BCA New York
44 East 32nd Street
New York, NY 10016
Tel 212.777.1300
Fax 212.777.1606
BCA New England
10 Langley Road
Suite 202
Newton Centre, MA 02459
Tel 617.916.5661
Fax 617.477.2350
BCA South
329 Race Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Tel 215.923.2834
Fax 215.923.2835

Read the President's Message here.

Building Conservation Associates, Inc. is a private historic preservation and conservation consulting firm with offices in New York, Philadelphia and Newton Centre, MA. Geographically our practice is largely in the United States, we also have projects in Europe and Asia.

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 including Conditions Assessments, Materials Testing, and Historic Preservation Plans.

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 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.


What's New
Raymond Pepi and Michele Boyd will be featured in the documentary, Treasures of New York: St. Patrick's Cathedral, airing August 18 & 25th on WLIW & WNET stations.

BCA historic artifacts salvaged from Landmarks over the last 30 years are on display at the MCNY exhibit "Saving Places", celebrating 50 years of the LPC.

BCA soaring high over Grand Central Terminal on a beautiful spring day last week.

BCA's Historic Preservation Master Plan helps frame the planned expansion of historic Washington Union Station.

BCA is leading the Historic Preservation Plan for Washington Union Station.

Raymond Pepi, Christopher Gembinski, and Laura Buchner in print

St. Patrick's Cathedral restoration ongoing in a Spirit of Cooperation.

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
Kings Theater and Central Park Obelisk projects received Design Awards from the Public Design Commission of the City of New York.

Fort Hill Tower & 163 Commonwealth Avenue received a Boston Preservation Alliance Award.

Pier A received the Lucy G. Moses Preservation Award presented by New York Landmarks Conservancy.

University of Chicago received Honor Award for Excellence in Planning Award from Society for College and University Planning (SCUP).