Professional Alliance Directory

Determining the best professional to bring in on a project can be difficult. Partners’ Professional Alliance helps congregations find reliable professionals – from architects to stained glass artists – who specialize in historic religious properties. For more information about Professional Alliance membership contact Susan Matyas at 267-546-3906 or complete this form and return.

President’s Circle Members

Bailey Edward
Chicago, IL
(312) 440-2300
www.baileyedward.com

For two decades, Bailey Edward has redefined responsive architecture and engineering for faith environment clients. With congregations of all sizes and denominations, Bailey Edward’s personnel has extensive experience in every area of religious design including master planning, feasibility studies, architecture, engineering, historic preservation, renovations, interior design and LEED design.

Glass Heritage, Inc.
Davenport, IA
(877) 324-4300 (toll free)
www.glassheritage.com

Glass Heritage specializes in stained glass restoration, and the design and fabrication of custom glasswork that beautifully accents your church’s environment. Whether it is stained glass, painted glass, etched glass, or glass mosaic, we create extraordinary works of glass. Service and quality are our benchmarks.

John Canning StudiosJohn Canning
Cheshire, CT
(203) 272-9868
driccio@canning-studio.com
www.canning-studio.com

National awarded contractor specializing in the restoration of ecclesiastic art, decoration, and ornamental plaster. We are a traditional church-decorating company rooted in European craftsmanship with a passion and reverence for sacred design. The studio has an exceptional staff of artists and conservators dedicated to the creation of murals and conservation of fine art. Our church decorators are students of ecclesiastical decoration and are proficient at all finishes.

Standard Claims, LLCStandardClaims_logo_horizontal
Philadelphia, PA
(610) 389-7355
gbogart@standardclaims.com
www.standardclaims.com

Standard Claims is a full-service, licensed Public Adjusting company that specializes in representing religious institutions through the insurance process so that they can receive full compensation from insurance companies. If you have experienced any damage to your property, please call Standard Claims before you call your insurance company.

Professional Alliance Members

Accessibility

Atkin Olshin Schade Architects is a 25-person architecture and planning firm with offices in Philadelphia, PA, and Santa Fe, NM. We have built a national reputation for preserving significant historic houses of worship and for designing distinguished new buildings and additions that make a notable contribution to their settings.

  • Levy Associates Architects, Inc.
    11002 Ashcroft Drive
    Houston, TX 77096-6024
    (713) 723-7430
    levyarch@swbell.net

General practice featuring architecture for religion, recreation, retail, and renovation with award-winning design of facilities for Jewish institutions in the Houston area, including six synagogues… Conservative, Orthodox, and Sephardic. Public lectures and AI Continuing Education presentations on “Synagogue Architecture – Art Objects and Sacred Spaces.”

Weber Murphy Fox (WMF) is an architecture-led design and construction management firm specializing in educational and religious buildings. Services include architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, construction management, historic preservation, and land planning and development. Our Religious Design Studio performs work in Pennsylvania, New York, Ohio, and Michigan.

Acoustics Consulting

Clayton Acoustics Group is a consulting firm specializing in projects for houses of worship, including new construction, renovation and historic preservation/restoration. We offer a full scope of architectural acoustics services: room design, sound isolation, noise & vibration control, sound reinforcement system design and pipe organ acoustics. Projects include Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Savannah, GA; Congregation Shearith Israel, New York, NY; and St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Rock Creek Parish, Washington, DC.

Architectural Sheet Metal

  • Renaissance Roofing, Inc.
    2231 Hawkey Drive
    Belvidere, IL 61008
    P.O. Box 5024
    Rockford, IL 61125
    (815) 547-1725
    (800) 699-5695
    Fax: (815) 547-1425
    www.claytileroof.com

Renaissance Roofing has been in business since 1992, providing solutions to clients with historical roofing systems. We have the knowledge and expertise to solve complex roofing problems at an excellent value. Having completed work in over 20 states, our broad experience provides us with unique knowledge and application experience in almost every environment.

Architecture

Atkin Olshin Schade Architects is a 25-person architecture and planning firm with offices in Philadelphia, PA, and Santa Fe, NM. We have built a national reputation for preserving significant historic houses of worship and for designing distinguished new buildings and additions that make a notable contribution to their settings.

  • Bailey Edward
    35 East Wacker Drive
    Suite 2800
    Chicago, IL 60601
    (312) 440-2300
    www.baileyedward.com

For two decades, Bailey Edward has redefined responsive architecture and engineering for faith environment clients. With congregations of all sizes and denominations, Bailey Edward’s personnel has extensive experience in every area of religious design including master planning, feasibility studies, architecture, engineering, historic preservation, renovations, interior design and LEED design.

Charles R. Lynch, AIA, Inc. is a small architecture firm in Amarillo, Texas, which provides architectural services for religious, office, retail, restaurant, healthcare facilities, residential projects, and renovations of historic buildings in Amarillo and the surrounding region. The firm has been operating since 1996 with many successful projects in its portfolio.

