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Residential Communities

Designing Better Residential Communities

Many of our efforts in the field of urban redevelopment have involved the design of marketrate and affordable housing. We have developed strategies for the planning and design of housing communities that enhance the quality of life for urban dwellers, owners and managers. It is our experience that housing, both public and private, succeeds best when both the design process and the built outcome match the needs of residents. Housing should enable a sense of community and participation, be in scale and character, be integrated into its neighborhood fabric, and provide a sense of security. Housing should connect to open and green space, amenities that all people need to have in their lives in order to be fully human, and which also defines a domain of belonging within a larger urban fabric.

DSF Advisors Halstead Station New Rochelle, NY Halstead Station in New Rochelle was a ground floor reconfiguration and renovation of a 24 story apartment building housing 400 residents. The reconfiguration freed up space to create a new street and lot, changing the address from Huguenot Street to the new Shearwood Road. The existing ground floor retail and residential apartments were transformed into a leasing office and recreation/gathering space for residents, including a gym, game room, childrens room, and meeting space/casual work space.

New Haven Towers Associates 18 High New Haven, CT Located adjacent to the Yale Arts District in downtown New Haven, 18 High offers 132 spacious studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom apartments, a generous amenity hub, and 10,000 square feet of prime retail space at ground level. The new seven-story building replaces a low-rise parking garage to create a residential quadrangle with the two existing New Haven Towers that completes the composition originally envisioned for the full block site more than fifty year ago. The building’s design creates a strong street presence on the corner of Crown and High Street and extends Crown Street’s retail and restaurant corridor westward. The façade’s combination of alternating light brown brick and dark bronze metal panel while the brick and glass bay forms complement the scale of townhouses across Crown Street. Ongoing resource efficiency was a consideration during design. A new, centralized waste handling facility limits the number of vehicles, trips, and time needed to remove waste from the complex. Sustainable features like low-flow fixtures, heating/cooling controls, and native landscaping help target young professional and academic tenants looking for environmental responsibility and interior environmental quality.

Lexington Partners Trumbull on the Park Hartford, CT Trumbull on the Park is a mixed-use development project located at one of the major points of entry into the commercial heart of Connecticut’s capital city. Facing Bushnell Park, a large city “green”, the project’s new ninestory apartment structure contains 100 rental units in 1,2, and 3 bedroom configurations. Each apartment living room has a large bay window providing natural light and views to the park. The ground floor retail frontage reinforces pedestrian street life. The project contains an 8-level, 600-space parking structure screened from view by the apartment “liner” building. Also part of the project are three restored 19th and early 20th century buildings, now apartments. This project lies in the Lewis Street Historic District, a precinct which preserves some of the best examples in Hartford of traditional 19th Century residential architecture. The project contains an 8-level, 600-space parking structure screened from view by the apartment “liner” building. Also part of the project are three restored 19th and early 20th century buildings, now apartments. This project lies in the Lewis Street Historic District, a precinct which preserves some of the best examples in Hartford of traditional 19th Century residential architecture.

Lexington Partners Trumbull on the Park New Haven, CT The vision for this master-planned, mixed-use destination lies at the crossroads of bold intelligence and trailblazing ambition. The development will be home to New Haven’s new urban square, a place for the people of New Haven to gather, connect, and socialize. It will be highly programmed with an extensive year-round community events schedule. The design of the square with appropriate infrastructure, from the stage, movie screen, and water feature, will promote activity and usage by residents and community groups. The development will host health and recreation initiatives, such as yoga or boot camp in the square, that will be open and accessible to the community. These preventative health initiatives, coupled with healthy food offerings, will contribute to the overall health of New Haven. The site, where possible, will be developed using the principles of environmental sustainability. In addition to its positioning as a transit-oriented development, green building standards, bicycle-friendly design, and environmental engineering will be integrated into the project.

Breakthroughs in medicine and science, with the creativity of the arts, and the vitality of the slow movement, will all meet here to form the personality of the place. Where thousands pass each day on foot, bicycle, car or train, a new and dynamic community of innovative homes, efficient offices, special boutiques, social eateries, and a branded hotel, will come together with local institutions, the City and the business community, in the heart of what will become one of the most inspiring neighborhoods in the region.

