At Ellis Island, BBB has made a cultural and historical symbol of American immigration accessible to generations of visitors.

BBB's restoration of The TWA Flight Center at JFK International Airport prepares an icon of modern architecture for future adaptive reuse.

BBB's work on the Lincoln Center Promenade creates a vibrant, new cultural corridor that better connects the Performing Arts Center with the surrounding cityscape.

BBB's work on the revitalization of Grand Central Terminal has transformed America's busiest train station into a contemporary, multi-use transit and retail hub.

BBB's restoration work at The Chrysler Building helps to preserve the iconic status of one of New York City's most beloved landmarks.

BBB has guided the restoration of Marcel Breuer’s iconic 1966 building – originally designed as the Whitney Museum – and helped transform it into The Met Breuer. In this iconic space, The Metropolitan Museum of Art presents exhibitions of modern and contemporary art. The building is bold and intimate at the same time, with an integrity, beauty, and honesty of design, materials, and execution that places it among the most distinguished mid-century modern buildings in New York.

Renovation of the Enoch Pratt Free Library prepares the celebrated library for its second century with flexible spaces, integrated technology, and community-focused programming.

A modern visitor facility at the Washington Monument enhances the visitor experience and security while maintaining the historic integrity of this iconic landmark at the center of the National Mall.

A vision for an improved transit center for the Station Expansion Project represents a celebration and transformation of one of Washington DC’s most significant icons.  

BBB’s design for Winthrop House, one of Harvard’s historic River Houses, combines a complete re-visioning of its residential, academic, and public spaces with comprehensive envelope and system upgrades as well as a 41-bed addition.

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In the December issue editorial of Architectural Record, editor-in-chief Cathleen McGuigan writes about the publication’s recent move into the Empire State Building and chronicles the icon’s history and transformation into a national model for the sustainable retrofitting of historic landmarks.

On May 8th, Founding Partner John Beyer ("Jack") accepted the 2018 Lucy G. Moses Preservation Leadership Award from The New York Landmarks Conservancy. The honor coincides with 50 years of BBB's practice, which has paralleled and been greatly influenced by the preservation movement in New York City.

Below, we share Conservancy President Peg Breen's introduction and Jack's remarks at the Moses Awards Ceremony:

Hany Hassan, FAIA, Partner and Director of the BBB DC Office, received the 2019 Centennial Medal, AIA|DC’s highest honor and a testament to the portfolio and practice of BBB’s DC office, which he has led for twenty years.

BEYER BLINDER BELLE invites you to a virtual series discussing the social, political, architectural, and material challenges surrounding preservation and Postmodernism.

“Now let me take a trip down memory lane /
Comin' outta Queensbridge”
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