At Foresight Architects, we pride ourselves on our responsiveness to client needs. We provide solutions that are within budget and on time. We offer a complete range of architectural services, including programming, feasibility studies, building evaluations, master planning, renderings, space planning, building design, interior design, construction documents, and construction observation.

Harboe Architects is an award-winning, full service architecture firm with nationally recognized expertise in historic preservation. We combine design excellence with technical knowledge to solve the difficult problems often presented by historic buildings and make them beautiful and serviceable again.

Jay Bright Architect provides historic building architectural services, addressing issues such as technical analysis of chronic problems, historical research, and adaptive reuse. I collaborate with a network of contractors, peers, and consultants who support specialized work on historic buildings. This support allows me to tackle arcane challenges and my independent practice allows me to innovate and tailor services to each client.

  • Kelly/Maiello Architects & Planners
    1420 Walnut Street, 15th Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19102-4015
    (215) 546-0800
    www.kmarchitects.com

Kelly/Maiello brings to owners of religious properties in the Mid-Atlantic area a highly skilled staff with the technical expertise to evaluate historic buildings and provide sensitive design for restoration, modernization, sustainable design, and adaptive resuse. Kelly/Maiello specializes in developing a work plan adapted to meet each client’s fund raising schedule.

With offices in three cities across the United States and with 55 years of experience, Klein and Hoffman offers engineering peace of mind with creative solutions in the investigation, design, renewal, and preservation of the built environment. Our reputation as a client-focused organization is reflected in the number of returning clients and referrals we receive from partnerships established with owners, architects, developers, and other engineering firms.

  • Levy Associates Architects, Inc.
    11002 Ashcroft Drive
    Houston, TX 77096-6024
    (713) 723-7430
    levyarch@swbell.net

General practice featuring architecture for religion, recreation, retail, and renovation with award-winning design of facilities for Jewish institutions in the Houston area, including six synagogues… Conservative, Orthodox, and Sephardic. Public lectures and AI Continuing Education presentations on “Synagogue Architecture – Art Objects and Sacred Spaces.”

MacDonald & Mack Architects specializes in the preservation, restoration, and adaptive reuse of historic properties. We recognize that the intangible spirit of a building – the combination of design, community, place, and history – is especially important for worship spaces, and we take care to ensure that our work honors and enhances that spirit.

Pike Stained Glass Studios was founded in 1908 by William Pike, after working for Tiffany Studios in Long Island, NY. The company has continued for three generations by James and Norma Lee O’Hara, Pike’s nephew and wife; and Valerie O’Hara, his great-niece. We design new and restore antique stained glass windows in our 4,000-square-foot studio in downtown Rochester, NY.

Rene Robert Mueller Architect & Planner is a full service architectural firm, founded in 1988, with major focus on expertise historical rehabilitation. Projects include St. Mary’s Church & Chapel, Wappinger Falls, NY; Church of St. John the Evangelist, Mahopcac, NY; St. Andrew’s Church, Bridgeport, CT; and Cathedral St. Peter, Zurich, Switzerland.

  • Spencer & Vogt Group
    1 Thompson Square
    Suite 504
    Charlestown, MA 02129
    (617) 227-2675, #110
    www.spencervogt.com

Spencer & Vogt Group is a full-service architectural and planning firm with an exclusive focus on existing and historic structures. Our projects often start with a conditions assessment in which we identify and document problems and make treatment recommendations. We are skilled at preservation, restoration, rehabilitation, and the introduction of handicap access.

Vertical Access specializes in documenting existing conditions of historic buildings using industrial rope access. Founded in 1992, this team of architectural conservators, engineers, historic preservationists, and construction professionals collaborates with A/E firms to deliver assessment reports that are used to inform restoration designs, capital planning, and periodic facade inspections.

Award-winning architectural firm dedicated to sustainable preservation. Deeply engaged in the formation and dissemination of innovations in technology, philosophy, codes, and guidelines relating to the marriage of sustainability and heritage buildings. No matter the size or complexity, projects goals integrate community & culture, education & training, regionalism & local economy, artisanship & authenticity.

Weber Murphy Fox (WMF) is an architecture-led design and construction management firm specializing in educational and religious buildings. Services include architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, construction management, historic preservation, and land planning and development. Our Religious Design Studio performs work in Pennsylvania, New York, Ohio, and Michigan.

  • Westlake Reed Leskosky
    1422 Euclid Avenue
    Suite 300
    Playhouse Square
    Cleveland, OH 44115
    (216) 522-1350
    www.wrldesign.com

Westlake Reed Leskosky (WRL) is an integrated architecture-planning-engineering practice with design studios in Cleveland, Phoenix, New York, Washington DC, and Los Angeles. WRL possesses deep experience with the new construction and renovation of faith-based facilities, including churches, museums, and schools, in addition to work with historic monuments, memorials, and sites.

