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Serving Galveston since 1984

Active in historical restoration, project management, and master planning.

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Michael Gaertner Architects provides architectural and interior design services, planning and project management of real estate development design and construction projects. The firm specializes in unique or especially difficult projects including historic rehabilitation or "fast-track" construction and has successfully completed nearly $200 million in historic development since its founding. We have special experience in Master Planning.

Two projects are the now completed rehabilitation of the historic E.S. Levy building as artist live-work space, and the Clubhouse for the Wilderness Golf Course in Lake Jackson. We have completed the facade renovation of the Hotel Galvez, the third major phase in the rehabilitation of this historic structure and a new Spa in the ground floor.

Address: 2413 Mechanic Street, Suite A Galveston, TX

Telephone: (409) 762-0500


About Us

Michael Gaertner founded the firm of Michael Gaertner Architects after graduating from Texas A&M University in 1977, and practicing with several small and medium sized firms. Michael D. Gaertner, Sr., AIA, is a Registered Architect (Registration #9342) in the State of Texas and is licensed in Colorado (#401773).

Licensing Statement: The Texas Board of Architectural Examiners, P.O. Box 12337, Austin, Texas 78711-2337 (or 333 Guadalupe, Suite 2-350, Austin, Texas 78701-3942), telephone number: (512) 305-9000, website:, has jurisdiction over individuals licensed under the Architects' Registration Law, Texas Civil Statutes, Article 249a..