TOM NUGENT has worked with Peter Pennoyer since the 1980s when they attended Columbia University together and has been a principal at Peter Pennoyer Architects since 2006.

Tom’s experience has made him an expert at directing complex projects that span new construction and the adaptive reuse and renovation of historic structures. Three of the firm’s award-winning projects were supervised by Tom: Drumlin Hall, a new Federal style house in Dutchess County; the interior reconstruction and exterior restoration of an Italianate row house in the Greenwich Village Historic District; and the reconstruction of a brownstone in the Upper East Side Historic District. 

In addition to residential projects, Tom has led teams in renovation and preservation projects for institutional and commercial commissions that include the redesign of the Metropolitan Opera Club at Lincoln Center and the 1991 renovation and adaptive reuse of The Mark Hotel in New York City.  His renovation projects for historic clubhouses on the Upper East Side of Manhattan demonstrate his commitment to preserving the integrity of historic buildings while also reinventing them to embrace modern standards.

Tom’s current and recent work includes a new Arts and Crafts style house in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, the renovation of a penthouse duplex in the Flatiron District of New York City, and a new house in Newport, Rhode Island. 

Tom graduated from Columbia University, is a registered architect in the State of New York and a member of the American Institute of Architects. He lives in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, and likes to go hiking on woodland trails in the lower Hudson Valley with his intrepid Springer Spaniel, Effy.


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