Lynne Funk, AIA, is an active participant in the architectural and downtown arts communities, and was instrumental in the campaign to designate the Gansevoort Market as a historic district in 2003. Funk has contributed architectural services to several schools on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, and is a member of the Society For Industrial Archeology. In February of 2005, Lynne Funk joined 600 others in assisting Christo and Jeanne-Claude in the installation of the massive public art piece "The Gates".
Funk, a member of the American Institute of Architects, received her Bachelor of Architecture degree at the University of Kentucky (1980) and Certificates in Construction Management (1985) and Real Estate Development (1989) at New York University. Funk holds a New York State license to practice architecture is also NCARB-certified. In May 2019 she was elected to the board of the New York Metropolitan Chapter of the Victorian Society of America.