- Nominated by Denver Planning Board
- Term expires 3/31/2024
Gary Petri is a licensed architect with more than 45 years of experience. He is currently engaged in private practice as a consulting architect in the field of historic preservation and planning. His professional experience includes 30 years of involvement in historic preservation, as well as design and planning for college campuses, “Main Street” communities, municipalities, State and County governments and nonprofit organizations. He has led more than 150 historic preservation projects, involving more than 400 buildings in six states. He has supervised or authored more than 100 historic structure assessments and preservation master plans including the original officers’ quarters at Fort Lyon, Denver’s Union Station, the Emily Griffith Opportunity School and Technical College in downtown Denver, St. John in the Wilderness Cathedral, Cleveholm Manor, and the Byers Evans House. He was the principal architect for the award winning Tivoli Student Union Revitalization project, the University Center for the Arts for Colorado State University in Fort Collins, the Emerson School, and Denver’s City and County Building exterior rehabilitation. Gary completed the National Western Historic Preservation Study for the North Denver Cornerstone Collaborative of the Denver Mayor’s Office. He recently completed a 6-year term on the Lower Downtown Design Review Board.