Blake Middleton FAIA, LEED AP

Blake Middleton FAIA LEED AP is a Partner at New York-based Handel Architects LLP. Notable projects designed by Mr. Middleton include The Ritz-Carlton in downtown Boston, a 2.4 million SF, four building complex that has dramatically revitalized the Theater District; two new academic and performance buildings for The Boston Conservatory; the Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Natatorium in New York City; and renovation of the historic Santa Barbara Bowl Amphitheater. Mr. Middleton is currently serving as the designer of the new Millennium Tower at Downtown Crossing in Boston, a 1.4 million SF mixed-use project that includes the renovation of the historic Filene’s Building.

Mr. Middleton has taught and lectured at numerous universities, and his work has won distinction from the American Institute of Architects, the Society of American Registered Architects, the Urban Land Institute, and the Congress for New Urbanism, among others. His designs have been published widely and exhibited nationally.

Mr. Middleton holds a Bachelor of Architecture and Master of Architecture in Urban Design from Cornell University. He is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, and a member of the U.S. Institute of Theater Technology, the Urban Land Institute, the Boston Society of Architects, the Van Alen Institute, The Society of Fellows of the American Academy in Rome, and the Architectural League of New York. He is also a Board Member of the Riverside Park Conservancy.