Hyatt Regency Buffalo: StayFit Fitness Center

The Hyatt StayFit Fitness Center was relocated from the first floor of the Hyatt to the Genesee Room on the first floor annex at 6 Fountain Plaza. The project included general “fit and finish” renovations to accommodate the existing exercise equipment and established aesthetic.

Hyatt Regency Buffalo

HHL Architects worked on multiple projects at the Hyatt Regency Buffalo from 2012 to 2016. In 2012, we worked on elevator upgrades, and developed a design which incorporated innovative technologies to these 1970’s-era elevators, brightening the cab lighting and creating new interest for the patrons. The modern cab is designed with wood, stainless steel, terrazzo..

Hyatt Regency Buffalo: Gift Shop

Hyatt Regency Buffalo: Gift Shop

Hyatt relocated their existing retail shop into this renovated former office space. The design was conceptualized by Virserius Studio and implemented by HHL Architects. This shop was designed to look like an upscale Main Street retail shop. Picture frame moldings, leaded glass windows, and a quaint blade sign ornament the exterior of the lobby side..

Wegmans Tastings Restaurant & Wine Store Concept

HHL Architects worked in conjunction with Wegmans and Robert Edson Swain, AIA/EDGE, LLC to develop concepts to enhance Wegman’s flagship Pittsford, NY location. The concepts were intended to evolve into a prototypical restaurant theme/venue for the store’s regional network. The Tastings Restaurant concept was under the leadership of world-renown chef and restauranteur David Bouley. Initial..

Tillie’s Diner Concept

HHL Architects designed the concept for this new downtown “Chippewa Entertainment District” restaurant. The developer acquired an old railroad diner car which was then designed to be incorporated into a new kitchen building located on an existing parking lot at a critical corner of the urban neighborhood. The building form combines contemporary designs with those..

Nashville Airport Restaurant Renovations

HHL was engaged to renovate two restaurants in the Nashville Airport; Tootsie’s and O’Charley’s. The Tootsie’s renovation consisted of an addition to a new bar height seating area next to the concourse along with some small modifications to the kitchen including a new pass-thru window into the dining room. The O’Charley’s renovations also added bar..

Hyatt Regency Buffalo: Vestibule Renovations

This project came about because Hyatt wanted to improve the guest entry experience in the hotel. The existing revolving doors made it difficult to enter with luggage and the hotel was seeking another solution. Hyatt Buffalo’s existing entry was renovated to remove the revolving door and replace it with automatic sliding glass doors. The vestibule..

Hyatt Regency Buffalo: Starbucks

Working with TwoOneTwo Design as well as Starbucks, HHL developed a creative free-standing kiosk-style design for a new Starbucks store within the glass atrium of Hyatt Regency Buffalo. The design was developed to enable appropriate exposure not only from Main Street just outside the glass window-wall, but also from a vantage point from the adjacent..

Forest Lawn Cemetery Comfort Station

HHL Architects was selected to design a restroom facility at Forest Lawn Cemetery. The building was needed to create a facility available to Forest Lawn visitors that was close to the main administration building, compatible with the surroundings, handicapped accessible and easily recognizable. The building is constructed of composite stone to match the adjacent administration..

Delaware North Hospitality, Food Service & Retail Design Concepts

HHL Architects has worked with Delaware North and their subsidiary groups CA One, Sportservice, and Parks & Resorts to develop concept dining and retail designs for various locations across the United States. Designs included restaurants, banquet facilities, clubs, food courts, and gift shops. These concept designs were used for early planning and speculative bidding. The..