Sandvick Architects is committed to assisting the revitalization of downtowns and urban neighborhoods large and small, encouraging reinvestment in our nation’s existing building stock, finding new uses for underutilized buildings, and promoting planning with preservation as a central initiative to renew and invigorate community vitality and viability.

Since its inception in 1990, Sandvick Architects has successfully practiced sustainable design by applying the principles of historic preservation in the architectural, planning and advocacy services provided by the firm.

See Our Projects

Historic Cleveland Trust Rotunda
A historic view of the Cleveland Trust's Rotunda corner around 1911.
Learn more about this project here.


A historic view of the Book Cadillac hotel in Detroit, MI during the building's opening in 1924. Learn more about this project here.

Sandvick Architects is respected as a leader in historic preservation architecture, with an emphasis on adaptive use and innovative code compliance strategies.

The firm is distinctly recognized for its works in urban revitalization, including consistent success utilizing the historic tax credit process, and our familiarity with the State Historic Preservation Offices in Ohio, Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana, Pennsylvania, New York and Connecticut, in addition to the National Park Service. 

The firm enjoys a broad range of clients, including community development corporations, private developers, local governments and religious institutions. Project sizes range up to $60 million in development cost and over one million square feet in size.

Meet Our Team




Posted on July 28, 2022:

Sandvick Architects, Inc. is in search of four experienced Architectural Designers based out of Cleveland, OH - responsible for providing architectural design and drafting, and urban planning services; researching, planning, and designing building projects for clients, as well as applying knowledge of design, construction procedures, zoning and building codes, historical techniques, and building materials with an emphasis on housing design and urban design. A licensed architect will supervise all work. Requirements include a bachelor's degree in Urban Design or a similar discipline, plus at least 3 months of experience as an architectural designer and drafter, drafting construction documents using AutoCAD and Revit. NO CALLS. Qualified applicants should send resumes to Joyce Varlamos at Sandvick Architects, Inc., 1265 W. 6th Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44113.