Sam burgess

Sam Burgess

Sam Burgess holds a Master of Architecture from the University of Notre Dame, where he received the graduate Henry Adams Medal (now the AIA Medal of Academic Excellence).  He also holds a Master of Science in Historic Preservation from Ball State University’s College of Architecture and Planning.

Sam previously worked as a designer for an architectural firm in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he developed expertise in state and federal historic tax credit projects.  Prior to entering architectural practice, he worked as a Community Preservation Specialist for the Central Regional Office of Indiana Landmarks, the nation’s largest statewide nonprofit dedicated to historic preservation.  At Indiana Landmarks, Sam gained extensive experience with the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP), preparing the NRHP nomination for Brown County State Park, the largest state park in Indiana, and authoring or co-authoring NRHP nominations for a variety of homes and religious structures.  He also served as staff for multiple historic preservation commissions through Indiana Landmarks’ Community Assistance Program.  In addition, Sam aided in the planning and administration of annual Mid-Century Modern home tours and lectures through Indiana Landmarks’ affinity group Indiana Modern.At Harboe Architects, Sam is responsible for supporting a range of meaningful projects involving research, writing, design, and construction documents.  He is a Preservation Partner of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and a member of the Institute of Classical Architecture and Art. He is also a member of the Advocacy Committee of the Cincinnati Preservation Association.