Monica Lorza Alban

Monica Lorza Alban

New York, NY, US




Gerald J. Caliendo, P.C., New York, NY, US, Project Manager

• Assess possible land uses according to the NYC Zoning Code
• Prepare site plans and preliminary zoning analysis to discuss development options with developers
• Coordinate plans with contractors and consultants involved in the design and construction of buildings
• Involved with all stages of projects until completion, including job site visits, execution of schematic diagrams/drawings, design development and construction documents
• Prepare plans and zoning analyses for the Board of Standards and Appeals

Dec 2004 - current

New York City Council District 25th, New York, NY, US, Intern

• Research and communication with City agencies to follow up on constituent inquiries and provide assistance concerning constituent services

Aug 2010 - Oct 2010

Sowinski Sullivan Architects, Sparta, NJ, US, Staff Architect

• Prepared drawings for the design and maintenance of train stations
• Coordinated with engineers’ construction plans
• Visited job sites to develop train station maintenance process
• Worked on preliminary school layouts and proposals to School Board

Mar 2004 - Dec 2004

Alcaldia de Lecitia (Leticia CityHall), Leticia, Amazonas, Intern City Planning

• Participated in water supply extension project for indigenous peoples in the Colombian Amazons
• Involved with revision of the City Master Plan

Jan 2000 - Jul 2000


Hunter College, CUNY, New York, NY, US, Certificate in GIS

The GIS Certificate is a 15-credit post-baccalaureate program. Students are required to take five graduate-level GIS classes: two core courses Introduction to GIS, and Advanced GIS, and a choice of three other GTECH or related courses.

Sep 2010 - Dec 2012

Hunter College, CUNY, New York, NY, US, Masters, Urban Planning

The Master of Urban Planning program is a 54 credit program, trains students in the art of urban planning through a carefully constructed curriculum that balances theory and on the ground experiences. Through rigorous coursework, topical workshops and a studio capstone project, students are prepared to become visionary planners in tune with diverse needs of neighborhoods, cities and regions around the globe.

Sep 2008 - May 2012
Sep 1995 - Sep 2002

Areas of Specialization