Best Development Group Wakefield Village Transit Oriented Community Development The Bronx, NY A new transit-oriented development, consisting of six residential towers that will form a gateway to the Bronx from the north and an iconic sentinel from the south, will take its place on the New York skyline by 2027. The Wakefield Village master plan envisions 1,208 affordable- and market-rate dwelling units of one, two, and three bedrooms in a new “community” that also will include a “neighborhood” elementary school and day care center, a resident meeting house, food market

and other convenience retail, and several major urban places woven into the six-acre site plan. Built on underutilized property bounded by MTA rail lines, the site supports transit oriented connectivity with immediate access to the Metro North Wakefield Station, multiple city bus routes, NYC subway system, and the Bronx River Parkway. The three-phase development will provide parking and service access in a two-level site podium. Six residential towers will be erected above the podium. The towers are to have grade level retail and community spaces. Tower massing creates an active skyline, with heights ranging from 12 to 23 stories. Tower designs propose generous use of glazing and a mix of masonry façade types and masonry materials. Rooftop areas will be green, some of which will be used as a tenant amenity.

University of Connecticut Peter J Werth Residence Tower Storrs, CT Eight STEM intentional communities for less-served students implement goals of the SOMNewman campus master plan. Generous circulation plus academic, social, and student-support facilities promote interaction and community. Learning Communities participated in programming and design. As bridging architect, Newman took on a failing D-B project, taking it from starting over to occupancy in 30 months. The design is guided by the fundamental goal of fostering connections among residents and those who use the building as a living-learning environment. Encouraging community in built form led us to develop a site plan and building scheme which unifies the Hilltop Site into a new campus precinct, develops a lively main floor of “all house” uses and academic program spaces having visibility to exterior gathering places and pathways and organizing student living floors in ways that cluster common uses as hubs of activity. The building features a green roof, supporting living and learning research programs, and achieved LEED Gold.

Noroton Heights Shopping Center Mixed-Use Development Darien, CT

Located at the Noroton Heights - New Haven Line MTA railroad station, this development proposes to rebuild a 1950’s era seven acre strip shopping center into a mixed use residential shopping “village”. Comprised of 55 rental units and 32,000 sf of dining and boutique shops, the project development will create a new gateway to the town of Darien Connecticut. The development transforms Heights Road facing the rail station includes a new restaurant lined plaza and a new internal village street bridged by links between apartment buildings to allow vehicular and pedestrian circulation while providing a simpler system of residential building entry and control.

The Hazel Stamford Stamford, CT Currently under construction and scheduled to begin leasing April 2022, The Hazel Stamford at 523 Canal Street is one of several large-scale South End developments reshaping this former manufacturing and mercantile neighborhood. This seven-level, 201,000-square-foot structure contains 142 studios and 41 one-bedroom apartments on five upper floors above a two-level podium containing tenant amenities, services, community space, and a 160-car enclosed parking garage. The structure is topped with a landscaped roof, and the interior lobby features a green wall, resident café, and fitness rooms. The design is derived from Stamford’s South End architectural heritage. By employing simple masonry forms clad in warm brick tones, clear patterns of large dark metal-framed glazing, metal-and-glass canopies at grade, and a large metal cornice at the roof, the proposed building alludes to the best of the South End’s built legacy. The new structure provides new design elements to address the aspiration for connection to the life of the community. Units along the street fronts, and at the four corners of the building, contain balconies, which are both tenant amenities but also offer “eyes on the street” security to the community. Additional tenant amenities include both interior social gathering spaces and adjoining access to a landscaped courtyard and pool area. Other open space areas are provided in the form of outdoor seating and plaza areas.

Westmount Development Hill Central Revitalization New Haven, CT

The Hill Central project revitalizes five housing sites located in the heart of New Haven’s Hill neighborhood with renovated and new buildings. The redevelopment, planned for two phases of build out, is designed to meet Passive House standards. Continuous insulation, an airtight building envelope, recovery ventilation, maximization of solar energy for heating and minimization for cooling, and the minimization of space conditioning systems combine to target a 70% reduction in energy use from code. The 114 units consisting of 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom apartments and townhouses and combine market rate, affordable, supportive, and elderly housing.

Westmount Development Group Colony Street Mixed Use Transit Oriented Development Meriden, CT The station in Meriden was substantially upgraded with facilities supporting its new role as a multi-modal transportation hub. The project was completed in conjunction with Amtrak’s expansion of service on the New Haven-Hartford-Springfield rail corridor. Both the State and city viewed this development as a model “smart growth” project and a crucial catalyst in renewing the city’s downtown core. Newman worked with the Meriden Housing Authority and the Connecticut Department of Transportation. The

team prepared a master plan to capitalize on development opportunities at a site on Colony Street adjacent to the new multi-modal center. The program features a mix of uses combining housing, retail, professional office spaces and a parking structure. Parking supports commuter, resident and local shopping uses. The planning strategy used courtyards and liner buildings complements the low-rise downtown building fabric in a language that respects the 19th century legacy of historic buildings.

