Bill W. Lewis Barlow
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- As the supervisory architect for the National Park Services Boston National Historical Park since 1997, Barlow, who earned a Bachelor of Architecture degree in 1972, is responsible for policy and management for the preservation of some of Americas foremost architectural and historical treasures such as the Bunker Hill Monument, Old North Church, Faneuil Hall, the Old State House, the Old South Meeting House and the Paul Revere House, structures that bring life to the American ideals of freedom of speech, religion, government and self-determination.
Bill Barlow has been one of Bostons leading architects in promoting the preservation of the city's architectural patrimony, said Randall J. Biallas, assistant director of the U.S. National Park Services Park Cultural Resource Programs. As a board member of the Boston Preservation Alliance, the citys leading preservation and smart growth organization, he is in the forefront of not only preserving national historic landmarks but also in advocating and reviewing the major development projects that affect the qualities that make Boston a world-class city.
Barlow, who was named a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects in 2002 and a Fellow of the Association for Preservation Technology in 2000, played a leading role in restoring and rehabilitating 18th and 19th century structures in Lowell, Massachusetts, when he was Lowell National Historical Parks assistant superintendent in the Division of Technical Preservation from 1979-1986.
From 1974-1979, Barlow was senior project historical architect at the NPS Denver Service Center, directing a team of historical architects, engineers and conservators to provide professional services for sites that included Lower Town in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, the Fort Larned National Historic Site in Kansas and the Custis-Lee Mansion in Arlington National Cemetery.
He is a professional fellow at Texas A&Ms Center for Heritage Conservation.