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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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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.


Frick Pittsburgh Art & Historical Center, Construction Photo, museum, orientation pavilion, visitor center, building, roof

Building at the Frick

Our architects are back from Pittsburgh, and things are looking good at the Frick Art & Historical Center! Check out the Frick’s website about the project for more construction images: Expansion Project.


Walker Hall at Worcester Academy

At Worcester Academy, Schwartz/Silver has designed the renovation of historic Walker Hall (c. 1889), as well as upgrades to two adjoining historic buildings – the Megaron (c. 1905) and Adams Hall (c. 1892). Walker Hall is being reconfigured to provide liberal arts classrooms, administrative offices, major meeting spaces and, at the lower levels, new spaces[…]


Frick Art & Historical Center

At the Frick Art & Historical Center in Pittsburgh, PA, Schwartz/Silver Architects has worked closely with museum staff to reimagine the visitor’s experience of the historic grounds and collections. The Frick Art & Historical Center encompasses the grounds of Clayton, the former home of the Frick family, and is the legacy of Helen Clay Frick,[…]


River Center Branch Library, Baton Rouge

Concept plans and designs were presented on Wednesday for the River Center Branch Library of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The Advocate  covered the communitiy meeting where architects from Schwartz/Silver, our partner firm WHLC Architecture, and members of the library board presented to the public. Read more here.


National Music Museum in the News

Our friends at the National Music Museum have been in the news in the past few days. The Washington Post had this article about their collection, and the fundraising effort that will play a large role in the Schwartz/Silver designed expansion of the museum. The Museum is something of a hidden gem, with probably the[…]