Page Ayres Cowley Architects, LLC, is a full service architectural firm specializing in the design, adaptive re-use and restoration of historic buildings. Because so much of the firm’s work involves the rehabilitation and preservation of cultural heritage properties, the firm has developed a special expertise in related disciplines including:

  • Contextual New Construction
  • Additions to Existing Buildings
  • Master Planning
  • LEED Project Design
  • Historic Interiors

The firm is staffed by qualified and trained architects who have both academic qualifications and professional experience coupled with specialist training in Architectural History and /or Historic Preservation. To supplement the design and restoration experience, the firm also offers other skills that are essential to any successful restoration, rehabilitation or addition to an historic structure. These skills include:

  • Building Research
  • Historic Materials Testing
  • Building Documentation  (HABS/HAER)
  • Condition Survey & Assessment
  • Historic Structure Reports
  • Interpretation of Historic & Cultural Sites
  • Federal State & Local Agency Submissions & Review
  • Design Guidelines

The diverse client base is testimony to the breadth, capability and scale of the projects. The range of interventions includes stabilization, restoration, rehabilitation, and adaptive re-use as well as new construction.  Historic Preservation as a discipline permits the firm to work on a variety of building types, which include:

  • Houses of Worship
  • Subways & Railroad Stations
  • Park Features & Conservatories
  • Apartment Houses, Town Houses & Country Houses
  • Commercial & Institutional
  • Museum & Recreational