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Mary Werner DeNadai, FAIA

Mary Werner DeNadai, FAIA

While still a student, Mary Werner DeNadai began working with John Milner. In 1984 they became partners in a practice focused on historic preservation. Throughout her career, Mary's leadership skills have benefited organizations at the local, state and national level. She chaired the Historic Preservation Board of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. She is an active member of the boards of AIA Philadelphia and AIA-PA which nominated her for this award. She served as chairman of Preservation Action during a critical time in the organization's history. Mary is a trustee emeriti of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, earning the Trust's President's award in 2010. She has served as principal architect on significant projects such as Hemingway's house in Havana, Cuba; the Majestic Theater in Gettysburg; the University of Pennsylvania Quadrangle Dormitories; and the Pennsylvania State Capitol. In 2008, her work at Nemours Mansion received the Silver Medial of AIA-PA She has also received the Arthur Ross Award from Classical America, the AIA Medal of Distinction, and the 2010 Palladio Award.

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