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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 Dedham, 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:
Historic Tax Credit Applications, Historic Structure Reports, Conditions Assessments, Feasibility Studies, Master Plans, Restoration Design, Field and Laboratory Testing, Finishes Analysis, and Construction Administration Services.
BCA was awarded the Pilar of New York Award by the Preservation League of New York State. See their tribute video here.
Recent Project Awards
St. Cecilia's Parish honored by the Boston Preservation Alliance.
Preservation League of New York State honoroed our work at the Albany County Courthouse and Hamilton Grange.
2012 Lucy G. Moses Awards for the following BCA NY projects: Central Park Police Precinct, Hamilton Grange National Memorial, New York City Center, St. Patrick's Cathedral Rectory.
PreservationMass awarded Fenway Park and 311 Summer St. (Dwinell Wright Building) awards
2012 Mass Historical Commission preservation award to Unity Church.
South Carolina Historic Preservation 2012 Honor Award to the College of Charleston.