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PRESERVATION SERVICES DIRECTORY

Connecting property owners to service providers who understand historic buildings

Older homes and revitalization projects require specialized services, materials, and attention by architects, contractors, and craftspeople. Our directory features companies that offer an array of services in support of preservation projects.

Disclaimer: Inclusion in the Preservation Services Directory does not constitute the endorsement of any company, service, or product by Preserve RI. Preserve RI does not request qualifications or professional licensure to be included. Company, service, and product information is self-reported and unverified. The experience and fees of any entity listed may vary widely. Anyone seeking the services of providers included in our Services Directory is strongly encouraged to request additional information, qualifications, and quotes before selecting and compensating any entity. Entries in the Preservation Services Directory have made a donation in support of the work of Preserve RI, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to preserving Rhode Island’s historic places.

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Architects

Architects

Andreozzi Architecture

Andreozzi Architecture specializes in historically based residential architecture expressive of its sense of place, attentive to its detail and proportion, and timeless in its beauty.

 (401) 245-6800

dsra@andreozzi.com |  www.andreozzi.com/

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KITE Architects, Inc.

KITE Architects, Inc. is a creative architecture firm committed to creating human-centered design that improves people’s lives. We explore the possibilities of each project with an honest and creative lens.

KITE offers a full complement of architectural design services as well as feasibility studies, zoning & code review, interior design, and related consulting services for new construction and renovations at a variety of scales. We have particular strengths in working with urban sites, renovation of historic and mid-century modern buildings, sustainable design and special projects with technically demanding requirements. We hold architectural registrations in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maryland, and California.

1 Central Street, Providence, RI 02907 | (401) 272-0240 

info@kitearchitects.com | https://kitearchitects.com/

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Brewster Thornton Group

BTGA has an overarching commitment to the professional client relationship – one in which they lend their expertise as advisors to your building process. Their buildings reflect their client’s goals, supported with strong design skills and thorough project administration. 

150 Chestnut Street, Providence, RI 02903 | (401) 861-1600 
barbarat@brewsterthornton.com | www.brewsterthornton.com

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Durkee Brown Viveiros & Werenfels

Durkee, Brown, Viveiros & Werenfels Architects (DBVW) is an award winning full-service architectural firm located in Providence. Smart growth principles and sustainability are core values at DBVW. We believe in building strong, livable communities that promote economic growth and preserve cultural and natural resources. DBVW’s staff of 32 people includes 12 registered architects and 11 LEED Accredited Professionals. The firm has been in business since 1994.

 

111 Chestnut Street, Providence, RI 02903 | (401) 831-1240 
jfonseca@durkeebrown.com | www.durkeebrown.com

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Keene Architecture, Inc.

​Keene Architecture is a residential architecture firm with a passion for beautiful and purposeful design. Whether we are renovating a historic home, infusing character into a coastal cottage, or designing a modern shingle style estate, we believe in taking a holistic approach to each of our projects.

 

74 Main Street, Wakefield RI, 02879 | (401) 575-6589
 www.keenearchitecture.com

Lerner Ladds Bartels Architects

161 Exchange St. Pawtucket, RI 02860

 (401) 421-7715

www.llbarch.com

Sheridan Associates, Inc.

Sheridan Associates is a family-owned, full service design and construction company serving both the Washington, DC metro area and Southern New England.​ We have been providing the highest quality new custom homes, major renovations, additions and historic restorations for over 25 years.  We create homes with timeless design, liveable spaces and careful craftsmanship.  Our primary goal is to serve a limited number of clients with the utmost professional skill and attention to the homeowner's design needs and budget requirements.  

 

34 Brownell Street, Warren, RI 02885 | (703) 472-5342
 www.sheridandesignbuild.com

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Banking

Banking

Citizens Bank

As the 13th largest retail bank in the United States, we deliver a broad range of financial services to over five million individuals, companies, not for profits, and institutions.

www.citizensbank.com

 

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BankRI

At BankRI we’re committed to helping you reach your goals with our more personalized style of banking, financial expertise, and an array of personal, business, commercial and investment services.

