Jonathan Lee, AlA, NCARB received his Master of Architecture from the University of Michigan in 1990, after completing his last semester of study at the Technical University of Vienna in Austria. While in Austria, Jonathan worked in the studio of well-known Austrian architect, Helmut Wimmer. Upon his return to the United States, he worked under Charles Warren of New York, John Blatteau of Philadelphia, and in the offices of Ferguson & Shamamian Architects of New York, where he was Senior Design Associate.
In 1995-1996, Jonathan served as Chair of Design in Rome, Italy for the University of Notre Dame Rome Studies Program. Jonathan has also taught design at the Parson’s School of Design and the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art, both in New York.
In 1999, he founded his own firm, Jonathan Lee Architects. Over the past twenty years, Jonathan has worked on residences along Michigan’s “Gold Coast” and throughout Northern Michigan; on Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket and Long Island; Palm Beach and St. John’s Island, Florida; Greenwich, Connecticut; and Charlottesville, Virginia.
His work has been published in Progressive Architecture, The Classicist, Architecture New Zealand, Period Homes, and in the Institute of Classical Architecture’s book, “A Decade of Art & Architecture: 1992-2002.” He has exhibited work in New York, Chicago, San Francisco and Bologna, Italy.
Jonathan lives in Petoskey with his wife, Andrea. They have three grown children. He is crazy about golf, his 1965 Cobra, fires in the fireplace, crème brûlée, strong coffee and Henry, his headstrong Lakeland terrier.