Sutherland Transition Update

Amy Cole Ives, founder and president of Sutherland Conservation & Consulting, is pleased to announce the transition of our historic preservation consulting services to MacRostie Historic Advisors LLC (MHA) effective October 19, 2020. MHA is a national leader in historic tax credit consulting services and has seven offices around the country.

Scott Hanson, Sutherland's Consulting Services Director has joined the MHA Boston team as a Senior Associate and will continue to provide historic preservation expertise to consulting clients in Maine and throughout the Northeast. He joins an outstanding team of colleagues, including MHA CEO Albert Rex and MHA Boston Director Kim Smith.

Scott Hanson can still be reached at his same phone number, 207-620-6291. His new email address at MacRostie Historic Advisors is:

Following this transition, Amy is looking forward to focusing her attention on expanding Sutherland Conservation's historic finishes analysis and architectural conservation services. Sutherland Conservation provides historic finishes analysis and documentation for buildings, painted objects and vehicles utilizing cross-section and polarized light microscopy to identify and document plain and decorative finish schemes, paint layer structures and pigments.

For more information on paint analysis and conditions assessments, contact Amy Cole Ives at 207-242-0618 or email Amy at

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