Building Conservation and Preservation Consulting

  • Bailey Edward
    35 East Wacker Drive
    Suite 2800
    Chicago, IL 60601
    (312) 440-2300
    www.baileyedward.com

For two decades, Bailey Edward has redefined responsive architecture and engineering for faith environment clients. With congregations of all sizes and denominations, Bailey Edward’s personnel has extensive experience in every area of religious design including master planning, feasibility studies, architecture, engineering, historic preservation, renovations, interior design and LEED design.

This year, Conrad Schmitt celebrates our 125th anniversary of providing interior decoration, stained glass, and restoration services for worship spaces throughout the country. Areas of expertise include investigation of historic finishes; gilding, marbleizing, and trompe l’oeil techniques; and creation and conservation of stained glass, murals, statuary, and other artwork.

Felix Chavez, Inc. is dedicated to the design and restoration of landmark interiors and exteriors of architectural significance, which includes public, private, and religious institutions. As a specialty, the creation of new decorative finishes is produced by chief designer, Felix O. Chavez, and his team of architects, artists, and artisans with a focus on conservation and preservation.

Glass Heritage specializes in stained glass restoration, and the design and fabrication of custom glasswork that beautifully accents your church’s environment. Whether it is stained glass, painted glass, etched glass, or glass mosaic, we create extraordinary works of glass. Service and quality are our benchmarks.

Harboe Architects is a full service architecture firm specializing in historic preservation. It has gained a national reputation for its award-winning work on some of Chicago’s most important landmark buildings designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, Louis Sullivan, and Burnham and Root. We are also well known for our preservation work on mid-century modern buildings by Mies van der Rohe and others.

Jay Bright Architect provides historic building architectural services, addressing issues such as technical analysis of chronic problems, historical research, and adaptive reuse. I collaborate with a network of contractors, peers, and consultants who support specialized work on historic buildings. This support allows me to tackle arcane challenges and my independent practice allows me to innovate and tailor services to each client.

National awarded contractor specializing in the restoration of ecclesiastic art, decoration and ornamental plaster. We are a traditional church-decorating company rooted in European craftsmanship with a passion and reverence for sacred design. The studio has an exceptional staff of artists and conservators dedicated to the creation of murals and conservation of fine art. Our church decorators are students of ecclesiastical decoration and are proficient at all finishes.

  • Kelly/Maiello Architects & Planners
    1420 Walnut Street, 15th Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19102-4015
    (215) 546-0800
    www.kmarchitects.com

Kelly/Maiello brings to owners of religious properties in the Mid-Atlantic area a highly skilled staff with the technical expertise to evaluate historic buildings and provide sensitive design for restoration, modernization, sustainable design, and adaptive resuse. Kelly/Maiello specializes in developing a work plan adapted to meet each client’s fund raising schedule.

With offices in three cities across the United States and with 55 years of experience, Klein and Hoffman offers engineering peace of mind with creative solutions in the investigation, design, renewal, and preservation of the built environment. Our reputation as a client-focused organization is reflected in the number of returning clients and referrals we receive from partnerships established with owners, architects, developers, and other engineering firms.

Full service roof and building envelope consulting firm specializing in historic steep-slope and low-slope roofing systems (including slate, copper, tile, and asphalt shingles), masonry restoration, windows, and architectural woodwork. Services include condition assessments, leak investigations, hands-on surveys and test probes, specifications and drawings, construction administration, and maintenance planning.

We are a specialty vendor helping vintage building owners, architects, and craftspeople throughout the US to decide and select appropriate lime-based materials and finishes needed for compatible masonry repointing and building repair. Free initial advice upon receiving a mortar sample sent to us. We generate Mortar Analysis Reports for documenting into an archival record. We create mock-up samples to simulate historic masonry fabric for property committees and for your conservator’s or architect’s review.

MacDonald & Mack Architects specializes in the preservation, restoration, and adaptive reuse of historic properties. We recognize that the intangible spirit of a building – the combination of design, community, place, and history – is especially important for worship spaces, and we take care to ensure that our work honors and enhances that spirit.

Rene Robert Mueller Architect & Planner is a full service architectural firm, founded in 1988, with major focus on expertise historical rehabilitation. Projects include St. Mary’s Church & Chapel, Wappinger Falls, NY; Church of St. John the Evangelist, Mahopcac, NY; St. Andrew’s Church, Bridgeport, CT; and Cathedral St. Peter, Zurich, Switzerland.

  • Spencer & Vogt Group
    1 Thompson Square
    Suite 504
    Charlestown, MA 02129
    (617) 227-2675, #110
    www.spencervogt.com

Spencer & Vogt Group is a full-service architectural and planning firm with an exclusive focus on existing and historic structures. Our projects often start with a conditions assessment in which we identify and document problems and make treatment recommendations. We are skilled at preservation, restoration, rehabilitation, and the introduction of handicap access.

