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Historic

M&T Bank: Dome Restoration

HHL Architects was commissioned to investigate the cause of rapid deterioration of the gold leaf on the M&T Dome. The building, topped by a glazed terra cotta dome, was originally designed for the Buffalo Savings Bank by Green & Wicks, and opened in March of 1901. The glaze quickly deteriorated and was painted with aluminum..

Gowanda’s Historic Hollywood Theater

Gowanda’s Historic Hollywood Theater is a New York State and National Historic Registry Landmark. In 1997, the theater was donated to the Gowanda Area Redevelopment Corporation (GARC), a non-profit organization. In 1999 the GARC chose HHL Architects to lead the theater’s restoration project, which would be broken down into two phases. Phase I included design..

Niagara Gateway Apartments

Located in the historic West Side Buffalo neighborhood, the Niagara Gateway Apartments project aims to salvage and adaptively reuse the 75,000 square foot century-old, historic former Buffalo Milk Company manufacturing building into 53 affordable apartments along with Niagara Street-facing ground floor commercial community space. The proposed mixed-use project reconstitutes the original four masonry and heavy..

Canalside Interpretive Structures

The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation engaged HHL Architects to design new “interpretive” structures along the edges of the Erie Canal’s historic Commercial Slip at Canalside, located along the northern edge of the Buffalo River in Downtown Buffalo. The project entails the creation of new public toilets, information center, and concessions, within two structures designed..

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..

The Park Country Club of Buffalo: Locker Rooms Modernization

Following the successful 2013 West End Modernization project, the Park Country Club determined that a complete renovation of the men’s and women’s locker rooms was necessary. The men’s card room was expanded in size to suit member demand. A women’s card room/lounge area was carved out of the modest footprint. The 600+ oak lockers in..

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 square foot addition and interior renovations to the 1927-built English Scholastic Style Clubhouse. The club’s desire was for increased casual dining/bar space and capacity. The HHL design..

The Saturn Club: Roof & Masonry Restoration

The Saturn Club: Roof & Masonry Restoration

HHL designed the complete restoration of the Vermont slate roofs and flat roofs of the Saturn Club, a private member-only club in downtown Buffalo, NY. The facility is listed on the National Register of Historic Places by the US National Park Service and is a contributing property in Buffalo’s Linwood Historic District. Designed by renowned..

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..