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December 15, 2023

2023 AIA Inauguration

Terrence O'Neal Congratulates Kimberly Dowdell, AIA on her inauguration as AIA National President. He is joined by Heather Philip-O'Neal, AIA. 


December 7, 2023

nycoba NOMA Firm Recognition Award 

Terrence O' Neal was recognized with the Firm Owner Recognition Award at nycoba NOMA's 2023 Holiday Event . 

The Opening of The Ark

Sept. 13, 2023

Grand Opening of BARN at The ARK

Tonab Architecture's Jeff Charles-Pierre and Makoto Kishino attended Ribbon Cutting for a Horse stable at JFK International Airport

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July 12, 2023

Retirement Dinner

Honoring Richard Smythe

Anthony Baker and Terrence O'Neal attended the retirement event for Richard Smythe, a long - standing client of Tonab Principal Anthony Baker, FARA. 


May 4, 2021

Terrence O’Neal Speaks at AIA Seminar, “Working with DASNY”

Terrence O'Neal was a panelist for a recent AIA New York State seminar on how a small firm can do business with DASNY.


Jul. 22, 2020

Anthony C. Baker is Elected National President of The Society of American Registered Architects (SARA)

In 2020 Toney Baker humbly took the reign and became SARA’s National president for a 2- year term. 


Sept. 13, 2020

TONAB featured in SARAscope Magazine

Sarascope’s Volume 10 Issue 1 you find a two-page spread featuring TONAB Architecture.


Aug. 19, 2020

Terrence O’Neal Speaks at the AIA’s TORCH Mentorship Program – Equity & Inclusion in Architecture.

The AIANY TORCH Mentorship Program convened a nationally-renowned panel of Fellows who shared experiences from their extraordinary careers

May 6, 2019

Terrence E. O'Neal Receives Henry Hobson Richardson Award for Public Architecture from AIANYS

For Covenant House New York at 460 West 41st Street.

Jan. 1, 2019

Terrence O'Neal LLC and ACB Architect, PLLC become TONAB Architecture PLLC

Press release stating the joining of the two firms. Principal photos or firm staff photos.

about us

 About Us

TONAB Architecture PLLC, a merger between Terrence O'Neal Artchitect LLC & ACB Architect PLLC

Anthony C. Baker, RA, FARA

Terrence O'Neal, FAIA, LEED AP

TONAB Architecture PLLC, a merger between Terrence O'Neal Artchitect LLC & ACB Architect PLLC, has created extensive expertise in multiple types of building construction, including Supportive and Affordable Housing, Educational & cultural institutions, and large scale commercial projects. The firm has designed projects managed by DASNY and funded by organizations such as the NYS Office for People with Development Disabilities (OPWDD) and the NYS Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS). 

ACB Architect, PLLC has many years of expertise in the airline industry and has completed projects for the Port Authority of NY & NJ, Delta Airlines, United Airlines, Jet Blue Airways and for many tenants at numerous airports around the country. 

TONAB is modeled on a single principle: that architecture can, and should, have a positive impact on the lives of people. The firm is comprised of experts at helping not-for-profits create residential spaces that nurture their clients. Some of our clients include Covenant House, United Bronx Parents, Acacia Network, Safe Horizon, Allen AME Development, NYCHA and NYC School Construction Authority.


Terrence O'Neal FAIA, LEED AP has over 25 years of experience as a firm principal. He served as managing principal for several housing projects, such as the full renovation of Covenant House  New York's flagship facility at 41st Street and 10th Avenue, the Lorraine Montenegro Women and Children's Residence, Bronx, NY for Acacia Network, and a group home for teenagers for Safe Horizon.


Anthony C. Baker, RA, FARA is an architect with over 30 years' experience as a principal and founder. In addition to the airport projects, he was managing principal of the Allen AME Development Corp. housing project, a 54-unit development in Queens. He was also principal-in-charge of several projects funded by OASAS, including the Methadone Maintenace Program Facility for Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and several OASAS-funded feasibility studies.


Their knowledge base in architectural design, planning, and interiors provides clients with the skill and creativity to solve design issues to best service large entities as well as communities at risk.

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