BUILDINGS CLAD IN STORIES: THE RISE OF STATEMENT FAÇADES

EVERY STRUCTURE TELLS A story. Sometimes, it’s the relatively straightforward story of its function: train terminals, grain silos, and sports arenas generally follow the contours of their purposes. Sometimes, a building’s story is bound to commemoration or dedication....

NewCorp, Inc. Seventh Ward Revitalization Initiative: AP Tureaud Memorial Park Improvement GroundBreaking

Pictured from left to right, Brandon Adams, Landscape Architect, Perez, Mayor LaToya Cantrell, Vaughn Fauria, President of NewCorp Inc., and Shelenn P. Jones, Sculptor Perez is proud to participate in designing the renovation of the A.P. Tureaud Memorial located in...

Correcting the RECORD: NEW YORK GETS A NEW GATEWAY

HISTORY IS NOT ALWAYS kind to great design. What seems like sure-footed progress in one era can often look more like series of missteps with additional hindsight and changing values. We’ve all seen renovations that only made things worse, robbing a property of its...

Gold Medal in Accessibility: the United States Olympic & Paralympic Museum

For decades, Colorado Springs has been a city defined by its prominent institutions. Home to the United States Air Force Academy, the city has seen the proliferation and gradual downsizing of massive industries, including dozens of prominent defense contractors and...

Celebrating the Carver Theater

The Carver Theater, named after George Washington Carver, is on the National Register of Historic Places. Built in 1950, this state-of-the-art theater for African-Americans in New Orleans hosted bands, shows, and community events. In its heyday, the Theater was a...

Claiborne Avenue Civil Rights Memorial

Perez was on the design team for aesthetic and site/civil improvements (landscape, lighting, storm drainage) to a length of the 80-foot wide median along South Claiborne Avenue in New Orleans, extending for a one mile stretch from Napoleon Avenue to Martin Luther King...

Bojangles Park of Harlem

“Perez is proud to be associated with Brandon Adams PLA, the Landscape Architect that designed the renovation of the Bojangles Park in Harlem for the NYC Parks and Recreation back in 1992. The renovated park was published in Landscape Architecture Magazine soon after...

NOMA Louisiana celebrates Mr. Lonnie Hewitt, Jr.

NOMA Louisiana celebrates the legacy and mourns the loss, of one of our chapter's founders and longest-standing supporters. Mr. Lonnie Hewitt, Jr. last week passed away at the age of 75 due to complications of COVID-19. Born in New Orleans in 1946, Hewitt...

A Modern Home for Ancient Relics: the Grand Egyptian Museum

By most estimates, the Great Pyramid of Giza—one of the most enduring icons of architecture and a pinnacle of human achievement—took between ten and twenty years to build. While the method and circumstances of the pyramid’s construction are still a matter of spirited debate, it seems clear that the structure went up in a flurry, rising taller above Cairo with each passing day.

We Are Perez

CEO Angela O’Byrne took some time to talk about her life, love, and community from New Orleans to Africa at Perez, We Design. Build. Develop. We are Perez. Thanks to SBTRC Southwest Region for making this great video! 

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