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Posted: 04/24/2017

Garavaglia Architecture, Inc.

Garavaglia Architecture Inc. is a dynamic 9-person preservation architecture firm conveniently located in downtown San Francisco. Established in 1986, our range of projects includes civic, commercial, institutional, and residential projects with a specialization in historic preservation, cultural heritage, and sustainability. While many of our projects are located in the San Francisco Bay Area, we work throughout California. The firm actively seeks projects that challenge our studio, including a variety of interesting and unusual projects both large and small. We pride ourselves in offering our clients innovative and personalized services for their projects while seamlessly integrating technical expertise with creative design solutions.

Architectural Historian/Conservator
Professional Opportunity
San Francisco, CA
Open Until
Until Filled

As a growing firm, we are currently seeking an Architectural Historian/Conservator with 2 to 4 years of professional experience. We work with a wide variety of clients and stakeholders in a diverse geographic region.


Architectural Historian/Conservator candidates should be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of, and possess experience with the following:

  • Historic preservation philosophies and current methodologies
  • Secretary of the Interiors Treatment Standards
  • Standard industry reports including: HRE, HSR, SISR Reviews and National Register Nominations
  • CEQA/NEPA environmental review
  • Regional development trends/ planning requirements context Survey methodologies
  • Survey methodologies
  • Conditions Assessment with understanding both exterior and interior construction materials
  • Some working knowledge of AutoCAD to advise and provide construction document notations
  • Paint Sample Analysis
  • Solid client communication skills
  • Excellent writing and editing abilities
  • Keen sense of project timelines and budgets
  • Comfort with a fast-paced, multi-disciplinary team work environment


Minimum Requirements:

  • Masters degree in Historic Preservation, Preservation Planning, Architectural History or related field
  • Meet Secretary of Interiors Historic Preservation Professional Qualification Standards for Architectural History (http://www.cr.nps.gov/local-law/arch_stnds_9.htm)



Garavaglia Architecture is committed to providing an atmosphere for growth opportunities to its employees including participation in professional organizations and continuing educational opportunities. We offer medical and other benefits and are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How to apply
Due to the nature of our work, we are only seeking candidates that fit within the position requirements. Compensation for relocation expenses is not available for this position. Please email your resume (pdf/doc file) to steveg@garavaglia.com with "Architectural Historian/Conservator" as the subject heading. Steve Garavaglia Garavaglia Architecture, Inc. 582 Market Street #1800 San Francisco, CA 94104 Company Website: www.garavaglia.com
Steve Garavaglia
Phone: 415-391-9633
582 Market St.
Suite 1800
San Francisco, CA 94104

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