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Bnai Jacob Shaarei Zion
Synagogue Addition | Baltimore, MD
12,000 SF addition to an existing synagogue: Program included new classrooms and administrative support space, a bridal suite, and a chapel. This project was successfully constructed on a small site while the synagogue remained open for worship.



West Hall
(University of the Virgin Islands) 
Dormitory | 
Saint Thomas, USVI
The newest addition to UVI's Residence Halls: West hall accommodates 100 residents, (50 males & 50 females) and overlooks the beautiful John Brewer’s Bay.  This hall provides suite style housing and takes advantage of solar energy.  The facility also has its own laundry facility, a study room and a classroom.


Cyberion (Arundel Mills Mall) 
Retail Interior  | Hanover, MD 
Cyberion is an independently owned cell phone repair and accessory store. This project required unique and varied storage solutions for a diverse inventory. All displays were designed by Jerryn J. McCray, Architect per the owners requirements.

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102 Jefferson Run Road
Custom Home Design (Expansion)
High-End Residential  | 
Great Falls, VA
102 Jefferson Run Road - This is a unique residential design for a client requiring lots of land, privacy and custom amenities. There is an existing home on the property (5000 sf) was planned to be expanded to 12,000 sf. New amenities included a swimming pool, garage(s), modern kitchen and an in-law apartment. 

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Row Home Renovation/Addition | Historic 
Residential Design | 
Baltimore, MD
Currently in a design phase: This snapshot shows my practice's aspiration to shift toward more modern design but in a historical setting. Baltimore is city of row-homes, mostly constructed of bricks/mortar. This new and exciting project provides and opportunity to articulate a vision to advance building material options while respecting its neighbors.

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Educational | *Associated Architect w/ GWWO Inc. Architects
School Design | 
Baltimore, MD
Arundel Elementary School Baltimore, MD—Feasibility study and subsequent design of the new 113,000-SF, $36M, LEED Silver (anticipated) elementary school to replace the existing school.  The study determined options for a major renovation/addition versus a replacement to bring the school into current City Schools compliance, including an existing conditions assessment, site evaluation study, program verification, development of multiple schemes, and preliminary cost estimates for each option. 
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About me 

Quality design by an experienced and licensed professional


Bachelor of Architecture | Auburn University

College of Architecture Design and Construction



Maryland (2007-)
Pennsylvania (2011-)
U.S. Virgin Islands (2009-)
Virginia (2015-)
Washington, DC (2012-) 

Georgia (2019-)
NCARB Certified (2011)


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

*Jerryn J. McCray, Architect was founded in 2009

in the United States Virgin Islands and further established in Maryland (2010).


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

A Museum by Ronald W. Lewis, 2009,The House of Dance & Feathers

PNC Bank

Jerryn J. McCray, Architect has proudly designed and coordinated four interior bank renovations for PNC Bank. The first at Morgan State University (2011), Then University of Maryland Baltimore County (2012), also the branch at 6227 N. Charles Street in Baltimore County, MD (2013) and lastly the Havre de Grace, MD branch at Woodbrook (2014)

Jerryn J. McCray, Architect has designed two major projects at UVI (Saint Thomas, Upper Campus). The Upper Campus ADA Planning and Improvement was the first in 2011, followed by West Hall - the latest dormitory (100 residents) in 2012.

Jerryn J. McCray, Architect has been fortunate to work for Kameron Chancellor (Seattle Seahawks) and Quanitra Hollingsworth (Seattle Storm) in designing both investment properties and personal homes. Mr. McCray's services are in support of their impressive ambitions to maintain healthy lifestyles and interests/investments in community design. Working with and for professional athletes has grown into a specialty for my practice.

Jerryn J. McCray, Architect has grown to specialize in working closely with celebrity and high net-worth clientele. Please inquire via phone or email (for the privacy of my clients) for references if you are interested in my experience with these particular clients. I'm particularly interested in design using my experience in the Virgin Islands and/or other tropical climates.

Jerryn J. McCray, Architect (among other specialties) has evolved to become a go-to resource for homeowners looking to renovate urban row homes (Baltimore and Washington, DC). I've completed well over 150 row house renovation designs which include additions and expansions - of which include historic properties. Please inquire: I love row homes!


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