“Where Credit Is Due”

Architects often struggle for recognition in the eye of the public, especially in the sensitive work of restoration and adaptive reuse. Architects must often feel invisible. Look at news articles about new buildings or real-estate deals and notice how rarely they are cited for their designs. The client or developer is front and center, and..


“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..

“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..



“El Barrio’s Artspace PS109 Grand Opening”

El Barrio’s Artspace PS109 Grand Opening On September 26, nearly 2,000 residents of El Barrio/East Harlem joined the residents of PS109, and staff and volunteers of El Taller Latino Americano, Hi-ARTS and the Shakespeare Forum for an art-filled celebration sponsored, in part, by Capital One Bank. The entire building opened to the community with art,..