Liz Heavrin began employment as an Architectural Historian for Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc.’s Lexington, Kentucky, office in 2009. Liz received her bachelor’s degree in history from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, in 2004. While living in this most historic town, she developed a love of historic sites that led her to pursue a career in historic preservation. Liz received her master’s degree from the University of Kentucky’s Historic Preservation Program in 2008.
Prior to employment at CRA, Liz worked as an architectural historian conducting Section 106 compliance surveys for cellular communications towers and writing National Register of Historic Places nominations. In addition, while in graduate school, Liz pursued a number of different internship opportunities, serving as an architectural history teaching assistant, resident manager of the Bluegrass Trust’s Pope Villa, summer field surveyor for the Kentucky Heritage Council, and intern to the Winchester, Kentucky Historic Preservation Commission.
Liz’s responsibilities at CRA include researching and documenting historic properties by conducting archival research and field surveys, evaluating the significance of historic properties, and preparing written reports that provide summary findings and recommendations for various types of cultural historic projects.
Outside of work, Liz enjoys travelling, visiting historic sites, and exploring the great outdoors with her husband Larry and their dog ZigZag.