Henson Team Outing

The Henson team just visited the new Polonsky Exhibition of The New York Public Library’s Treasures for a fun fall outing! The exhibit features some of the library’s most remarkable manuscripts, artworks, recordings, etc. and is located in the beautifully restored Gottesman Exhibition Hall. In 2015, while working at another firm, Henson’s Associate Principal, Eric Hammarberg, was in the midst of...

Tenement Museum Displays the Transformation of the Lower East Side and Beyond

No neighborhood has transformed quite like the Lower East Side. In the 1840s, it was known as Kleindeutschland, or “Little Germany”. In the 1920s, it was the center of Jewish immigrant culture. In the 1970s, parts of the neighborhood became Chinatown with the arrival of Chinese immigrants. Today, it is a predominantly Puerto Rican and Dominican community. The neighborhood holds...

Register For The 3rd Annual “How Low Can We Go” – Historic Preservation and Carbon Reduction: Applied Trades Event

On Tuesday, September 21st, Henson Architecture will be hosting the third annual joint AIANY Committee on the Environment and Historic Building Committee “How Low Can We Go” event which will focus on applied trades in preservation work and Passive House construction. The event will feature a panel discussion with architects, uniquely positioned tradespeople, and educators. Retrofitting existing buildings to attain higher...