CHANDLER MCCOY

Dean's Advisory Board

Senior Project Specialist, Getty Conservation Institute, Los Angeles, CA 

(BS Arch 1982)


Chandler McCoy has worked for more than 25 years in the field of historic preservation and architectural conservation. At the Getty Conservation Institute, he manages the Conserving Modern Architecture Initiative, a recent GCI initiative aimed at advancing the practice of conserving twentieth century heritage.  Prior to joining the GCI in May of 2015, he was Associate Director for Planning and Design for the Presidio Trust in San Francisco, where, as a planner, designer, and project manager, he helped lead the transformation of the Presidio of San Francisco from a military post to a financially self-sufficient National Park. Prior to that he worked as a Historical Architect for the National Park Service in New York City.  He received training in architectural conservation in 1992 when selected to attend ICCROM in Rome. He is a registered architect and a LEED-accredited professional. He founded the Northern California Chapter of Docomomo-US and served as its president for many years, and also served on the board of San Francisco Heritage.

Chandler joined the Dean’s Advisory Board in Fall 2016.