 

As one of Rhode Island’s leading Business and Commercial banks, BankRI delivers comprehensive services with the financial strength and resources to help corporate customers reach even bigger goals. Our focus on strong customer relationships and the convenience of 21 bank branches and more than 30 ATMs across Rhode Island, means BankRI is here for you.

https://www.bankri.com

Construction/Restoration

Construction/Restoration

Adler's Design Center & Hardware

Adler’s Design Center & Hardware is celebrating its 104th year in the business! You know that when you step through our doors, you step into an old-school, upscale store whose team can answer any “fix-it, better-it” question you bring in. We continue to maintain our family legacy of delivering superb customer service with integrity (and lots of love!).

173 Wickenden St., Providence, RI 02903 | (401) 421-5157
www.adlersri.com

Casa Buena Builders, Inc.

Casa Buena Builders is a construction company that does new construction and renovation for residential properties, with a special focus on historic preservation, affordable housing, and teaching those new to the industry.  We also do a lot of work with restoring and replacing windows.   

185 Gallup St., Providence, RI 02905 | (401) 952-4229

office@casabuenabuilders.com
www.casabuenabuilders.com

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Consigli Construction

In 1905 Peter Consigli, a skilled mason, established Peter Consigli & Sons in Milford, Massachusetts on the cornerstones of hard work, integrity and pride in craftsmanship. Over a century later, Consigli has grown from a local business into one of the largest employee-owned construction managers in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic.

With more than 1,600 employees; ten regional offices dotting the east coast from Maine to DC; and upward of $2.3 billion in annual volume, Consigli has expanded its roots, while maintaining its core competencies as a true builder with more than 650 skilled carpenters, laborers and masons on staff.

 

72 Sumner St, Milford, MA 01757 | (508) 472-2580

www.consigli.com

Dimeo Construction Company

Founded in 1930 by Joseph Dimeo as a small, family-run contractor, Dimeo has steadily grown to become recognized among the leading construction organizations in New England.

Since 1971, Engineering News Record has ranked Dimeo among the Top 100 Construction Managers in the country. Dimeo’s corporate mission and operations are focused on maintaining a “builder’s mindset” in providing high quality, timely, competitive and innovative planning and construction solutions for clients.

75 Chapman Street, Providence, RI 02905 | (401) 781-9800 
adematteo@dimeo.com | www.dimeo.com

 

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Heritage Restoration, Inc.

Choosing the right Contractor for your old building can be a challenge. Heritage Restoration specializes in old and historic homes and buildings; from full-service general contracting to specialized small requests.

With over 30 years of experience, and a passion for historic construction, there is no project too big or small, complicated or challenging for our highly experienced team. Our comprehensive approach to your building offers you thoughtful, historically accurate and appropriately contemporary craftsmanship while respecting your budget. When you choose HRI you’re investing in work that will last, function, and look great for years to come.

8 Robin Street, Providence, RI 02908

(401) 490-0888 
www.heritagerestoration.net

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JWB Masonry Construction, Inc.

JWB Masonry Construction Inc. is a local family owned and operated company that values honesty and integrity and treats your home or business as if it were our own. For more than 30 years we have offered a variety of quality building construction, and historic restoration services. Our small experienced and dedicated crew takes pride in being apart of restoring old homes and buildings bringing them back to life for present and future generations to use and admire. You will find us to be competitively priced with close attention to the detail of each and every project that we are involved with. We look forward to building lasting relationships with clients and professionals with similar thoughts and goals in mind.

Rumford, RI 02916

(401) 339-1208
www.jwbmasonry.com

Kirby Perkins Construction

Kirby Perkins Construction is an award winning construction company serving Southern New England and beyond. Our highly skilled team of craftsmen and management create stunning custom built homes and help to preserve and restore historic properties. With nearly 40 years of experience, we take great pride in producing workmanship that is guaranteed for life.

​210 Old Airport Rd, Middletown, RI 02842 | (401) 848-0178

www.kirbyperkins.com

 

Marathon Construction and Development, LLC.

Founded in 1998 on the principles of entrepreneurial ingenuity, client service, and industry-leading practices, Marathon is committed to sustainable building, superior project management, and community support. Marathon regenerates our neighborhoods and empowers our residents through the holistic development of sustainable multifamily housing coupled with supportive services.

 

500 Harrison Ave, Suite 4RB, Boston, MA 02118 | (617) 536-3500
www.marathonne.com

Pezzuco Construction, Inc.

