Allison C. Meier

Allison Meier was born in Oklahoma and studied journalism at the University of Oklahoma. Now based in Brooklyn, she works as a writer focusing on contemporary art and overlooked history, and moonlights as a cemetery tour guide and amateur memorial arts historian.

Stories By Allison C. Meier

Yes, New York City Does Have Trees. I’m on a Quest to See All the Best Ones.

In between the concrete and congestion, the city sustains some awe-inspiring arbors. And each one has a story of the humans who’ve nurtured them over the centuries.

Minik and the Meteor

Behind the American Museum of Natural History’s most venerable artifact is the shameful tale of a relentless explorer and a young boy’s torturous journey from Greenland to New York.