Vertical Access specializes in documenting existing conditions of historic buildings using industrial rope access. Founded in 1992, this team of architectural conservators, engineers, historic preservationists, and construction professionals collaborates with A/E firms to deliver assessment reports that are used to inform restoration designs, capital planning, and periodic facade inspections.

Award-winning architectural firm dedicated to sustainable preservation. Deeply engaged in the formation and dissemination of innovations in technology, philosophy, codes, and guidelines relating to the marriage of sustainability and heritage buildings. No matter the size or complexity, projects goals integrate community & culture, education & training, regionalism & local economy, artisanship & authenticity.

Weber Murphy Fox (WMF) is an architecture-led design and construction management firm specializing in educational and religious buildings. Services include architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, construction management, historic preservation, and land planning and development. Our Religious Design Studio performs work in Pennsylvania, New York, Ohio, and Michigan.

  • Westlake Reed Leskosky
    1422 Euclid Avenue
    Suite 300
    Playhouse Square
    Cleveland, OH 44115
    (216) 522-1350
    www.wrldesign.com

Westlake Reed Leskosky (WRL) is an integrated architecture-planning-engineering practice with design studios in Cleveland, Phoenix, New York, Washington DC, and Los Angeles. WRL possesses deep experience with the new construction and renovation of faith-based facilities, including churches, museums, and schools, in addition to work with historic monuments, memorials, and sites.

Cemetery and Gravestone Preservation

  • Mosko Cemetery Monument Services
    555 Baltimore Street
    Hanover, PA 17331
    (866) 434-7176
    (717) 633-8092
    Fax: (717) 633-8092
    robertmosko@embarqmail.com

Mosko Cemetery Monument Services specializes in conservation, preservation, restoration, and rehabilitation of historical cemeteries. We deal with all aspects of cemetery care, repair, and maintenance: locating, mapping, maintenance, repair, education, and volunteer workshops and seminars. We identify the cause of the problem, select and execute the least aggressive, most appropriate solution, and complete our work so that it appears as inconspicuous as possible. We address both environmental as well as administrative causes of a cemetery’s condition. Full-scale reports and comprehensive treatment plans are submitted with all surveys. Projects are phased out to conform to any available budget.

Contractors

It is hard to appreciate what no longer exists or what has been so altered that it has lost its authenticity and integrity. Thus the conservation, replication, and restoration of stained glass is of prime importance. The Art of Glass, Inc., provides solutions that ensure quality and longevity of your stained glass.

Pike Stained Glass Studios was founded in 1908 by William Pike, after working for Tiffany Studios in Long Island, NY. The company has continued for three generations by James and Norma Lee O’Hara, Pike’s nephew and wife; and Valerie O’Hara, his great-niece. We design new and restore antique stained glass windows in our 4,000-square-foot studio in downtown Rochester, NY.

Weber Murphy Fox (WMF) is an architecture-led design and construction management firm specializing in educational and religious buildings. Services include architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, construction management, historic preservation, and land planning and development. Our Religious Design Studio performs work in Pennsylvania, New York, Ohio, and Michigan.

  • W.S. Cumby, Inc.
    938 Lincoln Avenue
    Springfield, PA 19064
    (610) 328-5353
    Fax: (610) 328-5129
    www.cumby.com

W.S. Cumby, founded in 1981, is highly regarded for its integrity, solid expertise, and partnership approach in professional construction management and general contracting services – with proven experience in the institutional, educational, commercial, and green building market sectors. W.S. Cumby provides services designed to streamline a building’s progression from concept through construction. Regardless of the type of services chosen, clients can be assured of the expertise and professionalism of W.S. Cumby staff and its ability to bring value to the process.

Decorative Finishes / Interior Furnishings

This year, Conrad Schmitt celebrates our 125th anniversary of providing interior decoration, stained glass, and restoration services for worship spaces throughout the country. Areas of expertise include investigation of historic finishes; gilding, marbleizing, and trompe l’oeil techniques; and creation and conservation of stained glass, murals, statuary, and other artwork.

Felix Chavez, Inc. is dedicated to the design and restoration of landmark interiors and exteriors of architectural significance, which includes public, private, and religious institutions. As a specialty, the creation of new decorative finishes is produced by chief designer, Felix O. Chavez, and his team of architects, artists, and artisans with a focus on conservation and preservation.

National awarded contractor specializing in the restoration of ecclesiastic art, decoration and ornamental plaster. We are a traditional church-decorating company rooted in European craftsmanship with a passion and reverence for sacred design. The studio has an exceptional staff of artists and conservators dedicated to the creation of murals and conservation of fine art. Our church decorators are students of ecclesiastical decoration and are proficient at all finishes.

