His restoration projects include the 18th century McDowell Hall at St. John's College in Annapolis, Maryland, the 19th century Frederick Douglass Summer home “Twin Oaks” in Highland Beach, Maryland, and the 20th century Mellon Hall (by architect Richard Neutra) at St. John's College in Annapolis, Maryland.
Recognition of his restoration work includes the American institute of Architects, and the Anne Arundel County Trust for Preservation Orlando Ridout Prize, and the Marjorie Murray Bridgman Award. His design of private homes has been featured in Metropolitan Home and House and Garden magazines, the Washington Post and New York Times newspapers.
Chip is a member of the Society of Architectural Historians and is a former president of the Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. He has also served as a governor's appointee on the Maryland State Board of Architects.
Chip writes frequently on architecture. His writings on Annapolis architecture are featured regularly in Annapolis Home Magazine.