Contributor Profile: Christopher VerPlanck
Christopher VerPlanck is owner of the preservation firm, VerPlanck Historic Preservation Consulting. Prior to founding this new solo venture in 2012, Mr. VerPlanck co-owned and operated Knapp & VerPlanck Preservation Architects and Kelley & VerPlanck Historical Resources Consulting. From 1999 until 2007, he was a senior associate at Page & Turnbull, preservation architecture, where he founded the Cultural Resources Studio. Prior to joining Page & Turnbull, Mr. VerPlanck was the staff historian at San Francisco Architectural Heritage, where he spearheaded the Dogpatch Survey. Mr. VerPlanck received his M.Arch.H from University of Virginia’s Graduate School of Architecture in 1997. While in Virginia he interned as the Assistant Architectural Conservator at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello. In 1997, he was awarded the prestigious Sally Kress Tompkins Fellowship. Mr. VerPlanck is a Bay Area native whose interests include lawn bowling, backpacking, photography, painting, and restoring vintage American cars.