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Preservation Design Partnership, LLC

10 Shurs Lane Suite 104 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19127

Phone: (215) 842-3388
Fax: (215) 501-7299
Email: [email protected]
27 Apr 2022
United States of America


Year Established: 1995

Preservation Design Partnership (PDP) is an architecture, planning and preservation firm recognized nationally for its sensible, sensitive and sustainable interventions for historic buildings, sites and districts. The firm's work ranges from producing design guidelines for historic districts, to master planning for historic sites, to complex restoration and rehabilitation of monumental national historic landmarks and adaptive reuse of historic properties. The hallmarks of the firm are the direct involvement of its partners in all projects, commitment to design and preservation excellence, attention to detail, and collaboration with the country’s foremost experts in specialized areas of historic preservation.

Types of Work

  • Educational Facilities: 5%
  • Historic Preservation/Restoration: 80%
  • Institutional Facilities: 25%
  • Interiors: 10%
  • Museum/Galleries: 15%
  • Planning: 10%
  • Public Work : 70%
  • Urban Design: 5%


New Jersey Executive State House [Trenton, NJ] | Alamo Master Plan [San Antonio, TX] | St. Augustine Historic Preservation Master Plan [St. Augustine, FL] | Design Guidelines for the Vieux Carre Historic District [New Orleans, LA] | Maryland Elevation Guidelines [MD] | New Jersey Elevation Guidelines [NJ] | Design Guidelines for the City of Exeter [Exeter, NH] | Cincinnati Museum Center [Cincinnati, OH] | Old Fayette County Courthouse [Lexington, KY] | JCTC Seminary Building [Louisville, KY] | Virginia School for the Deaf & the Blind [Staunton, VA] | Design Guidelines for the City of New Orleans [New Orleans, LA] | Design Guidelines for the City of Portsmouth [Portsmouth, NH] | Washington Crossing Historic Park [Bucks County, PA] | Senator Arlen Specter Center at the Roxboro House [Philadelphia, PA]


The work of PDP's partners has been recognized with over 40 local, regional, and national awards for preservation and design excellence.


Dominique M. Hawkins, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP & George C. Skarmeas, PhD, AIA, NCARB, AICP

Senior Associates 

Lisa Soderberg and Marco G. Virgili, RA, NCARP, LEED AP


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