Kelly Caldwell
Director of Conservation, Senior Conservator

Kelly is Director of Conservation and Senior Conservator based out of the Brooklyn office. She is certified as an AIC Professional Associate, and brings over fifteen years of experience in the fields of archaeology and conservation to EverGreene. Upon completion of her graduate training, Kelly continued expanding her skills in conservation fieldwork and historic preservation where she focused on masonry, sculpture, and mosaics.

Kelly oversees operations for all projects from a management and conservation perspective. She has been directly involved with numerous projects with the Conservation Division involving architectural elements, masonry, public art, monuments, and artifacts. Her work comprises many aspects of conservation including research, assessments, defining the scope of work and implementation of conservation treatments. She has extensive experience in collaborative projects working closely with fellow architects, engineers, construction managers and conservation professionals. She also has a strong background in practical treatments to support her skills in assessments, surveying, management and consulting. She has also taken advantage of educational opportunities through delivering classroom lectures and onsite training regarding cultural heritage preservation internationally.

Kelly received dual BA’s from University of North Carolina Greensboro in Archaeology and Anthropology. She continued on to University College London to receive her MA in Principles of Conservation and MSc in Conservation for Archaeology and Museums. Additionally, she completed several certifications for the use of lasers in conservation. Kelly is an active in member in several industry organizations including the American Institute of Conservation (AIC); Archaeological Institute of America (AIA); Canadian Association of Conservation (CAC/ACCR);  Canadian Association of Professional Conservators (CAPC/ACRP)–Associate;  and an accredited member of Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP/ACECP).




  • The Rotunda Hearth at the University of Virginia
    Palladio Award
    Traditional Buildings Magazine
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  • Rotunda Hearth University of VA
    The Rotunda at the University of Virginia
    Institute Honor Award for Architecture
    American Institute of Architecture (AIA)
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  • U.S. Capitol Stone and Metal Preservation, North Extension
    Award of Merit Government/Public Buildings
    Engineering News Record
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  • Egyptian Obelisk "Cleopatra's Needle", Central Park, New York, NY
    Lucy G. Moses Preservation Award
    New York Landmarks Conservancy
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  • Egyptian Obelisk "Cleopatra's Needle", Central Park, New York, NY
    Award For Excellence
    NYC Design Commission
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  • U.S. Capitol North Extension Stone and Metal Preservation, Washington, DC
    Best Project Award
    ENR MidAtlantic
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