History of Beardsley Design

1898 1925 1928 1948 1949 1971 1986 1998 2010
2010
2010
 

2010 - BDA receives LEED Certification for two projects: Wayne Finger Lakes BOCES Technical Center and Fort Lee Training Complex.

2000
 

2000 - Beardsley Design Associates opens additional offices in Malone and Syracuse, NY and adds a major addition to the Auburn Facility.

1998
 

1998 - The Firm celebrates its 100th anniversary and adopts the new name Beardsley Design Associates Architecture, Engineering & Landscape Architecture, P.C.

1986
 

1986 - James Beardsley retires from the firm followed in 1989 by his brother Wallace P. Beardsley, Jr.

1980
 

1980 - James J. Glass joins the firm as Director, expanding the Electrical Department. The Firm name was changed once again to Beardsley, Beardsley, Cowden & Glass, Architects/Engineers, P.C.

1971
 

1971 - The partnership is enlarged by the addition of Gerald Cowden Sr.P.E. and Jack Reilly forming Beardsley & Beardsley Architects/Engineers, P.C.

1952
 

1952 - Wallace P. Beardsley, Sr. dies. Beardsley Jr. and his brother James continue operation of the firm.

1949
 

1949 - Wallace P. Beardsley, Jr. starts working as a draftsman with the firm. The office is moved from the Seward Bank Building to the former residence of James L. Seymour at 64 South St. Auburn, still the current location.

1948
 

1948 - James P. Beardsley becomes a partner forming Beardsley and Beardsley Architects.

1946
 

1946 - Lt. James P. Beardsley (Wallace's son) returns from the Corps of Engineers to join the office.

1935
 

1935 - Samuel E. Hillger passes away. Wallace P. Beardsley Sr. continues the practice as Wallace P. Beardsley Architects.

1928
 

1928 - Hillger and Beardsley form the partnership Hillger and Beardsley Architects.

1925
 

1925 - Wallace P. Beardsley, Sr. Architect and Engineer from Syracuse, NY joins Hillger's Practice.

1898
 

1898 - Samuel E. Hillger, Architect opens an office in the Seward Bank Building in Auburn, NY.