The American Institute of Architects New York State honored Sunnyside Gardens Residence, by Laura Heim Architect PLLC, with an 2010 Award of Merit in Design in the category of adaptive reuse at the AIANYS Convention held in Buffalo, NY. This sensitive renovation project, located in historic Sunnyside Gardens, restored an enclosed front porch to re-create a light filled entry as well as converted an original 1920’s two family house into a single family dwelling. Over 400 architects from across New York State entered this prestigious awards program. See article: Queens AIA President Wins Award.