Company Profile

Richbrook Conservation was founded in 2001 by principle conservator and owner Tina Reichenbach, APT-RP. The scope of architectural conservation services that the firm provides varies depending on the specific goals of each unique project, and many are collaborative in nature, drawing from the best skills and expertise available in the industry for the project at hand. Tina’s specific interests are in testing and conditions assessments, development of treatment methods and materials, assisting owners in preservation-based decision-making, and continuity through all phases of a project. Her specific experience and training is in historic painted surfaces.

Key Projects

  • Garage at Glenmont, Thomas Edison NHP, West Orange NJ
  • Liberia Plantation, Manassas VA
  • US Capitol, Washington DC


  • Friends of the Upper East Side Historic District: 2014 Restoration Award for Cherokee Apartments, New York NY;
  • New York Landmarks Conservancy: 2013 Lucy Moses Award for Keramos Hall, Brooklyn NY;
  • Preservation League of New York State: 2013 Preservation Award for Keramos Hall, Brooklyn NY;

Education and Training

  • M.S. Historic Preservation, Columbia University GSAPP;
  • B.A. Vassar College;
  • The Isabel O’Neil Studio Workshop: Apprentice;
  • Fluorescence Microscopy for Art & Architectural Materials, Winterthur Museum;
  • Polarized Light Microscopy for Pigment Identification, Campbell Center;
  • Microscopy of Protective & Decorative Coatings, Smithsonian Institute;
  • Conservation Photodocumentation, NYU Conservation Center;
  • relevant coursework in Traditional Woodgraining, Limewashes, handmade paint


  • International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (IIC);
  • American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works (AIC), associate since 1999;
  • Association for Preservation Technology (APT), Northeast Chapter (APT-NE)


  • APT Recognized Professional;
  • NYC DOB Supported Scaffold User;
  • Jahn Installer