Thirty-Five years ago, Pezzuco Construction Inc. hit the ground running- and we use the experience and skills that have been perfected over the years to complete the wide array of projects we are doing today.

Pezzuco Construction specializes in erecting and renovating multi-million dollar commercial and residential structures, including large-scale re-developments, municipal projects, multi-building restorations, as well as complex infrastructure improvements.

 

28 Kenwood St, Ste 2, Cranston, RI 02907 | (401) 942-2244

www.pezzcon.com

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TRAC Builders, Inc.

28 Wolcott St, Providence, RI 02908

(401) 943-3800
www.tracbuilders.com

Development

Development

Barbara Sokoloff Associates

Development Consultant

101A Dyer Street, Providence, RI 02903

(401) 455-0550

www.sokoplan.com

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Cornish Associates

Development Consultant

46 Aborn St, Providence, RI 02903

(401) 421-0254

www.cornishlp.com

Libra Planners

Municipal Management Consulting

www.libraplanners.com

Education

Education

John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities & Cultural Heritage

357 Benefit St, Providence, RI 02903

(401) 863-1177

www.brown.edu/academics/public-humanities

Salve Regina University

100 Ochre Point Ave, Newport, RI 02840

(401) 847-6650

www.salve.edu

www.salve.edu/undergraduate/cultural-and-historic-preservation

Engineering

Engineering

Cirrus Engineering

A full service structural engineering firm with a forte in historic restoration, building forensics and unique design challenges. 

www.cirruseng.com

Insurance

Insurance

National Trust Insurance

NTIS is the nation's leading insurance agency specifically designed to offer comprehensive insurance solutions to historic property owners and preservation organizations.

NTIS, working with our partner Maury, Donnelly & Parr, provides insurance solutions to thousands of historic properties throughout the United States. We are proud to act as a resource to the preservation world for your insurance needs. We offer a wide variety of high quality products and services to individuals, businesses and organizations on a national and international basis.

33 South Gay Street, Baltimore, MD 21202 | (866) 269-0944

info@nationaltrust-insurance.org

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Interior Design

Interior Design

Kelly Taylor Interior Design

Interior Design

Over the last two decades, Kelly Taylor’s work has garnered widespread recognition, including the prestigious “5 Under 40” Award from New England Home Magazine. KTID’s diverse portfolio illustrates the team’s collaborative approach to transforming a client’s dreams into cohesive, functional and beautiful interiors. Whether revitalizing kitchens and baths, crafting homes from the ground up or simply furnishing a space, KTID imbues every project with architectural insight, a commitment to sustainability and impeccable taste.  

 

717 Westminster St., Providence, RI 02903| (401) 437-6363
www.tastedesigninc.com

Taste Design, Inc.

Interior Design

We’re known for keeping large, complex home design and build projects simple and stress free for our clients. Our role is to help you maximize your investment, mitigate risk and ensure the result is a beautiful, comfortable living space the entire family enjoys.

 

170 Aquidneck Ave, Middletown, RI 02842| (401) 423-3639
www.tastedesigninc.com

Alison Hammatt Home

Interior Design

Providence, Rhode Island

www.alisonhammatthome.com

Investment Services

Investment Services

Knight Street Capital

Knight Street Capital, LLC. is an investment firm that is home to a diverse brand of companies across several business sectors with an emphasis on Real Estate, Hospitality and Historic Renovation.

 

34 Knight Street, Warick, RI 02886 | (401) 227-9252

info@knightstreetcapital.com | www.knightstreetcapital.com

Parsons Capital Management

Parsons Capital Management is one of the leading, independently owned investment management firms in the region. Our assets under management have increased from $60 million in 1994 to over $1 billion today.

 

Our professionals work with individuals, trusts, foundations, institutions and retirement accounts. We have found that successful asset management results from our collective personal experience gathered over numerous market cycles, in-depth analysis of the current markets, and a thorough understanding of the financial needs of our clients.

 

10 Weybosset Street, Suite 1000, Providence, RI 02903 | (401) 521-2440

stacey@parcap.com | www.parsonscapital.com

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Landscape

Landscape

City & Estate Gardener

Landscape Maintenance Services Tailored To Your Needs

https://www.cityestategardener.com/

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Landscape Elements

Landscape Architects

We provide Historic landscape reports, Cultural Landscape reports and designs for historic properties.

