Contractor Directory

Contractor Directory 2017-12-12T14:10:04+00:00

Older buildings and historic sites have special needs, so to help you find the right person to protect and care for your historic property, this Directory includes professionals with expertise in many aspects of preservation. Enter keywords in the search box below to find professionals with particular specialties or who practice in your city. Disclaimer

Aarcher, Inc.

AARCHER is a consulting services firm founded in 1997 to help organizations manage environmental risk and meet their environmental performance goals.

We provide archaeological, architectural history, and historical services nationally to assist clients in complying with federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

Bill Auchter
Aarcher, Inc.
2635 Riva Road, Suite 100
All Work LLC
Maryland Home Improvement Contractor

Specializing in full renovations of Victorian, craftsman and federal styles of home. We are best at all kinds of roofing, siding, and mechanical (plumbing, electric, and HVAC and boilers) but are quite capable in all areas of home improvement. Since 2002.

Brian McLane
8722 Eddington Rd
Allen Construction & Restoration, Inc.
Licensed Contractor, Maryland Home Improvement Contractor

Consulting, project management and restoration of historic buildings.

Peter Allen
503 Park Ave.
Applied Archaeology and History Associates,Inc.

Cultural Resources Consulting firm. Archaeological survey, evaluation, data recovery, cemetery delineation and removal, NEPA, Section 106, historic background research.

Jeanne A. Ward
615 Fairglen Lane
BELL Architects, PC
Registered Architect

BELL Architects, PC is an award-winning architectural design firm founded in 1999 by David Bell, FAIA, LEEDap BD+C. BELL Architects specializes in building in challenging urban and historically sensitive sites. Our certified local small business firm, located in Washington DC, has demonstrated success with historic preservation, sustainable design and adaptive reuse and the regulatory review process on existing buildings with private and public sector clients.
Our staff of 13 has expertise in site analysis, master planning, rehabilitation, systems integration and the public consultation and approval process. There are seven LEED accredited design professionals who have worked extensively with LEED certified projects, including including schools, libraries, performing arts venues, recreation centers, mixed-use buildings, offices and institutional facilities.
We have worked with private and public sector clients on a variety of historic and adaptive reuse projects, we provide Section 106 Consulting to protect the integrity of historic properties and address the concerns of public interest. Many of our projects require oversight by multiple review authorities, such as the National Capitol Planning Commission (NCPC), the US Commission of Fine Arts (CFA), Maryland Historical Trust (MHT), Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE), Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT), DC Historic Preservation Office (DC HPO), Virginia State Historic Preservation Office (VA SHPO), DC Department of Transportation (DDOT), local planning commissions and other related agencies. Often BELL will obtain a certificate of appropriateness, zoning adjustment or other preliminary approval from one of these agenicies, prior to proceeding with design development.

T. David Bell, FAIA
202-548-7570 x 201
1228 9th Street
District of Columbia
Bleak Hill Restorations, Inc.
Licensed Contractor, Maryland Home Improvement Contractor

Professional historic remodeling contractor specializing in window restoration, woodwork, epoxy repairs, and other aspects of historic restoration. A sampling of sites that I have worked on in the past are:

Historic Old Wallville Schoolhouse – Prince Frederick, MD
Historic St. Barnabas Church – Bowie, MD
Private historic residences in Scientists Cliffs – Port Republic, MD; Huntingtown, MD; Halethorpe, MD; City of Annapolis to name a few

I perform the majority of the historic restoration work myself and I also have access to highly qualified professionals for other areas of work as projects dictate. I trained with historic preservationist, John Leeke of Portland, Maine to learn window restoration techniques.

My family and I reside in Owings, MD in a circa 1842 Gothic Revival which we are restoring. I look forward to helping you preserve your historic home as well.

Josh Lewis
6521 Briscoe Turn Road
brennan+company architects
Registered Architect

We are architects specializing in sustainable residential and historic preservation projects in Baltimore, Washington and Annapolis.

rob brennan,aia
8333 main street
ellicott city
Charles Belfoure
Registered Architect

Charles Belfoure is an architect that only specializes in historic preservation. He qualifies as a historic preservation architect and an architectural historian under the Secretary of Interior's Qualification Standards. He is also a historic tax credit consultant who has done many buildings in the Baltimore - Washington area. He is a published architectural historian as the co-author of The Baltimore Rowhouse, Niernsee & Neilson - Architects of Baltimore, author of Monuments to Money - the Architecture of American Banks, Edmund Lind - Anglo-American Architect of Baltimore and the South. In addition, he does National Register nominations, historic structures reports, and 106 review.

Charles Belfoure
Architect - Historic Preservation Consultant
4596 Wilders Run Lane
Charles Paul Goebel, Architect, Ltd.
Registered Architect, American Institute of Certified Planners

Charles Paul Goebel, Architect, Ltd. is a well established, highly respected and award-winning architecture and land-planning firm based in historic Easton - on Maryland's Eastern Shore - providing consulting services to building owners throughout the Chesapeake Bay region and across the US and Canada. Areas of focus are historic preservation, adaptive reuse and building modernizations/upgrades and additions.

