Building a Place for History
Annabelle Radcliffe-Trenner is a founding Principal of Historic Building Architects, LLC, Trenton, NJ, an award winning firm specializing in historic public buildings. She was trained as a preservation architect in Scotland and then at ICCROM in Rome, before moving to the United States in 1988. She has a keen interest in the long-term planning for and the ethics of intervention on historic properties. Eager to educate the public, she lectures on preservation issues internationally. One of her interests is the use of technology and science to supplement the visual understanding and planning for the preservation of buildings. She has been interviewed by National Public Radio and NJ television on historic preservation issues. Recently completed projects include: Iviswold Castle at Felician College, Rutherford, which received a 2013 AIA-NJ Merit Award and a Victorian Society of America National Award in 2014, Greenwood Gardens in Short Hills, which received a 2013 New Jersey State Preservation Award. Current projects include West Point Chapel, NY, Macculloch Hall, Morristown, Cedar Bridge Tavern, Barnegat and the Museum of Early Trades, and Crafts, Madison all in NJ, and Saint Francis De Sales, Philadelphia, PA. For more information on her work and lectures please review HBA’s website at www.hba-llc.com.