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Historic Architecture & Design​


Monument Wars in Delaware Event

CHAD partnered with Preservation Delaware Inc. to host an online roundtable discussion about some of the issues and passions that have erupted around historical monuments in Delaware

High Tech Analysis of Historic Bricks

CHAD has been awarded grant from the National Park Service to conduct high-resolution micro-CT scans on historic bricks to enhance documentation for preservation studies.

Florence and Issac Budovitch House

Tucked behind mature trees on Bedford Boulevard in Wilmington Delaware sits the Florence and Isaac Budovitch House. The house was completed in 1956 by designer and architect Edgar Tager.

Two CHAD Nominations Selected for National Register of Historic Places

The Biden School's Center for Historic Architecture & Design worked with New Castle County to nominate two historic sites that were selected for the National Register of Historic Places in early 2020.

​​Alumni Spotlight

Angela Gladwell

Director, Office of Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
M.A. ’98 – Instrumental in environmental planning and federal emergency management decision making.

Laura Keeley

Community Planner with the Federal Transit Administration
Laura Keeley found success working as an Architectural Historian after graduating from the Public Planning and

Alexandra Tarantino

Architectural Historian for DelDot
Alexandra Tarantino is a University of Delaware Alumni who graduated from the Historic Preservation Master's p

Jeremy Rothwell

City Planner, City of Harrington, Delaware and member of the State Review Board for Historic Preservation
M.A. '14, HP Cert '15 - Technical review of all city site-plans, subdivision and building permit applications.

Janet Sheridan

Principal, Down Jersey Heritage Research, LLC
M.A. '07 - Providing heritage preservation services, and cultural landscape research in southern New Jersey.
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