Ted P. Pappas, FAIA

Cathedral District Board Member
President, PBV Architects

A native of Jacksonville and graduate of Clemson University, Ted Pappas is President of PBV Architects. For more than three decades, he has been actively engaged in designing and building institutional, commercial, governmental and residential projects to leave a lasting legacy in Northeast Florida.

Ted’s local projects and historical renovations include the Mary Singleton Senior Center, Tree Hill Nature Center, Beaches and Webb Wesconnett Libraries, St. John the Divine Greek Orthodox Church, the Bedell Law Firm (formerly the Jacksonville Public Library), and historic renovations of Epping Forest and The Bolles School. He is a former president of the National American Institute of Architects, former chancellor of the AIA College of Fellows, former chair of the National Architecture Accrediting Board (NAAB), former president of AIA Florida and its Jacksonville Chapter, and a former trustee of the Florida Foundation of Architecture.

In the community, Ted’s wide-ranging accomplishments include serving as president of Greenscape, Meninak and Riverside Fine Arts Association, and as chair of the Jacksonville Historic Preservation Commission, the Jacksonville Chapter of March of Dimes and the Urban League. He is a member of OneJax and Leadership Jacksonville and has been honored with the Order of the South by the Southern Academy of Letters, Arts & Sciences. He and his wife Mary Lee have three children and five grandchildren.