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“ECHDC Board Meets, Approves Construction Contract for Longshed”

The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. board of directors met Monday and authorized ECHDC to enter into a $5.53 million contract with Savarino Companies LLC for construction of the Longshed Building at Canalside. The approximately 4,400-square-foot wood-frame structure will reflect the Central Wharf site’s history by incorporating elements from the Joy and Webster Storehouse located..

“3 Opinions Offered During Forum on Planned Canalside Projects”

The planned Pavilion and Union Block buildings at Canalside were discussed in a Thursday presentation by HHL architect Matthew Meier in the Central Library’s Mason O. Damon Auditorium. Meier discussed the buildings’ materials and appearance, their location and planned use. But the public meeting for the previously-announced projects drew just 13 people on a frigid evening...


“Inner Circle: Architects & Developers”

With a deep collection of architectural landmarks, Western New York has amassed assets that can help on many fronts including economic development and growing the tourism base. But it is up to the region to take advantage of those assets. That was the consensus among the insiders who gathered at a Business First roundtable that..


“Theodore L. “Ted” LOWNIE”

LOWNIE – Theodore L. “Ted” Unexpectedly, January 17, 2017, age 80, beloved husband of Olga (nee Aleksiewicz) Lownie; devoted father of Alexander A. “Alexi” Lownie and Anya A. (Neil A. Pearson) Lownie; loving grandfather (“Grumps”) of Maya; dear brother of Susan (Vince) Yannone and the late David (late Ella) Lownie; he will be sadly missed..

“Buffalo Architect Ted Lownie Dies”

Ted Lownie, founding partner of the Buffalo architecture firm HHL, died Tuesday night. Lownie, 80, died following an automobile accident on Main Street. “Ted was the epitome of class,” said Dennis Penman, Ciminelli Real Estate Corp. senior vice president and a close friend. “It’s a loss beyond words.” Educated at Cornell University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology..

“Theodore L. Lownie, Renowned Preservation Architect”

Theodore Leonard Lownie liked buildings. Preferably older ones, with some history to them. Over decades, Mr. Lownie and his firm, Hamilton Houston Lownie Architects — later shortened to HHL Architects — left an indelible imprint on the city’s historic architecture, from the Darwin Martin House to Kleinhans Music Hall. Mr. Lownie, 80, was fatally injured..