"The story of our firm is the quintessential underdog story except that we have now grown into a formidable group of the most talented architects and designers in New York City."
L. Stephen Hill, AIA – Founding Partner
With more than 25 years of experience, Stephen Hill’s designs have made a significant contribution to the New York City skyline. Known for his expert and efficient layouts and clear, concise vision, Hill has crafted a variety of buildings, from high-rise residential towers and mixed-use hotels, to retail spaces, historic renovations and adaptive re-use projects. In addition, his work has expanded to private residences and commercial office space.
Hill co-founded Hill West Architects to provide clients with an architectural firm focused on superlative quality for highly functional buildings. His expertise in the design and technical development of residential buildings is the foundation for his career. His portfolio includes 161 Maiden Lane, One Riverside Park, The Rushmore, The Aldyn, 220 Riverside Boulevard, 160 Riverside Boulevard, The Aston, and the renovation of the Plaza Hotel.
Prior to establishing Hill West Architects, Hill co-founded Goldstein, Hill & West Architects and was a partner at Costas Kondylis and Partners. He is a graduate of Pratt Institute, has NCARB certification and is licensed in several states. Hill resides in New Jersey with his wife and daughter, who is following in her father’s footsteps and studying architecture at SCAD. During his free time, he enjoys restoring old homes with his wife and traveling, Greece has been a favorite destination for its history and architecture.
161 Maiden Lane, 23-15 44th Drive, 488 Madison Avenue, 10 Madison Square West, 50 Riverside Boulevard, 60 Riverside Boulevard, 42-12 28th Street, 1 Flatbush Avenue, 211 West 14th Street, 7 Penn Plaza, 111 Murray Street, 40 Wall Street, Waterline Square, and Fifth Avenue at Central Park South.