We Shape Our Buildings, and Afterwards Our Buildings Shape Us.

-Winston Churchill

Preservation Engages the Past in a Conversation with the Present Over a Mutual Concern for the Future.

-William Murtagh

Michael Calafati Architect, LLC (MCA) is an award winning full-service architectural firm located in Cape May, New Jersey that specializes in the preservation of historic structures, especially those in the non-profit and public realm. MCA believes that making older building stock relevant in today’s world may be achieved through careful planning, respect for historic building fabric and character defining features, the sensitive introduction of new systems and designing appropriate additions so that they may serve new uses or increased demand.