Rutgers University Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hall Newark, NJ Newman performed a comprehensive Building Conditions Assessment and Feasibility Study to renew the historic 15 Washington Street building to adaptively reuse this building for a mix of student housing, academic, public and social uses. During the study, Newman examined multiple alternative space distribution options and various options for the first floor social, academic and public spaces. The project transforms this formerly dilapidated building into a beacon for the Rutgers-Newark community. It houses 344 undergraduate and graduate students in apartment-style residences, and include much needed campus-wide amenities such as a large-volume lecture hall, additional classroom space, a cafe and bookstore, and a landscaped rooftop terrace for resident use and University social events.

First Service Residential The Union Apartments New Haven, CT The Union Apartments at 205 Church Street is the adaptive reuse of a Neo-Georgian highrise built as an office building. Newman converted the historic tower into a 145-unit rental apartment building. The main lobby is used by a bank, while a secondary elevator lobby serves as the entry point for the residences. The new elevator lobby contains a reception area, concierge desk, mailroom and meeting space for tenants. New lighting and storage space makes the entry more functional as a formal residential lobby. Equipped with Wi-Fi, the comfortable and light-filled co-working environment promotes productivity, fosters camaraderie, and gives residents a perfect place to set up and focus away from the distractions of home without ever leaving it. The outdoor lounge features an expansive view of the New Haven skyline, tasteful landscaping, modern patio furniture, and barbecue grills.

Leyland Alliance Mansfield Town Center Master Plan Mansfield, CT Located across from the University of Connecticut’s main campus, the project would add critical mass and create a new center for a town without a heart. Growing out of a competition-winning solution for a new arts center for the University of Connecticut, this separate project assembles a rich mix of uses to generate urban fabric from scratch in rural Connecticut. Residential housing would hold 700 units and commercial real estate would cover 200,000 SF. Challenges include balancing and modulating different uses with each other and with public open space, connecting to existing green surroundings, providing a destination for a major pedestrian pathway from the arts center, building local consensus for proceeding, and tapping ‘smart growth’ to boost and augment development.

Lawrence Properties Audubon Court New Haven, CT Audubon Court encloses a group of townhouse condominiums and apartments above ground floor commercial space. The court has a central green, one of the two interior courtyards in the Arts Center District master plan that replicates Yale University’s nearby quadrangles, providing both community and security for urban living. All townhouse front doors face the green, a quiet, open space that serves as an “outdoor living room,” while street level storefronts accommodate retail shops open to the public. Through its gabled brick facades, it continues the vernacular urban residential character of the existing neighborhood. A 70-car garage located at grade level provides parking for residents, and an adjacent five-story parking garage serves the whole Arts Center area.

Lawrence Properties Whitney Grove Square New Haven, CT Whitney Grove is carefully integrated into the neighborhood streetscape though the design of its sidewalks, street furniture, fences, hedges, stoops, and portals. At the south end of the site, facing toward New Haven’s office precinct, is an eight story office building with retail space at street level. The project massing gradually steps down in height, complementing the size and scale of adjacent residential neighbors. Thirty-seven townhouses, with landscaped interior courtyards behind, continue the layering of like-uses from public to private spaces: front doors face front doors, back doors face back doors, and backyards face backyards. Streets are the most important spaces in cities. When special attention is given to the layering of scales and placing of like-uses on both sides of the street, it makes for a healthy street. These ideas influenced our design of Whitney Grove.

McCormack Baron & Associates Ninth Square District New Haven, CT New Haven was one of the first New World settlements to begin with a town plan, which consists of a grid of nine blocks, or squares, with the town green at its center. The Ninth Square has a rich past and quality of architecture that has deemed it a National Historic District. By the late 1980’s, however, it had succumbed to urban blight. A plan for renewal was developed that identified housing as the key to restoring life to the district. The streets are the most important spaces in cities. In the Ninth Square we made new retail spaces on the ground floor and housing above to inject new life into its streets.

