David Margolis, RA


David Margolis is a Principal and Project Manager at Handel Architects, which he joined in 2006. His experience includes managing a variety of project types from concept through construction.

Mr. Margolis’ current work includes the design of The Durst Organization's 360-unit residential development on Vine Street in Philadelphia, and OZMA, a 610-unit residential building for Skanska in Washington, DC. He also served as senior technical advisor for Sven, a new 958-unit, 64-story residential tower in Queens for The Durst Organization; the project includes the rehabilitation of the famous Queens Clocktower. Recently completed work includes the design and construction management of 33 Bond Street in Downtown Brooklyn, a 714-unit rental building for TFCornerstone.

Previous experience includes serving as the Project Manager for the firm’s National September 11 Memorial, where he worked closely with Partner Michael Arad to execute an extremely complicated project that involved numerous stakeholders and interest groups. He managed two new projects in the NorthPoint neighborhood of East Cambridge, Massachusetts, including a new $70 million MBTA (Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority) station.

Mr. Margolis previously worked for Leo A. Daly Architects in Washington, DC, where he served as Project Architect for the $62 million Republic Square office building at 25 Massachusetts Ave in Washington, DC.

Mr. Margolis has wide knowledge of the New York City Building Code, which he has helped shape as a member of the city’s Department of Buildings Technical Committee. He is a registered architect in New York.

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