The Delaware Historical Society’s campus encompasses seven historic structures across two blocks on Market Street in downtown Wilmington.  In 2010, the Delaware Historical Society commissioned DIGSAU to develop a Master Plan and begin a new phase of long-term planning which comprehensively assessed the  campus and all facilities and developed strategies to enhance their use. The recommended plan rethinks the Historical Society’s exhibit and educational program by integrating the program throughout the campus’ historic buildings, expands administrative office space and collection storage, and proposes redeveloping  the campus landscape for enhanced public use.


Phase one, completed in 2015, includes renovations to the Delaware History Museum and historic Old Town Hall. The project included the construction of a connector between Old Town Hall and the Delaware History Museum to allow full access to the public as a multi-purpose space for rotating exhibitions and new education programs.  The project also included the creation of the Center for African American Heritage;  a new visible storage gallery, additional exhibition space; and re-purposed new classrooms to more fully support the Historical Society’s educational mission. 

program flow diagram collection
program flow diagram groups
2015 09 08 digdhs04 a
2015 09 08 digdhs13 a
2015 09 08 digdhs06 a
section with arrow



340 North 12th Street

Suite 421

Philadelphia, PA 19107

v 215.627.0808



Job Posting: Architectural Designer

We are seeking a full-time architectural designer with exceptional graphic and illustration skills as well as drafting abilities. The roles and responsibilities of the Architectural Designer position include broad exposure to many aspects of project design and delivery, including participation in developing design concepts, creating presentation materials, working on construction documents, and assisting in construction administration. The candidate must be adaptable and able to work to prioritizing tasks with Project Architect supervision; demonstrate an imaginative, creative and innovative design solutions to technical problems; be flexible, a motivated multi-tasker, detail-oriented, and a hard-working team player. View full role description here. 



If you would like to be considered for an internship or full-time position, e-mail a cover letter, resume, references and portfolio to as one PDF document.  Please limit attachments to 2MB.  We will respond to you should the appropriate opportunity be available.  No phone calls please.