Center Pointe of New Haven New Haven, CT Center Pointe is the adaptive re-use of two connected historic buildings in downtown New Haven from commercial uses into market-rate studio, 1-bedroom, and 2-bedroom apartments. The renovation retains the ground floor for commercial uses. The upper levels of the two buildings will be connected with stairs to resolve the elevation differences between their upper floors, and thus unite them into a single floor-level to be served as the renovated elevators located in the Woolworth Building. The existing Woolworth lobby will serve as the entrance for the new apartments above.

Bridgeport Housing Authority Albion Apartments & Southwest Community Health Center New Haven, CT Newman designed a new, multistory mixed-use building for the Bridgeport Housing Authority, the leading provider of public housing in the City; and Southwest Community Health Center. Southwest is a federally-qualified community health center that offers medical, dental, and behavioral health services to uninsured and under insured residents of the Greater Bridgeport area. The 2 wings of the community health center are organized around a garden and have green roofs. The first floor clinic facility houses SWCHC’s medical, dental and behavioral health services. The remaining four floors is used by BHA for 30-40 supportive housing apartment units.

University of Ontario Institute of Technology & Durham College Mixed-Use Village Oshawa, CA

The Mixed-Use Village project for Tribute Communities will create a center for an emerging satellite community of burgeoning Oshawa, Ontario, part of the Greater Toronto Area’s expansion outward into former farmland north of Lake Ontario. The Village site is well chosen for growing a town center. It is located at the confluence of several new residential communities, a rapidly growing University of Ontario Institute of Technology and Durham College, and a new highway and expanding regional transit system.

The Village will create an iconic ‘college town’ in which local residents, students, and faculty can enrich each other’s lives. It will seamlessly integrate vital retail, residential, commercial, institutional, and civic facilities into a vibrant community, optimizing all forms of connectivity between new and existing institutions to maximize social, cultural, and economic synergies.

Metro Center II Stamford, CT This project is a new mixed-use development on six acres adjacent to the Stamford Intermodal Transportation Center. Principal program elements include a commercial office tower of 300,000 square feet; 250 units in a mix of market and affordable rental; and condominium resident apartment and townhouse buildings; associated parking and street-level retail uses.

Park Square West Development Stamford, CT

A major component of the master plan for downtown Stamford, Park Square West Development will provide three new residential towers containing 420 units of market rate housing. The project also contains associated parking structures and commercial space along a newly formed streets and pedestrian alleys.

Charter Oak Communities Fairgate Residences Stamford. CT This multi-phase development includes multiple infill projects: Taylor Apartments, 24 units in a four-story building, representing 16 affordable housing options and eight townhouses for sale; the Post House, a sixstory apartment building of 60 units built over first floor office space providing community resources for supportive housing; and Fairgate, 90 dwelling units and some mixed- use retail. A community center, including daycare, meeting rooms, and offices for property management and leasing are highlights of the community. Selected by the Stamford Housing Authority, now Charter Oak Communities, Newman created a master planning vision to renew neighborhood living west of the Mill River, providing affordable housing for low- and moderate-income working families, marketrate housing, supportive housing, and home ownership opportunities. Significant about all the projects was gaining community trust and buy-in from people who had little confidence in what was going to happen to them. Development in phases allowed temporary relocation of residents, ultimately making places for all who wanted to return.

Charter Oak Communities Southwood Square Stamford. CT The revitalization at Southwood Square creates a new neighborhood to replace a “housing project” by transforming a deteriorating residential site into a mixed income neighborhood that integrates public assisted and market rate housing into one community. The arrangement of spaces and streets is intended to create a “center.” The design incorporates moderate density housing units of varying architectural character, on a network of new streets which reconnect to the existing neighborhood street pattern, while clearly defining public and private spaces in a secure manner. All buildings range in height from two to four stories, and are designed in a number of traditional vernacular styles to seamlessly merge with the existing environs. Family units of 2, 3, and 4 bedrooms are typically townhouses entered at grade. This project won a Federal Hope VI Development Grant for its new 330 units of housing. There are 15 home ownership units in the final build-out.

Charter Oak Communities Vidal Court Revitilization Stamford. CT


The Westwood, Palmer Square, and Greenfield Communities replace the former Vidal Court, an obsolete 216-unit stateassisted public housing project with narrow outdoor corridors and substandard conditions. Westwood provides 95 dwelling units, Palmer Square, 76 units, and Greenfield 45 townhouses in unique neighborhoods that take advantage of nearby parks and green spaces. The Greenfield phase involved a land-swap with Stamford Health System. The Vidal Court Revitalization Area represents 216 of the 700 new dwelling units that have transformed much of Stamford’s Westside neighborhood into a stable, economically balanced area that nurtures family-friendly living, while stimulating economic renewal. The communities are a model for the revitalization of the residential urban fabric of Connecticut’s inner cities, fulfilling residents’ deep desire for a “home.”

