Projects

Eagle County Health Services District Headquarters and Ambulance Facility

Firm Credit : Fritzlen Pierce Architects DescriptionThe headquarters is a 15,000 sf building serving multiple public needs, including and emergency care/ambulance facility, living quarters for on-call personnel, radio dispatch, administrative offices, training classroom for EMTs and also for community use (including a stage for performances. A separate building on the property houses emergency rescue vehicles … Continue reading Eagle County Health Services District Headquarters and Ambulance Facility

Vail Recreation District Gymnastics Facility

Firm Credit : Fritzlen Pierce Architects DescriptionThe Vail Gymnastics Center is the result of the collaborative efforts of six public entities: Eagle County School District, the Town of Vail, Vail Recreation District, Upper Eagle Valley Water District and RedSandstone Elementary School. The recreation center is situated on a steeply sloping site, adjacent to Red Sandstone … Continue reading Vail Recreation District Gymnastics Facility

Wildridge Fire Station

Firm Credit : Fritzlen Pierce Architect  Description In the early 1980s, the newly established residential subdivision of Wildridge in the town of Avon, Colorado required a fire station for its expanding community. The modest 2,500 sf building owned jointly by Town of Avon and the Eagle County Fire Protection District provides truck bays for emergency vehicles … Continue reading Wildridge Fire Station

Avon Fire Station

Firm Credit : Fritzlen Pierce Architects Description The Avon Fire Station located in Eagle County Colorado houses, the Eagle County Fire Protection District Offices, emergency vehicle garages and a water treatment facility. The station is centrally located near the town library and town hall. Housing for emergency services personnel is located on the second floor. … Continue reading Avon Fire Station

Town of Vail Fire Station/ Municipal Center Redevelopment

Firm Credit : Fritzlen Pierce Architects Description The objective of this project was to review the feasibility of constructing the Town of Vail’s Main Fire Station on the existing Town Municipal Center Site. Three options were generated with respect to the fire, Municipal, Community, and Police Departments needs. All three of these options involve a … Continue reading Town of Vail Fire Station/ Municipal Center Redevelopment

Kitchen Renovation

Firm Credit: Lynn Fritzlen Architect Description A family with two young children renovated this two-bedroom apartment in an established coop in Riverdale. Equipment and finishes dated back to the original when the building was constructed in the 50s. The renovation encompassed a new kitchen, study nook and laundry area. Walls and floors were refinished. The … Continue reading Kitchen Renovation

Beaver Dam Residences

Firm Credit: Fritzlen Pierce Architect Description A 12,000-square-foot site-sensitive second home for an extended family on two joined lots in an Alpine forest. Design Features To help preserve the sub-surface ground water table that sustains the trees, helical piers were utilized in lieu of more conventional continuous spread concrete footers. The slim supports allow water … Continue reading Beaver Dam Residences

Bridge Street Lodge

Firm Credit: Fritzlen Pierce Architect Description  This is an overbuild of an outmoded, but beloved, vestige of Vail’s early ski bum days. This project required skilled diplomacy to negotiate a program for the new owner of the commercial space with the existing residential condominium owners. The complex ownership structure required many months of discussion and … Continue reading Bridge Street Lodge

Kiva Lodge

Firm Credit: Fritzlen Pierce Architect Description  Kiva is one of Beaver Creek’s oldest and most successful condominium hotels in the Beaver Creek ski area. The hotel exudes a calm, private ambiance, not unlike the iconic Southwest Native American building form that inspired its name. After several decades of owner and guest use, the hallways and … Continue reading Kiva Lodge

Landmark Resort

Firm Credit: Fritzlen Pierce Architect & Epstein Architecture Description The Landmark Resort, located in the heart of Lionshead Village in Vail Colorado, is truly an area landmark. The multi-use condominium complex needed a renovation in 2008, when owners decided to leverage their unused development rights to finance an overbuild and major renovation. The utilitarian façade … Continue reading Landmark Resort

Ramshorn Lodge

Firm Credit: Fritzlen Pierce Architect Description 3-story multi-family housing expanded to 4-story and footprint doubled in size. This project included a complete interior and exterior renovation. Design Features Coordination and integration of design direction between the condominium association and Town of Vail. Great care and coordination was taken to assure neighbor’s views were not significantly … Continue reading Ramshorn Lodge

