Jeff Greene
AIC-PA
Executive Chairman & Founder
+1 212 244 2800

Jeff Greene is an artist, innovator, and the Executive Chairman and Founder of EverGreene Architectural Arts. His interests in history, public art and mankind’s use of ornament fueled his creation of a company devoted to the preservation of architectural legacy in communities throughout the nation. Under Jeff’s guidance, EverGreene has grown from the small painting studio it was in 1978, to one of the leading specialty contractors in the United States.

Jeff earned his BFA at the Art Institute of Chicago and received a Fresco Scholarship to the Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture. Formally educated as an artist and muralist, he has continued studying with aging masters across the globe. Today he is recognized as one of the country’s foremost experts in both traditional and innovative mural, ornamental plaster, and decorative finishes techniques. He has spearheaded EverGreene’s large-scale conservation, restoration, and new design work on national treasures such as the Chrysler Building, Radio City Music Hall, the Library of Congress, the U.S. Capitol Building, Grace Church, and King’s Theatre.

A Professional Associate of the American Institute for the Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC), Jeff has served in leadership positions on art and preservation boards. He was President of the National Society of Mural Painters, a Board Member of the League of Historic American Theaters, and the Theatre Historical Society of America. Jeff was named as the 2011 recipient of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art’s Arthur Ross Award for Artisanship, the 2014 New York Preservation League’s Pillar Award, and the 2017 Historic District Council’s Landmark Lion Award, in recognition of his contribution in the field of preservation. Jeff actively serves on the Association for Preservation Technology Board as Director-at-Large, Co-Chair Student Scholarships Committee.

An avid vintage car and musical instrument collector, Jeff is a bona fide musician who plays instruments from around the world in the band, TriBeCaStan.

