Nick KalogeresisAssociate Principal
Nick manages Lakota’s historic preservation and community planning portfolios and brings more than 25 years of experience in revitalization planning for traditional commercial districts and neighborhoods. At Lakota, Nick has led successful planning processes for both small communities and large cities, including the Strategic Historic Preservation Plan for the City of San Antonio, Texas; the Enos Park Neighborhood Revitalization Plan (Springfield, Illinois); and the Moline (Illinois) Riverfront Neighborhood Comprehensive Plan Update, which was recognized with a Best Strategic Plan honor award by the Illinois Chapter of the American Planning Association. Nick also specializes in preservation planning, including historic resource surveys, preservation plans, National Register nominations, and design guidelines.
His recent preservation planning assignments included a village-wide architectural resources survey for River Forest, Illinois and the National Register nomination for the Central Berwyn Bungalow Historic District in Berwyn, Illinois. He is currently leading an Arts District Master Plan for the North Topeka neighborhood in Topeka, Kansas.
Prior to joining Lakota in 2008, Nick previously worked for the National Main Street Center, providing planning and preservation expertise to communities around the Midwest and the county. Nick holds a Bachelor of History from Elmhurst College and a Master of Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.