Brenda A. Levin, a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, is known for revitalizing Los Angeles’ urban, historical, and cultural form. For thirty years, her firm, Levin & Associates Architects, has pioneered the preservation and redefinition of historic city landmarks. Projects include Griffith Observatory; Grand Central and Chapman markets; the Oviatt, Fine Arts, and Bradbury buildings; the Wiltern Theater; and City Hall. The firm has also designed campus buildings at Scripps, Occidental, Whittier, and Pitzer colleges. Recent work includes design of the Autry and Southwest museums and Wilshire Boulevard Temple and John Anson Ford Theatre master plans. Levin studied design and painting at Carnegie-Mellon, graduated with a degree in graphic design from NYU, and earned a Master of Architecture degree from Harvard. Awards she and the firm have received include the LA Chamber Distinguished Achievement award, ArtTable’s Creative Force award, and USC’s Parkinson Spirit of Urbanism award.