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Planning

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..

Villas on the Lake Residential Community Concept

HHL Architects was selected by this Toronto-based developer to conceptualize a design and long-range plan to redevelop this site into a new residential community. The former industrial site, located just east of the historic Old Fort Niagara, presents a spectacular view across Lake Ontario towards Toronto, Canada. The plan attempts to retain as many of..

Traditional Buffalo House Models

HHL Architects was one of the firms selected to design new urban in fill, single family housing, for Bethel CDC through a design competition. HHL designed two “traditional Buffalo house” designs to fit the dense, narrow site, urban neighborhood. We utilized the vernacular of the surrounding neighborhood, such as front porches, to arrive at a..

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..

The Nichols School Master Plan & Renovations

HHL Architects designed a solution for a project that required the total renovation of this turn-of-the-century urban school campus to accommodate co-education as well as new educational concepts and a curriculum for 600 students in grades 5-12. The design minimized new construction and maximized better utilization of existing space resulting in major changes of use..

SUNY University at Buffalo: Student Services Center Concept

HHL Architects developed a concept design for a new state-of-the-art student service center for the purposes of centralizing the admissions, registration, advisement and student account functions of the campus into a centralized and prominent location. UB hopes that this new facility will function as a new “front door” for the campus. The design incorporated a..

SUNY University at Buffalo: 77 Goodell Exterior Signage

The University at Buffalo engaged HHL Architects to provide design services for establishing exterior signage guidelines for the building at 77 Goodell. At the time, the building housed private tenants, governmental agencies and the University at Buffalo Regional Institute. HHL Architects selected Hadley Exhibits to provide consultation.

SUNY Geneseo: Academic Master Plan

HHL Architects was engaged by the college to develop a long-range plan for the expansion, renovation, and utilization of the entire academic space on campus. HHL teamed with Scott Blackwell Page and Rickes Associates to evaluate the current facility conditions. The team also met with administration and faculty to project the classroom and other teaching..

Michigan Street Urban Design Study

The primary focus of this study was a city block that contains two highly valued historic structures, and the site where Mary Talbert’s home once stood. An urban park would be created in the center of the study block with three gated paths. The multiple paths connecting the gates are symbolic of the many different..

Lackawanna Business District Design Guidelines

In 2005, HHL Architects was asked to develop a set of design guidelines to assist the city and building owners in improving the quality of the built environment in the Lackawanna Business District. The guidelines were adopted by the City Council and were used in planning and façade improvement efforts in the target area. Businesses..