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2 International Plaza , Suite 340 Philadelphia, PA 19112
Phone: 215-218-4747
Fax: 215-405-2729

About the Firm

VITETTA is a professional corporation dedicated to providing projects of lasting value. We provide a multi-disciplinary range of services including architecture, engineering, planning, historic preservation/restoration, interior design and security/technology and specialize in education, higher education, healthcare and science, historic preservation, libraries and justice. VITETTA is committed to providing high-quality design to our clients. We provide continuing education to our designers, and are at the forefront of green design and sustainability. VITETTA believes that there are many design aspects which come together to provide comprehensive solutions for our clients. For this reason, we have specialists in Programming, Master Planning, Lighting Design, Security/Technology Design and Historic Preservation, who serve as a constant resource to our team. We also offer graphic/signage design and have provided branding related design for past clients. Our in-house capability ensures the consistent and thorough development of all project requirements from inception through design, construction and occupancy.

Types of Work
1% Accessibility/ADA Consultants
10% Criminal Justice/Correctional
12% Educational Facilities
25% Engineering
5% Health Care/Medical
15% Historic Preservation/Restoration
5% Interiors
3% Lab/Research Facilities
8% Libraries
4% Museum/Galleries
2% Planning
10% Public Work (Civic/Gov't)

Special Services


Sustainable Design

Virtual Reality

Structural Inspection

Firm Personnel
  • 23 Total Staff This Office
  • 9 Total Staff Outside Office
  • 9 Architects (Registered)
  • 2 Engineers (Electrical)
  • 1 Interior Designers
  • 1 Graphic Designers
  • 1 Lighting Designers
  • 4 Administration

Examples of Projects

Pennsylvania Convention Center ANNEX, Philadelphia, PA; Duke Farms, Hillsborough, NJ; Asia Trail at the National Zoological Park, Washington, DC; Pennsylvania Judicial Center, Harrisburg, PA; New Science Building at Camden County College, Blackwood, NJ; New High School, New Brunswick, NJ; Mercer County Courts, Trenton, NJ; Lower Merion Library System Additions/ Renovations, Lower Merion Township, PA; Plymouth Meeting Maintenance Facility, Plymouth Meeting, PA; PennDOT Materials Testing Laboratory, Harrisburg, PA; Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia PA; Springfield Twp Municipal Campus Renovations, Springfield Twp PA; 17 New Rest Stops for PA Turnpike Commission, PA;

Recognition / Awards

Avenue of the Arts Facade Lighting Project, PA Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, 2009 Merit Award for Lighting; Historic Smithville Park, NJ  Historic Smithville, Multiple Projects - Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia, Preservation Achievement Grand Jury Award for ongoing preservation of an intact Victorian-era industrial village; Historic Smithville Park, NJ  Streetscape Renovation Project, The Victorian Society in America Award for the beautiful streetscape restoration respecting the Victorian Industrial heritage; Philadelphia City Hall, PA  Exterior Restoration, Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia Preservation Achievement Grand Jury Award for restoration of the massive masonry exterior; Philadelphia City Hall, PA  Exterior Restoration, The Victorian Society in America Award for the complete and thorough restoration over a 10 year period; Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA  Exterior Envelope Restoration Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia, Preservation Achievement Grand Jury Award for restoration of the exterior walls and its vibrant ornamentation; Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA  Scaffold Installation, General Building Contractors Association, Philadelphia Chapter 13th Annual Building Excellence Award Program - Best Specialty Contractor Scaffold Installation; Pennsylvania State Capitol, PA, The Victorian Society in America, Award for the complete and painstaking restoration over a 25 year period; U.S. Capitol Perimeter Security Project, DC, Design Build Institute of America, Mid-Atlantic Chapter; U.S. Capitol Perimeter Security Project, DC Washington Building Congress, Craftsmanship Award, Perimeter Security; U.S. Capitol Perimeter Security Project, DC, Washington Building Congress, Craftsmanship Award, Exterior Stone Deconstruction, Salvage, and Reconstruction Around New Security Elements

Alan P. Hoffmann, Assoc AIA; Albert M. Comly, Jr., AIA, LEED AP; Gary R. Pittman, PE; Jirair Youssefian, AIA; Daniel R. Vodzak, AIA; Todd L. Gerhart, PE; Mark Johannesen, AIA, LEED AP; Cathy L. Jones;

Albert M. Comly Jr, President

Cathy L. Jones


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