Herschel E. Shepard

Herschel E. Shepard

Date of Birth:  June 29, 1931, Jacksonville, Florida.

Education:  Master of Fine Arts in Architecture, Princeton, 1956; B. A., Princeton, 1953.

Professional:  Herschel E. Shepard, FAIA Emeritus, Architect, 1990-present (retired 1997).


Shepard Associates, Architects & Planners Inc., 1978-90.
Fisher & Shepard, Architects & Planners Inc., 1969-77.
Herschel E. Shepard AIA, Architect, 1961-69.

Representative Work:
Restoration of the Historic 1902 Florida State Capitol, Tallahassee (Architect).
Florida Theater Restoration, Jacksonville (Architect).
Reconstruction of Ft. Foster, Hillsborough County (Architect).
Mildred and Claude Pepper Archives, FSU (Architect).
Partial Restoration of Ft. Clinch, Fernandina (Architect).
Ximinez-Fatio House Restoration, St. Augustine (Architect).
Spanish Point at the Oaks Restoration, Osprey (Architect).
Quincy, Florida, Comprehensive Master Plan (Joint Venture).
Cultural Survey, Tabuk Region, Saudi Arabia (Consultant).
Reconstruction of Mission San Luis de Apalachee, Tallahassee (Consultant).

Public and Professional Service:
City of St. Augustine Task Force, Member, 2006 (transfers State properties to UF)
City of St. Augustine Historic Preservation Advisory Committee, Member, 1998-2001.
State of Florida Historic St. Augustine Preservation Board, Trustee, 1992-1997.
Florida Department of State, National Register Review Board, Member, 1986-92,
Vice-Chairman, 1990-91; Chairman, 1991-92; Member, 2000-2002.
Florida Trust for Historic Preservation, Director and Founder, 1978-79.                             
National Trust for Historic Preservation, Advisor and Advisor Emeritus, 1976-2002.
Florida Department of State, Division of Archives, History and Records Management,
Member, Advisory Board, 1975-78.
Jacksonville Chapter, AIA; Member, 1966-present; Secretary, 1966-67;
State Director, 1967-68; Vice-­President, 1969-70; President, 1970-71

Professional and Academic Honors (selected):
City of St. Augustine de Aviles Award, 2012
State of Florida Senator Bob Williams Award, 2002.
John Dyal Award, Jacksonville Chapter, AIA, 2000.
Bienecke-Reeves Distinguished Chair in Architectural Preservation, UF Department of
Architecture, 1998-2001.
Tallahassee Preservation Council Award for Historical Research, 1998.
Carl Weinhardt Award, Florida Trust for Preservation, 1997.
St. Augustine Historical Society Award, 1992.
Florida Trust for Preservation Awards, 1986, 1983, 1995.
Jacksonville Historic Landmarks Commission Award, 1984.
Fellowship, American Institute of Architects, 1979.
Six Jacksonville Chapter AIA Awards, 1970-1984.
Five Florida Associations of AIA Awards, 1964-1983.
Henry Adams Fund Award of the AIA, 1956.
High Honors, Princeton University, 1953.

Teaching and Administrative Experience:
Director, UF Department of Architecture Preservation Institute: Nantucket (MA),
Chairman, Bienecke-Reeves Distinguished Chair in Architectural Preservation
Selection Committee, 1994-1996.
Professor, Department of Architecture, University of Florida, 1993-1996;
Retired in December, 1996.
Distinguished Lecturer, Department of Architecture, University of Florida, 1988-1993.
Associate Professor, College of Architecture, University of Florida, 1985-87.

Military Service:
U. S. Army Signal Corps, 1956-58; Active Reserve, 1958-60; Inactive, 1960-62