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Awards

  • LA Tower Theatre
    2021
    Typology: Adaptive Re-use/Renovation/Historical Preservation
    American Institute of Architects (AIA) Los Angeles
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  • Seattle Asian Art Museum
    Seattle Asian Art Museum
    2020
    Renovation/Restoration Award of Merit
    ENR Northwest Regional Best Projects
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  • Seattle Asian Art Museum
    Seattle Asian Art Museum
    2021
    Best Design North America, Honorable Mention
    Fast Company’s Innovation by Design Awards
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  • Seattle Asian Art Museum
    Seattle Asian Art Museum
    2020
    Best of Design Awards
    Architect's Newspaper Renovation, Editors' Picks
    View Project
  • Seattle Asian Art Museum
    Seattle Asian Art Museum
    2020
    American Institute of Architects (AIA) Merit Award
    Northwest and Pacific Region Design Awards
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  • Seattle Asian Art Museum
    American Institute of Architects (AIA)
    2020
    Seattle Chapter Honor Awards, Honorable Mention
    American Institute of Architects (AIA)
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  • Dickies Arena - North Facade
    Dickies Arena
    2021
    John Russell Pope Awards - Commercial & Institutional Design
    Institute of Classical Architecture & Art Washington Mid Atlantic Chapter
    View Project
  • Holland Theatre
    2021
    Excellence in Construction
    Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)
    View Project
  • Tampa Theatre
    2020
    Honor Award
    American Institute of Architects (AIA) Cleveland
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  • Cathedral of the Holy Cross
    2020
    Preservation Achievement Award
    Boston Preservation Allliance
    View Project
  • Manhattan Surrogate Court-Ola Wilk
    Manhattan Surrogate's Court
    2020
    Lucy G. Moses Preservation Award
    New York Landmarks Conservancy
    View Project
  • Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus
    2020
    New Design & Construction (less than 30,000 square feet)
    Traditional Building Conference
    View Project
  • Dickies Arena - North Facade
    Dickies Arena
    2020
    New Design & Construction
    Traditional Building Conference
    View Project
  • Altria Theater
    2020
    Silver Honor - Interior Design Renovation
    International Design Awards
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  • Allentown Civic Theatre after plaster and mural restoration
    Civic Theatre
    2019
    Award of Merit
    NJ Chapter of the American Institute of Architects
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  • Cincinnati Music Hall
    Cincinnati Music Hall Revitalization
    2019
    Large: Honor Award
    American Institute of Architects (AIA) Pittsburgh
    View Project
  • Santa Barbara Courthouse Mural Room Conservation
    2019
    Craftsmanship Award
    California Preservation Foundation
    View Project
  • New Amsterdam Theatre
    1997
    Picture It Painted Professionally Award – Honorable Mention, Commercial Interior
    Painting and Decorating Contractors of America
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  • Los Angeles Union Station
    2019
    Preservation Award
    Los Angeles Conservancy
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  • Tampa Theatre Renovation
    2019
    AIA Florida/Caribbean Merit Award of Excellence for Historic Preservation & Restoration
    AIA Florida
    View Project
  • Allentown Civic Theatre after plaster and mural restoration
    Civic Theatre
    2019
    Construction Project Award for Rehabilitation
    Preservation Pennsylvania
    View Project
  • Pantages Theatre
    2019
    Valerie Sivinski Award
    Washington State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO)
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  • Pantages Theatre
    2019
    Award for Commercial Renovation
    City of Tacoma Landmarks Preservation Commission
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  • Severance Hall
    2001
    National Preservation Honor Award
    National Trust for Historic Preservation
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  • lobby after ceiling plaster restoration
    Ohio Theatre, George Gund Foundation Lobby
    2017
    State Historic Preservation Office Awards - Ohio History Connection
    State Historic Preservation Office
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  • Palace Theatre
    1994
    Honorable Mention - Commercial Interior
    Painting & Decorating Contractors of America Picture It Painted Professionally Award
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  • Akron Civic Theatre
    2003
    Honorable Mention–Commercial Interior
    Painting & Decorating Contractors of America Picture It Painted Professionally Award
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  • Old Executive Office Building, Secretary of the Navy's Office
    1987
    Excellence in Preservation of Historic Architecture
    AIA Washington, DC Chapter
    View Project
  • New Amsterdam Theater
    1994
    Honorable Mention – Commercial Interior
    Painting & Decorating Contractors of America Picture It Painted Professionally Award
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  • Library of Congress
    1994
    Picture It Painted Professionally Award
    Painting & Decorating Contractors of America
    View Project
  • Plum Street Temple
    1995
    First Place–Commercial Interior
    Painting & Decorating Contractors of America Picture It Painted Professionally Award
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  • Plum Street Temple
    1996
    Preservation Award
    Cincinnati Preservation Society
    View Project
  • Plum Street Temple
    1996
    Third Annual Award
    Victorian Society of America
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  • Plum Street Temple
    1996
    National Preservation Honor Award
