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David Marshall, AIA, President of Heritage Architecture & Planning
" There’s nothing more satisfying than taking an abandoned, forgotten, and mistreated building and restoring it back to something people can use and appreciate. "

David Marshall, AIA, NCARB

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President & Senior Principal

David Marshall began at Heritage in 1990 and has been involved in the restoration and reconstruction of many of Balboa Park’s prized exposition buildings.  Projects have included the Spreckels Organ Pavilion, the Museum of Man, and the House of Hospitality – the only building in San Diego to have won a National Trust for Historic Preservation Honor Award.  Mr. Marshall also served as the Preservation Architect for PETCO Park, guiding the restoration of the award-winning Western Metal Supply Building, Showley Brothers Candy Factory, and other Warehouse District buildings.

Through his extensive involvement as a Trustee on the Board of the California Preservation Foundation (CPF), and as a past President of the Save Our Heritage Organisation (SOHO), his contributing expertise as a historic architect with the City of San Diego’s Historical Resources Board (HRB) from 2002 to 2008, and his service as Chair of the HRB’s Design Assistance Subcommittee, Mr. Marshall has proven to be a respected leader in the field of preservation architecture.

Mr. Marshall has also lectured on historic preservation topics and has conducted workshops on historic building codes and materials conservation.  In addition, David Marshall authored San Diego’s Balboa Park in 2007, a book which features over 200 historic postcards from his personal collection.