About Our Firm


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At J.P. Franzen Associates Architects, our award-winning, ten-person firm specializes in residential, commercial, and institutional architecture, as well as landscape architecture, space planning, and preservation.

Projects from our firm have appeared in a number of books and publications, including:

  • Architectural Digest
  • The New York Times
  • Town & Country
  • Elle Decor
  • Home
  • House Beautiful
  • Connecticut Cottages & Gardens
  • Palm Beach Cottages & Gardens
  • Serendipity
  • New Canaan/Darien Magazine
  • Westport Magazine
  • Fairfield Magazine
  • The National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • "Nice House" by Samuel G. White
  • "Midcentury Houses Today"

Hundreds of projects, from Palm Beach to Block Island and Nantucket, have been completed since the firm began, and Jack Franzen brings over 30 years of professional expertise. A graduate of Cornell University with a BA and MA, Jack taught design at Cornell before working for the New York State Historic Trust.

Franzen joined Victor Christ Janer Associates in New Canaan before starting his own firm. He was awarded an Upjohn Fellowship in 2000, became a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects in 2001, and serves on design juries throughout the country in addition to community and regional boards and commissions.

For an online portfolio or additional information, please contact us directly and ask for Debbie Fattibene.

Our Team

  • Robert F. Avery, ASLA
  • Deb Fattibene
  • John P. Franzen, FAIA
  • Katrina Franzen Verlac
  • David J. Furman
  • Beth Hough
  • Sarah Noel
  • John T. Stevens, AIA, LEED AP
  • David Woitowitz, AIA

COMMERCIAL PROJECTS

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ASSEMBLY

COMMUNITY THEATER RENOVATION  Fairfield, CT

WOW WINGS OVER WATER  Fairfield, CT

REHABILITATION ASSOCIATES  Fairfield, CT


COMMERCIAL/MANUFACTURING

PEZ CANDY VISITOR CENTER  Orange, CT

FCP EURO AUTO PARTS ONLINE  Milford, CT

BIGELOW TEA  Fairfield, CT


CONDOMINIUMS

RIVERSIDE GREEN  Westport, CT


PROFESSIONAL OFFICES

FORMER BLINN’S TOYS  Fairfield, CT
THE RYAN PARTNERSHIP  Westport, CT

THE RYAN PARTNERSHIP  Wilton, CT
1241 POST ROAD  Fairfield, CT

1261 POST ROAD  Fairfield, CT
1876 BLACK ROCK TURNPIKE  Fairfield, CT


RESTAURANTS

BODEGA  Fairfield, CT
DONUT DELIGHT 5 LOCATIONS  Stamford, CT
GREENFIELD HILL MARKET  Fairfield, CT

LUGANO  Greenwich, CT
MALIBU TACO  Fairfield, CT
MOLTO MOZZARELLA BAR  Fairfield, CT

PRIME Stamford, CT
SHEARWATER COFFEE  Westport, CT
SINCLAIR RESTAURANT  Fairfield, CT


RETAIL

ISLAND OUTFITTERS  Fairfield, CT
FJORD FISH MARKET Darien, CT

FORMER FAIRFIELD POST OFFICE  Fairfield, CT
NORDIC FISH Fairfield, CT

OLD SHELL BUILDINGS  Mobile, AL

PATAGONIA Westport, CT
RING’S END PLAZA  Fairfield, CT

SHOP-RITE  Fairfield, CT
TURNPIKE SHOPPING CENTER  Fairfield, CT
VINTAGE GARDEN  Fairfield, CT

190 MAIN STREET  Deep River, CT
1189 POST ROAD  Fairfield, CT
1215 POST ROAD  Fairfield, CT


EDUCATIONAL & INSTITUTIONAL PROJECTS

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ADAM LEWIS PRESCHOOL  Bridgeport, CT
EAGLE HILL SCHOOL  Southport, CT
EMMANUEL EPISCOPAL CHURCH PARISH HOUSE  Weston, CT
FAIRFIELD UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT’S HOUSE  Fairfield, CT
GREENFIELD HILL CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH  Fairfield, CT
GREENFIELD HILL CONGREGATIONAL DAYCARE  Fairfield, CT
GREENFIELD HILL CONGREGATIONAL PARISH HOUSE  Fairfield, CT
GREENS FARMS ACADEMY HEAD OF SCHOOL HOUSE  Westport, CT
HOLY TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH  Trumbull, CT
OAKLAWN CEMETERY BUILDING  Fairfield, CT

OLD TOWN HALL  Fairfield, CT
PEQUOT LIBRARY DILLON PROJECT  Southport, CT
POTATUCK CLUB CLUBHOUSE  Newtown, CT
SAUGATUCK CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH  Westport, CT
SOUTHPORT CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH ADDITION  Southport, CT
SOUTHPORT CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH BARN  Southport, CT

SOUTHPORT CONGREGATIONAL CHAPEL  Southport, CT
SOUTHPORT CONGREGATIONAL PARSONAGE  Southport, CT
SOUTHPORT CONGREGATIONAL MEMORIAL GARDEN  Southport, CT
WESTPORT UNITARIAN CHURCH PARSONAGE  Westport, CT