    National Trust for Historic Preservation
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  • House of Representatives, Kansas State Capitol
    1999
    Preservation Award
    Kansas Preservation Alliance
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  • St. Peter's Church
    2002
    Restoration Award
    American Institute of Architecture (AIA) Interfaith Forum on Religious Art & Architecture
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  • St. Peter's Church
    2002
    Design Award for Outstanding Achievement
    California Preservation Foundation
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  • Brooklyn Tabernacle
    2003
    Lucy G. Moses Preservation Award
    New York Landmarks Conservancy
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  • Culter Majestic Theater at Emerson College
    2003
    Preservation Achievement Award
    Boston Preservation Alliance
    View Project
  • Akron Civic Theatre
    2003
    Picture It Painted Professionally Award - First Place, Commercial Interior Type III
    Painting & Decorating Contractors of America
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  • Akron Civic Theatre
    2004
    Craftsmanship Award for Decorative & Ornamental Painting
    Builders Exchange
    View Project
  • Brooklyn Tabernacle
    2004
    Religious Architecture Award for Plaster Restoration, Decorative Painting & Murals
    Faith & Form
    View Project
  • Culter Majestic Theater at Emerson College
    2004
    Northeast Preservation Honor Award
    National Trust for Historic Preservation
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  • Biltmore Theatre
    2004
    Lucy G. Moses Preservation Award
    New York Landmarks Conservancy
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  • Biltmore Theatre
    2004
    Best of 2004 Rehabilitation Award of Merit
    New York Construction News/McGraw Hill
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  • Biltmore Theatre
    2004
    Masterworks Award for Outstanding Commercial Restoration Project
    Municipal Art Society of New York
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  • Fox theater after plaster restoration
    Bob Hope (Fox) Theatre
    2005
    Preservation Design Award
    California Preservation Foundation
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  • decorative plaster after conservationwomen's gallery
    Eldridge Street Synagogue
    2007
    Project Achievement
    New York State Historic Preservation Award
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  • ornamental plaster after restoration
    Balboa Theatre
    2008
    “A Star is Reborn” People in Preservation Award
    Save Our Heritage Organization
    View Project
  • ornamental plaster after restoration
    Balboa Theatre
    2008
    46th Annual Alonzo Award
    Downtown San Diego Partnership
    View Project
  • ornamental plaster after restoration
    Balboa Theatre
    2008
    Orchid Award
    San Diego Architectural Foundation
    View Project
  • ornamental plaster after restoration
    Balboa Theatre
    2008
    Restoration Award
    Contract Interiors
    View Project
  • decorative plaster after conservationwomen's gallery
    Eldridge Street Synagogue
    2008
    Best Historic Restoration
    Municipal Arts Society Masterworks Award
    View Project
  • decorative plaster after conservationwomen's gallery
    Eldridge Street Synagogue
    2008
    Honor Award
    National Trust for Historic Preservation
    View Project
  • decorative plaster after conservationwomen's gallery
    Eldridge Street Synagogue
    2008
    Lucy G. Moses Preservation Award
    New York Landmarks Conservancy
    View Project
  • decorative plaster after conservationwomen's gallery
    Eldridge Street Synagogue
    2008
    Excellence in Historic Preservation
    The Preservation League of New York
    View Project
  • Cathedral of Christ the Light, Oakland
    Cathedral of Christ the Light
    2008
    Top Overall Project
    McGraw Hill/California Construction
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  • Cathedral of Christ the Light, Oakland
    Cathedral of Christ the Light
    2009
    Honor Award
    American Institute of Architects
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  • Fox theater after plaster restoration
    Fox Theatre
    2009
    Honor Award
    National Trust for Historic Preservation
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  • Granada Theater
    2011
    Merit Award for Architecture
    American Institute of Architects, California Council
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  • Saenger Theater
    2013
    Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation
    Louisiana Landmarks Society
    View Project
  • 5 Beekman Hotel & Residences
    2017
    Lucy G. Moses Preservation Award
    New York Landmarks Conservancy
    View Project
  • Cincinnati Music Hall
    Cincinnati Music Hall
    2017
    Preservation Merit Award
    State Historic Preservation Office - Ohio History Connection
    View Project
  • Private Club - Dining Room Ceiling
    2018
    Lucy G. Moses Preservation Award
    New York Landmarks Conservancy
    View Project
  • Cincinnati Music Hall
    Cincinnati Music Hall
    2018
    Historic Theater of the Year Award
    Heritage Ohio
    View Project
  • Cincinnati Music Hall
    Cincinnati Music Hall
    2018
    ABC Award
    Associated Builders and Contractors, Ohio Valley Chapter
    View Project
  • Old Executive Office Building, Washington, DC
    2012
    Excellence in Historic Preservation Chairman’s Award
    Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
    View Project
  • Santa Barbara County Courthouse Murals
    2018
    Governor's Historic Preservation Award
    California Office of Historic Preservation (OHP) and California State Parks
    View Project
  • Michigan State Capitol
    1990
    Third Place – Commercial Interior
    Painting & Decorating Contractors of America Picture It Painted Professionally Award
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Projects