Charles Paul Goebel, AIA, AICP, LEED-AP
Founder & Principal Architect
(410) 820-9176
PO Box 1822
EAC/Archaeology, Inc.

EAC/Archaeology, Inc. is a small business certified as a MBE/WBE which performs historical research, architectural history, historical and prehistoric archaeological survey, testing and excavation projects. Elizabeth A. Comer serves as the Project Manager and Principal Investigator. Since founding the company in 1983, Ms. Comer has successfully completed more than 375 archaeology projects (more than 200 in Maryland) including historic, prehistoric, transportation, maritime, underwater, and industrial sites as well as archival and historic architectural studies.

Elizabeth A. Comer
EAC/Archaeology, Inc.
4303 North Charles Street
Encore Sustainable Design LLC
Registered Architect

At ENCORE, we believe the adaptive reuse of existing and historic buildings is an inherently sustainable pursuit. We work to create beautifully (re)designed spaces that can help our clients capitalize on the financial and cultural incentives of reusing existing buildings. Our team consists of trained architects, preservationists, and sustainable design consultants who can navigate the design, documentation, and certification process with east.

We offer a full spectrum of services for all needs pertaining to existing and historic buildings. Our services include:

Architectural Design, Preservation Design & Regulatory Compliance, Sustainability Consulting & Documentation, Historic Tax Credits

We have offices near Annapolis (see listing details) and in Baltimore and Easton:

EASTON, MD 21601

P: (410) 770-9009


Nakita Reed
AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Principal
2822 Solomons Island Road
Northeast Collaborative Architects, LLC
Registered Architect

In over three decades of practice, Northeast Collaborative Architects has built a reputation for delivering quality, innovative, award-winning projects. Our basic services encompass architecture, interior design, master planning and sustainable design. Our work encompasses new construction, restorations and adaptive reuse with special interest in cultural, public sector, hospitality, educational, and residential projects.

NCA is a highly motivated team of architects who are excited and passionate to transform spaces thru design. The buildings, spaces and environments we help create not only solve our clients’ need. They add value by using the least resources to solve those needs, enhance their end users’ experience by designing to the human scale with respect for their historic contexts and environmental impact.

NCA has extensive history working with National Trust for Historic Preservation, Secretary of the Interior Standards for Historic Preservation and within historic districts.

We have successfully designed innovative solutions for over 150 historic properties that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Each project was completed in accordance with guidelines for rehabilitation set by the Secretary of the Interior. We take pride and pleasure working for our clients in restoring and renovating historic properties.

NCA was recently honored with a National Trust for Historic Preservation Award and Congress for New Urbanism Award for the Micro Lofts at the Arcade Providence. This project was also on the cover of the Federal Tax Incentives for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2014: NPS Dept. of the Interior.

Synfoni Bailey-Green, AIA, LEED AP BD+C
1000 Vermont Ave NW Suite 400
Partners for Place
American Institute of Certified Planners

Partners for Place believes the success of any community is knowing who you were, who you are, and who you want to be. We can help you answer those questions and build the plans to get you there. We work with sites and communities to make sure your preservation project is a success.

Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credits
Design Guidelines
Preservation Plans
State and National Register Nomination
Preservation Training and Orientation for Boards

Catherine Redfearn
2858 Garth Rod
Retrospect, LLC

Retrospect, LLC is a private research and consulting firm specializing in architectural documentation and historic preservation. Founded in 2006 by Sherri Marsh Johns, the firm successfully provides clients with a range of cultural resource management services. Staff credentials are especially strong in the areas of architectural and historical research; survey and documentation; and historic preservation law compliance.

Retrospect specializes in mid-Atlantic vernacular architecture, but has experience documenting a variety of property types throughout much of the continental United States and Caribbean. Professional projects include National Register and National Historic Landmark evaluations and nominations; thematic studies; NEPA/NHPA compliance; historic property survey and identification; and State Historic Preservation Office inventory documentation.

Sherri Marsh Johns
Principal Investigator
303 Fairfield Drive
Sila Heating & Air Conditioning
Licensed Contractor

We are a full service Heating & Air Conditioning company. We offer repairs, replacements of new systems and new installs. We specialize in a retro-fitted designed A/C system for older historic homes.

John Trancucci
9330 Fraser Avenue
Silver Spring
Stantec Consulting Services Inc.

Stantec's Mid-Atlantic cultural resources team is located at the Laurel, Maryland office. The team provides archaeological and historical services to private businesses, and local, state, and federal agencies to meet regulatory requirements.

Dr. Paul Kreisa
Senior Archaeologist
6110 Frost Place
Thomas J. Taltavull, Architect
Registered Architect

Registered Architect, Historic Structures Reports, Historic Preservationist

Tom Taltavull
20650 Plum Creek court