Design firm CPL has formed a strategic partnership with Tampa-based BDG Architects, extending its reach in Florida, Alabama and Georgia.Read More »
Bell & Spina has new owners
Bell & Spina specializes in the design and rehabilitation of building enclosures, with more than 35 years of experience in building envelope design, forensics and historic rehabilitation. The company is active in projects in New York as well as the northeast.
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NY ranks third in LEED-certified building per capita for 2022
New York ranked third on the U.S. Green Building Council’s list of states at the forefront of green construction, with Massachusetts earning the top spot. The USGBC annual list ranks states based on the most LEED-certified gross square footage per ...Read More »
State grant will pave way for expansion of ROC City Skate Park
A $3 million New York grant will allow Rochester to move forward with phases two and three of the ROC City Skate Park.
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Historic Preservation Awards recognize area bridge rehab efforts
Bridge rehabilitation projects in Wayne and Wyoming counties were recognized by the New York State Historic Preservation Awards. The cross-collaborative efforts on rehabilitation of the Schoellkopf Road Bridge in the Wyoming County hamlet of Cowlesville and Quaker/O’Neil Road Bridge ...Read More »
New Teen Empowerment HQ name credits Barack & Michelle Obama as inspiration
One Rochester organization will embark on a $4.3 million project to transform a tract of land in the city into The Barack and Michelle Obama Teen Empowerment Center.
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LeChase collaborates to build new UR orthopaedic center smarter, faster
In construction, time is money, so converting an existing structure was a critical component in the project. So, too, was collaboration between builder and architect during the design process. The project initially carried a $240 million price tag, but $13 million was shaved off along the way.
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Brouk concerned about nomination of Pines of Perinton as historic place
The Pines of Perinton Apartments are considered significant at the state level for their association with the New York State Urban Development Corporation (UDC) and its role in the creation of affordable housing for low- and moderate-income families and senior citizens in the late 1960s and early 1970s.Read More »
Community Design Center recognizes top projects
Motion Junction Inclusive Playground in Canandaigua and 1007 Monroe Avenue Restoration and the Rundel Library Terrace Renovation were design projects honored with Reshaping Rochester Awards from the Community Design Center of Rochester.
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Local design teams honor Rochester landmarks at Fashion Week
Funds raised by the event benefitted the Center for Youth, a non-profit providing assistance to homeless youth in Rochester and the surrounding counties.
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Key issue in Whole Foods Plaza lawsuit will proceed to trial
At issue is whether the developer had the right to encroach on the Auburn Trail, a recreational path that runs along a former railroad bed.
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Grand 14,696 sq. ft. Victorian mansion in Corn Hill sells for $1.1 million
Joseph Burkart IV and James Barons, through REA Investments, recently closed on the purchase of 139 Troup St., a sprawling, three-story Victorian Style home.
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More enhancements will be made at airport
Improvements in ticketing and baggage claim include more natural lighting, LED fixtures and digital wayfinding signage. A mobile app also will be created to integrate information on parking, concessions and flight activity into one platform.
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MRB Group, HBT Architects to join forces
MRB Group, headquartered in the Culver Road Armory, has specialized in providing engineering, architecture and planning services to municipal and commercial clients. The firm was founded in 1927.
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Galin Brooks: From fascination to facilitation as a lifelong development expert
Galin Brooks, a 38-year-old native New Yorker, has taken the reins of the Rochester Downtown Development Corp., replacing Heidi Zimmer-Meyer.
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