200 Centerville Road, Suite 6, Warwick, RI 02886

www.landscapeelementsllc.com

Pest Control

Pest Control

Debug Pest Control

41 Cedar Swamp Rd, Suite D, Smithfield, RI 02917

(401) 567-0266

www.debugpestcontrol.com

Preservation Consulting

Preservation Consulting

Kirk & Company

Affordable Housing | Historic Preservation | Community Development

Kirk&Company has been providing clients counsel on real estate problem solving in New England for more than 25 years.  We are a comprehensive real estate counseling and advisory firm that provides specialized valuation and consulting services including feasibility, marketability, appraisal, and due diligence services for development, redevelopment, historic rehabilitation and adaptive reuse, financing, investment, disposition, and litigation support.  We are recognized experts in affordable housing finance, community development methods, institutional real estate analysis, historic preservation and adaptive reuse strategies, and land economics.

174 Bellevue Avenue, Suite 311, Newport, RI  02840 | 617.261.7100​

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Historic New England

Historic New England is the oldest and largest regional heritage organization in the nation. They engage diverse audiences in developing a deeper understanding and enjoyment of New England home life by being the national leader in collecting, preserving, and using significant buildings, landscapes, archives, stories, and objects from the past to today.

Otis House, 141 Cambridge Street, Boston, MA 02114 | (617)227-3956

www.historicnewengland.org

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Preservation Strategies, Inc.

Preservation Strategies offers a range of consulting services to help you identify, preserve and protect historic real estate assets, including buildings, landscapes, and other structures and features.

 

www.preservation-strategies.com

(617) 515-8919 | shantia@preservation-strategies.com

Providence Revolving Fund

The Providence Revolving Fund preserves Providence’s architectural heritage and stimulates community revitalization through advocacy, lending, technical assistance, and development in historic areas.  This is accomplished by: partnering with neighborhoods and community-based organizations; retaining and developing affordable housing; collaborating with others to preserve and develop real estate; and serving as a catalyst for public and private investment.

372 West Fountain Street, Providence, RI 02903 | (401) 272-2760 

schoettle@revolvingfund.org | www.revolvingfund.org

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Public Archaeology Laboratory

Preservation Consultant

PAL is a full-service cultural resource management firm located in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Since 1982, PAL has provided expert archaeology, architectural history, historical research, and preservation planning services to a broad client base that includes federal, state, and local agencies; non-profit institutions; and private developers. Our reputation is built upon facilitating large, complex projects and delivering products that meet the highest standards in our industry.

26 Main Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860 | (401) 728-8780 
dcox@palinc.com | www.palinc.com

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Ryan, LLC

Business Advisors

Ryan’s value proposition is far greater than the industry-leading tax recovery services that we are internationally recognized for. We’re also focused on your overall tax performance—providing innovative solutions to the underlying causes of the errors we identify—and creating greater opportunities to measure and improve your efficiency, develop a more strategic approach to tax, and deliver outstanding value to your shareholders.

 

235 Promenade St, Suite 415, Providence, RI 02908 | (401) 272-3363

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Real Estate Development

Real Estate Development

Belvoir Properties

17 Virginia Ave # 100, Providence, RI 02905

(401) 521-2100

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The Foundry Associates, L.P.

Real Estate Development and Property Management

235 Promenade St.; Suite 100, Providence, RI 02908 | (401) 272-3000 
tthomas@foundryri.com | www.foundryri.com

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Patridge, Snow & Hahn LLP

Legal Counsel

Strategic engagement enables our Real Estate practice to advise clients most effectively.  We counsel our clients regionally and throughout the nation with all aspects of their commercial portfolios, from entity formation, tax planning, acquisition, finance, leasing, joint ventures, and real estate partnerships to regulatory and environmental matters, plus permitting and entitlements. 

40 Westminster St, Suite 1100, Providence, RI 02903 | (401) 861-8200

www.psh.com

Starr Development Partners, LLC

Starr Development Partners is one of New England’s leading firms specializing in redeveloping historic mills. It focuses on rehabilitating properties recognized by the National Park Service and each State’s Historic Preservation Office as historical landmarks into high quality, modern housing.  The finished product preserves the historic integrity of the landmark. 

