John H. Beyer,

Founding Partner

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John H. Beyer, a founding partner of Beyer Blinder Belle, is the lead designer on various preservation, planning, residential, retail and interior design projects. His work has garnered numerous awards over the past three decades. Mr. Beyer has lectured at Cornell, Columbia, and other universities. He taught a course in historic preservation at Harvard, and is a former member of the Harvard Alumni Council. Notable projects under
his direction include: restoration of Temple Emanu-El; interior restoration and design of corporate offices for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York; restoration of 712 Fifth Avenue/Henri Bendel; the South Street Seaport Museum; the Limited Stores and Hermes; interiors at Grand Central Terminal; residential and mixed-use projects in Brooklyn's DUMBO District; new residential buildings with Jean Nouvel; and a roster of private
residences. Mr. Beyer led the planning effort for the Governors Island Land Use Study; the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Plan; and the Columbia University Framework Plan for Morningside Heights. John Beyer graduated from Denison University with a Bachelor of Arts degree and earned his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Architecture from Harvard University.