Chip Bohl

Architect Chip Bohl has practiced in Annapolis, Maryland since 1976. His work includes estate properties on Maryland’s eastern shore, modern homes in Annapolis, Maryland and Los Angeles, California, and the restoration of mid-century architect Craig Ellwood’s seminal 1949 Broughton House in Los Angeles, California. Recently completed projects include a private residence in Mérida, Mexico, and the renovation of an 1840’s farmhouse near Hudson, New York.

His restoration projects include the 18th century McDowell Hall at St. John’s College in Annapolis, Maryland, the 19th century Frederick Douglass Summer home “Twin Oaks” in Highland Beach, Maryland, and the 20th century Mellon Hall (by architect Richard Neutra) at St. John’s College in Annapolis, Maryland.

Recognition of his restoration work includes the American institute of Architects, and the Anne Arundel County Trust for Preservation Orlando Ridout Prize, and the Marjorie Murray Bridgman Award. His design of private homes has been featured in Metropolitan Home and House and Garden magazines, the Washington Post and New York Times newspapers.

Chip is a member of the Society of Architectural Historians and is a former president of the Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. He has also served as a governor’s appointee on the Maryland State Board of Architects.

Chip writes frequently on architecture. His writings on Annapolis architecture are featured regularly in Annapolis Home Magazine, and are available on his website,

Jessica Giovachino

Jessica has served as project architect with Bohl Architects since 1996. Jessica’s work with Chip Bohl includes renovations and restorations of homes in historic Annapolis, Maryland and custom modern homes on Maryland’s eastern shore. Jessica also manages Bohl Architects’ work in the New York City area. She has completed a diverse assortment of projects including residential additions and renovations on Long Island, as well as an urban loft renovation on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.

Jessica has volunteered with Arundel Habitat for Humanity and is a member of the Long Island Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council. Jessica received her Bachelor of Architecture from Virginia Tech.