Category: News

Frick Grand Opening

This past weekend the Frick Art & Historical Center in Pittsburgh, PA celebrated the grand opening of its new Orientation Center  ̶  the culmination of phase one of the master plan for improving visitor services on the museum campus. The event was also the kickoff for construction of the second phase: the expansion of the Frick Education Center and Car and Carriage Galleries and[…]


Featured Projects Schwartz Silver Solomon Bauer, museum planning, museum services, collections management, storage, archival, curator, curatorial, art, libraries, archives

Announcing a New Partnership

Schwartz/Silver is excited to welcome Solomon + Bauer Architects to our offices in a new Strategic Partnership. This alliance will enable us to strengthen and broaden our services in museum master planning and design, historic preservation, and projects for schools, colleges and universities, and allow us to provide new services in museum and library collection assessment[…]


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Orientation Center Opening Weekend

Construction is nearly complete at the Frick Art & Historical Center, and we can’t wait until Opening Weekend, July 19 & 20. Jon Traficonte of Schwartz/Silver will be leading Meet the Architect talks about the new Orientation Center on both Saturday and Sunday!


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Building of the Week

World-Architects has selected Schwartz/Silver’s McCoy Federal Building to represent Mississippi in their state-by-state tour of new architecture in the United States. The interview is available here: 50×50 McCoy Federal Building, or you can explore all of the states that have been featured thus far at 50×50 50 States in 50 Weeks.


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Celebrating New Senior Staff

Schwartz/Silver is pleased to announce our new Senior Associates and Associates. All five are longstanding members of the firm and have demonstrated their expertise and commitment to excellence in design and client service. We hope that you’ll join us in congratulating them on this well-deserved achievement.


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Back to College

Students at Brown University are headed back to school. Here’s a sneak peak at what we’ve been working on over their break. For images of our previous project at Brown, see the Stephen Robert Campus Center.


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House on the Coast

Schwartz/Silver designed the House on the Coast to take advantage of the sweeping Atlantic Ocean views on this remarkable site. The house and property have now come up for sale, and we are happy to provide more information to interested parties.


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T2 on HGTV this Sunday

A few months ago, a film crew paid a visit to T2. Tune in to HGTV on Sunday evening (9/29) at 8pm for a tour of the house. The program is Extreme Homes, and you might catch a glimpse of Warren Schwartz (and maybe even Obie the dog).


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McCoy Building receives American Architecture Award

The McCoy Federal Building in Jackson, Mississippi, designed by Schwartz/Silver Architects, receives a 2013 American Architecture Award. The Awards, organized by the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design, and the European Center for Architecture, Art, Design and Urban Studies, were selected from hundreds of submissions. The program honored projects that “achieve a high standard[…]


Dana Hall School

Schwartz/Silver is delighted to announce that we will be working with Dana Hall School in Wellesley on the renovation of their Dining Hall and Student Center. Founded in 1881, Dana Hall School is a wonderful independent school for girls, and we look forward to collaborating with them on the project. Learn more about Dana Hall[…]