The Delaware North Building


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The Delaware North Building

Location
Buffalo, NY, USA
Year Completed
2015
Building Type
New Build
Size
400,000 sq. ft.
Cost
$38,000,000
Client
Diamond Schmitt Architects

HHL Architects was teamed with two architectural firms to assist with the design of this twelve-story mixed use project in Downtown Buffalo. The project was developed by Uniland Development, who engaged Diamond Schmitt Architects to design the core and shell. HHL worked for Diamond Schmitt to coordinate local compliance and historic approvals. The project was to creatively ‘reuse’ a 100-year old two-story building into the ground levels of the high rise. The solution was to incorporate the historic terracotta façade of the original building into the new glass and metal panel modern structure.

Delaware North was selected to move its headquarters and occupy the top six stories of the high rise. Delaware North engaged Gensler to develop interior improvements, while Gensler engaged HHL to be the local partner due to HHL’s 30-year relationship with Delaware North. HHL shared the construction document and administration responsibilities with Gensler for this successful office build-out and continues to help Delaware North with any future building alterations.

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