Jerryn McCray holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Auburn University, class of 2002. Mr. McCray has contributed to design teams at various levels at several reputable firms, earning an initial architectural license and membership to the American Institute of Architecture in August of 2007. He has also worked as a metal fabricator, coupling practical knowledge with theoretical application. Mr. McCray provides clients and general contractors with access to the latest production technology and a creative approach to design. Mr. McCray has also served as an adjunct professor and visiting architectural design critic at Morgan State University's Institute of Architecture and Planning. In addition, he is a member of the Auburn University School of Architecture's Advisory Council.

> Personal History


Bachelor of Architecture, Auburn University, College of Architecture Design and Construction, 2002


Maryland (2007-)
Pennsylvania (2011-)
U.S. Virgin Islands (2009-)
Virginia (2015-)
NCARB Certified (2011)

Employment History

"Jerryn J. McCray, Architect" current
Archplan Inc. (Project Manager) 2008 – 2009
RTKL (Project Designer) 2007-2008
Gronning Design and Manufacturing, Inc. / Gronning Architects, PLLC 2006-2007
Morgan State University, Adjunct Professor 2005-2006, 2010-2012
Cho Benn Holback + Associates 2004-2006
GWWO Inc./ Architects 1999-2004

Professional Activities

Board of Directors, Project Locus, Program Director 2006-2009
Advisory Council, Auburn University School of Architecture 2008-present


American Institute of Architects (AIA)
National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)

Publications & Competitions

Void Design Competition, First Prize, sponsored by the Baltimore Historic Society, 2003

Living Smart: Big Ideas for Small Lots, sponsored by the City of Portland Bureau of Development Services, 2004

Western Maryland Welcome Center Sustainability Showcase Design Competition, sponsored by the Maryland Department of Transportation Highway Administration, 2004

Architectural Record, Record News, December 2006, House of Dance and Feathers (Project Locus)

Rural Studio: Samuel Mockbee and an Architecture of Decency, 2002, Project Credits: Lewis House

> Project List


Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens, Ford Orientation Center / Reynolds Education Center (GWWO, Inc.)
New construction of two separate museum buildings as a supplement to George Washington's heavily visited estate tour. Each building is approximately 30,000 square feet; one is partially submerged; the other completely submerged, both aimed at having a reduced visual impact to the historic landscape. New functions and improvements include theaters, exhibit spaces, restroom facilities and landscape architecture by EDAW. (Mount Vernon, VA)

The David Wills House (GWWO, Inc.)
Historic preservation / restoration / adaptation of a prominent property in downtown Gettysburg used to commemorate the life and achievements of Abraham Lincoln. President Lincoln rested at the David Wills House the night before the Gettysburg Address. (Gettysburg, PA)

Smithsonian AIB Office Suite (Cho Benn Holback + Associates)
New construction of an office suite for the Smithsonian's AIB office. This particular group within the Smithsonian Institution manages exhibits and fund raising for the Art's and Industries Building (AIB). (Washington, DC)

Master Planning

Mondawmin Master Plan (Cho Benn Holback + Associates)
Master plan which led to the renovation of the historic Mondawmin Mall, one of the first enclosed malls in America. Considerations included T.O.D., Urban Revitalization and traffic planning. (Baltimore, MD)

Retail Design

Mondawmin Mall Renovation (Cho Benn Holback + Associates)

"Palace 5ive" Skate Shop and Urban Apparel (Gronning Architects, PLLC / Gronning Design and Manufacturing, Inc.)
Renovation of an urban storefront as a part of the 14th Street Corridor urban renewal effort. Design and construction management services provided, in addition to furniture and metal fabrication. (Washington, DC)

Virgin Islands Projects

Grande Bay Resort – Administration Building (Saint John)
On-Site Architect / Project Manager (Construction)

University of the Virgin Islands – ADA compliance plan to the Upper Campus Quad – Completed, Summer 2012

University of the Virgin Islands - Student Residence Hall (38,000 SF dormitory) - Completed, Fall 2012

Jerryn J. McCray, Architect | Baltimore, MD