Archive for the 'Latest Projects' Category

The Last of a Historic Row of Park Avenue Townhouses Gets a Modern Reinvention

Murdock Solon Architects is performing an extensive remodel of one of the last remaining 19th-century townhouses on Manhattan’s storied Park Avenue. Once completed, the renovation will have fully modernized and expanded the townhouse into an 8-story, 5-bedroom house.

Kings Highway Commercial Development in Brooklyn

A Play on Intersections in Brooklyn

We recently completed a dynamic new commercial development at the energetic intersection of Kings Highway in Brooklyn. This 84,000-square-foot area of commercial development is now an anchor in the evolving neighborhood of Gravesend.    To take advantage of the site’s visibility from the elevated subway lines, the design addresses the two main programs of commercial […]


The Completion of a Surfside View

A stunning shell of a home sat empty along the ocean in Montauk. The house was started, but had never been completed. The new owners were eager to take over and to bring their own vision to life.    MSA was presented with the challenge of taking the unfinished building shell and completing the exterior […]

MSA Brownstone Architects in NYC

NYC Brownstone Renovation Specialists: A Highlight of MSA’s work in Manhattan and Brooklyn

Over the years, Murdock Solon Architects has developed a strong specialty in brownstone renovation in Manhattan and Brooklyn. The firm’s ability to balance brownstone preservation with modern desires has attracted clients who want to make a home uniquely their own while maintaining historical elements that make New York City brownstones so special. MSA’s brownstone renovation […]


A View Into Gramercy Park

The highly coveted views of NYC’s Gramercy Park could be as valuable as the key to the park itself in a city where natural views and private outdoor space are increasingly rare. Murdock Solon Architects recently completed an apartment renovation that fully accentuates the park’s stunning views of lush greenery and century-old treescapes. The 3,600-square-foot […]


A Modern Addition to a Country Farmhouse

While Murdock Solon Architects is often updating NYC brownstones or building ground-up modern houses, it welcomed the opportunity to also work with a home originally built in 1861 in Rye, New York. We were tasked with enlarging the existing home’s structure, as well as providing a detached pool house that would also serve as a […]

Park Avenue Rooftop NYC Architects

A Floating Garden on Park Avenue

Murdock Solon Architects recently took its work to another level – a private rooftop on Park Avenue. Located in the Flatiron District, the garden is already a well-appreciated amenity for the building’s commercial tenants.  The rooftop terrace is elevated 15 feet above the existing roof level to maximize panoramic views of the city. It encircles the building’s three […]

Avenues: The World School

Creating an Environment for Learning at Avenues: The World School

Murdock Solon Architects is pleased to announce the expansion of the New York City campus of Avenues: The World School.  As Executive Architect, MSA led the team for this new 5-story, 80,000 SF new classroom space. Four full floors, plus a new 3,200 SF lobby comprise The Early Learning Center, as well as the upper school’s Science, […]

East Hampton Cottage

A Classic Cottage Redefined

Off the main road of Amagansett, a hamlet of East Hampton, this 1,500-square-foot cottage is surrounded by lush native trees and greenery. Taking cues from the vernacular language, MSA completed a new light-filled weekend home for a Manhattan couple with a passion for mid-century furniture pieces and efficient living. The interior showcases a simple, but […]


A Clinton Hill Renovation

In Brooklyn’s prime Clinton Hill neighborhood, Murdock Solon Architects recently completed its transformation of a Landmarked townhouse. The project consisted of a gut renovation of a 3,000-square-foot, multi-family home into a main house with four bedrooms, a home office, two full baths, and two half baths, as well as a second garden apartment and a […]


Breaking Ground at Kings Highway

Murdock Solon Architects broke ground at the Kings Highway project this week. Led by Principle-in-Charge Shea Murdock, shown above, the 68,000-square-foot commercial development will be an anchor at the evolving neighborhood in Gravesend, Brooklyn.  To take advantage of the site’s visibility from the elevated subway lines, the design addresses the two main programs of commercial […]


See Our Work in New York Cottages & Gardens

  We’re proud to announce that our Brooklyn Heights Townhouse project is featured in the April issue of New York Cottages and Gardens. The 12-page article, Haute Brooklyn, describes how the owners, Florence and Alexandre Mars, discovered the property and sought the right architecture team to bring their French design sensibility to their new Brooklyn […]