Ann McGlone, M.S. Hist. Pres.
Ann McGlone is a founding principal of Ann Benson McGlone,LLC an architecture firm in San Antonio, TX specializing in historic preservation and urban planning. She holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Kansas State University, a Masters in Historic Preservation from Columbia University and is a registered architect in Texas.
She served on the President’s National Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) from 2008 to 2010. She was a member of the Board of Directors for the National Alliance of Preservation Commissions in 2002-2010 and was elected Chair in 2007-2009.
Ann has a variety of experience working with local governments. She was City Manager and Community Development Director in Alamo Heights, Texas. She also served as the Historic Preservation Officer for the City of San Antonio for 15 years, where she oversaw design review of the famous Riverwalk, 26 historic districts, and all municipal projects. Her prior experience was in New York where she worked for the award winning architectural firm of Hardy Holzman Pfeiffer Associates. Her projects included the restorations of Grand Central Terminal, the French Cultural Institute, and the Willard Hotel in Washington, DC. She was one of the top ten national finalists in the Vietnam War Memorial competition. Ann has spoken at numerous national conferences including the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the American Planning Association (APA) and the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Internationally, she was a featured speaker at the Waterfront Development Conference in Kaohsiung, Taiwan and at the River Development Summit in Kyoto, Japan.