Hannah Simonson

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Hannah Simonson is an Architectural Historian/Cultural Resources Planner at Page & Turnbull in San Francisco, and has been the president of the Northern California chapter of Docomomo US since 2019. Hannah received her Master's of Science in Historic Preservation at The University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture 2017, where her thesis, Modern Diamond Heights: Dwell-ification and the Challenges of Preserving Modernist, Redevelopment Resources in Diamond Heights, San Francisco, was awarded the Outstanding Thesis in Historic Preservation. Her research interests include Modernist architecture and landscapes, Brutalism, the 1970s, and issues of recent past preservation. Prior to the pandemic, she regularly gave walking tours of Modernist design in Diamond Heights, and now manages the Instagram account @moderndiamondheights.