Providing Experienced Historic Preservation in the New Haven, CT Area

Peter de Bretteville Architect has been actively involved in historic preservation and rehabilitation work in the New Haven, CT area since 1970. Services provided have included feasibility studies, HABS documentation drawings and full planning and architectural services through construction. Projects at our architecture firm have included houses, housing, commercial, office buildings, and industrial buildings. Get in touch with our architectural firm today to learn more about our restoration and adaptive reuse services near you.

Honoring Historic Buildings & Places

At the base of all great urban places is not only a sense of the future but most importantly the past. As new intentions emerge, a dynamic balance must be created between what was previously intended and what must now be accomplished. A profound understanding of what has been is essential to both the preservation of valued work and to the creation of new buildings or the accommodation of new activities. In urban terms there can be no real difference between restoration and new construction.


Since both are based on an understanding of places and buildings in a historical and technical sense, they are absolutely linked. Our work in the area of adaptive reuse is centered on the belief that the rehabilitation and restoration of existing buildings is fundamental to the realization of sustaining of a meaningful city. A city’s extraordinary buildings, public halls, chamber, courts and gardens embody a past which can be preserved and respected as they are adapted to meet new demands.

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What we explore as we attempt to carry this work forward is our own humanity and history. The continuing renewal of meaningful buildings and places is a responsibility in which we all share. Get in touch with our top architecture firm today to learn more.


We offer historic preservation services in New Haven, Fairfield County, Stanford, Haven County, and New York City.

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