University of Cincinnati
Bachelor of Science, Architecture, 1971

Registered Architect: Massachusetts, 1975 - 2006; California, 1987 - present


Thirty-Eigth years of experience in the management and design of large scale urban projects, including historic preservation, housing, transportation, and urban design.


  • Silver Lake Library, a new 13,000 s.f. branch library at the gateway to an architecturally significant community of landmark midcentury residences. 
  • The Medallion, New design of 192 units of market rate loft housing in a mixed-use development with wholesale toy markets and parking at 4th and Main Streets in downtown Los Angeles. 
  • Views at 270, Urban mixed-use development integrating a national big box retailer with 56 units of low income housing. 
  • Capitol Records Gogerty Building Expansion, Design of a 20,000 sf office expansion adjacent to the landmark Capitol Tower. 
  • Little Tokyo Lofts, Adaptive reuse of 220,000 sq. ft., six-story manufacturing facility for 161 units of live/work housing.
  • Equitable Building, Full upgrade of the building to provide state of the art office suites within the historic envelope of Hollywood. 
  • Fair Oaks/Orange Grove Masterplan, Urban design, masterplan and design criteria for the 11-acre site at key intersection in Northwest quadrant of Pasadena. 
  • Feasibility Study for an Arts, Entertainment & Community Cultural Center, Program, Conceptual Site Planning, and Costing for a $60 million dollar arts and cultural center for the fastest growing city in Arizona. Facility included a municipal arts school, 200 and 600 seat performance spaces, administration and art gallery spaces linking the main commercial street with the civic center. 
  • John C. Fremont Library, Addition, restoration, rehabilitation, and seismic upgrade of 8,000 sq. ft. Los Angeles Cultural Monument Branch Library. 
  • Hill/Fields Entertainment, Tenant improvements, interior and furniture design for executive production offices and building improvements to 12,000 sq. ft. free-standing office building. 
  • Smart & Final, Design Architect for 5,000 sq. ft. discount grocery with supplemental retail incorporating commercial frontage and pedestrian access along an urban street. 
  • Vertigo, New 20,000 sq. ft. disco and restaurant interior including facade design of complete complex to convey the sense of the nightclub as a conversion of a "found garage".. 

  • California Polytechnic Institute, Pomona, Adjunct Professor; Architecture, 2009 - Present
  • Historic Preservation Commission Chair, City of Huntington Park, 2006 - Present
  • CCAPA Conference 2012: Presentation Panelist 
  • City of Los Angeles, Mayor's Design Advisory Panel, 2009 - Present
  • City of Los Angeles, Council District 13, Design Review Panel, 1999 - Present
  • Los Angeles Conservancy VP Advocacy and Executive Committees, 2003- 2005
  • Los Angeles Conservancy, Board of Directors, 1999 - 2005
  • Hollywood Heritage, Board of Directors, 1997 - 2000 
  • California Preservation Foundation 1996 Conference: Presentation Panelist 
  • Los Angeles Conservancy 1993 Design Awards Jury, Chair 
  • National Publishers Service, Director, 1988-1992 
  • After Image Stock Photo Agency, Director 1985-1991
  • Historic Preservation Commission, City of Huntington Park, CA 2006-2008 

  • California Preservation Foundation: Glen Lukens House and Studio
  • Los Angeles Business Council: Glen Lukens House and Studio
  • Southern California Development Forum: Silver Lake Branch Library
  • Los Angeles Business Council: Silver Lake Branch Library
  • Los Angeles Conservancy Preservation Award, John C. Fremont Library
  • Cultural Heritage Historic Preservation Award, John C. Fremont Library
  • California Preservation Foundation Design Award, Los Altos Apartments 
  • Presidential Design Award (National Endowment for the Arts), Southwest Corridor 
  • Governors Design Award (Massachusetts), Yarmouth Street Vent Structure, 1986 
  • Killington Village Center Competition, Winner, 1977  
  • Hollywood Arts Council Charlie Award, Capitol Records Gogerty Building
  • Downtowner's of Distinction Award, Little Tokyo Lofts
  • Southern California Association of Non-Profit Housing (SCANPH), 2005 Multi-Family Affordable Housing Project of the Year Award, Views at 270

  • Library Journal: December 2010, Year in Architecture, Silver Lake Branch Library
  • Real Estate and Construction Review; 2007 Views at 270
  • Architectural Record; May 2006 Pico Union Branch Library
  • Los Angeles Times, Calendar Weekend, August 20, 2005 Pico Union Branch Library
  • Weekly Variety, September 2003 Little Tokyo Lofts
  • Weekly Variety, December 6, 2002 Capitol Gogerty
  • Angeles Magazine, July 1991 M2A Firm Profile
  • LA Architect, Hollywood Metro Rail Station, January 1985
  • HGTV: Restore America: Los Altos Apartments