Mayor Robert "Butch" Berry

A native of Eureka Springs (4th generation), architect, preservation specialist, artist, outdoorsman -

and first Mayor of Eureka Springs to be re-elected for two consecutive 4-year terms since the 1940's!.


Butch has been active in local

government and business for a

long time. He has served on the Planning Commission, CAPC Commission, Planning Commission, 

city council and Board of the Eureka Springs Chamber of Commerce.

He was the Executive Director of

the Capitol Zoning Commission in Little Rock, Arkansas, and was Principal of I.D.E.A (Innovative Design and Environment Arts)

He has owned his own architectural firm -Robert D Berry architects P.A. - since 1996.


                      Architect: University of Arkansas

                      Licensed in Arkansas, Oklahoma and Missouri

Specialties: Architecture,

Historic Preservation,

City Planning, and PUD's

Butch was the architect for

the Carroll County Western

District Courthouse restoration;

worked on hundreds of

preservation and new

construction projects in

Northwest Arkansas.


Married to Lynn Berry; 

has one step-daughter.

Graduate of Berryville

High School and the

University of Arkansas.

As often as possible, you'll find Butch outdoors with friends and family fishing, canoeing, walking the family dogs and attending as many U of A games as possible.




Municipal League of Arkansas Advisory Council for Economic Development

Carroll County Solid Waste Board

North Western Arkansas Economic Development Board

Municipal League of Arkansas Resolution Committee

Opera in the Ozarks Planning and Building Committee

Preferred Family Health Board

Mayor's Task Force on Economic Development - City of Eureka Springs

Arts Council - City of Eureka Springs

Firemen's Pension Fund Board - City of Eureka Springs

C3 - Carroll County Collaborative

© 2018 Mayor Butch Berry