Historic Resources Committee 2019
COMMITTEE CHAIR BIOS
PHOTO: Carlo Caccavale

Chair

John Margolis, AIA

Studio Director, Evens Architects

John P. Margolis born in Boston, Massachusetts received his Bachelors Degree with a Major in Architecture from Washington University in St. Louis, and his Masters of Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley in 1986. He pursued his lifelong passion for architecture at numerous prestigious firms including Skidmore Owings & Merrill and Shepley Bulfinch Richardson & Abbott. His primary interest has always been residential architecture.

John joined Evens Architecture, a KAA Design Company in 2014 after maintaining his own practice Margolis, Incorporated for over twenty years on the affluent Gold Coast north of Boston. There he designed many varied residential designs – predominantly in the traditional vernacular, typical of the grand estates built over a century earlier.

His passion for classical and traditional architecture led him to the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art (ICAA) 25 years ago. Later John served as New England Chapter President for five consecutive years. Currently John is the Vice President of the Southern California Chapter of the ICAA.

He also serves on the Advisory Council of the Craft And Folk Art Museum (CAFAM). John is also a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). His projects have been published in periodicals both domestically and in Europe.

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