Julio investigated several buildings in New York in the wake of CAT-90 Sandy, recommending flood protection measures for the future.

Since joining Thornton Tomasetti in 2007, Julio Ravelo has specialized in historic preservation. His experience includes more than 29 years of institutional and residential projects. He is responsible for the day-to-day operations of projects and business development.

New York Preservation Contributions
His most notable work in New York City includes the façade restorations of 44 West 77th St. and 821 Broadway. He was in charge of the restoration of four contiguous residential buildings where the Ambassador of Sweden to the United Nations and staff reside, which included a National Register and city landmark townhouse on Park Avenue. He is an active member of the New York Society of Architects and the Architectural League of New York.

Outside of Work
Julio is nurturing a budding hobby of automotive restoration and turning his 1921 beachfront bungalow on the Jersey shore into a future Architectural Digest-worthy specimen. On the serious side, he served in the U.S. Army and New York National Guard. He is fluent in Spanish.

Expertise
• Historic preservation
• Building envelope restoration and repair
• Infrastructure redevelopment
• High-end residential design