Palmer Square


Selected by the Stamford Housing Authority, now Charter Oak Communities, Newman created a master planning vision to renew neighborhood living west of the Mill River, providing affordable housing for low- and moderate-income working families, market-rate housing, supportive housing, and home ownership opportunities. Significant about all the projects was gaining community trust and buy-in from people who had little confidence in what was going to happen to them. Development in phases allowed temporary relocation of residents, ultimately making places for all who wanted to return.

City of Stamford Washington Boulevard Mixed-Use Development Conceptual Design Stamford. CT This high-end rental loft development in Stamford is both a gateway to the downtown from the north and a gateway to a new park from the downtown to the east. The development contains structured parking in the basement and first floor, a surround of retail and building amenities along public ways, and 200 residential units.

Yale University Arnold Hall Residential and Retail New Haven, CT The Elm Street Residence Hall Design/Build project provides 47 new undergraduate beds in suite arrangements to accommodate the immediate swing space needs of the University. The suites are grouped around traditional common entryway bathroom stairwells and the building forms a new courtyard which is connected to Davenport College. Located on a small existing parking lot, the building façade acts as an infill building in the manner of a normative retail and residential structure.

University of Oklahoma Headington Hall Norman, OK This new residential hall houses 380 freshman and sophomore student athletes and non-athletes in apartment-style single and double rooming arrangements, and includes specialized dining facilities, fitness, and recreation. Amenities include study lounges and floor commons on each floor, a high-tech Media Lounge, Academic Commons with Seminar, Reading Rooms, and private study spaces, a Technology Center, 75-seat Theater, Dining Hall, and Game Room.

The building includes 10,000 gsf of ground level retail on the two primary roads which form the southeast corner of the OU campus. A separate ground level entry provides access to the sixth level conference and banquet facility in addition to the alumni clubhouse and terrace. Both facilities overlook Oklahoma Memorial football stadium and athletic practice fields. Newman collaborated on this project as Design Architects with Studio Architecture of Oklahoma City as Architect of Record.

Fairfield University Meditz Hall Fairfield, CT This new apartment residence implements goals of Newman’s master plan while organizing a disorganized, unwelcoming upper-class neighborhood. Generous circulation plus academic, social, and student-support facilities promote interaction and community. The front door opens to the building living room and a suite of social spaces which, together with the front “porch”, engage the new “precinct green” in the life of the building. The residence hall’s social hub is further reinforced by placing the main communicating stair in a largely glazed and sky-lit stairwell. On the upper levels, a study lounge and posting wall adjacent to the stair greet all residents as they circulate to their apartments. Sustainable features include indoor-outdoor transparency, outdoor learning space, and the creation of a major campus greenspace from unused land as a welcoming neighborhood entrance and amenity.

Our Philosophy

As architects, we believe that what we make can improve the lives of people. We want to realize the idea of a better, richer place, made palpable through the shaping of space, place, form, and climate. The places we make reflect our affection for ordinary human interchange and commerce, and for what lies beneath. People need to belong to something larger, to make connections with others and the world, and to make order out of chaos. So the architecture they inhabit needs to represent something larger than either the individual or the group, yet provide places where they can both be themselves and recognize the social and cultural structures that surround them.

Design Process

Team Structure An open office environment supports our ‘studio’ style organization, with staff grouped into teams supporting principals-in-charge to address project challenges in a flexible manner - delivering talent where needed, when needed, with efficiency and effectiveness. We add consultants to the team as each project progresses to provide the right engineering and specialty expertise for the task. Consensus Building We listen. We meet regularly with stake-holders to gather essential project information and to assist with decision making, building the essential consensus to move the project forward to completion. Our communication and coordination skills achieve success with complex constellations of constituency groups and in demanding regulatory environments. Building Information Modeling - BIM Newman Architects was an early adopter of 3-D Building Information Modeling to support our design process. We use BIM for all projects, enhancing our ability to study a variety of project alternatives quickly, to monitor project scope and cost, to improve coordination and reduce conflicts, and to support enhanced project visualization. With MEPF systems coordinated in 3-D, our BIM models have reduced contractor bids, construction clashes during construction and anticipated construction costs. Integrated Delivery We use our leadership in 3-D design to support the construction process. We are participating in the development of new practices in the delivery of architectural projects, collaborating with construction managers at all phases of design, bidding, and construction, utilizing BIM as the common platform for communication of intention and realization.

