“Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. Hires Design Firm for Future Canalside Structures”

The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation has selected an architectural firm, known for its work with historic buildings, to design several future structures for Buffalo’s Canalside. On Monday morning, the Corporation’s board approved a $1.3 million contract for the firm’s services. Hamilton Houston Lownie Architects will provide design assistance for numerous projects slated for Canalside,..




“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..

“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..