Bone/Levine Architects is a New York City-based full-service architectural firm that specializes in historic preservation, exterior restoration, façade consulting, and design. The firm’s diverse portfolio includes work on a broad spectrum of residential, commercial, and institutional properties, from sacred structures, art and culture organizations, and landmark buildings, to lofts, penthouses, and high-rise developments.
Founded by Kevin Bone and Joseph Levine in 1982, B/LA has more than 35 years of experience in the field. With a highly skilled team of architects from backgrounds in design, restoration, preservation, and archeology, a significant portion of the firm’s work has been devoted to the renovation, conversion, and infrastructure upgrading of existing buildings.
B/LA has been involved in numerous research projects that have focused on the infrastructure of New York City’s water supply systems.
The firm draws from its knowledge and experience in sustainable design, urban design, and environmental sustainability, in sensitively and holistically addressing the challenges each project presents within the context of its surroundings.
B/LA has received numerous awards, including most recently the 2017 New York Landmarks Conservancy – Lucy G. Moses Preservation Award and The Municipal Art Society's 2017 MASterworks Award, both for restoration work on the Montauk Club in Brooklyn’s Park Slope Historic District. The firm also received the 2017 Friends of the Upper East Side Historic Districts' Exterior Restoration Award for its work on the Yorkville Bank Building. B/LA has been recognized for numerous awards over the years, including A.I.A. awards, the Chicago Athenaeum Prize for Best New American Architecture, in addition numerous competition prizes.