Niagara Falls State Park Cave of the Winds Experience

The rehabilitated Cave of the Winds Pavilion or “Cave of the Winds Experience” is designed to educate and entertain ticket holders during their wait for the famous Falls attraction. The new building program replaces outdated State Park offices and a Park Police barracks, and also includes multiple interactive Exhibit Areas, a new Theater and administrative..

Niagara Falls Bridge Commission Maintenance Facility

This new facility is designed to accommodate all of the Bridge Commission’s Maintenance staff and vehicles serving three international bridges in the Niagara region. The building is located adjacent to the bridge Commission’s Military Road Administrative building. The building envelope is constructed of structural precast concrete panels with a low slope steel truss roof. The..

Fort Niagara State Park Bathhouse

This new construction bathhouse at Fort Niagara State Park is designed to enhance the patron experience with a comfortable and safe facility. The building was designed with features that are sensitive to the park with a roof line that references the old fort’s south redoubt located adjacent to the storehouse. The building footprint, on the..

Shenandoah National Park Big Meadows Wayside & Skyland Lodge

HHL provided architectural and finish selection services for the renovation of 48 guest rooms operated by Delaware North at Shenandoah National Park. Located in historic cabin structures, the renovations were introduced to enhance the guest experience. New flooring, furniture, artwork, and toilet room fixtures were introduced to provide a refresh of the guest rooms. Ten..

Canalside Interpretive Structures

In March of 2017, HHL Architects was awarded a $1.3 million dollar contract with the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation for architectural and engineering design services designated for the “Canalside Interpretive Structures” project. The structures being considered are: Two open air pavilions allowing for a range of three-season programming, activities and possibility semi-permanent exhibits and/or..

Niagara Gorge Discovery Center Trailhead Facility

HHL Architects designed the Niagara Gorge Trailhead Facility as part of a larger project to expand and renovate the former Schoellkopf Geological Museum into the new Niagara Gorge Discovery Center. The facility was designed to serve as a gateway and a point of orientation to the Niagara Gorge Trail System, housing accessible public restrooms, a..

Albright-Knox Art Gallery: East Stair Reconstruction

The East monumental stair of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery was constructed in 1905, and reconstructed from 2010-2012. Our investigation of the stairs determined the cause of the shifting and cracking to be deteriorating foundation walls resulting from water infiltration. As a result, the foundation walls were unable to adequately support the stone steps and side..

Niagara Falls State Park Police Station

The new Police building in Niagara Falls is designed to take the place of the old barracks that occupied a portion of the Cave of the Winds Pavilion. The 9,000 sf building opened in June of 2016 and is the first new stand alone Park Police Barracks in New York State. The one story facility..

Westminster Presbyterian Church: Butzer Building Renovations

HHL Architects developed a space study for this historic church property inclusive of the Butzer Building, now used as an Early Childhood School. A new design for an upgraded playground area and revamped landscaping comprises Phase I of this mutli-phased improvement project. Developed in conjunction with DWG Planning & Design, the new landscape provides multiple..

The Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth State Park

The Humphrey Nature Center at Letchworth State Park is a new construction education facility that serves as a museum, classroom, and general assembly area for Letchworth State Park, which was voted the top state park in the country by USA Today readers in 2015. While the majority of funding was through the New York State..