Connolly & Hickey 

Team Members

Thomas B. Connolly, A.I.A. is the Principal Architect for Connolly & Hickey Historical Architects and holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. Tom worked under the tutelage of Herbert J. Githens in the practice of architecture and historic preservation beginning in 1994 and under this guidance, gained a complete understanding of the methodologies and philosophies behind the role of historic preservation in the restoration and rehabilitation of historic properties. Tom takes part in all facets of the historic preservation process and is responsible for the management of all historic architecture projects undertaken by the firm. Tom works directly with the client ensuring all of their needs are met during the planning, design and construction processes.


Margaret M. Hickey, R.A. serves as the Principal Historic Preservation Specialist for the firm and is responsible for ensuring projects comply with preservation standards. Margaret holds a Master of Science in Historic Preservation from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Architecture from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. Prior to moving into private practice in 1999, Margaret served as a Program Officer at the New Jersey Historic Trust where she gained knowledge and experience in fundraising for historic preservation projects. Margaret works with clients throughout the project especially during the grant processes.


Beth A. Bjorklund, is an Historic Preservation Specialist for the firm and works with the other team members on National Register nominations, historic resource surveys, and preservation planning documents including Historic Preservation Plans and Historic Structure Reports. Beth holds a Master of Science in Historic Preservation from Ball State University and a Bachelor of Arts in Cultural and Historic Preservation from Salve Regina University. She is responsible for researching and documenting the history and development of buildings, preparing conditions assessments, conducting field surveys, and developing periods of significance and recommendations for preservation.


Mirek L. Skros, is an Architectural Designer. He is responsible for project documentation, delineation and design. He holds a Master of Architecture from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and works with other team members in documenting existing conditions, developing recommendations for restoration and repair, preparing contract documents, and assisting in the preparation of estimates of probable cost and administration of construction contracts.


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