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Tiffani L. Simple

Senior Associate

 
Experience

Tiffani Simple specializes in architectural investigations and historic preservation. She has been involved in a variety of projects from full condition surveys to the design and implementation of repairs. Ms. Simple has worked with a variety of building materials, including masonry, brick masonry, terra cotta, concrete, wood, stucco, and architectural plaster finishes.

Before joining WJE, Ms. Simple worked as a preservation architect and project manager in New York City. She was responsible for all aspects of project development from initial site evaluations through construction document preparation, bidding and negotiation, and construction administration.

REPRESENTATIVE PROJECTS

Historic Preservation

  • Grand Central Terminal - New York, NY: Condition survey, restoration design development and construction, and administration of Guastavino tile vaults*
  • Hudson View Gardens - New York, NY: Condition survey and restoration design development of the exterior of thirteen historic Tudor-style buildings*
  • New York Public Library - New York, NY: Condition survey of interior plaster ceiling and landmarks preservation submission for fountain restoration

 

Building Envelope Assessment

  • 270 West 38th Street - New York, NY: Condition survey, restoration design development, and construction administration of brick masonry and terra cotta structure*

 

Architectural Conservation

  • Park Avenue Armory - New York, NY: Condition survey, restoration design development, and construction administration of architectural finishes and plaster ceiling conservation*

 

Materials Evaluation and Research

  • Durham Castle - Durham, England: Condition survey, research and materials evaluation of the castle’s sandstone masonry, and restoration recommendations for World Heritage Site structure*

 

Repair and Rehabilitation Design

  • Coindre Hall Boathouse - Huntington, NY: Condition survey and design development of rehabilitation for a historic boathouse listed on the National Register of Historic Places
  • First Battery Armory - New York, NY: Condition survey, restoration design development, and construction administration of a rehabilitated armory listed on the National Register of Historic Places*

*Indicates with previous firm(s)

Professional Affiliations

Association of Preservation Technology (APT)
National Trust for Historic Preservation (NTHP)

Registrations

Architect in NY

Education

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Bachelor of Architecture, 2008

University of Pennsylvania
Master of Science, Historic Preservation, 2010