Tony Botta

Tony Botta

New York, NY, US



An energetic and inspired team player with 13 years of experience in Retail, Residential, Mixed-Use,Education, Master Planning, Religious and Hospitality Architecture with four Architectural Registration Exam sections to complete.



Lyall Design Architects, Project Manager/Designer

Responsible for coordination and design of a mid-rise bank headquarters located in
historic downtown Hampton, VA. through Schematic Design and Design Development

Old Point National Bank Headquarters; Cavalier Golf and Yacht Club

Mar 2010 - Oct 2010

Cooper Carry, Staff Architect

Involved in projects from start to occupancy, served as a point of contact for consultant
teams and clients through document production, assisted with Masterplans and Proposals,
represented the firm at ICSC and ULI events

Macy’s Orlando (2004 SADI: Superior Achievement in Design & Imaging Winner); Burdine’s Wellington Green; Houston Galleria Expansion; Unique Target Store Brooklyn Junction; The Birches New Lenox-Forest City Enterprises; Greenville Mixed Use; Crosland Sustainable Design Challenge 2008; Downtown Flushing Redevelopment Strategy; Emory Point; Linville Ridge Clubhouse Renovation; The Lodge at Woodloch Spa and Resort; Jackson County Courthouse and Judicial Complex; Schilling Farms Masterplan Studies; 10th and Midtown Student Housing Masterplan; East Arverne/Far Rockaways Masterplan Studies; CCA Office Interiors 50W17

Sep 2007 - Dec 2008

Pazdan-Smith Group (now dba McMillan Pazdan Smith), Design Director / Project Manager

Responsible for project design in the Retail Studio, I tracked staffing and project schedules,
served as the key point of contact for The Providence Marketplace Project, and I lead the
design team. I developed many masterplan initiatives, tracked and developed new
business, and represented the firm at ICSC and ULI events.

Providence Marketplace-Mt. Juliet TN; Shops at Richmond Centre-Richmond, KY; Magnolia Park Town Center-Greenville, SC; Village North PUD-Fairhope, AL

Oct 2004 - Sep 2007

Cooper Carry, Staff Architect

see Cooper Carry Description above

Jul 1999 - Oct 2004

The Boudreaux Group Inc., Intern

Liturgical; University/Lab Buildings

Nov 1998 - Jul 1999


Hospitality; Mixed Use; Speculative Office

May 1998 - Nov 1998


Clemson University, MArch, Master of Architecture

The Charles Daniel Center for Urban Studies, Genoa, Italy; Fall 1996
Mickel Fellow; Studied Urban Armatures in The Centro Storico of Genova
Developed Strategies of Urban Armature and Transit for The Lagaccio River Valley

Aug 1996 - May 1998

Clemson University, Bachelors, BA Design (Focus in Architecture)

Clemson University Charleston Architecture Center: Fall Semester 1995

May 1993 - May 1996


Macy’s Orlando (2004 SADI: Superior Achievement in Design & Imaging Winner), Other

Cooper Carry's work on the Macy's store at the Mall at Millennia in Orlando, Fla. was one major exception. The judges felt the 275,000-square-foot box was a far departure from Federated Department Stores bland vanilla prototype and set a good example for mall anchor stores moving forward.


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