Charles Cross Architecture, PC

About Us

Charles Cross Architecture, PC is a full-service architecture and planning design firm. Established in 1994, CCA has enjoyed steady growth, particularly in healthcare design. The principal, Charles Cross, manages each project personally to maintain the design quality and attention to detail that clients should expect. The result is an architectural establishment unmatched in experience, technical sophistication, design integrity, and dedication to personal service to every client. We pride ourselves in being able to meet the most challenging design projects and time frames within budget. The ability to respond quickly and work cooperatively with clients to meet what are often extremely specialized design needs has become one of our hallmarks. Charles Cross provides all on-site inspections and client contact to ensure the integrity of each design, as well as client satisfaction.

We think you will be impressed with the number of clients, with architectural needs like yourselves, which we have been repeatedly working with. In fact, most of our work tends to come from repeat clients. This is the kind of working relationship and rapport we strive to establish with all of our clients. It is our belief that the better you know your client, the better you can respond to their needs.

Charles Cross III, AIA | Principal

As the Principal in charge of the Project, Charles is responsible for the overall project design, organization, schedule, and communication between all of the various disciplines and the Owner. Mr. Cross is a registered architect in several states, a member of the American Institute of Architects, a registered planner, and NCARB Certificate Holder, as well as a U.S. Green Building Council LEED Accredited Professional.

Mr. Cross has over 35 years experience in Health Care design and construction and has completed many successful projects for clients such as the Mercy Health System, Crozer Keystone Health System, Albert Einstein Health System and the Frankford Health Care System. Recent projects that Charles was responsible for include the 4-Story Emergency Department and Surgery Addition (a LEED Gold project) for Mercy Suburban Hospital, the proposed ICU Addition for Crozer-Taylor Hospital, and the Iris V. Henderson Cancer Center Addition at Mercy Philadelphia Hospital including a new Linear Accelerator.

Charles Cross III

John Cavanaugh | Project Coordinator

As part of the Project Team, John Cavanaugh is responsible for the documentation and details for the Project. Mr. Cavanaugh has over 20 years of experience in commercial, institutional and healthcare design and construction documentation. Recent projects include the recent 2-story Cancer Addition at Mercy Suburban Hospital, and successful Lab, Radiology and MRI projects at Doylestown Hospital, Pennsylvania Hospital, and Crozer-Chester Medical Center.

John Cavanaugh

Chad Cross | Architectural Designer

Another member of the project team, Chad is responsible for survey, design, documentation, and project organization including coordination. He is a 2011 graduate of Syracuse University and U.S. Green Building Council LEED Green Associate. Recent healthcare projects Chad was responsible for include renovations and finish upgrades to the second floor patient wing of Aria Health Bucks County Campus, a MOB fit-out for a Pediatric Clinic at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Washington Township, NJ, and a Cardiac Catheterization Lab / Patient Nursing Unit for Mercy Suburban Hospital. Chad was also responsible for the design and documentation of the Stabler NeuroRehab Center and Cedarwood Residence upgrades at Woods campus in Langhorne, PA.

Chad Cross