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Historic Architecture & Design​

CHAD Collection of Mid-Atlantic Architecture Documentation​ ​​​

Documenting Delaware's 'Colored' Schools

UD’s Center for Historic Architecture and Design chronicles history of early 20th century DuPont Schools

National Park Service Approves CHAD National Register Nomination for Town of Milton

The National Park Service approved the Center for Historic Architecture and Design’s amended nomination to the National Register of Historic Places for the Town of Milton in Sussex County, Delaware.

Enlighten Me: Preserving the 180-year-old Buttonwood home

Michael Emmons, Assistant Director of the Center for Historic Architecture and Design (CHAD) was recently interviewed on two important historic resources in Delaware that have suffered from neglect.

A piece of Browntown history in danger of being torn down

Michael Emmons advocates against the demolition of the Dr. John Brown Mansion.

​​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

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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