Yvette Richardson attended a meeting with other Engineering and Architecture firms to advocate for more inclusion for African-American owned firms. She got a chance to meet with Jonnel Doris of the Senior Advisor for the City’s Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprise program and Commission Greg Bishop of NYC Small Business Services.
She Builds Waves is a collective of women making connections and supporting one another with their ideas and goals in the built industry. Yvette Richardson engaged and shared her ideas of defining what authenticity in the career industry really means.
Today we honor Minnie on her retirement. She’s been a great asset to us here at SRW and we will miss her deeply. We are truly grateful to have had the honor of working with Minnie. Good luck in the coming years, and enjoy your retirement!
SRW was well represented at nycoba NOMA'S Owners Roundtable where we had many proactive conversations about professional practice and our legacy.
Click on the cap to see our graduates!
Did you know Truman High School in the Bronx has a TV Studio?
The next facility is Heitzman Recreation Center in Harrowgate, receiving funds from Rebuild Philadelphia. Mayor Jim Kenney’s ambitious Rebuild Philadelphia project to invest $500 million in Philly parks, libraries, and recreation centers, has been long held back due to a major legal battle over taxes. SRW is honored to be part of this journey!
The Harlem School of the Arts will soon begin in the summer a renovation of $9.5 million funded by the Herb Alpert Foundation. SRW is well-pleased to be working on this project.
As a part of a team of nycoba|NOMA Architects, Erasmus assisted the historical African-American neighborhoods of Sag Harbor Hills, Azurest and Ninevah to achieve New York State Historic Landmark status!
Not only was the NYC Landmarked Harlem Courthouse a discovery for us all, Check out this spiral staircase!
The ACE Mentor Program of Greater Philadelphia contains high school students to pursue careers in architecture, engineering and construction by mentoring them to become the greatest they can be. They’ve hosted more than 300+ folks at Drexel University. SRW is happy to support the program!
A bittersweet moment as we send Percia off to teach Architecture to NYC High School students.
The Borough of Manhattan Community College located in Chambers created a masterpiece spiral stair! That’s one way to motivate students to get active.
92Y Jewerly Center has grown to become the largest and most esteemed program in New York City. The program provides opportunities for artists and designers to connect and explore the aspects of jewelry design. SRW sponsored the 2018 Jewelry Center Benefit in support of our esteemed Jeweler Donna Blackwell! Check out her pieces at www.designblackwell.com
Universal Companies has remained committed to improving communities and changing lives through cultural and entrepreneurial opportunities that break the cycle of generational poverty within historically disenfranchised communities. SRW supports Universal Companies. Congratulations to Universal Charter High School for having the largest fundraiser!
Nothing is better than relaxing on a rooftop filled with amazing art. As much as SRW is busy on the field or at the office, there’s always room to enjoy ourselves in NYC.
Yvonne D. Flagg
Games For Change Volunteer Event
Volunteered at a Games for Change Design Jam. It was sponsored by Games for Change, GM, Samsung Next and NOMA. By volunteering in games of change, the local NYC Chapter (NYCOBA NOMA) received a $1000 grant!
Located at Midtown, Yvette Richardson had her birthday party! A big, beautiful, welcoming event filled with fabulous music and amazing people to share it with.