Becca Dierschow is the Preservation and Research Coordinator at Historic Denver, a position she has held since 2013. A Denver native, she received her bachelor’s degree in History from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon. In 2012, she received a master’s degree in Buildings Archaeology from the University of York in England, where she focused on the interpretation of vernacular buildings in open-air museums. She is an experienced grant manager, researcher and writer, and serves as the editor and chief writer of the Historic Denver News, a quarterly publication. Dierschow serves as the project manager for the Krisana Park Pattern Book, working with neighbors and the University of Colorado at Denver.