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Douglas Gilbert, AIA is an award winning architect with over 20 years experience preserving and restoring historic homes and buildings.  The practice has three areas of concentration: 

Residential Design

All of the firm's work is with existing buildings, and while many are historically and architecturally significant, Douglas is committed to working with any older building that owners wish to preserve, renovate and adapt to the 21st century. 
Annie May Swift Hall
220 South Maple Avenue    Unit 41    Oak Park    Illinois    60302    708-660-1749    dgilbertarchitect@att.net

The most successful projects are those done by teams with strong working relationships.  Douglas has spent his career working closely with other architects, engineers, consultants and contractors on projects ranging from those with multi-year schedules and multi-million dollar budgets to small-scale residential and commercial projects.  No matter the project's scale or budget, the common thread is mutual respect, trust and good communication. 

The following are some of the firms that Douglas has recently worked with successfully.  Many of the projects can be found on the website.

The Lakota Group
HBRA Architects
John Thorpe and Associates
Von Dreele-Freerksen Construction
Whitney Architects
Gary L. Cole, AIA, Esq.
Rockey Structures
Larson & Darby Architects
Architectural Consulting Engineers
Tom Bassett-Dilley Architect, LTD
Elizabeth Trail Architect
Bulley & Andrews Construction
Sullivan Preservation

Whether serving as the lead architect or as a consultant on a larger team, Douglas Gilbert, AIA is dedicated to working with other professional firms to ensure a successful project and a satisfied client.