Strawberry Park Colorado

Firm Credit: Fritzlen Pierce Architects  Description  A highly sustainable multi-family Alpine retreat in an exclusive neighborhood of the Beaver Creek ski area. Design Features The building itself minimizes site disturbance with a compact footprint that steps up a large and steeply sloped site in three levels. A series of retaining walls serve doubly as planters … Continue reading Strawberry Park Colorado

Village Center Condominiums

Firm Credit: Fritzlen Pierce Architect DESCRIPTION  Upgrading of a 135,000 square-foot mid-rise apartment complex into luxury resort condominiums. Overbuilding a 5-7-story housing complex for more sustainable results, incorporating a greatly improved superinsulated building envelope, local cladding, improved circulation, and added air barrier entries. Design Features Type exterior assemblies both to improve thermal resistance and to extend … Continue reading Village Center Condominiums

Enchanted House LEED Silver

Firm Credit: Fritzlen Pierce Architect Description  To minimize environmental impact, the 3-story house was conceived as a rebuild of an existing home, preserving site topography, retaining walls, mature landscaping and existing water courses. An ancillary open-air spa is embedded into the hillside above, between existing rock outcroppings. Design Features The house incorporates native fieldstone, reclaimed hundred-year-old exterior wood siding, … Continue reading Enchanted House LEED Silver

Brown Stone Re-Build Demo

Firm Credit :  Ronnette Riley Architect  Description This brownstone structure had fallen into unlivable disrepair when the owner decided to demolish and rebuild it into a two-family dwelling. The landmark façade had to be preserved and but the rest of the structure including a non-conforming addition on the alley side is scheduled to be removed … Continue reading Brown Stone Re-Build Demo

Alpenrose

Firm Credit: Frizlen Pierce Architect  Description The project resides in one of five Bavarian styled building situated along Meadow Drive in Vail Colorado. The Alpenrose is a well-established restaurant known for its European pastries and charming interiors. In 2003 the owner decided to leverage existing development rights and add second-floor residential above the restaurant in … Continue reading Alpenrose

Mountain Haus

Firm Credit: Fritzlen Pierce Architects  Description  The Mountain Haus is located the center of Vail Colorado, is next to the iconic covered bridge. Originally built as a utilitarian mid-rise building in the late 1970s, intended as second home apartments, it matured into a resort destination due to its location and uninterrupted views of the ski … Continue reading Mountain Haus

Village Inn Hotel

Firm Credit: Fritzlen Pierce Architects  Description   The Vail Village Inn was one of the first hotels in the budding ski resort. In 1984 the owner, Joe Staufer, hired Fritzlen Pierce Architects to design the renovation and expansion his modest hotel. The proposed solution was an overbuild of the existing structure, with a second floor … Continue reading Village Inn Hotel

Upper West Side Apartment Renovation

Firm Credit: Lynn Fritzlen Architect DescriptionThis generous studio apartment is located in a landmark building designed by Architect Emory Roth in the 1930s. It remains as charming today as when originally built. The thoughtful and livable floor plan has a perfect balance of privacy, views and functionality. The scope of the work maintained the existing … Continue reading Upper West Side Apartment Renovation

Bowtie Building

Firm Credit :  Ronnette Riley Architect  Description The Bowtie Building located in the center of Times Square dates to the early 1900s. When long time tenant Toys R Us announced they were leaving, it opened an opportunity to reconfigure the retail space and meet the changing character of Time Square. The space reprogramming and building … Continue reading Bowtie Building

Hammel Gymnasium

Firm Credit :  Ronnette Riley Architect  Description Hammel Gymnasium, located in the NYCHA Hammel Houses complex, was devastated after Hurricane Sandy. Tidal surge pushed in the exterior glass block walls and salt water intrusion destroyed interior surfaces and equipment. The gym is a key community amenity for this NYCHA housing project, and its reopening was … Continue reading Hammel Gymnasium

Restaurant Renovation

Firm Credit : Lynn Fritzlen Architect  Description  This restaurant renovation is located on the first floor of a five-story town house on 243 W 14 Street. This popular restaurant adapted their operation to the century old structure, but it lacked an accessible entrance for guests with disabilities. In 2017 they decided to move forward with a … Continue reading Restaurant Renovation

