The D.H. Ellison Company is a small architectural design firm that serves primarily residential and certain exacting commercial clients. David Ellison entered private practice in 1998, after many years as a designer and project architect with Anthony Paskevich and Associates.
Mr. Ellison believes that good design can be an effective way to solve problems and improve the quality of life. In addition to full architectural services, he offers core consultative services to owners and other design professionals on questions of design, detail, style, scale and proportion . The firm has been engaged in projects involving planning, architectural design and forensics, accessibility, interior environmental improvement and remediation, demolition, energy conservation and efficiency, waterproofing and infiltration, repairs, remodeling, renovation, rehabilitation, historic preservation and restoration. Mr. Ellison brings focused attention to the limited number of projects with which he is involved. The firm has a high success rate in receiving approval and permission from governmental and civic authorities on projects with which it is involved.
Mr. Ellison is a registered and licensed architect in Ohio and New York and is a member of the AIA, the American Institute of Architects, and maintains a council record with NCARB, the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards. He is the President of the Ohio and Lake Erie Chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture and Art. Mr. Ellison is a member of the Historic District Subcommittee of the Gates Mills Architectural Review Board. He studied architecture and received his professional degree from The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in New York City, studying under luminaries such as John Hejduk, Bernard Tschumi, Ricardo Scofidio, Sean Sculley, Rod Knox, Richard Stein, Anthony Candido, Robert Slutzky, Ysrael Sienuk, Richard Henderson, Kenneth Frampton, Donald Kunz, R. David Schaaf, Althea Kramer and others.
Mr. Ellison frequently collaborates with other architectural, engineering, landscape and interior design firms. Projects have been completed with firms such as Bunny Williams, Inc., Ferguson & Shamamian, LLC, of New York City, Muller Architects of Cincinnati, Keating & Moore Builders, Krent Wieland Design, Inc. of Palm Beach, Florida, Maggie Williams of Brighton, England, Peter Cummin and Associates of Stonington, CT, SBD Kitchens of Darien, Connecticut, John T. Brown and Associates, Jane Frankel Interiors, Debra Antolino Interiors, Isaac A. Lewin, P.E., WIckert, Thorson-Baker, WHS Engineering, Art and Science Lighting, Grenald-Waldron Associates, and others.
Contractors and subcontractors who have built from the designs of The D. H. Ellison Co. include C.C. Brandt of Indianapolis, Tech Construction of Brooklyn, NY, Pistone and Tesauro Builders, Medhurst Construction, Glavac Construction, Acme Arsena, Albert M. Higley, Panzica Construction, Marous Brothers, Tim Yoder, Delbert Kurtz, S & K Trim, Mark A. Murphy, Dennis Baughman, Kurt Ballash, Bruce Eglin, Triple E Construction, Sinopoli Brothers, Joseph Tile, Corcoran Tile and Marble, P & T Millwork, Rino's Woodworking, Mouldings One, Circle B Plastering, Santarossa Mosaic and Tile Co., Independence Excavating, VIP Restoration, and others.
Suppliers and manufacturers who have provided custom products and services for his projects have included Project Solutions, Zeluck, H. Hirschmann, E. R. Butler, P. E. Guerin, Atelier Thierry Goux, Rinck, Rino's Millwork, Rose Iron Works, Les Metalliers Champenois (LMC), Wiemann Ironworks, Ken Roby Blacksmith, Stoneworks, O'Brien Cut Stone, Texas Quarries, Weaver Windows and Doors, Fischer and Jirouch, Bavarian Ironworks, Ludowici Tile, Indiana Limestone Fabricators, Geoff Westland, Antreasian Design, Marc Woodworking, among others.