The NAPC Professional Network Directory connects local preservationists with small consulting firms and preservation professionals that provide a variety of services and products and who support NAPC’s mission. For information on joining the Professional Network, click here.
[The National Alliance of Preservation Commissions does not endorse the products or services of the following professional organizations, and encourages interested parties to check references]
Ann Benson McGlone, LLC
732 Patterson Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78209
Ann Benson McGlone, LLC provides historic preservation consulting services to local governments, architecture and engineering firms, preservation organizations and individual property owners who are interested in preserving the unique character of their neighborhoods, buildings, public places and downtowns. Ms. McGlone’s experience in both public administration and architecture helps balance citizen desires with municipal constraints by providing achievable strategies and long term value for community enhancement through design guidelines and historic district designation. As a registered architect specializing in Historic Preservation she offers insight and advice to architects, engineers and owners who are working with historic structures or within historic districts.
11156 Luschek Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45241
Cardno JFNew is a multi-disciplinary ecological consulting and restoration firm founded in 1989. We provide innovative and successful solutions to challenging environmental issues. The Cardno JFNew Cultural Resources Group has extensive experience in the areas of archaeology, history, architectural history, and historic preservation. Cardno JFNew provides the full array of cultural resource management (CRM) services to document, evaluate, and preserve important places. We also work with project proponents, federal, and state agencies, local communities, and other stakeholders to avoid, eliminate, or otherwise reduce adverse effects to cultural resources.
Our architectural historians conduct inventories and National Register of Historic Places eligibility evaluations, author context statements, and develop historic structures reports. Other services include: interpreting and applying The Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation for Section 106 and Historic Tax Credit projects; preparation of historic contexts for historic districts dating from the nineteenth through the mid-twentieth centuries; historic preservation planning, including preparation of city ordinances to create local historic districts and implementation and management of local design review programs preparation of Historic Design Guidelines. Cardno JFNew is a subsidiary of Cardno Limited, a global provider of physical and social infrastructure services.
Commonwealth Preservation Group
Paige W. Pollard
PO Box 11083
Norfolk, VA 23517
Commonwealth Preservation Group is a preservation consulting firm that provides services for a variety of preservation projects. Services include residential and commercial tax credit rehabilitation, National Register and Virginia Landmarks Register nominations for individual properties and historic districts as well as preservation planning initiatives.
CRE Planning and Development (RuskinARC)
CRE Planning and Development (RuskinARC)
Glen Payne, President
206 Orchard Drive Ste B
Nicholasville, KY 40356
Professional architectural survey and mapping. RuskinARC™ is a complete documentation, evaluation, mapping and management tool for historic buildings and districts.
Esther Hall, Consultant
3948 Browning Place, Suite 334
Raleigh, NC 27609
Frazier Associates Consulting
213 North Augusta Street
Staunton, VA 24401
When first opened in 1986, Frazier Associates mission was to strengthen Virginia’s historic communities through design. Frazier Associates has since grown to be a full-service architecture and planning firm in central Virginia. Downtown revitalization, historic preservation, urban infill and community planning continue to be hallmarks of our firm though the scope of our works has greatly expanded.
Gray Planning Services
Brannyn McDougal, Principal
2321 N. Broadway Ave.
Shawnee, OK 74804
Gray Planning Services was founded with the mission of providing professional planning and historic preservation assistance to communities and community organizations. We provide professional planning guidance by taking the time to understand the physical and cultural make-up of the communities we work with.
Mary Ruffin Hanbury
PO Box 6049
Raleigh, NC 27628
Hanbury Preservation Consulting was established in 2008 to provide a full spectrum of preservation related planning services to organizations, governments, individuals and corporate clients. The firm specializes in historic preservation planning, heritage tourism planning, and strategic planning for preservation organizations.
Historic Resources Group
12 S. Fair Oaks Avenue, Suite 200
Pasadena, CA 91105-1915
With an established reputation for innovative problem solving, Historic Resources Group is the leading historic preservation planning, architecture, and development services firm in California. Since its founding in 1989, Historic Resources Group has offered its clients – which include developers, real estate professionals, architects, non-profit organizations, community groups, and municipal, county, regional, state, and federal government agencies – a wide range of preservation services.
