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LeadingAge PA June 20-22, 2018

We hope to see many of our clients and business associates at this always busy, informative, and enjoyable conference. Please stop by RLPS Architects’ booth #50/51 or RLPS Interiors’ booth #30. We’ll also be participating in the following education sessions: Pixel Perfect – Design Technology for Today and Tomorrow Thursday, June 21st, 12:30 p.m. –…

DOWNTOWN LANCASTER WALKING TOUR

Gregg Scott, FAIA, Senior Partner at RLPS Architects will be hosting a private walking tour of Historic Downtown Lancaster. This tour will highlight a diverse mix of commercial and residential buildings reflecting a myriad of architectural styles, all within a few blocks of the city square. Many of the featured buildings are the direct result of…

The Fulton Theatre: A Standing Ovation

C. Emlen Urban Series – Part 14 Like the proverbial cat with nine lives, the current day Fulton Theatre has enjoyed nine or more incarnations over its 166-year history. By this point in our series, it should come as no surprise that C. Emlen Urban was among the notable architects who left their mark on…

Jeanette Leid – The White Birch

Jeanette Leid is a local artist based in Denver, PA.  Discussing her own work she says, “The white birch trees and rustic landscape that become my subjects are full of realistic detail alongside areas of negative space. This contrast demands a studied observation. My intention is to instill a feeling of “openness” allowing the imagination…

RLPS Promotes Four Employees

We are excited to announce the promotions of Dan Godfrey, Jodi Kreider, Carson Parr, and Brent Stebbins to Partner. All of these individuals have worked with RLPS for a number of years and are familiar to many of our clients and business associates so we’ve asked each of them a few questions about their career…

Oak Tree Development – 48 on the Park

The redevelopment of the former Wilbur Chocolate Factory required careful planning and a design solution that respects the local iconic structure.  The site is currently occupied by a dozen different buildings added to the original factory over the decades.  The final design solution preserve the most historically and architecturally significant portions of the buildings and…

Sarah A. Todd Memorial Home, United Church of Christ Homes

The existing medical model neighborhoods were renovated to create inviting, person-centered living spaces for nursing residents. This transformation was accomplished through carefully phased, incremental renovations, allowing the provider to maintain occupancy throughout. The nursing stations were transformed into smaller hospitality care bases with the majority of staff spaces relocated behind the scenes.  Serving kitchens and…

Gunzenhauser Residence & Bakery: From Rags to Riches!

C. Emlen Urban Series – Part 12 Building strong and lasting relationships is first and foremost to the career of any successful architect.   By 1908, C. Emlen Urban had designed and built a dozen different building types including private residences, churches, manufacturing facilities, a market house, a hospital, a department store, two hotels, a YMCA…