Having spent most of his career as an Architect, Dick Gee serves as both an Architect and Project Manager overseeing preservation consulting, design-build and historic construction projects, adding a broad range of experience to enhance owner, architect, engineer and historic consultant collaboration. Dick is a licensed architect in California and Arizona and has 30 years of experience working on historic projects. He is a graduate of Architecture from U.C. Berkeley and previously served as the lead principal of the Los Angeles office for JAG Architects.
Dick’s preservation career started on such rehabilitation projects as the Eastern Columbia Building, the Los Angeles Coliseum, and multiple buildings at the El Pueblo de Los Angeles, and has worked on numerous noted National Register Buildings, California State Historic Resources, and local Landmarks. Additional select projects include the El Capitan Office Building and Theater, Hillview Apartments in Hollywood, the Miles Playhouse in Santa Monica, Vibiana in Los Angeles, the Walker House in San Dimas, and the restoration of most all the historic buildings at the Pechanga and Pala tribe reservations.
Dick brings a unique comprehensive understanding to preservation projects, having worked on every aspect from design, approvals, preparing historic tax credit applications, construction and development. He has been awarded California Preservation Foundation, Los Angeles Conservancy and local preservation awards for numerous projects.