Prior Staff

Adrian Untermyer

Adrian Untermyer
Deputy Director
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Adrian Untermyer served as Deputy Director of the Historic Districts Council from 2015 to 2017. As the organization’s primary outreach agent and fundraiser, Mr. Untermyer was responsible for strengthening and expanding the Historic Districts Council’s coalition of organizations and individuals using activism, advocacy, and programming. He maintained regular communication with elected officials, government agencies, community organizations, and private companies to broaden the understanding and support of historic preservation.

Mr. Untermyer began his career as a Legal Advocate with the Urban Justice Center, where he represented hundreds of low- and no-income New Yorkers facing homelessness, eviction, or loss of emergency government benefits. Untermyer proceeded to serve in a variety of management positions within the Urban Justice Center and helped launch a new legal office in the Bronx’s Fordham neighborhood, where a third of all residents live below the poverty line.

Mr. Untermyer holds a Master of Public Administration from New York University’s Wagner School of Public Service and a Bachelor of Arts in Metropolitan Studies from the University’s College of Arts and Science, where he was a University Honors Scholar and a recipient of the Founders Day Award. He is also a passionate transportation advocate, and was named an Emerging Leader in Transportation by the Rudin Center in 2015.

Born in Illinois and raised in Connecticut, Mr. Untermyer lives inches away from the Grand Concourse Historic District in the Bronx. He may be found online at


Kasson Mangin
CUNY Service Corps Member
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Kasson Colon-Mangin was the Historic Districts Council’s City University of New York (CUNY) Service Corps Member from 2016 to 2017 and focused on communication and administration.

Before joining the Historic Districts Council, Mr. Colon-Mangin served as a park guide for the Governors Island National Monument. He also interned for the Student Conservation Association for three years as an AmeriCorps volunteer.

Mr. Colon-Mangin currently attends the Borough of Manhattan Community College and is majoring in Liberal Arts. He was born in New York City and resides near the Lower East Side Historic District.

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