Harlem Town House

Firm Credit : Lynn Fritzlen Architect DescriptionThis townhouse is a classic five-story townhome located in East Harlem built in the early 1900s. The plans consist of a cellar, basement, parlor level and two upper floors. The proposed design will turn the now 4 unit multi-family complex into a two unit building. The main design goals … Continue reading Harlem Town House

1280 5th Avenue New York, NY

Firm Credit : Lynn Fritzlen Architect DescriptionType This project combined a standard two-bedroom unit and adjacent studio into a three bedroom with a gracious master bedroom suite. The new plan places the enlarged dining and living along the west side to take in expansive views of Central Park. The living and dining area was enlarged … Continue reading 1280 5th Avenue New York, NY

FAR ROC Competition for a Resilient Community

Firm Credit :  Ronnette Riley Architect DescriptionThe proposal divides the site into three distinct parts: commercial, residential, and a beach area anchoring a wildlife refuge. The low-density high-rise community calls for housing, circulation and public plazas to be raised above the floodplain. Undulating streets deter storm surges and flooding while adding interest to the structure … Continue reading FAR ROC Competition for a Resilient Community

New York City Housing Authority Hurricane Sandy Capital Improvement Project

Firm Credit :  Ronnette Riley Architect DescriptionNYCHA Housing projects located in coastal areas suffered moderate to severe damage after Hurricane Sandy. While at Ronnette Riley Architect, Lynn Fritzlen served as project manager/architect for the preliminary design of the restoration of five impacted properties. As the prime consultant the architect led the efforts of the civil, … Continue reading New York City Housing Authority Hurricane Sandy Capital Improvement Project

100 United Nations Plaza

Firm Credit : Lynn Fritzlen Architect DescriptionThis project encompassed the combination of the Owner’s existing residence with the adjacent unit. The floor plan of the added unit was significantly altered to accommodate a new multi-use space for their growing family, in-home office and walk-in closet for the master bedroom. LFA worked with the existing architectural, … Continue reading 100 United Nations Plaza

Ruder Finn Corporate HeadQuarters

Firm Credit : SGA DescriptionRuder Finn is an international public relations company headquartered in New York City. Prior to occupying their current offices, staff was spread between multiple locations. The project brought the New York operations into one 40,000 sf facility conveniently located near their former offices. 425 E. 53rd was a furniture warehouse prior … Continue reading Ruder Finn Corporate HeadQuarters

Collective Retreats

Firm Credit: Lynn Fritzlen Architect DescriptionGovernors Island is known as a unique park setting in the context of New York City. Collective Retreats is a quickly expanding business with retreats in numerous US locations, their newest NYC offering provides a unique recreational experience in the heart of urbanity. Design FeaturesThe six acre site houses luxury … Continue reading Collective Retreats

Stone and Water House

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River House

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Gable House

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Pod House

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Sun House

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Simple House

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Swedish House

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SUNY Purchase Visual Arts Building Renovation

Firm Credit: Lizardos Engineers, Lynn Fritzlen Architect DescriptionThe Architectural Collaborative, known for its legendary principal Walter Gropius, designed the SUNY Purchase Visual Arts Building in 1974. The building features expansive light monitors over the art studios. In 2019 LFA is working on a major renovation to this architectural treasure with Lizardos Engineering. The scope is … Continue reading SUNY Purchase Visual Arts Building Renovation

SUNY Purchase Performing Arts Building

Firm Credit: Lynn Fritzlen Architect DescriptionThe SUNY Purchase Performing Arts Center is at the center of the college’s public plaza. It is known for attracting talent from all over the world and hosting regional leaders and speakers. The center was built prior to The American’s with Disabilities Act of 1990. In 2019 the leadership at … Continue reading SUNY Purchase Performing Arts Building

Batavia Theater Renovation

Firm Credit: Lynn Fritzlen Architect DescriptionThe Batavia Downtown 56 Theater Players are moving to a new location thanks to a Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) grant from New York State. The new theatre and studios will be located at Batavia Center in an 11,000 sf commercial space which was previously doctor’s office. Construction is scheduled for … Continue reading Batavia Theater Renovation