Dick Gee has over 25 years of experience working on preservation projects and meets the Secretary of Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards as a Historic Architect. Dick is a graduate of Architecture from U.C. Berkeley and previously served as the lead principal of the Los Angeles office for JAG Architects.
After starting his preservation career on such rehabilitation projects as the Eastern Columbia Building, the Los Angeles Coliseum and on multiple buildings at the El Pueblo de Los Angeles, including the Plaza Methodist Church and the Avila Adobe, Dick has worked on numerous noted National Register Buildings, California State Historic Resources and local Landmarks. These include the El Capitan Office and Theater Building and Hillview Apartments in Hollywood, the Miles Playhouse in Santa Monica, the US Post Office Terminal Annex and Vibiana in Los Angeles, the Alex Theater in Glendale, the Walker House in San Dimas, the Vail Ranch Headquarters in Temecula as well as restoring the historic buildings of the Pechanga and Pala Tribes. Recently, Dick has returned to rehabilitate several more buildings at El Pueblo de Los Angeles including the Merced Theater, Masonic Hall and the Pico House.
Dick is a member of the California Preservation Foundation (CPF), the Los Angeles Conservancy and the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Dick has also won CPF, Los Angeles Conservancy and local preservation awards for numerous projects, including: