People

Charles B. Ryan | AIA

Partner

With Homsey Architects since 1979, Chuck has been responsible for a wide variety of projects including corporate, institutional, educational, historic preservation, and cultural building types. Chuck’s interest in historic preservation has led to his involvement in projects such as the Ships Tavern District, The Baby Grand Theater, The Queen Theater adaptive re-use, and most recently the Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center adaptive re-use in West Chester, Pennsylvania. Other recent projects include the Sacred Heart

With Homsey Architects since 1979, Chuck has been responsible for a wide variety of projects including corporate, institutional, educational, historic preservation, and cultural building types. Chuck’s interest in historic preservation has led to his involvement in projects such as the Ships Tavern District, The Baby Grand Theater, The Queen Theater adaptive re-use, and most recently the Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center adaptive re-use in West Chester, Pennsylvania. Other recent projects include the Sacred Heart Village II Senior Housing, the adaptive re-use of a historic Wilmington office building as the 33-unit MKT Place Apartment Complex, and the new Brandywine Campus for Wilmington University. Chuck’s keen interest in education has led to his volunteer work as a Board Member for both Ursuline Academy, and St. Michael’s School and Nursery, both in Wilmington.

Education:

  • Bachelor of Architecture | Drexel University | 1987

Memberships/Professional Affiliations:

  • American Institute of Architects | Delaware Chapter | Member, past President
  • Wilmington Housing Partnership Corporation | Program Review Committee | Board member
  • St Michaels School and Nursery |Facilities committee | Board member
  • Ursuline Academy | Buildings and grounds committee | Board member
  • Commercial-Industry Reality Council | Energy Deregulation Subcommittee | Member

Curtis C. Harkin | AIA

Partner

Curtis Harkin joined Homsey Architects in 1989. He brings a broad perspective to each of his projects reflecting the classical training he received as an undergraduate at the University of Virginia, his study abroad in London, and his graduate experience at Carnegie Melon in post-industrial Pittsburgh. Curtis is proud to be involved in the ongoing revitalization of downtown Wilmington. He has designed, managed, and supervised many award-winning adaptive reuse programs including the restoration of the once-dilapidated Queen Theater

Curtis Harkin joined Homsey Architects in 1989. He brings a broad perspective to each of his projects reflecting the classical training he received as an undergraduate at the University of Virginia, his study abroad in London, and his graduate experience at Carnegie Melon in post-industrial Pittsburgh. Curtis is proud to be involved in the ongoing revitalization of downtown Wilmington. He has designed, managed, and supervised many award-winning adaptive reuse programs including the restoration of the once-dilapidated Queen Theater and the Ships Tavern Mews city block on lower Market Street. Curtis is intrigued by the intersection of arts and technology, which has sparked his interest in sustainable design and glass houses for educational, horticultural display, and therapeutic use. As a parent of two school-age children in the Brandywine and Red Clay districts, he is also highly interested in designing welcoming and fun learning environments. Repeat clients include Wilmington University, Delaware State University, and the Biggs Museum.

Education:

  • Master of Architecture | Carnegie Mellon | 1989
  • Bachelor of Science in Architecture | University of Virginia | 1987

Memberships/Professional Affiliations:

  • American Institute of Architects | Delaware Chapter | Member
  • Woodlawn Trustees | Building Committee | Board member

Rod Maroney | AIA

Partner

A deep appreciation for historic preservation brought Rod Maroney to Homsey Architects in 1997. A native of the Brandywine Valley, Rod grew up around old stone houses rich in history and detail. He brings to his work a sensitivity for the local architectural vernacular and an eye for proportion which he honed during his years at Tulane University in New Orleans. Rod has extensive experience executing adaptive reuse and preservation projects such as the conversion of the historically significant Walker’s Mill

A deep appreciation for historic preservation brought Rod Maroney to Homsey Architects in 1997. A native of the Brandywine Valley, Rod grew up around old stone houses rich in history and detail. He brings to his work a sensitivity for the local architectural vernacular and an eye for proportion which he honed during his years at Tulane University in New Orleans. Rod has extensive experience executing adaptive reuse and preservation projects such as the conversion of the historically significant Walker’s Mill building into premium office space and reimagining of a 1930's art deco office building into apartments. A long list of residential clients have benefited from his discerning eye.

Education:

  • Master of Architecture | Tulane University | 1996
  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics | Tulane University | 1989

Memberships/Professional Affiliations:

  • American Institute of Architects | Delaware Chapter | Board treasurer
  • Hagley Museum | Eleutherian Mills Residence Committee Chair
  • Lazaretto Preservation Association of Tinicum Township | Board member