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Warwick Woodlands, a Moravian Manor Community

Warwick Woodlands reflects Traditional Neighborhood Development (TND) principles including varied types of housing, courtyards and public spaces, easy access to nearby downtown amenities and a network of pedestrian-friendly streets and sidewalks connecting to the Lititz Borough sidewalk and trail network. Phase I includes ten freestanding two-story townhomes, 70 duplex carriage homes, 56 apartments and a…

A New City School Brought Spanish Revival Flair to 1920s Lancaster

This is the fourth article in a series focusing on Henry Y. Shaub, an architect who had a lasting impact on Lancaster County. The world expositions of the 19th and 20th centuries often led to new architectural styles in the United States. The Panama-California Exposition of 1915 was no exception. San Diego hosted a two-year long…

This Old Architect

Surprisingly, many of the lessons I’ve learned over the years have little to nothing to do with designing buildings. That doesn’t mean they weren’t worth learning. Recently, my wife and I were fortunate enough to visit the set of This Old House, which is to say, the active work site of a home renovation in…

SPRING / SUMMER CONFERENCES 2019

Spring is a busy time for conferences at RLPS.  It’s a great opportunity for sharing ideas, learning new things and connecting with our clients and business associates.  Please let us know if you will be attending any of the upcoming conferences so that we can say hello. WE HOPE TO SEE YOU SOON! LeadingAge Florida Convention…

Architect highlighted family business with an Art Deco facade

This is the third article in a series focusing on Henry Y. Shaub, an architect who had a lasting impact on Lancaster County. There remains an unwritten rule in the world of architects:  Never work for family!   However, there are always exceptions to every rule and Lancaster architect Henry Y. Shaub broke that rule in 1929…

Ephrata High School

This renovation project took the high school’s existing library and converted it into a media center resource incorporating 21st Century Learning practices. RLPS facilitated a student design competition and their subsequent participation in an intense one-day design charrette. We continued to work with the students and District representatives to develop preliminary concepts for group learning,…

Kerry Sacco

Our C.H. Walton Gallery currently features oil paintings by Kerry Sacco. Ms. Sacco graduated from Millersville University and a subsequent move back to Philadelphia and enrollment in the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts led to her rediscovery of oil paintings. She currently resides in Lancaster, PA and exhibits throughout the area. She also runs a…

1915 YWCA gave Lancaster architect Shaub his career-boosting opportunity

This is the second in a series focusing on Henry Y. Shaub, an architect who had a lasting impact on Lancaster County. All architects wait for the “big one,” the opportunity to showcase their talent and accelerate their careers.  For another notable Lancaster architect, C. Emlen Urban, it was the Southern Market in 1888 at the…