Firm Profile
Ann Benson McGlone, LLC is an architectural consulting firm specializing in Historic Preservation, Architecture and Urban Design. Principal/Owner Ann McGlone has spent the past 30 years, in both the public and private sector, preserving and protecting the unique character of urban places. The firm's focus is to help maintain and enhance existing neighborhoods, restore and rehabilitate buildings, revitalize downtowns and commercial corridors, and create unique urban environments.

Every old building, neighborhood or downtown has a distinct character that distinguishes it from all others. Ms. McGlone specializes in being able to identify the unique aspect of each place or building, offer solutions to protect the individual character, and identify the potential for appropriate and sustainable growth. Her extensive work with communities to gather input, set priorities and define successes makes certain that there is acceptance and accountability. Her ability to develop guidelines and codes, and provide training for commissions, boards and administrations ensures that the distinct character is maintained over time.

The firm also provides insight and advice to architects, engineers and owners who are working with historic structures, or doing projects in historic districts. Ms. McGlone's experience and guidance on numerous preservation projects have provided clients with design solutions that have saved time and money. Early consideration of historic preservation issues and thoughtful, creative recommendations can help expedite projects.

The firm offers consulting services to local governments, architecture and engineering firms, downtown associations, preservation organizations and individual property owners.