Buffalo & Erie County Public Library: Elevator Renovations

HHL Architects was engaged to redesign a new elevator system to replace the multi-level escalators that have been the primary mode of movement within the center of the Library since it’s opening in 1964. This multi-phase project removed the old elevator and hazardous material, and then the existing hoist way was expanded to allow for..

Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church

HHL Architects evaluated the buildings that comprise the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church campus, which has a system of un-relating floor levels and complex passageways. HHL designed a connector building which provides elevator access to all levels of the church and school buildings as well as accessible entry from the street and the raised parking area...

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 attraction. The new building replaces outdated State Park offices and a Park Police barracks, and includes multiple interactive exhibit areas, a new theater, and administrative offices. Modifications to..

Niagara Falls Bridge Commission Maintenance Facility

This new facility is designed to accommodate all 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 precast..

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 Big Meadows Wayside, within Shenandoah National Park. New flooring, furniture, artwork, and bathroom fixtures were included to refresh the guest rooms, and ten rooms were retrofitted to meet ADA compliance standards. HHL coordinated its design approach..

Albright-Knox Art Gallery: East Stair Reconstruction

Constructed in 1905, our investigation of the east stair determined the cause of shifting and cracking to be deteriorating foundation walls resulting from water infiltration. Following the investigative study of the foundation’s condition, the first action was to disassemble the stair, numbering and stockpiling on site the reusable granite and marble treads. Veneer granite on..

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 square foot building opened in June of 2016 and is the first new standalone Park Police Barracks in New York State. The one-story facility is..

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 @ Letchworth State Park

The Humphrey Nature Center is a new 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 in 2015. While most of funding was through the New York State Parks Capital program, there was a philanthropic..