1104 A Fatherland St.
Nashville, TN 37206
With an unparalleled passion for history, our dedicated team of professional historians, architectural historians, archaeologists, and landscape architects strives to promote the preservation and conservation of our historic built environment and cultural landscapes. In doing so, we are also committed to economic development through the maintenance and revitalization of a community’s sense of place. Our services include architectural history, history, archaeology, environmental assessment, and landscape architecture. History, Incorporated’s knowledge, professionalism, and passion are evident in our high-quality products aimed to best meet the individual needs of our clients.
John Williams I Architects
50 Cedar Avenue
Snohomish, WA 98209
John Williams I Architect provides consultant services to the preservation community. As a sole proprietor, my primary responsibilities include project management, coordination, and design for both public and private clients. The firm currently focuses on rehabilitating historically significant resources, producing planning studies, and conducting workshops addressing preservation topics. I was honored to be appointed to the United States Advisory Council on Historic Preservation by President Bush. And was appointed by then Governor Locke to the Washington State Advisory Council on Historic Preservation and reappointed by Governor Gregoire as its Chairman. I have served as Vice President of Preservation Action and enjoyed serving as Chairman of the National Alliance of Preservation Commissions. I was the Chair of the Pike Place Market Historical Commission, Chair of the Oysterville Design Review Board, and a past member of the King County Landmarks Commissions.
McDoux Preservation LLC
P. O. Box 1556
Kemah, TX 77565
McDoux Preservation is a consulting firm that specializes in performance improvement for preservation professionals. Steph McDougal has developed training/education and performance systems for Global 500 companies, small businesses, higher education, and non-profits since 1996. In 2008, she completed a Master’s degree in Historic Preservation and refocused her existing consulting practice. McDoux Preservation provides research-based solutions that make city governments, non-profit preservation organizations, and individuals more effective. We do the typical work of preservation consultants — survey, design guidelines, ordinance development, etc. — with an eye to improving these processes and making them less expensive and more accessible. We also specialize in strategic planning with an integrated action/reporting component, to ensure that plans are implemented and achieved.
Ramsay Leimenstoll, Architect
Professor, UNCG Department of Interior Architecture
P.O. Box 823
Greensboro, NC 27402
1875 Millcreek Way
Salt Lake City, Utah 84106
Preservation Solutions, founded in 2000, provides a full range of historic preservation consulting services for private clients, government agencies, and non-profit organizations. Recent projects include project management for comprehensive architectural and economic feasibility studies, capital campaigns, land management code revisions, commission and staff training, design guideline updates, design review assistance, RLS and ILS surveys, Federal Rehabilitation Tax Credit applications, and National Register nominations. Preservation Solutions’ principal, Dina Williams-Blaes, has more than 20 years of experience in the field and is the former Assistant Director of the Utah Heritage Foundation and former board member of NAPC and Preservation Action.
Marty McCune and Jerry Kyle
1527 East Painted Colt Loop
Tucson, AZ 85719
Skylark Consulting provides historical consulting services such as archival assessment, National Register nomination preparation, development of exhibits and historic interpretive projects as well as training and techinical assistance.
Taylor Made Plans
P.O. Box 68362
Nashville, TN 37206
Taylor Made Plans creates custom and infill home designs that preserve the historic integrity of neighborhoods while offering the modern amenities of today, within budget. Taylor Made Plans is led by Lynn Taylor, a nationally award-winning residential designer known for the personal care and meticulous attention to detail she brings to each project.