Rene Robert Mueller Architect & Planner is a full service architectural firm, founded in 1988, with major focus on expertise historical rehabilitation. Projects include St. Mary’s Church & Chapel, Wappinger Falls, NY; Church of St. John the Evangelist, Mahopcac, NY; St. Andrew’s Church, Bridgeport, CT; and Cathedral St. Peter, Zurich, Switzerland.

  • Sumberac Plastering and Painting
    130 Hazelton Street
    Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660
    (201) 883-0899
    Fax: (201) 229-0890
    www.sumberacplastering.com

Plaster restoration (plain – ornamental); traditional and veneer plastering; Scagliola plaster restoration; hand-crafted historical plaster finishes – Venetian lime plastering-Marmorino; Stucco Veneziano, fresco plaster, metallic pigmented plaster – painting and decorative painting – European plastering.

Engineering

  • Bailey Edward
    35 East Wacker Drive
    Suite 2800
    Chicago, IL 60601
    (312) 440-2300
    www.baileyedward.com

For two decades, Bailey Edward has redefined responsive architecture and engineering for faith environment clients. With congregations of all sizes and denominations, Bailey Edward’s personnel has extensive experience in every area of religious design including master planning, feasibility studies, architecture, engineering, historic preservation, renovations, interior design and LEED design.

  • Klein and Hoffman, Inc.
    1818 Market Street, Suite 3500
    Philadelphia, PA 19103
    (215) 563-7787
    www.kleinandhoffman.com
    With offices in three cities across the United States and with 55 years of experience, Klein and Hoffman offers engineering peace of mind with creative solutions in the investigation, design, renewal, and preservation of the built environment. Our reputation as a client-focused organization is reflected in the number of returning clients and referrals we receive from partnerships established with owners, architects, developers, and other engineering firms.

Vertical Access specializes in documenting existing conditions of historic buildings using industrial rope access. Founded in 1992, this team of architectural conservators, engineers, historic preservationists, and construction professionals collaborates with A/E firms to deliver assessment reports that are used to inform restoration designs, capital planning, and periodic facade inspections.

Fundraising Consultation

  • Mosko Cemetery Monument Services
    555 Baltimore Street
    Hanover, PA 17331
    (866) 434-7176
    (717) 633-8092
    Fax: (717) 633-8092
    robertmosko@embarqmail.com

Mosko Cemetery Monument Services specializes in conservation, preservation, restoration, and rehabilitation of historical cemeteries. We deal with all aspects of cemetery care, repair, and maintenance: locating, mapping, maintenance, repair, education, and volunteer workshops and seminars. We identify the cause of the problem, select and execute the least aggressive, most appropriate solution, and complete our work so that it appears as inconspicuous as possible. We address both environmental as well as administrative causes of a cemetery’s condition. Full-scale reports and comprehensive treatment plans are submitted with all surveys. Projects are phased out to conform to any available budget.

Green Building/Design

Atkin Olshin Schade Architects is a 25-person architecture and planning firm with offices in Philadelphia, PA, and Santa Fe, NM. We have built a national reputation for preserving significant historic houses of worship and for designing distinguished new buildings and additions that make a notable contribution to their settings.

At Foresight Architects, we pride ourselves on our responsiveness to client needs. We provide solutions that are within budget and on time. We offer a complete range of architectural services, including programming, feasibility studies, building evaluations, master planning, renderings, space planning, building design, interior design, construction documents, and construction observation.

  • Kelly/Maiello Architects & Planners
    1420 Walnut Street, 15th Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19102-4015
    (215) 546-0800
    www.kmarchitects.com

Kelly/Maiello brings to owners of religious properties in the Mid-Atlantic area a highly skilled staff with the technical expertise to evaluate historic buildings and provide sensitive design for restoration, modernization, sustainable design, and adaptive resuse. Kelly/Maiello specializes in developing a work plan adapted to meet each client’s fund raising schedule.

We are a specialty vendor helping vintage building owners, architects, and craftspeople throughout the US to decide and select appropriate lime-based materials and finishes needed for compatible masonry repointing and building repair. Free initial advice upon receiving a mortar sample sent to us. We generate Mortar Analysis Reports for documenting into an archival record. We create mock-up samples to simulate historic masonry fabric for property committees and for your conservator’s or architect’s review.

  • W.S. Cumby, Inc.
    938 Lincoln Avenue
    Springfield, PA 19064
    (610) 328-5353
    Fax: (610) 328-5129
    www.cumby.com

W.S. Cumby, founded in 1981, is highly regarded for its integrity, solid expertise, and partnership approach in professional construction management and general contracting services – with proven experience in the institutional, educational, commercial, and green building market sectors. W.S. Cumby provides services designed to streamline a building’s progression from concept through construction. Regardless of the type of services chosen, clients can be assured of the expertise and professionalism of W.S. Cumby staff and its ability to bring value to the process.

