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..

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..

Belmont Shelter @ 19 Coe Place

Dilapidated and on the verge of demolition, this historic house was landmarked because of its distinct architectural character and the famous military figure who once lived there. This designation delayed demolition long enough for Belmont Shelters to take ownership and to revive the building. Belmont Shelters manages multiple affordable housing properties in the Buffalo area,..

Private Beach House

HHL Architects designed this fully equipped, seasonal home for a young family of five, located on the serene, northeast shore of Lake Erie on Thunder Bay Beach in Fort Erie, Ontario. The main house is complemented by a linked garage with guest quarters above. It sits on 2.4 acres of densely wooded land where nearby..

25 Gates Circle Condominiums

HHL Architects was selected by the developer to participate in a national search for a specialized high-rise, condominium design architect, and then in turn assist them with the design and development of this 23-story luxury residential tower along Buffalo’s historic Delaware Avenue. From Toronto, Diamond + Schmitt Architects, was selected to lead the design. HHL..

Packard Building Apartments

HHL Architects designed this mixed-use low income housing project for working families. The developer has constructed numerous housing projects in the northeast US, but this was their first project in Buffalo. The project involves the adaptive reuse of the National Register-listed automobile showroom and multi-story vehicle storage building into 40 one, two, and three bedroom..

Madonna House

HHL Architects designed this unique half-way house residence for women recovering from drug and alcohol abuse. The objective was to create a “retreat” lodge-style setting suitable to help these recovering women matriculate from treatment into normal self administered daily care. Working with DASNY and using the NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services standards,..

El Barrio’s Artspace PS109

HHL Architects, in collaboration with Victor Morales, Architect of Brooklyn, NY, designed this mixed-use low income housing project for local artists and their families. The project involves the adaptive reuse of a historic Charles Snyder designed, New York City public school building into 90 loft units, including gallery space, community storefront and common space for..

Benedict House

HHL Architects designed a conversion of this historic former U.S. Marine Hospital, designed by James Knox Taylor in 1908, into a residence for individuals living with AIDS. The facility includes 24 private rooms, 4 studio apartments, and common dining and living rooms to provide a variety of residential accommodations. Major original architectural features were retained..

Artspace Patchogue Lofts

HHL Architects, in collaboration with Gary Cannella Associates of Patchogue, NY, designed this mixed-use low income housing project for local artists and their families. The village of Patchogue pursued Artspace Projects, Inc. to develop a new “destination” mixed-use residential complex as a focal point to the village revitalization effort. Taking historical reference from a local..