Anne Adams, an architectural historian in the Real Estate group, has been involved in the field of historic preservation since 1976. Anne is an accomplished architectural historian and historic preservation professional, and she counsels a variety of clients including developers, institutions, foreign governments and homeowners.
Prior to joining the firm, Anne worked as an architectural historian for Wilkes Artis and the District of Columbia Historic Preservation Office. She also worked for Don’t Tear it Down, now known as the D.C. Preservation League.
*Anne H. Adams is not an attorney.
- Guides projects through various design/permit review processes and handles historic preservation certifications under the Economic Recovery Tax Act of 1981, including appeals, and Section 106 review for federally funded or licensed projects.
- Has appeared before and been qualified as an expert witness by numerous governmental review boards and commissions.
- Successful in obtaining support from private preservation organizations for projects involving historic buildings and negotiated preservation agreements with such organizations on a number of important sites in downtown Washington, D.C.
Professional and Community Involvement
- Decatur House Council (National Trust for Historic Preservation)
- Victorian Society in America