  • Westlake Reed Leskosky
    1422 Euclid Avenue
    Suite 300
    Playhouse Square
    Cleveland, OH 44115
    (216) 522-1350
    www.wrldesign.com

Westlake Reed Leskosky (WRL) is an integrated architecture-planning-engineering practice with design studios in Cleveland, Phoenix, New York, Washington DC, and Los Angeles. WRL possesses deep experience with the new construction and renovation of faith-based facilities, including churches, museums, and schools, in addition to work with historic monuments, memorials, and sites.

Inspections and Investigations

Vertical Access specializes in documenting existing conditions of historic buildings using industrial rope access. Founded in 1992, this team of architectural conservators, engineers, historic preservationists, and construction professionals collaborates with A/E firms to deliver assessment reports that are used to inform restoration designs, capital planning, and periodic facade inspections.

Liturgical Arts

It is hard to appreciate what no longer exists or what has been so altered that it has lost its authenticity and integrity. Thus the conservation, replication, and restoration of stained glass is of prime importance. The Art of Glass, Inc., provides solutions that ensure quality and longevity of your stained glass.

This year, Conrad Schmitt celebrates our 125th anniversary of providing interior decoration, stained glass, and restoration services for worship spaces throughout the country. Areas of expertise include investigation of historic finishes; gilding, marbleizing, and trompe l’oeil techniques; and creation and conservation of stained glass, murals, statuary, and other artwork.

Glass Heritage specializes in stained glass restoration, and the design and fabrication of custom glasswork that beautifully accents your church’s environment. Whether it is stained glass, painted glass, etched glass, or glass mosaic, we create extraordinary works of glass. Service and quality are our benchmarks.

National awarded contractor specializing in the restoration of ecclesiastic art, decoration and ornamental plaster. We are a traditional church-decorating company rooted in European craftsmanship with a passion and reverence for sacred design. The studio has an exceptional staff of artists and conservators dedicated to the creation of murals and conservation of fine art. Our church decorators are students of ecclesiastical decoration and are proficient at all finishes.

Pike Stained Glass Studios was founded in 1908 by William Pike, after working for Tiffany Studios in Long Island, NY. The company has continued for three generations by James and Norma Lee O’Hara, Pike’s nephew and wife; and Valerie O’Hara, his great-niece. We design new and restore antique stained glass windows in our 4,000-square-foot studio in downtown Rochester, NY.

Masonry Restoration

Flagpoles repaired and installed, aerial safety inspections, repairs, restoration and preservation; masonry restoration on steeples, bell towers, cornices, and chimney; traditional painting of exterior buildings and wooden segments; carpentry repairs, steel fabrication, waterproofing, specialty roofing; gold-leaf gilding and lightning rod protection.

  • Kelly/Maiello Architects & Planners
    1420 Walnut Street, 15th Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19102-4015
    (215) 546-0800
    www.kmarchitects.com

Kelly/Maiello brings to owners of religious properties in the Mid-Atlantic area a highly skilled staff with the technical expertise to evaluate historic buildings and provide sensitive design for restoration, modernization, sustainable design, and adaptive resuse. Kelly/Maiello specializes in developing a work plan adapted to meet each client’s fund raising schedule.

Specializing in masonry restoration with a conscientious emphasis on preserving our nation’s historic treasures, Knapp Masonry is an award-winning and reputable firm, offering 30 years of expertise in teh masonry restoration field. Please visit or ecclesiastical page: www.knappmasonry.com/ecclesiastical.html

We are a specialty vendor helping vintage building owners, architects, and craftspeople throughout the US to decide and select appropriate lime-based materials and finishes needed for compatible masonry repointing and building repair. Free initial advice upon receiving a mortar sample sent to us. We generate Mortar Analysis Reports for documenting into an archival record. We create mock-up samples to simulate historic masonry fabric for property committees and for your conservator’s or architect’s review.

MacDonald & Mack Architects specializes in the preservation, restoration, and adaptive reuse of historic properties. We recognize that the intangible spirit of a building – the combination of design, community, place, and history – is especially important for worship spaces, and we take care to ensure that our work honors and enhances that spirit.

Master Planning

Atkin Olshin Schade Architects is a 25-person architecture and planning firm with offices in Philadelphia, PA, and Santa Fe, NM. We have built a national reputation for preserving significant historic houses of worship and for designing distinguished new buildings and additions that make a notable contribution to their settings.

  • Bailey Edward
    35 East Wacker Drive
    Suite 2800
    Chicago, IL 60601
    (312) 440-2300
    www.baileyedward.com

For two decades, Bailey Edward has redefined responsive architecture and engineering for faith environment clients. With congregations of all sizes and denominations, Bailey Edward’s personnel has extensive experience in every area of religious design including master planning, feasibility studies, architecture, engineering, historic preservation, renovations, interior design and LEED design.

