L. Stephen Hill
"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 30 years of experience, L. Stephen Hill’s designs have made a significant contribution to the New York City skyline. Known for his clear, concise vision, Hill has crafted a variety of buildings, from high-rise residential towers and mixed-use hotels to retail spaces, historic renovations, adaptive re-use projects, and commercial office space.

Hill co-founded Hill West Architects with the goal of providing clients a firm focused on unparalleled 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 Olympia Dumbo, Skyline Tower, The d’Orsay, Waterline Square, One Riverside Park, 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.


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