Our Consultants

Leslie Donovan has over 25 years experience in historic preservation planning, giving her a thorough knowledge of all aspects of preservation consulting including certified rehabilitation, environmental review, preservation planning, historical documentation and research. As the Project Director for the National Trust's Mill Works Project, Leslie compiled case studies, wrote The Mill Works Handbook (1983) and organized The Mill Works conference. Upon completion of the project, Leslie continued to focus on the rehabilitation and reuse of historic structures working with two real estate firms. As president of Bay State/Bostonian Group, she evaluated real estate investment and development opportunities and consulted on historic rehabilitation projects.