Category: Community

Urban Cultural Visitors’ Center

The Visitors’ Center is housed in a 1916 National Register trolley station. According to the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, it is the most architecturally impressive structure housing an Urban Cultural Park Visitors Center. We reestablished the original ambiance of the building while providing exterior repairs, site work restoration and… Read more >

Unity House: The Front Door

Unity House: The Front Door Reception

architecture+ provided design services for this new 36,000 square-foot, four-story facility. Unity House is a human service agency that provides services to those who are living in poverty, adults living with mental illness or HIV/AIDS, victims of domestic violence, and children with developmental delays. The building is called “The Front Door” to signify their commitment… Read more >

Troy Savings Bank Music Hall

Troy Exterior

We restored this 145 year old National Landmark building including its internationally acclaimed Music Hall in the 1990s. As part of this $4.2 million project, the exterior was restored, offices were renovated, and upgrades were made for ADA compliance. We used specialized plaster ceiling stabilization techniques so that the hall’s acoustics would not be impacted…. Read more >

Troy’s RiverSpark Visitor Center

Troy's RiverSpark Visitor Center

The Visitor Center is an innovative adaptive reuse project. We restored cargo doors and windows to maximize natural light. The entrance is accented with a full-scale partial replica of the Burden Iron Works waterwheel, an important historic icon. The project is certified by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.