Christopher P. Lane

Christopher P. Lane


Principal, Architect

Christopher has been at Finegold Alexander for over 25 years and is a critical member on nearly all of the firm’s work involving complex preservation and fast-track schedules for public, higher education, and private development clients. He is an expert in historic preservation and adaptive reuse and has a unique knowledge of construction methods and materials used to blend existing and historic building fabrics with new construction elements. Christopher enjoys the forensic portion of projects as much as he does the problem solving throughout documentation, production and final construction. Whether in the office at his desk, or on a lift 60 feet in the air investigating the building or even in a basement crawl space, he has no problems getting his hands dirty. Christopher serves on the board of Revolutionary Spaces and holds the position of Preservation Officer. He also sits on the Facilities Committee for the Old South Meeting House in Boston. Christopher earned his Bachelor of Architecture from Wentworth Institute of Technology and has an Associate of Science in Architecture Engineering Technology and Engineering Science. When he’s not in the office or on site, he’s either surfing, hiking, rock climbing, mountain biking, wakeboarding, snowboarding, fishing, woodworking, cooking, or rocking out on his guitar and sipping a fine local craft brew!

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Boston Society of Architects

American Institute of Architects

Revolutionary Spaces, Preservation Officer and Board Member

Old South Meeting House, Member of Facilities Committee

Association for Preservation Technology, New England Chapter (APTNE)


"Back to School: Now What?" in High Profile, September 2020

Speaking Engagements

BSA Existing Buildings Series, 2021, Education Facilities: Eliot Innovation School - Speaker

Boston Design Week, 2019: "Preserving a Local and Global Treasure, The First Church of Christ, Scientist"

ABX 2015: "Eliot Upper Innovation School"

BSA Historic Resources Committee, 2011, New Pipes for Harvard Memorial Church

Acoustical Society of America Great Boston Chapter, 2011 - Memorial Church at Harvard University/Opus 139 Pipe Organ Tour Speaker

Need to Know

What’s your daily necessity? Early morning guitar practice. Coffee and Chords

Favorite family tradition? Christmas day. Pajamas, leftovers and all day of movies.

Proudest accomplishment? Completing 3 advanced slot canyon hikes at Zion National Park.