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Warren Ashworth is a licensed architect practicing in New York since 1980. His specialty is hospitality design with an emphasis on restaurants. He has always engaged in residential design, as well, and feels that the very private aspects of that work continue to inform the very public aspects of restaurant design.

For 24 years Warren partnered with renowned architect Larry Bogdanow. During his tenure there Warren was involved in the design and construction of more than 125 restaurants. Of these, Union Square Cafe is their best known. Beyond the New York metropolitan area they designed many restaurants in San Francisco, Chicago and Orlando.

In 2004 Warren established his own practice, Warren Ashworth, Architect PLLC. Since then he has completed the very successful Landmark Restaurant in Chicago, BLT Steak in Washington D.C. and BLT Market in New York with MB Interiors; and Kelley and Ping in New York. He was the recipient of the 2004 Chicago Landmark Preservation Award for his design of a new retail building in the Armitage Historical District there.

Aside from his design practice, Warren has had articles published on the subject of American domestic architecture.  He is the editor of Nineteenth Century, a twice-yearly peer-reviewed journal.  He teaches at the New York School of Interior Design in New York City and lectures in various other locations on the subject of architectural history.

Warren is married to classical composer Susan Kander. They live and work in their brownstone on Manhattan's Upper West Side where they raised two remarkable sons.

Download Warren's resume here.

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