Preservation Associate & Historian
What you can do, or dream you can, begin it; boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.
Paula McClain brings expertise to Mills Group as the Preservation Associate and Historian. Paula researches and documents historic buildings and towns, assists in writing historic structure reports and historic rehabilitation tax credit applications, and provides a contextual background to the architects and designers working with historic resources.
Originally from Arizona, Paula is proud to now call West Virginia her home and brings a fresh outlook and a new dynamic to the Mills Group, having earned a Degree in Architecture Studies and Interior Design History from Arizona State University. Paula approaches each project with an open mind and prides herself on discovering the nuances which make each historic property unique. Her blog, Sweet Old Buildings, captures these nuances on camera and she looks forward to discovering all the wonderful gems hidden in and around her new home state.