Design Visualization We employ a wide range of powerful visualization methods to help our clients and ourselves understand and test design concepts and alternatives, including: physical and virtual modeling, photo-realistic synthetic imaging and fly-over and tour-though animation. Public Outreach We have developed an extensive repertoire of skills and tools for helping institutions successfully present to the public and to obtain community acceptance of proposed projects. Cost and Schedule Control We maintain control of cost and schedule through a range of tools and processes. We specify the creative use of testing and mockups to verify feasibility and constructability; early setting and periodic review of project schedules together with the use of Microsoft Project scheduling tools; early setting, benchmark testing, and periodic review of budgets; rigorous and regular risk assessment at each project phase; and BIM systems that export detailed information about scope to guide estimating and procurement. We have also gathered extensive experience with alternative procurement and contract-delivery strategies that can speed schedules and reduce cost, including: fast-track documentation, design-build, early enabling projects, and early-purchasing. Quality Control We employ an arsenal of quality-control techniques, including: a detailed office design and procedures manual; outside code/regulatory reviews; internal third-party document reviews of our work and that of our consultants at each project phase to ensure correctness, coordination, and constructability; coordination with project CM’s in developing and checking documents; and BIM systems that unify project information in single models and greatly reduce opportunities for conflicts.

“Throughout your career, you have used your talents to bring beauty and light to many buildings in the public realm. I—as well as other citizens from New Haven and beyond—am reminded of your work every time I take the train from the New Haven Railroad Station or visit the New Haven Arts Center.”

“The design by Newman Architects has been a resounding aesthetic and functional success. The result came because your firm went above and beyond the call in listening to neighbors and other stakeholders and to make sure that their concerns were both heard and addressed in the design.”

Congresswoman Rosa L. DeLauro State of Connecticut

Michael Morand Associate V.P. Yale University for New Haven and State Affairs

“I am very closely familiar with a good deal of Newman’s work, having frequently visited and used--almost inhabited--many of the public spaces that he has designed or helped to build. At Yale Law School and Yale colleges, for example, where he has done such sensitive and creative renovation, I have appreciated his ability to retain the best of the past while adding new features and advantages. At these and other academic settings, he has demonstrated insight into the particular human traits and needs likely to be present--insight that involves deep and profound recognition of the interests and activities of those who will use them.” Richard Blumenthal United States Senator, State of Connecticut “It is not surprising that Newman Architects has received so many honors and awards for their work. New buildings speak clearly of their own time and respect for another time, particularly when historic buildings are nearby. The firm has been keenly aware of the needs of very different clients and of the message they are trying to convey whether they be sponsors of affordable housing, city fathers, travelers or educators. The overarching impression is a firm deeply attuned to the public good, aware of the impact of their work and determined to be responsive. There is a generosity of spirit in Newman’s approach to architecture and planning that sets them apart; that fact becomes clear when reviewing the range of their contributions for the last twenty years.“ Colin G. Campbell President and CEO, Colonial Williamsburg Former President, Wesleyan University & Rockefeller Brothers Fund

“In addition to the knowledge Newman Architects brings to the table, they are excellent listeners. They are open to the client and are always willing to listen and to understand our needs…Newman Architects also added glamour to the ordinary concept of suites. Our award-winning building is praised by students, parents and other staff at the University. It is a functional design yet it manages to capture the eye and take advantage of the surroundings… Newman Architects go beyond what we expect from architects. They have a passion for designing environments that support the University’s vision and the aspirations of a housing department.” Logan Trimble Director of Operations, Department of Residential Life University of Connecticut “In the twelve years that Newman and Charter Oak Communities have worked together, we have taken on some of the most challenging projects of my housing development career. Beginning with the redevelopment of a distressed, 1930’sera public housing complex - Southfield Village - into the critically acclaimed community of Southwood Square, our projects have set a new local standard for effective housing design and construction. Newman Architects has again demonstrated its skill, foresight and vision as it contributes to Stamford’s permanent urban fabric. As the inevitable issues of zoning, community-based planning and cost conscious decision making have arisen, your problem solving abilities have helped guide us to practical solutions. Finally, the quality of your designs has been so universally accepted in the Stamford community as to open new doors to our efforts and to heighten expectations each time we announce a new project.” Vincent J Tufo, Executive Director Charter Oak Communities

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