Ann Dilcher

A specialist in renovation and adaptive use, Ann brings extensive knowledge and a seasoned perspective to building design and community planning projects. She is skilled at working with communities and institutions, helping them to clarify and substantiate their goals to the public and their stakeholders.

With libraries, museums, galleries, and art centers all prominent in her portfolio, Ann’s projects include many cultural destinations and civic spaces that have enriched and enlivened communities. Her experience in placemaking helps communities to reflect their unique sense of place and identity through their built environment.

Ann enjoys taking the framework of an existing structure and envisioning the possibilities—preserving history and creating new purpose. She is most proud of her projects that have increased public access to education and the arts.


Master of Architecture, Texas A&M University, 1996

Bachelor of Arts in Art History and Economics, Georgetown University, 1991


Kempf House Museum, Past President 2011-2014, Preservation Director 2007-2011

Association for Preservation Technology, Eastern Great Lakes Chapter, Founding member

Association for Preservation Technology, DC Chapter, Vice President

Michigan Historic Preservation Network

Girl Scouts of USA

American Institute of Architects


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