Blackline Design + Construction » Preservation Resource Directory

   This directory is intended to help the general public find people with expertise in various aspects of historic preservation, be it planning, design, development, financing, tax credits, National Register nominations or accounting as well as museums, venues and other preservation or history-related organizations. The directory is made up of major donors to our organization and is intended to recognize these people and companies for their generosity to the cause of historic preservation in Missouri. It is NOT AN ENDORSEMENT of any of the companies or individuals mentioned.

   We strongly urge you to obtain competitive bids and get references from contractors, etc. before the start of any building rehabilitation project.

Blackline Design + Construction

Contact: Michael Schwartz
Work 2217 Locust Street 1st Floor St. Louis Missouri 63103 Work Phone: 314-391-8900 Website:


“Blackline is a full service General Contracting and Architecture firm that was created to improve upon the way in which building projects are brought to fruition. Driven by the experience, knowledge, and values of an experienced group of contractors, architects, and real estate developers, Blackline stands firm in its belief that every project we work on should be thought of as if it were our own building. This means not only considering effeciencies in building and development cost, but it also means considering how every decision made througout the design and construction phases of a project effect not only the immediate construction costs, but also the operational costs, resale value and marketability of the property. Through our approach to the delivery method of projects and the experience of our principals, project managers, and staff, Blackline is able to utilize the design-build method to complete projects in a manner which is more beneficial to our clients than the traditional design-bid-build approach.  Design-build is a method of project delivery in which a single entity provides to the client all of the services necessary to both design and construct the project. Blackline is able to take this one step further through the relationship and expertise of our partner companies in the fields of Real Estate Development and Property Management. What this collaboration means to our clients is that Blackline not only understands design and construction, but we also understand both the short and long term affects of the decisions that are made throughout the process.”