John Milner Architects, Inc.

104 Lakeview Drive
Chadds Ford
(610) 388-0111
(610) 388-0119
Year Established 
About the Firm 
John Milner Architects is a collaborative team of design professionals that honors the continuum of architecture by creating new buildings inspired by classic American and European traditions, and by preserving historic buildings which connect us to our unique and diverse cultural heritage.
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Historic Preservation/Restoration: 
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We have had the pleasure of working on over 100 National Historic Landmarks some of which include: Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, Harrodsburg, KY; Webb Farm House at Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA; Various Projects for the National Park Service including: Projects at Valley Forge National Historical Park, PA; Projects at Boston National Historical Park: Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston, MA; & Gateway National Recreation Area: Sandy Hook Light House, Sandy Hook, NJ; Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, Appomattox, VA; Various Projects for University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; Various Ecclesiastical Projects that include: Beth Sholom Synagogue, Elkins Park, PA; Christ Church, Philadelphia, PA; Church of the Redeemer, Bryn Mawr, PA; Tenth Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, PA; St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Philadelphia, PA; University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA; Nemours Mansion and Gardens, Wilmington, DE; Stoneleigh Mansion and Gardens, Villanova, PA; Cairnwood Estate, Bryn Athyn, PA; Vanderbilt Mansion, NY; Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site, NY; Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA; Union Station, Springfield, MA; Philadelphia Girls' Rowing Club; Blount Street Historic District Revitalization, Raleigh, NC; Federal Courthouses in PA, DE, NJ, MD, WV and VA including most recently-Montgomery County Justice Center, Norristown, PA; Residences in PA, DE, MD, NJ, NY, VA, CT, MA and Dalian, China.
Trumbauer Award for Excellence in Contemporary Classicism for a New Residential Architecture, Institute of Classical Architecture & Art-2016; Arthur Ross Award for Architecture in the Classical Tradition, Institute of Classical Architecture & Art-2009; AIA Delaware Chapter Awards-2014, 2012 & 2010; Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia Grand Jury Restoration Awards-2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2013, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004 & 1997; AIA Philadelphia Chapter Awards-2015, 2012, 2010, 2008, 1999, 1995 & 1976; Preservation Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission Awards-2018, 2016, 2011, 2010, 2007, 2006, 2004, 2000, 1998, 1986, 1985 & 1983; AIA Pennsylvania Awards-2015 & 2010, Silver Medal Awards 2008 & 2006; Gold Medal of Distinction 2010; AIA National Awards-2001 & 1977; Palladio Awards-2018, 2012 & 2011; New Jersey Historic Preservation Office & the Historic Sites Council Awards-2016 & 2001; National Trust for Historic Preservation Honor Award-2010; & The Presidential Design Award 1984.
Primary Contact: 
Christopher J. Miller, AIA, NCARB
Christopher J. Miller, AIA, NCARB; John D. Milner, FAIA, NCARB; Mary Werner DeNadai, FAIA;
Senior Associates: 
Christina Carter, AIA, NCARB; Brad Roeder, AIA, LEED AP BD+C; Ed Wheeler, R.A.
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