Kristen Reardon

Senior Associate


With a background in architecture, landscape architecture, and urban design, Senior Associate Kristen Reardon leads projects of all scales from public open spaces to residential terraces. Her work is informed by extensive risk analysis, particularly regarding climate resilience. Recent projects include a 35-acre urban nature preserve in Arverne East, Queens; the transformation of a parking lot into a resilient maritime dune ecology integrated with educational exhibits at the Jones Beach Energy and Nature Center; a publicly accessible waterfront esplanade at the Durst Organization’s Hallets Point Development; the extension of New Jersey’s first stormwater park at Hoboken Southwest Park; and amenity terraces at residential buildings across New York. Kristen received her Master’s of Science in Architecture and Urban Design from Columbia University and her Bachelor’s in Landscape Architecture from Cornell.

Representative Projects:

East Shore Shoreline Parks Resilience Plan, Staten Island, NY
Arverne East Nature Preserve, L+M Development Partners, Queens, New York
Nissequogue River State Park Master Plan, Kings Park, NY
Southwest “Resiliency” Park Expansion, Hoboken, NJ
Halletts Point Waterfront Development, Queens, NY
Jones Beach Energy and Nature Center, Jones Beach, NY
Jones Beach West Games, Jones Beach, NY
Halletts Point 7, Queens, NY
Lecount Place High Rise, New Rochelle, NY
Elmont Road Park, Hempstead, NY
East Harlem Resiliency Study, New York, NY
Harlem River Greenway Link, New York, NY
Hudson North Bay Connector, Hudson, NY
25 Park Row, New York, NY
Equinox Hudson Yards Development Roof Tops, New York, NY
Empire State Trail Manhattan Gateways, New York, NY
USTA National Tennis Center, Queens, NY*
White Plains Hospital, White Plains, NY*
Shenyang Senior Living Development, Shenyang, China*

*Projects completed prior to joining Starr Whitehouse