Flynn Battaglia Architects carefully restored the 67-foot-tall center dome of the National Register-listed conservatory, the focal point of the world-renowned Frederick Law Olmsted-designed South Park in Buffalo, NY. Design included extensive research to determine the quality of existing elements to be restored including steel and aluminum framing, cast iron gutters, cypress wood window walls and sandstone foundations. Other challenges included developing a custom mullion cap system to accommodate modern, fritted, safety glass.
2002 – Preservation League of New York State | Project Excellence
2001 – AIA Buffalo and WNY Chapter | First Award for Restoration
Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens Dome Restoration