Cathedral of the Holy Cross - Liturgical Furnishings
St. Mary's Ukrainian Church
The Salon Doré
Tower Theatre
Permanent Mission of Serbia
4 World Trade Center Column
Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
Seattle Asian Art Museum
Mississippi County Courthouse
Los Angeles City Hall Board of Public Works
Private Club Main Dining Room Ceiling
St. George Theatre, Paint Study
Long Island Private Residence
Dura-Europos Synagogue
10 Rockefeller Plaza Mural
Albany County Courthouse
Michigan Central Station
Thomaston Opera House
First National Center - Great Banking Hall
30 Rockefeller Center Murals
El Museo del Barrio
Christ Church, United Methodist
Dime Savings Bank of New York
The Monroe Abbey
National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame
Planet Word Museum
Dwight Hall Chapel
Embassy Theatre, Lewiston
Embassy Theatre, New York City
Winter Garden Theatre
The Stanley Theatre
Boardwalk Hall
Illinois State Capitol—House & Senate Chambers
Akron Civic Theatre
Mill Basin Private Residence
Mercy Housing Mural Assessment
Warner Theatre, Torrington
Rylander Theatre
Fox Theatre, Tucson
Mount Baker Theatre
Cutler Majestic Theater
Manhattan Surrogate’s Court
Bucks County Playhouse
Luzerne County Courthouse
Palace Theatre, Stamford
Al Ringling Theatre
Issac M. Wise Temple
Dallas Fair Park
Hudson County Courthouse
Broadmoor Hotel Bar Murals
Folly Theater
Belasco Theatre
The Lyric Theatre, New York City
Bass Performance Hall
Bethesda Theatre
St. Paul the Apostle
Unitarian South Church
Cathedral of St. Patrick
Vermont State Capitol
Oregon State Capitol
Lerner Theatre
Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield
Castro Theatre, Study
Golden State Theatre
The Bob Hope (Fox) Theatre
Granada Theatre
U.S. Capitol Hall of Columns
Paramount Theatre at Emerson College
Samuel J. Friedman Theatre
New Hampshire State Capitol
Fox Theatre, Oakland
Brooklyn Tabernacle
Alabama Theatre
Dickies Arena North Facade
Holland Theatre
Cincinnati Music Hall
Temple Emanu-El
Asolo Theatre
Alameda Theater San Antonio
Times Square Church
Parkway Theatre
Iowa State Capitol
United Palace
Hudson Theatre
New Amsterdam Theatre
Michigan State Capitol
Columbus Palace Theatre
St. Mary's Church, Columbus
Greensburg Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament
Cathedral Of The Holy Cross
Civic Theatre, Allentown
Tampa Theatre
Essex County Courthouse
Tacoma Pantages Theatre
Belding Theater
Blue Room at Roosevelt House
Curran Theatre
Alameda Theatre & Cineplex
Village East Cinema
Hollywood Pantages Theatre
Severance Hall
Richard Rodgers Theatre
Nashville Reformed Temple
Atlas Statue
Gardiner W. Spring Auditorium
Kansas State Capitol House & Senate Chambers
Lyric Theatre
Cathedral of Christ the Light
Cathedral Of Christ The Light
Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus
Wilshire Boulevard Temple
Beekman Hotel & Residences
140 New Montgomery
Santa Barbara County Courthouse Murals
St. Peter’s Church
Thurgood Marshall U.S. Courthouse
U.S. Capitol Murals
Visitation Catholic Church
George Gund Foundation Lobby
Secretary Of The Navy Office
St. Turibius Chapel at the Pontifical College Josephinum
Proctor's Theatre
Grand Opera House, Meridian
The Portsmouth Music Hall
Saenger Theatre
Sts. Anne & Joachim Catholic Church
Kansas State Capitol
Russian Lounge
Kentucky State Capitol Rotunda
King Street Station
Acoustic Tile Restoration
Milton and Tamar Maltz Performing Arts Center
Clemens Center For Performing Arts
St. Joseph's Co-Cathedral
Eldridge Street Synagogue
Fox Theater, Spokane
Historic Academy of Music Theatre
Altria Theater
Balboa Theatre
Boston Opera House
Bronx County Courthouse
Library Of Congress