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The LA Group Continues Work as Lake Placid Prepares for 2023 World University Games

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The LA Group is currently immersed in planning and execution for the preparation of the 2023 Winter World University Games in Lake Placid. We’re thrilled to see Lake Placid and the venues we’ve worked on for years featured on The Today Show! https://www.today.com/video/feel-like-an-olympian-for-the-day-at-lake-placid-132072517869 Check out the gallery of progress photos…

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Saratoga Great Outdoors Project – Benefits for the Entire Community

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A Perfect Project for Our Times While the planning efforts and design work occurred pre-pandemic in 2017, the components of the Saratoga Great Outdoors project were in place just in time to support community and school needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Saratoga Great Outdoors Project covered eleven project sites…

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Olana State Historic Site: Preserving Sacred Spaces

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Applying Accessibility Guidelines for Outdoor Developed Areas in Historic Preservation and Restoration Preserving Sacred Spaces In 2015, the LA Group embarked on a journey to upgrade the Olana State Historic Site House Environs to meet modern needs for accessibility and durability with the site’s increasing prominence and attendance. The home…

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Uncover Opportunity in Your Historic Cemetery, 11 Strategic Steps

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Times have changed. Will your historic cemetery be forgotten? Cemeteries, whether they’re urban, rural, public or private, were originally designed and constructed to fulfill multiple purposes within our communities. Often cemeteries functioned as parks as well as a place for burial, with picnicking, strolling and carriage riding as common activities….

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