Businesses listed in this directory are members of the Kansas Preservation Alliance at the Business/Professional level or higher and have indicated an interest in providing professional services in the identification, evaluation, and treatment of Kansas’ historic resources. The Kansas State Historic Preservation Office also compiles a list of preservation service providers. You can visit their list here.
Architecture, Design, Environmental and Planning Services:
Bruce McMillan AIA Architects, PA
555 Poyntz Avenue, Suite 295
Manhattan, KS 66502
Contact: Bruce McMillan
Bruce McMillan AIA, Architects, P.A. is a five person firm in which Bruce McMillan, a registered architect in Kansas and Colorado, serves as president. Offices are established in Manhattan (1983), Junction City (1986), and Dodge City (2016), Kansas. Project types have ranged from schools, churches, historic structures, medical buildings, government facilities, senior centers, sororities, theatre/arts centers, maintenance buildings, and other public and private facilities.
Established in 1935, SWD specializes in all aspects of historic tax credit, adaptive reuse, interiors and preservation projects including master planning, design, assessment, field verification/documentation, sustainable design and construction administration services.
Comprehensive design services including providing master planning, adaptive use, conditions & material assessments, historic interiors, historic tax credit assistance.
WDM Architects have over 25 years of experience in historic renovation architecture with over 35 buildings in our portfolio. We are experts in recapturing the building’s original beauty and historic character while realizing the economic potential, oftentimes at a lower cost than building anew. Our understanding of tax credits, historic criteria set by local and state preservation organizations and the ability to navigate smoothly through these phases has earned us a reputation as one of the foremost authorities on Historic Architecture in the state of Kansas.
Yaeger Architecture (YA) provides architectural, interiors, and planning design services to a growing roster of clients on local, national, and international projects. In addition to remodeling, renovation, and historic restoration, YA provides design services for sustainable design, commercial, hospitality, and government projects.
Masonry/Stone Restoration, Tuckpointing, Caulking/Waterproofing, Parking Garage Restoration, Exterior Cleaning/Coatings, New Concrete/Concrete Restoration, Historic Restoration
The Wilson Group Inc., a General Contractor, with experience in Historical restorations/ modifications/ construction. The Wilson Group is licensed, bonded, insured; and prepared to meet the needs of clients throughout the Mid-west & beyond. We have the experienced staff to assist you in the government-financed projects, privately-funded projects, and value-engineering to design your scope.
Real Estate Development:
The Pioneer Group, Inc.
1200 S. Kansas Avenue, Suite 4
Topeka, KS 66612
Contact: Ross Freeman
Since 1997, Pioneer Group, Inc., has been active in redeveloping neighborhoods in the core areas of cities and a wide assortment of historical preservation projects and federal government Enhanced Use Lease projects. However, we were not satisfied in just dealing with the brick and mortar. From the start, we worked to address the multitude of factors necessary to develop neighborhoods and feelings of community. Displaying what is perhaps an old-fashioned “pioneering spirit” we focused on providing opportunities to lower- and moderate-income individuals to enjoy the shelter of affordable housing in community neighborhoods by providing security, health care education and life skills.
Carpentry and Custom Woodwork:
DGM Consultants, P.A.
10251 Goddard Street
Overland Park, KS 66214-2619
Contact: Donald G. McMican
Structural and masonry evaluation of historic structures (review historical documentation, site survey to determine concerns, discussion of findings, conclusions, recommendations, priorities, probable cost of construction), preparing HTF Grant applications, attend meetings about building, prepare repair bid documents, provide professional services during construction (submittal review, certification of pay applications, issue clarifications), attend progress meetings, site visits to provide quality assurance services, and other construction administration on the owner’s behalf.
Latimer and Sommers and Associates, PA
Ornamental Iron and Custom Metalwork:
Masonry and Exterior Restoration:
Carthage Stone Works
3043 Roanoke Road
Kansas City, MO 64108
Since 1928, Carthage has been providing excellent service in natural stone applications. Today, we continue to offer superior customer service, quality craftsmanship and uncompromising attention to detail with each and every project.
401 E Hudson Road
Ft. Scott, KS 66701
Mid-Continental Restoration Co., Inc., is an employee-owned company where genuine customer satisfaction is our main objective. We pledge to bring expertise, craftsmanship and the highest safety standards to every project; integrity, thoroughness and team spirit to every customer relationship. The Mid-Continental experience is professional and assured, always meeting or exceeding our customers’ expectations. We restore peace of mind that the job will be done right, on time and on budget. We restore confidence that a stable, motivated, well-trained workforce can be found in an evolving industry. We restore satisfaction in work relationships, in knowing they still can be based on integrity and performance.
Paint and Plaster:
Rosin Preservation is a Kansas City-based historic preservation consulting firm that offers a broad range of preservation services. Our work is concentrated in a multi-state region that continues to grow into new markets. Clients benefit from the energy, knowledge, and creativity of the Rosin Preservation team. Our intimate understanding of the preservation process, the players, and the rules and regulations add credibility and value to projects. This enables our clients to accurately anticipate the time, costs, and hurdles required to complete a successful project.
10150 Onaga Road
Wamego, KS 66547
Contact: Brenda Spencer
Established in 1984, Spencer Preservation offers comprehensive historic preservation consulting services including federal and state rehabilitation tax credit applications, national register nominations, PSIQs, historic resource inventory surveys, historic structures reports, and preservation-based design review and technical assistance. Providing quality services at a reasonable price, Spencer Preservation would like to add your name to our list of satisfied clients.
Historic Preservation Partners, Inc.
1200 S. Kansas Ave.
Topeka, KS 66612
Contact: Rick Kready
Founded in 2008, Historic Preservation Partners, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit corporation with the primary objective to encourage and facilitate the preservation of historic structures. By providing assistance in the planning, financing, and oversight of historic preservation work, HPP is able to help you unravel the maze of complex policies, procedures, and incentives that play a role in reusing historic structures.
Schamber Historic Preservation, LLC
215 S. Oak St.
Damar, KS 67632
Contact: Len Schamber
Schamber Construction is a family run business, owned & operated by brothers Len & Linus Schamber. Collectively we have over fifty five years of construction experience to draw from, which translates into the skills and organization necessary to serve our customers. Experience, organization, and communication are the tools necessary to stay in today’s ever changing construction business. Whether your project is small or large, it is special to us. “Quality and service is not a promise, but a way of life” for Len & Linus Schamber.
Tax Credits Financial Services:
Marsh and Company, P.A.
6750 W. 93rd Street, Suite 110
Overland Park, KS 66212
Contacts: Mike Marsh
922 Walnut Street.
Kansas City, MO 64106
Since it was founded more than 145 years ago, Commerce Bank has continually expanded its long-standing investment in its people, technology, product offerings and service channels to bring the utmost value and convenience to its customers, thus improving the bank’s ability to serve the evolving financial needs of its customers. This strategy, coupled with the bank’s community involvement, has given Commerce Bank a leadership position, enabling the company to create value and generate corporate growth over time.
Historic Window Repair and Replacement:
Hoefer Custom Stained Glass
910 South Main
South Hutchinson, KS 67505
Hoefer’s Custom Stained Glass artists and craftsmen provide a full range of services to our clients. Whether you require a custom design, repairs, restoration or installation, we offer a glass solution to meet your needs. Our team of professional artisans is experienced with all aspects of custom glass design and can work with you to create the perfect piece for your home or business.
Kansas Preservation Alliance policy prohibits endorsement or guarantee of any of the businesses included. As such, KPA strongly recommends that individuals review the National Trust’s tips on Choosing a Contractor.
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