Director of Properties
Christopher Daly became Director of Properties for the Preservation Society in December 2017. A registered architect and expert in historic preservation, he came to the Preservation Society with years of experience working on non-profit, residential and commercial projects. Among his most notable projects were historic renovations at the Redwood Library & Athenaeum, Salve Regina University, the Stanford White Casino Theater at the International Tennis Hall of Fame and the Bristol-Warren Regional School District. Before that, he worked on many historically significant projects in New York City, including the restoration of the historic dining concourse at Grand Central Station, the restoration of Radio City Music Hall, and the restoration of many brownstones in the historic Brooklyn Heights and Park Slope neighborhoods. He also helped manage the restoration of the historic Kremlin in Kazan, Tatarstan, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the oldest Kremlins in Russia, dating back to 1554.
Christopher received a Bachelor of Architecture Degree with highest honors from the Pratt Institute School of Architecture, with a minor in construction management with an emphasis on historic preservation. He also attended the University of Copenhagen International Study Program in Architecture and Urban Design, and received a Project Management Professional Certification from Bryant University.
The Director of Properties oversees the maintenance, restoration, safety and security of all Preservation Society properties, including 7 National Historic Landmarks and a total of 36 buildings.