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Douglas Kaarre AICP

Senior Associate

Douglas brings 20 years of planning and historic preservation experience with an emphasis on local government. He has served as both a city planner and preservation planner for several Illinois municipalities, and has significant experience with projects important to local communities, including neighborhood plans, education and outreach, historic district management, historic resource surveys, preservation plans, design guidelines/design review, and Local and National Register nominations. Douglas has presented at conferences for the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the American Planning Association, and the Illinois State Historic Preservation Conference, among others.

Douglas holds a Master of Science in Historic Preservation from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, a Master of Community Planning from the University of Cincinnati, and a Bachelor of Science in Geography from Central Michigan University. He recently served as president of the Illinois Association of Historic Preservation Commissions, a non-profit education and advocacy organization for training local government commission members and staff.