Robert P. Thomas
, AIA, a nationally recognized architect and planner, is a founding partner at the Philadelphia firm of Campbell Thomas & Co. Architects, launched in 1976. He is also Chair of the Philadelphia Historical Commission and Vice President and Co-Founding Board Member of the Philadelphia Parks Alliance.
Bob’s professional work is focused on historic preservation, sustainability, and community revitalization. Bob has practiced since 1969, and is now the partner-in-charge for trail, greenway development, and heritage corridor projects.
In this area, Bob has directed or been involved with the creation of the Schuylkill River Trail, the Radnor Multi-Use Trail, and the Perkiomen Trail, among many others, as well as more distant greenways, including the Gettysburg to Hanover Trail and the September 11
National Memorial Trail. Bob’s commitment to improving cycling opportunities and experiences has been recognized and celebrated by leading Rail-to-Trail and environmental organizations.
Bob also practices what he preaches. A celebrated cycling advocate, Bob can be seen anywhere and everywhere in the Philadelphia area, riding his signature folding bike.