Ellen F. C. Mirro, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP
Historic Architect/Architectural Historian
Ellen Mirro joined The Johnson Partnership in April 2005 as an intern, and is now a Historic Architect and Architectural Historian. Ellen is involved with all phases of architectural design work. Her responsibilities include working with clients, preparing measured drawings, permit drawings, computer modeling and visualization, project management, and site observation. She has been involved in both residential projects and small commercial projects.
Ellen also works on historic evaluation and preservation projects. She has practical experience both recommending and implementing the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Historic Preservation. Ellen has obtained Certificates of Approval from the Seattle Landmarks Board for projects in Historic Districts as well as individually landmarked buildings. Ellen meets the Secretary of the Interior's Professional Qualification Standards for Historic Architecture with her degrees in both Art History and Architecture, along with her state license to practice architecture. Ellen assists with historic resource services, writing SEPA Appendix A reports and writing and presenting Landmark Nomination reports to the City of Seattle Landmarks Preservation Board.
Ellen received her Bachelor of Art History from the University of California at Santa Cruz (1996), and her Master of Architecture from the University of Washington (2002), after participating in study abroad programs in Rome, Cuba, and Mexico.