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Planning

Delaware North Companies World Headquarters

HHL Architects has designed various corporate and service site projects, including three previous headquarters, for DNC since the late 1970’s. In the late 1990’s, they requested that HHL assist them in reviewing potential Downtown Buffalo building sites for a new, upgraded and expanded, world headquarters. DNC selected the unfinished, newly built, Key Tower Building. Based..

Westminster Presbyterian Church: Space Study & Renovations

HHL Architects studied this historic church property to assess the utilization of space within the sanctuary/parish hall building as well as the detached former carriage house, now used as an Early Childhood School. Three scenarios were tested which created a new entry point as well as possible renovations to improve circulation and accommodate meeting, office..

Temple Beth Zion Master Plan & Renovation

Temple Beth Zion, constructed circa 1966-67, was designed by the New York City firm of Harrison & Abramovitz, while the windows are the work of artist Ben Shahn. The Main Sanctuary building is listed on the National Register for Historic Places and its defining characteristic is the encircling walls composed of ten scalloped panels which..

Sisters of St. Joseph Master Plan & Addition

Sisters of St. Joseph Master Plan & Addition

Located on a 40 acres site along Main Street & Strickler Road, HHL Architects designed a master plan for the campus, followed by the first phase implementation. The plan focused on centralizing public and communal activities, while establishing a clear hierarchy of public, semi-public, and private elements. The first phase involved the renovation of lobby..

Lancaster Presbyterian Church Renovations & Expansion

HHL Architects prepared a Master Plan, designed expanded parking, and then redesigned this 160+ year-old historic sanctuary, doubling the seating capacity to 360. The plan orientation was rotated 180 degrees, (matching the original sanctuary design) and the south wall was removed in order to expand into a new addition, enabling a new balcony. Existing pews,..

Erie County Courts: Master Plan & Implementation

HHL Architects prepared a master plan, which included site evaluation and selection, as well as programming and concept building design for a new County Court Building. The County ultimately decided to use the existing historic Old County Hall campus site for the Civil Courts, the Annex (25 Delaware Avenue) for the Criminal Courts, and 77..

Erie Community College Burt P. Flickinger Athletic Center

Erie Community College Burt P. Flickinger Athletic Center

Following an extensive site selection and test-fit phase with Erie County, HHL Architects, in collaboration with technical consultant Counsilman-Hunsaker (aquatics specialist), designed this state-of-the art athletic center for its initial use as the 1993 World University Games swimming venue. Following the conclusion of the Games, it became the main field house for the College. The..

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fontana Boathouse

Frank Lloyd Wright conceived the boathouse in 1905 for the University of Wisconsin for a site on the Yahara River. The project, never built, was redrawn by Wright as a perspective sketch for presentation at travelling exhibits in 1930 and 1931. At that time, the stated materials changed to concrete from the original plaster on..

Episcopal Church Home

The Master Plan Study focused on the unification of this complex in order to coordinate several additions and new structures that were under consideration for construction. The Campus, originally established in 1904 in the block bounded by Busti Avenue, Rhode Island Street, Seventh Street, and Massachusetts Avenue, expanded to acquire six existing buildings by 1987...

Downtown Buffalo Strategic Plan

“All day, all year life” for Downtown. HHL Architects’ goal for the plan was to create a series of strategic actions to help achieve a new “vision” for Downtown Buffalo. The strategic plan analyzed existing conditions, building on the current strengths of the downtown area as well as potential development markets. HHL reviewed site conditions..