Historic Preservation

We listen. We design. We deliver. WAREHAUS historic preservation Preserving History Our interdisciplinary team takes a balanced approach to historic preservation, seeking to highlight and preserve the historic resource while also considering the modern needs of the owner. Additionally, our long-term relationship with a highly regarded historic preservationist, coupled with our collective expertise in architecture […]

Erin Himmelberger, AIA

Erin has been practicing in the architectural field for 28 years; 20 of them directly with Warehaus. She manages an Architectural staff of 19 and oversees project quality and client relations. She has built a wealth of knowledge leading project teams for many historical restoration and envelope repair projects. She spent some of her early […]

UMFP Redwood Facade Restoration

419 West Redwood Street envelope restoration project

We listen. Six stories of arched windows, ornate masonry, terracotta detailing, and two types of brownstone make this building a local treasure. But owners and occupants realized that those features needed analysis and repair. The building was also suffering from water infiltration, flashing failures, lintel failures and damage caused by subgrade repairs over the years. […]

Lancaster County Courthouse and Prison

Building maintenance plan for historic structures

We listen. Warehaus teamed with The Witmer Group to create a 10-year facilities maintenance plan for both buildings. Prior to the start of the investigation, both structures experienced significant leaks and falling exterior stones that required staff to vacate parts of the buildings. Warehaus and The Witmer Group worked in concert to identify, analyze and […]

Hershey Community Building

Restoration of the Hershey Community Building

We listen. Warehaus was selected to manage the owner’s stewardship of the downtown landmark, providing analysis and documentation necessary to restore the stone building’s many beautiful features. We design. The project began with a complete 3D scan of the existing building, recording the high level of architectural detail and allowing the project team to create […]

Berks County Heritage Lock #47 Restoration

Union Trail Enhancement with Timber Gate and Stone Wall Restoration in Bern Township

We listen. Both Warehaus’ Civil and Architectural teams are working together to restore the timber gates and surrounding stone walls to aesthetic and safe condition for pedestrian trail users. The Lock Gates will be nonfunctional and will exist for visual and educational purposes. We design. Warehaus’ Civil Engineering team worked closely with the architect to […]

1895 Federal Building

Before photo of the 1895 Federal Building in York, Pennsylvania

We listen. The 1895 Federal Building and Gethsemane Hall are listed on the National Register of Historic Places as contributing buildings within the York Historic District. The Redevelopment Authority’s desire to renovate the exterior and interior of the historic buildings included the pursuit of Historic Tax Credits, and Warehaus assisted with that pursuit through careful […]

York County History Center

Two-story glass lobby connecting the steam plant to the adjacent building

We listen. The York County History Center seeks to create common ground in the York, Pennsylvania community by celebrating the diversity of the historic experience as a means to inspire the future. The developing concept is an artistic integration of large iconic objects, bold environmental graphics, and interactive media in a visitor-centered experience. We design. […]

George Spangler Farm

George Spangler Farmstead Historic Preservation

We listen. The Gettysburg Foundation aimed to explore opportunities to use the grounds as a living history museum and to place a training center on the property. To prepare for those additions, Warehaus worked with Keystone Preservation, Inc., to develop a comprehensive Historic Structures Report for the site, which included extensive research documenting the history […]

York Academy Regional Charter School – Lower School

Three-story addition to York Academy Regional Charter School building

We listen. Warehaus’ civil engineering team used their extensive experience to secure proper zoning and land entitlements for the site. Retaining the historical integrity of the building’s exterior was also paramount. Working hand in hand with the City of York Historical Review Board (HARB), Warehaus’ historic preservation experts planned for the entire building to be […]