At Foresight Architects, we pride ourselves on our responsiveness to client needs. We provide solutions that are within budget and on time. We offer a complete range of architectural services, including programming, feasibility studies, building evaluations, master planning, renderings, space planning, building design, interior design, construction documents, and construction observation.

  • Levy Associates Architects, Inc.
    11002 Ashcroft Drive
    Suite 220
    Houston, TX 77096-6024
    (713) 723-7430
    levyarch@swbell.net

General practice featuring architecture for religion, recreation, retail, and renovation with award-winning design of facilities for Jewish institutions in the Houston area, including six synagogues… Conservative, Orthodox, and Sephardic. Public lectures and AI Continuing Education presentations on “Synagogue Architecture – Art Objects and Sacred Spaces.”

MacDonald & Mack Architects specializes in the preservation, restoration, and adaptive reuse of historic properties. We recognize that the intangible spirit of a building – the combination of design, community, place, and history – is especially important for worship spaces, and we take care to ensure that our work honors and enhances that spirit.

Rene Robert Mueller Architect & Planner is a full service architectural firm, founded in 1988, with major focus on expertise historical rehabilitation. Projects include St. Mary’s Church & Chapel, Wappinger Falls, NY; Church of St. John the Evangelist, Mahopcac, NY; St. Andrew’s Church, Bridgeport, CT; and Cathedral St. Peter, Zurich, Switzerland.

  • Spencer & Vogt Group
    1 Thompson Square
    Suite 504
    Charlestown, MA 02129
    (617) 227-2675, #110
    www.spencervogt.com

Spencer & Vogt Group is a full-service architectural and planning firm with an exclusive focus on existing and historic structures. Our projects often start with a conditions assessment in which we identify and document problems and make treatment recommendations. We are skilled at preservation, restoration, rehabilitation, and the introduction of handicap access.

Pioneers of sustainable preservation. Award-winning architectural firm deeply engaged in the formation and dissemination of innovations in technology, philosophy, codes, and guidelines relating to the marriage of sustainability and heritage buildings. Solutions guided by a philosophy of stewardship, community outreach, and spirit.

  • Westlake Reed Leskosky
    1422 Euclid Avenue
    Suite 300
    Playhouse Square
    Cleveland, OH 44115
    (216) 522-1350
    www.wrldesign.com

Westlake Reed Leskosky (WRL) is an integrated architecture-planning-engineering practice with design studios in Cleveland, Phoenix, New York, Washington DC, and Los Angeles. WRL possesses deep experience with the new construction and renovation of faith-based facilities, including churches, museums, and schools, in addition to work with historic monuments, memorials, and sites.

Painting Conservator

The conservation and restoration of paintings.

Plastering and Plaster Restoration

Felix Chavez, Inc. is dedicated to the design and restoration of landmark interiors and exteriors of architectural significance, which includes public, private, and religious institutions. As a specialty, the creation of new decorative finishes is produced by chief designer, Felix O. Chavez, and his team of architects, artists, and artisans with a focus on conservation and preservation.

National awarded contractor specializing in the restoration of ecclesiastic art, decoration and ornamental plaster. We are a traditional church-decorating company rooted in European craftsmanship with a passion and reverence for sacred design. The studio has an exceptional staff of artists and conservators dedicated to the creation of murals and conservation of fine art. Our church decorators are students of ecclesiastical decoration and are proficient at all finishes.

  • Sumberac Plastering and Painting
    130 Hazelton Street
    Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660
    (201) 883-0899
    Fax: (201) 229-0890
    www.sumberacplastering.com

Plaster restoration (plain – ornamental); traditional and veneer plastering; Scagliola plaster restoration; hand-crafted historical plaster finishes – Venetian lime plastering-Marmorino; Stucco Veneziano, fresco plaster, metallic pigmented plaster – painting and decorative painting – European plastering.

Restoration

  • Klein and Hoffman, Inc.
    1818 Market Street, Suite 3500
    Philadelphia, PA 19103
    (215) 563-7787
    www.kleinandhoffman.com
    With offices in three cities across the United States and with 55 years of experience, Klein and Hoffman offers engineering peace of mind with creative solutions in the investigation, design, renewal, and preservation of the built environment. Our reputation as a client-focused organization is reflected in the number of returning clients and referrals we receive from partnerships established with owners, architects, developers, and other engineering firms.

Roofing Contractors / Consulting

Flagpoles repaired and installed, aerial safety inspections, repairs, restoration and preservation; masonry restoration on steeples, bell towers, cornices, and chimney; traditional painting of exterior buildings and wooden segments; carpentry repairs, steel fabrication, waterproofing, specialty roofing; gold-leaf gilding and lightning rod protection.

Full service roof and building envelope consulting firm specializing in historic steep-slope and low-slope roofing systems (including slate, copper, tile, and asphalt shingles), masonry restoration, windows, and architectural woodwork. Services include condition assessments, leak investigations, hands-on surveys and test probes, specifications and drawings, construction administration, and maintenance planning.

