New York, NY 10016
Newton Centre, MA 02459
Philadelphia, PA 19106
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Building Conservation Associates, Inc. is a private consulting firm active in the field of Heritage Conservation with offices in New York, Philadelphia and Newton Centre, MA. Geographically our practice is largely in the United States, although we have worked in Europe and Asia and are willing to consider assignments anywhere in the world.
BCA was founded in 1985 by Raymond Pepi to assist architects, building owners, developers, museums, and government with virtually any issue related to the preservation and treatment of historic buildings and works-of-art in buildings or the public domain.
Construction Administration and Management is an important part of BCA’s practice as it relates to the oversight and administration of contractors performing repairs to historic property.
We are experienced in advocacy related to obtaining local (Landmark Commission), and state (SHPO) approvals as well as developing applications for historic preservation tax credits under NPS jurisdiction.
BCA has created a software solution (CPTools) to assist building managers maintain their historic property, allowing scheduling, work orders and documents associated with building history, alterations and repairs.
The following links provide more detail about our services:
BCA was awarded the Pillar of New York Award by the Preservation League of New York State. See their tribute video here.
Recent Project Awards
Pier A received the Lucy G. Moses Preservation Award presented by New York Landmarks Conservancy
University of Chicago receives Honor Award for Excellence in Planning Award from Society for College and University Planning (SCUP)
DC Courts, 401 E Street, LEED Gold Project of the Year presented by USGBC-NCR
Serro's Diner (part of the Lincoln Highway Experience Museum) honored by Preservation Pennsylvania with a Special Historic Properties Award
131 Clarendon St presented by Boston Preservation Alliance
Harvard Med School-Gordon Hall presented by Boston Preservation Alliance