, Volume 1, 2005), pp 12-21.
. “Por la encendida calle antillana: Africanisms and Puerto Rican Architecture” (CRM The Journal of Heritage Stewardship, Volume I Number 1 Fall 2003), pp 14-32.

Unpublished Academic Papers (Selected)
. “Samurais y magdalenas: La conservación patrimonial y la conservación histórica” (Presented at the International Symposium, Historic Preservation Week, San Juan de Puerto Rico, 2006).
. “Iluminando el futuro: La puesta en valor del faro de Punta Tuna” (Presented at the Historic Preservation Week of the Municipality of Maunabo, 2005).
. “Conversaciones con el pasado” (Presented at the Historic Preservation Week Celebration, State Historic Preservation Office, San Juan de Puerto Rico, 2005).
. “Conversations with the Past” (Presented at the Florida Historic Preservation Trust Annual Meeting, Delray Beach, Florida, 2004).
. “A Landscape of Labor: Tallahassee and the Persistence of Urban Memory” (Presented at the ACSA Annual Meeting, Miami, Florida, 2004).
. “On the Right Track: The Cultural Landscape Defined by Tallahassee’s Train Station An Interpretative Analysis” (Prepared for a grant given to FAMU, Director: Prof Tom Pugh, 2004).
. “Conservando el tiempo de las naninas: Puesta en valor del beneficiado de la hacienda La Esmeralda, Coamo, Puerto Rico” (Presented at the European Union International Symposium, Ciudad de Panamá, Panamá, 2003).
. “Tres preguntas . . . muchísimas contestaciones” (Presented at the Fundación Matices Internacional Symposium, Ciudad de Panamá, Panamá, 2003).
. “Three Questions . . . Many Answers” (Presented at the National Trust for Historic Preservation Annual Meeting, Cleveland, 2002).
. “Por la encendida calle antillana African Impact on Puerto Rican Domestic Architecture” (Presented at Places of Cultural Memory African Reflections on the American Landscape Symposium, 2001).
. “The First Developers of Puerto Rico A Re-Assessment of Four Family Housing Areas At Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico” (Presented at Second Symposium on the Recent Past, 2000, co-authored).
. “En nuestra imagen Recreating Spain in America” (Presented at Society of Architectural Historians Annual Meeting, 2000).
. “"Urbis-Suburbia" Displacement: Deconstruction of a Traditional Binary Relationship” (Presented at Masters Symposium, Florida A&M University, 2000).
. “The Conquest of Suburbia Interpreting 20th Century Puerto Rican ‘Trans-culturization’ Patterns” (Presented at ACSA Annual Meeting, 2000).
. “Rehabilitación patrimonial y turística: El caso de San Juan de Puerto Rico” (Presented at Encuentro Internacional Centros Históricos, Lima, Perú, 1999).
. “On Historical Integrity: The Look of Age as Time Goes By” (Presented at 8th International Conference of National Trusts, 1998).
. “Cuando salí de Collores Thoughts on Puerto Rican Culture, Pennsylvania Latinos and Historic Preservation” (Presented at Preservation Now! Symposium: Latinos in Historic Districts Whose History? Whose Neighborhood?”, 1997).
. “Triple Jeopardy: Thoughts on the Societal Oppression of Black Puerto Rican Women” (Student paper, Law and Race Seminar, 1997).

Professional Work (Selected)
. "Reinterpreting Old San Juan Architecture and Urbanism" (Prepared for the Puerto Rico State Historic Preservation Office, In progress);
. “Inventario interpretativo de la ciudad del Puerto Rico” (Prepared for the Puerto Rico State Historic Preservation Office, 2010);
. “The Swiss Chalet Restaurant: An Interpretative Analysis” (Prepared for JP McCloskey Inc, 2002);
. “Ex Scientia Tridens: On War, Peace and Roosevelt Roads Naval Base Ceiba, Vieques and Culebra, Puerto Rico A Historical Context” (Prepared for the USA Navy, 2001);
. “Architecture of Silence A Historical Context and Interpretative Analysis Post 1940 Military Architecture Naval Ammunition Support Detachment (NASD) Roosevelt Roads Naval Base Vieques Puerto Rico,” (Prepared for the USA Navy, 2000);
. “The Bridges of Naguabo Linking the Past to the Present Bridges Numbers 122 and 455 Interpretative Analysis and Determination of Eligibility Recommendations on their Preservation,” (Prepared for the USA Navy, 2000;
. “En el tiempo de las naninas todo era verdor Análisis interpretativo y recomendaciones en torno a la rehabilitación de las ruinas del beneficiado de algodón de la hacienda La Esmeralda Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico,” 2000;
. “In the Service of Ares: The United States Military Bases in Puerto Rico A Historical Context,” 1999;
. “A cada familia una casa An Interpretative Analysis of Fort Buchanan’s Urbanizaciones,” 1999;
. “Taking the fiesta to the Forest: The Civilian Conservation Corps and Puerto Rico Interpretative Analysis of Guánica’s Camp Borinquen and Fort Capron,” 1998;
. “The Guánica Lighthouse An Interpretative Analysis,” 1998.

Personal Literary Creative Activity
. “Mudar al corazón,” 2010.
. “Mis mejores lunas,” 2006 (in progress).
. “Cuentos chinos,” 2006.
. “Si te vas te mato y si te quedas te asesino,” (historical novel), 2001.
. “Mi dolor tuvo nombre de arcángel,” (historical novel, In process)

Professional distinctions (Selected)
. Advisor Emeritus, National Trust for Historic Preservation, 2007-Present;
. Corresponding Academician, Academia Reial de Belles Arts de Sant Jordi, Barcelona, 1990-Present;
. Member, Tallahassee Trust for Historic Preservation, 2007-Present;
. Member, Puerto Rico Examining Board of Architects and Landscape Architects, 2000-2001;
. Advisor for Puerto Rico, Board of Advisors, National Trust for Historic Preservation, 1997-Present;
. Trustee, Puerto Rico Conservation Trust, 1996-2001;
. President, Board of Directors, Institute of Puerto Rican Culture, 1997;
. Member, Commonwealth’s Committee on Public Structures and Highway, 1993-Present

Other distinctions
. National Park Service Special Recognition Award, 1993
. Special Year Dissertation Fellowship, Northwestern University, 1978-1979
. Dissertation Year Fellowship, Northwestern University, 1977-1978
. Leonore Schwartz Fellowship, Northwestern University, 1975-1977
. Medal, American Institute of Architects, 1974

Professional affiliations
. Member, Puerto Rico Bar Association
. Member, National Trust for Historic Preservation
. Member, National Forum for Historic Preservation
. Board Member, Tallahassee Trust for Historic Preservation

Languages
. English/Spanish - Fully bilingual
. Italian, French and Catalan - Speaking and reading knowledge
. Mandarin – Basic knowledge


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