  • Renaissance Roofing, Inc.
    2231 Hawkey Drive
    Belvidere, IL 61008
    P.O. Box 5024
    Rockford, IL 61125
    (815) 547-1725
    (800) 699-5695
    Fax: (815) 547-1425
    www.claytileroof.com

Renaissance Roofing has been in business since 1992, providing solutions to clients with historical roofing systems. We have the knowledge and expertise to solve complex roofing problems at an excellent value. Having completed work in over 20 states, our broad experience provides us with unique knowledge and application experience in almost every environment.

Stained Glass Restoration / Consultation

It is hard to appreciate what no longer exists or what has been so altered that it has lost its authenticity and integrity. Thus the conservation, replication, and restoration of stained glass is of prime importance. The Art of Glass, Inc., provides solutions that ensure quality and longevity of your stained glass.

This year, Conrad Schmitt celebrates our 125th anniversary of providing interior decoration, stained glass, and restoration services for worship spaces throughout the country. Areas of expertise include investigation of historic finishes; gilding, marbleizing, and trompe l’oeil techniques; and creation and conservation of stained glass, murals, statuary, and other artwork.

Glass Heritage specializes in stained glass restoration, and the design and fabrication of custom glasswork that beautifully accents your church’s environment. Whether it is stained glass, painted glass, etched glass, or glass mosaic, we create extraordinary works of glass. Service and quality are our benchmarks.

As the oldest continuously operating stained glass studio in the US, Lamb Studio has been at the forefront of glass art and restoration throughout the world. We specialize in restoring LaFarge, Lamb, Tiffany, Meyer, and Armstrong windows. We supply and install wood, aluminum, steel, and bronze frames, along with vented laminated protective covering.

Julie L. Sloan pioneered the field of stained-glass consulting in 1984 and authored Conservation of Stained Glass in America, the only text on the subject. We provide stained-glass condition studies, prioritization, recommendations, estimates, specifications, bidding, project management, and appraisals. Not affiliated with contractors or studios, we represent owners.

Pike Stained Glass Studios was founded in 1908 by William Pike, after working for Tiffany Studios in Long Island, NY. The company has continued for three generations by James and Norma Lee O’Hara, Pike’s nephew and wife; and Valerie O’Hara, his great-niece. We design new and restore antique stained glass windows in our 4,000-square-foot studio in downtown Rochester, NY.

Founded in 1920, Rohlf’s Studio is a third generation, family-run business. We have been specializing in stained glass restoration and preservation for nearly 95 years. We have restored windows from such renowned studios as Tiffany, LaFarge, Mayer of Munich, and Willet. In addition, we do wood-frame replication ans vented protective glazing systems.

  • Willet Hauser Architectural Glass, Inc.
    1685 Wilkie Drive
    Winona, MN 55987
    (800) 533-3960
    (507) 457-350010 East Moreland Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19118
    (877) 709-4106
    (215) 247-5721
    info@willethauser.com
    www.willethauser.com

With two studio locations and more than 70 employees, Hauser/Willet is one of the largest stained glass organizations in the world. Each year our highly skilled restoration specialists have restored windows created by American and European masters such as Tiffany, LaFarge, D’Ascenzo, Connick, Mayer, and Zettler.

Steeple Repair

Flagpoles repaired and installed, aerial safety inspections, repairs, restoration and preservation; masonry restoration on steeples, bell towers, cornices, and chimney; traditional painting of exterior buildings and wooden segments; carpentry repairs, steel fabrication, waterproofing, specialty roofing; gold-leaf gilding and lightning rod protection.

  • Renaissance Roofing, Inc.
    2231 Hawkey Drive
    Belvidere, IL 61008
    P.O. Box 5024
    Rockford, IL 61125
    (815) 547-1725
    (800) 699-5695
    Fax: (815) 547-1425
    www.claytileroof.com

Renaissance Roofing has bee in business since 1992, providing solutions to clients with historical roofing systems. We have the knowledge and expertise to solve complex roofing problems at an excellent value. Having completed work in over 20 states, our broad experience provides us with unique knowledge and application experience in almost every environment.

Sustainable Preservation

Award-winning architectural firm dedicated to sustainable preservation. Deeply engaged in the formation and dissemination of innovations in technology, philosophy, codes, and guidelines relating to the marriage of sustainability and heritage buildings. No matter the size or complexity, projects goals integrate community & culture, education & training, regionalism & local economy, artisanship & authenticity.

Tower Clocks

Flagpoles repaired and installed, aerial safety inspections, repairs, restoration and preservation; masonry restoration on steeples, bell towers, cornices, and chimney; traditional painting of exterior buildings and wooden segments; carpentry repairs, steel fabrication, waterproofing, specialty roofing; gold-leaf gilding and lightning rod protection.