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BBB’s design for a new mixed-use building at Columbia University creates a home for a progressive K-8 school, as well as premier faculty housing and ground floor retail.

139 Wooster Street is a residential and retail space on two joined lots in the heart of the SoHo Cast Iron Historic District.

BBB’s design for a vibrant new residential community at the Watchcase Factory retains the spirit of the historic building through the restoration of original materials and details.

100 Eleventh Avenue is a condominium tower overlooking the Hudson River, featuring a distinctive, curved curtain wall never before seen in New York City.

BBB has played a multi-faceted role in the award-winning restoration of New York’s historic Prince George Hotel and its conversion into an affordable housing facility.

BBB’s plan for Mission Rock creates a distinctive mixed-use development adjacent to San Francisco’s major league baseball stadium and waterfront parks.

34 Leonard Street is a contemporary, mixed-use building that respects the historic character of its surroundings in the heart of Manhattan’s Tribeca neighborhood.

BBB transformed a former hotel on Madison Avenue into a luxury residential building with two stories of first-class retail space.

33 East 74th Street is a vibrant residential addition to the Upper East Side Historic District, providing contemporary residences behind restored historic facades.

BBB’s design for Central Place serves as a catalyst for the revitalization of urban life and pedestrian activity in downtown Rosslyn.

BBB has converted an early 1900s manufacturing building on the Brooklyn waterfront into loft-style condominiums.

BBB has transformed a notable 20th century Art Deco building in Brooklyn into 21st century live/work condominiums.

BBB revitalized the former Board of Education headquarters building in downtown Brooklyn, transforming it into condominiums, community space, and public parking.

BBB’s design for a sophisticated Manhattan residence combines classic materials with modern interpretive details.

Situated along the C&O Canal in the heart of Georgetown, a new, high-end residential building features sweeping views of the Potomac River.

Located on a through-block site in the heart of the emerging Hudson Square neighborhood, 70 Charlton is a new ground up residential building consisting of 91 market rate units and 30 affordable housing units.

BBB collaborated on a contemporary, high-rise residential tower located near the High Line in West Chelsea with breathtaking views of the Hudson River, Lower Manhattan, and Midtown.

BBB’s design for The Rollins brings market rate and affordable housing to the Lower East Side neighborhood of Manhattan.

BBB has designed a contemporary residential building inspired by the historic character of its surroundings in the heart of Boerum Hill, Brooklyn.

BBB has repositioned a landmark warehouse (circa 1894) into The Shephard, a contemporary residential building in the heart of the West Village that preserves its original character and blends seamlessly into its historic surroundings.

An urban design and investment framework to support affordable housing, job creation, and waterfront development in the South Bronx.

BBB’s design for a bold, contemporary residential building adjacent to the landmark Washington Hilton near Dupont Circle takes cues from the hotel’s distinctive curvilinear geometry.

BBB helped transform the long-vacant Hahne & Company department store in downtown Newark, NJ into a vibrant mixed-use development.

A historic partnership between Colby College and the City of Waterville has resulted in a revitalization plan that is transforming Downtown Waterville with economic development, cultural programs, and new public spaces.

A vision to reposition Downtown Far Rockaway as a vibrant and inviting pedestrian-oriented district with retail and affordable housing that serves local residents and attracts a broad mix of visitors.

BBB has designed a contemporary luxury residential building above a historic garage in the heart of Manhattan’s Flatiron District.

Located in the heart of the Lower East Side, PUBLIC Hotel is a vibrant ground-up boutique hotel concept in New York City.

BBB’s design for a residential and retail complex brings a mix of affordable and market-rate apartments to the East Village, adjacent to Alphabet City.

A mixed-use building is rising on the site of a 1960’s church annex on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.

Inspired by the grand New York City apartment buildings of the 1920s and ’30s that line Park Avenue, The Kent is a new ground up residential building on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.

A master plan for one of the largest urban infill sites in Denver will transform the area into a mixed-use, urban neighborhood and a regional transit hub.

A reimagined street-level for a 1970’s residential tower includes contemporary retail storefronts and creates a vibrant mixed-use environment, along with updated amenities, entrance lobby, and outdoor landscaped roof terrace.

Renovation and redevelopment of the historic Randall School will create a vibrant arts campus comprised of a contemporary art museum with commercial and education facilities complemented by a new 12-story apartment building, surrounding a beautiful landscaped courtyard in Southwest DC.

Tinted glass boxes stack to create a visually stunning and modern, mixed-use residential building.

A duo of striking residential towers is rising up from a mixed-use podium on an expansive Brooklyn waterfront site, creating a dynamic neighborhood gateway and framing dramatic New York City views.

An elegant dark contemporary residential tower will rise on a prominent site within an historic district in Brooklyn.

Two sleek glass and masonry high-rise towers featuring housing and retail will enhance the growing skyline of New Rochelle.

BBB’s design for a 17-story mixed-use building, home to the National Urban League’s headquarters and New York City’s first civil rights museum, is rising in the center of Harlem.

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A recent article in the New York Times takes a look at the conversion and combination of six, 5-story rowhouses and two townhouses into one building to create luxury living spaces.

The 1055 Wisconsin Avenue project seamlessly blends new residential and retail components into the heart of Georgetown overlooking the historic C&O Canal. BBB team members visited the site to view progress of Georgetown’s latest condominium residences, located only steps from Washington Harbour, Waterfront Park, and the shops and bistros of M Street. Hany Hassan, FAIA, director of BBB’s DC office, reflects on the project after leading a tour of 1055 Wisconsin Avenue.

With a rich history, steeped in a town of historical significance all its own, the revitalization of the Bulova Watchcase Factory in Sag Harbor creates a new condominium complex that reflects the diverse styles of the surrounding village. The New York Times takes a look inside the new development restored by Beyer Blinder Belle with interiors by Steven Gambrel.

Amidst much press and anticipation of the completion of the rehabilitation of the Watchcase Factory into housing, Beyer Blinder Belle’s architectural historian Kate Lemos McHale reflects on the historic Village of Sag Harbor and her personal connections to the project.

In our fourth installment of “In Construction,” a new series that explores behind-the-scenes building technologies and methods, we take a look at 551 West 21st Street and three unique aspects of the project: Building Information Modeling (BIM) used to orchestrate the design-assist process, BIM used to establish a common digital “working point” system, and custom-designed precast concrete panels.

In our first installment of “In Construction,” a new series that explores behind-the-scenes building technologies and methods, we take a look at Central Place* and three unique aspects of the project: the challenges of building within and connections around a transit hub; capitalizing views atop Metro DC’s tallest building; and the James Carpenter-designed lobby.

The current exhibit in the main gallery celebrates BBB’s recent residential work in New York City, Washington, DC, and surrounding areas. Much of BBB’s origins are rooted in residential design, beginning with social and affordable housing in the 1960s and evolving over five decades to an expansive portfolio of city living.

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

The Washingtonian featured Partner Hany Hassan, FAIA, in a profile and discussed his recent projects, including the Washington Monument New Visitor Facility, and his approach to practicing architecture in the capital.

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Peter Scaglione is an architect and planner with more than 25 years of experience on projects ranging from major cultural and civic centers to urban and waterfront developments involving residential, transportation and other uses.

Christopher Cowan is a Project Manager and Architect with extensive experience guiding the renovation and design of institutional, commercial, and residential projects.

Andrew Jacobs is a Senior Architect and Project Manager experienced in the rehabilitation and design of new buildings for residential, retail, and commercial clients.