Thomason and Associates, Preservation Planners
PO Box 121225
1907 21st Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37212
At Thomason and Associates, we measure our success by how well we help you identify the best of your historical resources and usher them into a vital and prosperous future. Founded in 1982, we have more than 700 projects to our credit. From farmhouses in the South to courthouse squares in the Midwest and historic districts in the Northwest, or military installations across the country and on the streetscapes of America’s urban core, we have actively defined and articulated the inherent value of preservation as the field has evolved. Our team includes preservation planners, architectural historians, researchers and associates at the forefront of preservation trends worldwide. We use our collective expertise to help you bring together historical elements in your community to create a rich and robust future. Successful preservation solutions must be embraced by the many, not imposed by the few. For 25 years, we at Thomason and Associates have helped communities develop consensus through public meetings, media use and educational efforts. When discussions are intense,we offer practical options and creative compromises that allow you and your community to generate economic well-being, enhance livability and realize your preservation goals.
512 Botetourt Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
Tymoff+Moss Architects was founded in 1995. John Tymoff and Barry Moss, former president and vice-president of one of the largest firms in Virginia, started their new firm with an open studio concept that fosters collaborative design efforts, creativity, and excellent communication. The firm focuses on educational and civic work. K-12 public schools, private schools and campuses, university and college projects, and both public and academic libraries have made up the majority of the firm’s work. Distinguished commercial, medical, and residential projects have also been successfully completed over the past fifteen years.
18 East Palmer Avenue
Collingswood, NJ 08108-1221
Douglas C. McVarish, Principal
Established in 2012 by an experienced architectural historian, YourTownApps LLC works with heritage preservation and interpretation organizations to convey information to larger and more diverse audiences through smartphone apps and QR-code-based interpretive systems. We specialize in developing multimedia apps for walking and driving tours of historic districts, communities and corridors. Contact us to discuss your interpretive questions and ideas.
YourTownApps LLC. We make apps to tell your stories.
National Center for Preservation Technology and Training
Kirk A Cordell
645 University Parkway
Natchitoches, LA 71457
The National Center for Preservation Technology and Training, a research division of the National Park Service, is using technology to serve the future of America’s heritage through applied research and professional training. Since its founding in 1994, NCPTT has awarded over $7 million in grants for research that fulfills its mission of advancing the use of science and technology in the field of historic preservation. Working in the fields of archeology, architecture, landscape architecture and materials conservation, the National Center accomplishes its mission through training, education, research, technology transfer and partnerships.
UGA Center for Community Design and Preservation
225 W. Broad St.
Athens, GA 30602
The University of Pennsylvania School of Design’s Historic Preservation Program
102 Meyerson Hall
210 South 34th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Dan Tennant, Southeast Regional Manager
120 Ardenlee Drive
Peachtree City, GA 30269
Founded in 1850, Matthews International is proud to be one of Pittsburgh’s oldest continually operating manufacturers. Recognized throughout the world as the leader in high-quality custom metal products, Matthews is your single source for cast plaques, etchings, metal letters and specialty products. The Matthews International quality can be found especially in our cast bronze plaques which are made with a superior alloy that is truly cast in sand. This extreme attention to quality results in thicker, harder plaques that deliver greater durability. When it comes to designing and manufacturing the best signage, award or recognition product, Matthews International offers a long list of standard and custom options to meet your needs.
Cultural Heritage Partners, PLLC
Washington, DC and New York, NY
Cultural Heritage Partners, PLLC is a law, government affairs and consulting firm practicing historic preservation, art, museum, and cultural heritage law. We work at the federal, state and local levels to help our clients pursue their preservation missions.
Attorney at Law
609 Caldwell Hall
Athens, GA 30602
1041 East Palmaire
Phoenix, AZ 85020
Phoenix-based attorney specializing in public affairs and administrative law. Provides training and advice on legal issues pertaining to historic preservation. Former Chair of Phoenix Historic Preservation Board and former NAPC Board member.
Cavalier Land, Inc.
234 W Bute St
Norfolk, VA 23510
757-625-3502 ext. 104
Cavalier Land, Inc. is a leasing and property management company that specializes in historic and unique residential and commercial properties in Downtown Norfolk, Freemason District, Ghent, and surrounding areas.
Andy McCullough, Manager
4006 Victory Blvd., Ste. J-222
Portsmouth, VA 23701