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Historic

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..

The Park Country Club of Buffalo: Locker Rooms Modernization

Following the successful 2013 West End Modernization clubhouse project, the Park Country Club determined that a complete renovation of the Men’s and Women’s Locker Rooms was necessary. The locker rooms had last been renovated in 1991 and were tired and dated. The objective was for the design aesthetic to complement the recent WEM Runyan casual..

The Park Country Club of Buffalo: Facilities Conditions Study Update

In January 2015, HHL Architects updated the 2008 Facilities Conditions Study for The Park Country Club. The extent of the facilities included the site, the 1927-built English Scholastic Style Clubhouse, all accessory buildings (pool bath house, grounds maintenance facilities, golf course), including vehicle and foot-bridges on the course. Designed by renowned clubhouse architect Clifford C...

The Park Country Club of Buffalo: Expansion & Renovations Study

In 2011, HHL was commissioned to prepare a design study for potential expansion and renovations to The Park Country Club main clubhouse. The study presented a proposed 5,300 s.f. addition and interior renovations to the 1927-built English Scholastic Style Clubhouse. The Club’s desire was for increased member casual dining/bar space and capacity. The HHL design..

The Saturn Club: Roof & Masonry Restoration

The Saturn Club: Roof & Masonry Restoration

In 2014, HHL designed the complete restoration of the Vermont slate roofs and flat roofs of the c. 1921-22 Saturn Club, a private member-only club situated in downtown Buffalo, NY. The 67,000 sf facility is a listed on the National Register of Historic Places by the US National Park Service, as well as a contributing..

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..

J.R. Barrington Building at 686 Main Street

Originally a furniture store and later a jewelry store, 686 Main Street is a vacant 3 story structure in downtown Buffalo’s Historic Theater District. The project restored the white glazed terra-cotta exterior and recreated the missing commercial store front of the 1920’s. The ground floor is comprised of commercial retail space, offices are on the..

Buffalo Public School No. 80 Highgate Heights

HHL Architects completed work on the exterior masonry reconstruction, window replacement, and reroofing of the school to remediate any water infiltration into this existing structure. Interior work includes patching plaster damage and painting all classrooms. The exterior masonry was tested extensively to determine the path of the water infiltration; it was determined that the path..

Hyatt Regency Buffalo: Elevator Upgrades

Hyatt Regency Buffalo: Elevator Upgrades

HHL Architects was engaged by the owner of the Hyatt Regency Buffalo to upgrade and modernize the three elevators serving the 16-story historic former Genesee Hotel and one additional elevator located in the attached 4-story annex. Working with Schindler Elevator, HHL developed a design which incorporated new technologies to these 1970’s-era elevators, brightening the cab..

Cornell University Risley Hall Accessible Path of Travel Study

HHL Architects performed an Accessibility Study at Prudence Risley Hall for Cornell University. HHL examined all of the pathways on the exterior of the building as well all stairways, entry ways, exits, elevators, and transition spaces within the hall to ensure ADA compliance. HHL worked with Robert Silman & Associates, Van Deusen & Associates, United..