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Bill Forsyth

Owner Forsyth Engineering, Inc.
Work 1102 S. 18th St. St. Louis Missouri 63104 Work Phone: 314-621-7380


William F. (Bill) Forsyth, P.E., S.E., is the President of Forsyth Engineering, Inc., a structural engineering firm founded in 1989. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the states of Missouri, Wisconsin and Texas and a registered Structural Engineer in Illinois. He has nearly 40 years of varied experience in historic preservation, rehabilitation and restoration of building structures, including the evaluation of structures for repair or adaptive reuse, the preparation of designs for structural remediation and the making of general structural surveys. He has provided structural consultation for historic buildings including the Campbell House Museum in Saint Louis, the Daniel Boone Hays House in Saint Charles County, the Antoine Oneille House in Sainte Genevieve and the Dunklin County Museum Building. He has also performed structural engineering evaluations and designed structural repairs and modifications for literally hundreds of single-family residential buildings, including many late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century homes throughout eastern and central Missouri and southwestern Illinois. Bill Forsyth has personally rehabilitated a circa 1875 row house in the Lafayette Square neighborhood of Saint Louis and currently resides in a circa 1902 house in the city’s Central West End. (7/18)