Jonathan is an expert in the architectural analysis of historic buildings, programming and feasibility studies; his efforts are distinguished by the successful use of historic rehabilitation tax credits and conservation easements to provide redevelopment financing for a wide variety of projects.
Jonathan has been the Architect of Record for over 40 buildings historically rehabilitated and adaptively used in Cleveland alone, and has achieved housing for nearly 5000 residents (nearing 3000 housing units) in historic preservation adaptive reuse projects.
Jonathan and his firm have been honored with over 40 awards for excellence, demonstrating an unyielding commitment to quality preservation practices for over twenty-five years.
"Jonathan Sandvick works as a wizard of sorts in the land of Cleveland renovations."
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.
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.