Building a Place for History
Penelope Watson, AIA is a Principal at Watson & Henry Associates, an architectural and engineering firm specializing in historic preservation for non-profits and public entities. Penny received a B.A. from Mount Holyoke College, a B.Arch from Boston Architectural College, and a Masters in Preservation Studies from Boston University. She is a registered architect in New Jersey and six other states and holds a NCARB certificate. During the more than thirty-five years she has been active in preservation, her experience has included investigation of historic interiors, interior finishes and exterior materials; historical documentary research; architectural design, including barrierfree access, project management, and National Register and National Historic Landmark nominations. She is Chair of the Greenwich Township (Cumberland County) Planning and Zoning Board, a member of the Board of Directors of Preservation New Jersey and the US Life-Saving Service Heritage Association, and serves on the Cumberland County Cultural and Heritage Commission, the Greenwich Township Environmental Commission and the Greenwich Township Shade Tree Commission.