Building a Place for History
Michael Calafati, AIA, is a preservation architect based in Cape May, NJ. Being located at the extreme southernmost point of NJ notwithstanding, he is active in preservation matters statewide. Michael has served as president of Preservation NJ, has been a longstanding member of the Planning Committee for the annual New Jersey History and Historic Preservation Conference, and currently chairs AIA-NJ’s Historic Resources Committee. Michael advocated with colleagues in the preservation field for the passage of New Jersey’s recently enacted Historic Investment Tax Credit. Michael Calafati Architect, LLC (MCA) is a full-service practice devoted to the needs of properties listed on the New Jersey State and National Registers of Historic Places – especially those in the public realm owned by non-profit organizations and government at all levels. MCA’s most recent New Jersey State Historic Preservation Awards was for East Point Lighthouse on the Delaware Bay.