Emily Eig


President/CEO EHT Traceries

M.A. George Washington University; B.A. Brandeis University


While Eigs technical knowledge is focused on late 19th and 20th century buildings, she also has a thorough understanding of current historic preservation issues. She is well-known for her work with federal and local architecture, especially in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia. As a preservation consultant, she advises on the interpretation of preservation laws and regulations, as well as regularly assisting owners, developers, architects, and preservation technicians with the interpretation and analysis of historic buildings through a comprehension of historic and contemporary documents, construction techniques, and building materials. She is a considered an expert in resource evaluation, federal and state Historic Preservation Certification processes, Section 106 mitigation, and the Secretary of Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties. Ms. Eig has been accepted as an expert witness before the District of Columbia Historic Preservation Review Board; the Mayor's Agent for Historic Preservation in DC; DC Zoning Commission; DC Board of Zoning Adjustment; Superior Court of the District of Columbia; the Montgomery County (Maryland) Historic Preservation Commission; the National Capital Planning Commission; and the US Commission of Fine Arts. She currently serves as a member of the Montgomery County Historic Preservation Commission.