On June 26th, 2007,
OEM's new headquarters recieved the SARA Award of Excellence in the
2007 SARA/NY Design Awards for the rehabilitation of an existing facility.
Architects at Swanke Hayden Connell &
Partners LLP rehabilitated an old American Red Cross building to create a new
sustainable headquarters for OEM.
The Society of American Registered Architects (SARA)
was founded in 1956 as a professional society that includes the participation of
all architects, regardless of their roles in the architectural
community. SARA has 11 councils in eight states, including the New York