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Historic Architecture & Design​

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

A piece of Browntown history in danger of being torn down

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

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 Isaac 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 Tafel.

​​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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