POSEN ARCHITECTS LLC

POSEN ARCHITECTS was founded in 1996 and is committed to client service, design excellence and the quality of its built work. The company has a recognized expertise in institutional, corporate, healthcare and commercial facilities. The mission of the company is based on four principles: to deliver unequalled client service; to provide design excellence in all of our projects; to recruit, retain and promote staff with the highest levels of technical expertise; and to strive to achieve complete client satisfaction in our built work.


  1. Posen Architects Opens First Office

    Our first office in Elizabeth, NJ. A former gas station, it wasn’t much to look at from the outside, but it was a great place to work for our first decade. Within a few years, the staff had grown to fifteen people.

    Posen Architects Opens First Office

    1996

    Corporate Headquarters

    American Standard moved its corporate offices to an existing operations center in Piscataway, NJ and renovated the lobby to provide a secure entrance in a former multi-tenant building. The overall project included about 75,000 sf.

    Corporate Headquarters

    1997

    First 'Ground Up' Construction Project

    This 3-story, 75,000 SF speculative office building at 155 Village Boulevard in the Forrestal Village Office Park in Princeton, NJ was Posen Architects’ first stand-alone building. Green glass and red brick were design requirements.

    First "Ground Up" Construction Project

    1998

    Law Firm Regional Offices

    A full floor, 22,000 SF, interior design and construction in One Riverfront Plaza, Newark, NJ for Reed Smith, a Pittsburgh based national law firm. Traditional dark woods, marble and red trim were selected to express experience and confidence.

    Law Firm Regional Offices

    2000

  2. Alpine Inspired Resort

    The Appalachian, a 226,000 SF hotel/condominium at Mountain Creek Resort in Vernon, NJ building features 178 units above retail and below ground parking. Posen served as Architect of Record for a Canadian design firm and was responsible for site plan approval, all drawings and coordination of all consultants.

    Alpine Inspired Resort

    2002

    Regional Bank Headquarters

    Site plan approvals were underway when Kearny Bank bought the property for its new corporate headquarters. Posen served as architect for this 3-story, 55,000 SF building at 120 Passaic Avenue in Fairfield, NJ.

    Regional Bank Headquarters

    2003

    Largest Outpatient Facility in New Jersey

    This 250,000 SF, 5-building complex for Summit Medical Group in Berkeley Heights includes both renovated structures and new construction. It includes ambulatory surgery, diagnostic radiology, cancer treatment and a full complement of multi-specialty physician office.

    Largest Outpatient Facility in New Jersey

    2005

    Office Rafting Trip

    A lesson in team-building and a chance to bond with each other outside the office, the growing Posen staff went white water rafting on the Lehigh River. A memorable day off.

    Office Rafting Trip

    2005

  3. Posen Architects Move to West Orange

    With a growing firm, the practice needed more space and purchased an abandoned warehouse adjacent to the West Orange redevelopment zone and Edison Historic site. Heavy timber bow trusses create a wide-open space for collaboration.

    Posen Architects Move to West Orange

    2007

    Pharmaceutical Firm Training Center

    Posen Architects completed over 200,000 SF of space across the country for Daiichi Sankyo. This 25,000 SF training facility in Parsippany, NJ features four adjoining rooms that each seat 40 and open to a 'town hall' size room; 12 breakout rooms, a 'bistro', visitor support services and office space.

    Pharmaceutical Firm Training Center

    2008

    Cataract Surgery and Laser Center

    An existing flex/warehouse building was re-purposed into an ambulatory surgery center with 3 specialized ORs for eye surgery and two laser treatment procedure rooms. The 11,000 SF facility is in Fairlawn, NJ.

    Cataract Surgery and Laser Center

    2009

    Landmark Building Transformation

    Our first project for the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York is within the Seaview Hospital Historic District in Staten Island, NY. A building on the NYS Register of Historic Places was renovated into a 45 bed, substance abuse, residential rehabilitation facility for adolescent boys.

    Landmark Building Transformation

    2010

  4. Interior Design as Brand Building

    Ansell asked Posen Architects to go beyond the challenge of creating a new space. The 58,000 SF headquarters communicates the vital role their brand(s) plays in improving the lives of their clients through large-scale images that express the Ansell story.

    Interior Design as Brand Building

    2011

    Organ Transplant Lab & Headquarters

    NJ Sharing in New Providence, NJ is a federally-designated regional organ procurement organization. This 50,000 SF warehouse conversion features executive, administrative, conference, training, and staff areas as well as a clinical testing laboratory.

    Organ Transplant Lab & Headquarters

    2010

    Posen Sailing Trip

    Continuing the team building theme, Posen Architects took a day out of their busy schedule to learn how to tie nautical knots, navigation and sailing aboard a historic schooner in New York Harbor Gorgeous weather and great fun!

    Posen Sailing Trip

    2014

    Outpatient & Imaging Center

    Built in two phases, this 25,000 SF, two-story outpatient physician practice facility houses a primary care group, a dermatology group, a radiology suite including an MRI and CT, an orthopedic group and a women’s health practice.

    Outpatient & Imaging Center

    2015

  5. Posen Architects Establishes New Leadership Team

    Celebrating its 20th anniversary, we introduced a new leadership team including: Dennis Posen, AIA, the founder of the firm; Lori Klein, CID, Director of Interior Design; Kosta Koulouris, AIA, Director of Operations and Tom Fantacone, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Director of Architecture.

    Posen Architects Establishes New Leadership Team

    2016

    Critical Care Unit Renovation Award

    Posen Architects won a Remodel/Renovation Silver Award from Healthcare Design Magazine by modernizing an outdated 12-bed unit at Saint Clare’s Denville Hospital CCU and reconfiguring the central nursing station to improve sight lines and allow more natural light in work areas.

    Critical Care Unit Renovation Award

    2017

    White Plains Hospital – Center for Cancer Care

    Faced with a growing outpatient cancer program and an existing building that was too small, Posen designed a 7-story addition to the old cancer center. The new 38,000 sf glass building is connected to the existing 3-story Dickstein structure which received a metal panel skin, new entrance atrium and new interiors from top to bottom.

    White Plains Hospital – Center for Cancer Care

    2018

    Substance Abuse / Alcohol Treatment Center

    This new 50,000 SF treatment center in the Bronx is operated by VIP Community Services, Inc. Funded by the NYS Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS) the exterior materials—translucent glass and brick contrasted by modern zinc panels—emphasize the history and revitalization of the neighborhood.

    Substance Abuse / Alcohol Treatment Center

    2019

  6. Inpatient/Outpatient Building

    One of several new projects funded by the NYS Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS), this new four-story building for Argus Community, Inc., includes 55,055 SF and is located in the Bronx, NY. It will house 114 inpatients and will also serve outpatients.

    Inpatient/Outpatient Building

    2021

    Odyssey House

    This new 20,000 sf building on Wards Island, NY will house a new 60-bed drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility funded by the NYS Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS). The proposed modular building will connect to the site’s existing building.

    Odyssey House

    2021

    Christian Health

    A two phase project to expand and update an existing, 30-year-old, two-story building housing separately-licensed healthcare facilities on each floor: a specialized behavior-management long-term care unit on the first floor and a psychiatric hospital on the second.

    Christian Health

    2021

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