5 Brighton St, Belmont, MA 02478 | (617)484-8686 

www.starrdev.com 

Realtors

Realtors

Jane Driver

Jane is very passionate about real estate in the City of Providence where she has been helping people buy and sell homes since 2000. Her main focus is the West Side of Providence, the Armory District and Historic Elmwood. Jane's specialty is working with prospective owner occupants. Her mission is to save historic houses and build strong vibrant communities.

381 Broadway, Providence, RI 02909 | (401) 641-3723

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Brett Runyon

Brent is a credentialed historic preservationist with two decades of experience advocating for historic properties throughout both Rhode Island and Georgia. Most recently, he worked for nearly 10 years as the executive director of the Providence Preservation Society.

If you're a seller, he can advise you through the long-term preservation of your home. If you're a buyer who wants an older home with character and soul, but also energy efficiency, contemporary amenities, and new materials, Brent can help you make informed decisions. What are your goals and aspirations? What kinds of older buildings are most appealing to you? Whether it's an urban neighborhood, a quaint village, a rural farmhouse, a seaside retreat, or a converted mill building condominium, he'll be your one-stop resource for creating your dream home.

381 Broadway, Providence, RI 02909 | (401) 602-2250

www.historichomesri.com

Gustave White, Sotheby's International Realty

Gustave White Sothebys International Realty, a long-established real estate agency with offices in Newport and Tiverton, Rhode Island, specializes in the luxury Newport County real estate market, as well as real estate services in South County, Tiverton / Little Compton, Providence, and parts of coastal Massachusetts and Connecticut, offering distinctive homes, condominiums, and land for sale in every price range. Our luxury homes include Rhode Island oceanfront, beachfront and waterfront properties, water view residences, stunning historic homes, second home and condominium retreats, as well as investment opportunities. Whether youre looking for a grand waterfront estate, or a simple coastal community retreat, our agents can introduce you to homes in Newport, Middletown, Portsmouth, Jamestown, Little Compton, Tiverton, Bristol, Barrington, Warren, Narragansett, Westerly, Watch Hill, Charlestown, South Kingstown, North Kingstown, Providence, Richmond, and Lincoln. We also offer the best in Newport, RI summer rentals and year round properties for rent.

37 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI, 02840
www.sothebysrealty.com/gustavewhitesir/

Specialty Trade

Specialty Trades

Crocker Architectural Sheet Metal Co., Inc.

We provide exceptional craftsmanship in working with the kinds of intricate, ornate, high-end sheet metal materials that very few other New England-based companies can offer. Our 40-plus member team is dedicated to providing only the highest-quality work. Our equipment reflects the latest technology, and our experienced team can be relied on to maintain the highest standards of workmanship for all your Custom Roofing & Siding needs.

"Thank You to the Crocker Team for your Great Artisanship! The Preservation Society of Newport County is proud to have benefited from the services of Crocker as we continue to protect and preserve these treasured Historic sites.”

129 Southbridge Road, North Oxford, MA 01537 | 508-987-9900

http://www.crockerarchitectural.com/index.html

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Chestnut Street Woodworking

Using traditional construction techniques and high-quality natural materials, Chestnut Street Woodworking produces custom millwork and furniture for historic preservation and beyond, including windows, doors, built-ins, furniture and woodwork repair. 

500 Wood St. 113B, Bristol, RI 02809

chrisfrantzdale2@gmail.com
www.chestnutstreetwoodworking.com

A.M. Design and Fabrication LLC

Metal Restoration

A.M. Design is a woman-owned, craftsmanship-driven metal fabrication business. We specialize in historical restoration and the fabrication of architectural ornamental metalwork, furniture, and sculptural objects. 

Providence, Rhode Island

www.alisonhammatthome.com

Tree Service

Tree Service

North-Eastern Tree Service, Inc.

1000 Pontiac Avenue, Cranston, RI 02920

(401) 941-7204
www.northeasterntree.com

T.F. Morra Tree Care, Inc.

103 Barstow Rd, Warwick, RI 02888

(401) 331-8527
www.tfmorra.com

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