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BBB completed the rehabilitation of the Jacob Riis Bathhouse, an Art Deco icon affectionately known as the People’s Beach, and prepared its buildings and courtyards for enhanced public use.

BBB’s award-winning design for the Henry Luce III Center provides a modern exhibition facility within the fourth floor of the New-York Historical Society building.

BBB’s multi-phase restoration of the Marine Air Terminal preserves a historic Art Deco landmark at LaGuardia Airport.

BBB’s capital needs survey and master plan captures current and future programmatic needs for the various constituent arts organizations at New York’s renowned performing arts campus.

BBB’s decade-long commitment to planning for the City of Fort Lauderdale establishes a design-based vision for a vibrant, pedestrian-oriented downtown, and a public realm plan to activate the Riverwalk and Arts & Entertainment District, all reinforcing the New River as the city’s central public space.

BBB’s comprehensive ten year campus plan for Harvard Business School resulted in an innovative reorganization of buildings to create indoor and outdoor spaces that encourage informal interactions among faculty, staff, and students.

BBB’s award-winning Comprehensive Physical Plan for the University at Buffalo created a vision and implementation strategy to support the university’s goal to grow its population by 40 percent.

BBB was selected as the winner of the “City of the Future: A Design and Engineering Challenge” for Washington DC, a competition (inspired by the History Channel series, Cities of the Underworld) in which eight teams of architects and designers were challenged to envision what the capital city will look like one hundred years from now.

The Strategic Framework Plan for Stony Brook University provides a coordinated approach to campus growth and development, in concert with a transformative greening of the campus core landscape.

A comprehensive redevelopment master plan for a 56-acre site in Glen Cove, NY envisions the dramatic rebirth of Glen Cove’s waterfront area, which has served industrial uses for over a century.

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BBB has developed a master plan for The Cordish Companies for a $200 million mixed-used district anchored by the Texas Rangers stadium, featuring dining, entertainment, a hotel and a convention facility in the heart of Arlington. Last week, Arlington City Council unanimously approved the major economic development project in a 9-0 vote.

Cordish Companies and BBB have worked together for more than 15 years on mixed-used entertainment districts including Kansas City Live! in the Kansas City Power & Light District, the master plan for the Saint Louis Ballpark Village in conjunction with the St. Louis Cardinals, and on Pier IV also called Power Plant Live! in Baltimore.

An article in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, which chronicles this milestone for Arlington’s sports-anchored mixed use development project, is featured below.

“Growing Canopies”, a graduate school project by BBB’s Scott Archer, was selected for the 2016 AIA Emerging Professionals Exhibit, under this year’s theme “It takes a community”.

Excerpted from the Spring 2017 AIANYS Quarterly

Should there be a building? What purpose will it serve? How will it advance the vision of an urban or academic community? How will it transform and redefine its context? A traditional design process often begins after these questions have been answered and a site has been selected – yet much of the impact of a new building lies in the essential qualities of what, where, and why.

The reinvention of Colony Square – Atlanta’s first mixed-use development – is scheduled to break ground October 10th. The iconic mid-century modern complex, originally constructed in the early 1970s, is undergoing transformation into a vibrant commercial, retail, residential and cultural destination in the heart of Midtown.

"Our team was charged with transforming Colony Square's inward-looking design into a highly animated, urban environment that also engages with Midtown [Atlanta] streets…"

Maxwell Pau, AIA, AICP, LEED AP, Partner

BBB’s planning and design work for the Essex Crossing Mixed-Use Development Project was recognized in several articles in the press.

BBB’s pro bono work expanded sidewalks with modular components for social distancing in Washington, DC’s Georgetown, the neighborhood we have called home for the last twenty years.

The AIA has recognized the revitalization and creative adaptive reuse of Eero Saarinen’s TWA Flight Center, the master plan for Manhattan’s largest stretch of undeveloped land below 96th Street, and the master plan for a new transit-oriented neighborhood in Southeast Washington, DC.

Join North American Properties for a virtual tour of the reimagined Colony Square, the Southeast's first mixed-use development.
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