AIA New York State

2015 Excelsior Awards for Public Architecture

Celebrating design and professional excellence in New York State public architecture

AIA New York State, in collaboration with the New York State contracting agencies, created these awards in 2014 to provide a model of excellence for future state-funded building design and professional practice and advocacy. There are two types of awards: Design Awards and Professional Awards.

2015  Award Recipients

Historic Preservation

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AWARD

DePaul Carriage Factory Apartments
Rochester, New York

SWBR Architects
Rochester, New York
Architect

Christa Construction, Inc.
Victor, New York
General Constructor

DJ Parrone Associates
East Rochester, New York
Site Civil Engineer

M/E Engineering
Rochester, New York
M/E/P Engineer

Photo Credits:
Gene Avallone/Park Avenue Photo

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AWARD

DePaul Riverside Apartments
Buffalo, New York

SWBR Architects
Rochester, New York
Architect

RP & Oak Hill Development, LLC
Buffalo, New York
Constructor

Parrone Engineering
East Rochester, New York
Civil Engineer

M/E Engineering
Rochester, New York
M/E/P Engineer

Photo Credits:
Gene Avallone/Park Avenue Photo

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AWARD

Sonnenberg Gardens and Mansion Rehabilitation
Canandaigua, New York

Beardsley Architect + Engineers
Malone, New York
Architect & Engineer

Testa Construction, Inc.
Rochester, New York
Constructor

Photo Credits: 
Dave Revette, Revette Studio

New Construction

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AWARD OF DISTINCTION

Miles and Shirley Fiterman Hall, CUNY
New York, New York

Pei Cobb Freed & Partners Architects LLP
New York, New York
Architect

Hunter Roberts Construction Group
New York, New York
General Contractor

The LiRo Group
New York, New York
Construction Manager

Ysreal A. Seinuk, PC
New York, New York
Structural Engineer

Jaros Baum & Bolles
New York, New York
M/E/P Engineer

Photo Credits:
Kerun Ip

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AWARD OF DISTINCTION

Post Road Elementary School
White Plains, New York

KG&D Architects, PC
Mount Kisco, New York
Architect

Sue McClymonds, Architect
Amsterdam, New York
Architect Project Specifications

Triton Construction
Garden City, New York
Constructor Manager

Damiano Barile Engineers, P.C.
White Plains, New York
MEP Engineer

Nachman Engineering
Chappaqua, New York
Structural Engineer

Photo Credits:
David Lamb Photography

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AWARD OF DISTINCTION

P.S. 197 Comfort Station
Queens, New York

Sage and Coombe Architects
New York, New York
Architect

AAH Construction Corporation
Astoria, New York
Constructor

Robert Silman Associates
New York, New York
Structural Engineer

Wesler-Cohen Associates
Amityville, New York
M/E/P Engineer

Michael Wein, PE
Monroe Township, New Jersey
Civil Engineer

Photo Credits:
Sage and Coombe Architects

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AWARD

Administration Building, Hudson Valley Community College
Troy, New York

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Troy, New York
Architect

MLB Construction Services
Malta, New York
Constructor

Brownell Electric
Fort Edward, New York
Electrical Constructor

Collett Mechanical, Inc.
Albany, New York
HVAC Constructor

E.W. Tompkins
Albany, New York
Plumbing Constructor

Phillips Associates
Saratoga Springs, New York
Electrical Engineer

Excel Engineering, PC
Albany, New York
Mechanical and Plumbing Engineer

Zaremba Sopko Associates
Troy, New York
Structural Engineer

Photo Credits:
Matt Wargo

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AWARD

FDNY Marine Company 01
New York, New York

CDR Studio Architects, PC
New York, New York
Architect

Beys Contracting, Inc.
New York, New York
Constructor

Meuser Rutledge Consulting Engineers
New York, New York
Marine Engineer

Charles G. Michel Engineering
White Plains, New York
Mechanincal Engineer

Robert Silman Associates
New York, New York
Structural Engineer

Photo Credits:
John Muggenborg

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AWARD

Empire City at Yonkers Raceway
Yonkers, New York

Studio V Architecture
New York, New York
Architect

LP Ciminelli
Buffalo, New York
General Contractor

DeSimone Consulting Engineers
New York, New York
Structural Engineers

FTL Design Engineering Studio
New York, New York
Specialty Structural Engineer

Edwards & Zuck, PC
New York, New York
MEP Engineer

Dolph Rotfeld Engineering
Tarrytown, New York
Civil Engineer

Photo Credits:
Paul Warchol Photography

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AWARD

CUNY Advanced Science Research Center & City College Center for Discovery and Innovation
New York, New York

Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
New York, New York
Design Architect

Flad Architects
New York, New York
Architect of Record

Skanska
New York, New York
Constructor

Leslie E. Robertson Associates
New York, New York
Structural Engineer

Cosentini Associates and Affiliated Engineers
New York, New York
MEP Engineer

Langan Engineering & Environmental Services, Inc.
New York, New York
Civil Engineer

Photo Credits: Jeremy Bittermann

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AWARD

Hunter’s Point Campus
Queens, New York

FXFOWLE Architects
New York, New York
Architect

Skanska
New York, New York
Constructor

Ysreal A. Seinuk, PC
New York, New York
Structural Engineer

Kallen & Lemelson, LLP
New York, New York
Mechanical Engineer

Photo Credits:
David Sundberg/Esto

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AWARD

Public School 330Q
Queens, New York

Murphy Burnham & Buttrick Architects
New York, New York
Architect

T. A. Ahern Contractors Corp.
Woodside, New York
General Constructor

Langan Engineering & Environmental Services, Inc.
New York, New York
Civil & Geotechnical Engineer

Joseph Loring & Associates
New York, New York
M/E/P Engineer

Robert Silman Associates
New York, New York
Structural Engineer

Photo Credits:
Ty Cole Photography

Renovation/Addition

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AWARD OF DISTINCTION

Onondaga Community College, Academic II Addition
Syracuse, New York

CannonDesign
Grand Island, New York
Architect & Engineer

C&S Companies
Syracuse, New York
Constructor Manager

Hueber-Breuer Construction Co., Inc.
Syracuse, New York
Constructor

Empire Geo
Ballston Spa, New York
Geotechnical Engineers

Photo Credits:
Tim Wilkes Photography

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AWARD

Queens Museum
Queens, New York

Grimshaw Architects
New York, New York
Architect

Ammann and Whitney
New York, New York
Architect of Record & Structural Engineer

URS
New York, New York
Constructor

M. Ludvik Engineering
Brooklyn, New York
Specialty Stucture Engineer

Buro Happold
New York, New York
M/E/P Engineer

Photo Credits:
David Sundberg/Esto

Professional Awards

Henry Hobson Richardson Award

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Jack Esterson, AIA
Think! Architecture & Design

Daniel Patrick Moynihan Award

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Stanford Lipsey
The Buffalo News
Publisher
Emeritus

Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller Award

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Paul McDonnell, AIA
Buffalo Schools
Director of Facilities Planning Design and Construction