John Cramer

Sr. Associate | Chicago

P | (312) 973-3904
F | (312) 786-1766
E | jcramer@mac-ha.com



John Cramer is a Senior Associate in our Chicago office where he prepares federal historic tax credit applications, National Register nominations, landmark designation reports, and Section 106 reviews for building projects nationwide. John has ten years of experience working closely and effectively with building owners, developers, architects, contractors, and regulators on a variety of for-profit and non-profit preservation projects. Before joining MacRostie in 2013, John worked as a project manager for preservation architecture firms and advocacy organizations, and as an independent design and preservation consultant.

John has consulted on a variety of historic tax credit projects, bringing his unique experience as an architectural designer to achieve creative and successful rehabilitation and adaptive reuse applications. John also regularly gives public tours at historic sites and talks on architecture and architectural history and has been a featured speaker at regional and national tax credit workshops and preservation conferences.

John is a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Accredited Professional and is a member of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the American Institute of Architects, Landmarks Illinois, and the Society of Architectural Historians. In 2018, the National Trust for Historic Preservation named John in the inaugural “40 Under 40: People Saving Places” honoring professionals making a significant impact in historic preservation and related fields.