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Meet the Founder

Peter Loyola

Peter Loyola has 30 years of design and construction experience as a Landscape Architect and Planning Consultant. As CLA SITE’s founder, Peter provides innovative leadership and offers creative technical solutions to public and private developers, universities, housing authorities, municipalities, and industrial corporations. Mr. Loyola’s project work focuses on low impact development site design and master planning; mine/reclamation planning; environmental permitting; visual impact assessments; stormwater and green infrastructure design and compliance; and construction documentation and administration.

Presentations
  • 2015 – Thalle Quarry Reclamation NASLR Conference, Syracuse, NY
  • 2011 – Dwindling Aggregate Resources & Regional Planning Need, NYMaterials Operations Workshop, Syracuse, NY
  • 2010 – Design Strategies for Green Infrastructure, Saratoga Planning & Zoning Conference, Saratoga Springs, NY
  • 2005 – Role of Landscape Architecture in Reclamation Planning, NASLR Conference, Lake Placid, NY
  • 2003 – Mine / Reclamation Planning in NYS, New York State Association of Towns Conference, NYC, NY
  • 2002 – Design vs. Build, NE Nurseryman’s Association Annual Conference, Albany, NY
  • 2001 – Reclamation Planning, Alfred University – NASLR Conference, Buffalo, NY
  • 2000 – Mine/Reclamation Program Mapping, IMAA –ESC Winter Workshops, Indianapolis, IN
  • 1999 – Optimizing Mined Land Use, Con Agg Expo ’99, Las Vegas, NV
  • 1998 – Reclamation Trends, IMAA Winter Workshops, Indianapolis, IN
  • 1998 – Urban Streetscape Planning, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Albany, NY

Peter Loyola

RLA, ASLA, Principal Landscape Architect

Education

  • BLA Landscape Architecture
    1986 SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry Syracuse, NY
  • Overseas Study
    1985 Zurich, Switzerland
  • AAS Pre-Professional Forestry
    1982 Paul Smith’s College Paul Smiths, NY

Registration & Professional Affiliations

  • Registered Landscape Architect, New York #001360
  • American Society of Landscape Architects, ASLA
  • National Association of State Land Reclamationists, NASLR
  • Programs Board of Directors, Wildwood Schools
  • Board of Directors, Cave House Museum

Honors

  • 2014 NYSNLA Environmental Beautification Award -Thalle Quarry Reclamation
  • 2014 Planning Excellence Award Prattsville Long-Term Recovery Plan
  • 1990 Award of Excellence – Hiland Park Country Club
  • 1986 Walter Tarbox Memorial Scholarship
  • 1985 Rochester Design Competition – Merit Award
Community & Urban Streetscape
  • Lake Luzerne Streetscape Enhancement, Lake Luzerne, NY (2015)
  • Linden Avenue Intermodal Transit Center, Cooperstown, NY (2007-2013)
  • Prattsville Long-Term Recovery Plan, Prattsville, NY (2011)
  • Delaware Avenue Hamlet Enhancement Study, Delmar, NY (2010)
  • Mount Pleasant / Crane Street Neighborhood, Schenectady, NY (2008)
  • Ellsworth Commons, Malta, NY (2007)
  • Goodwin Avenue Infrastructure Improvements, Glens Falls, NY (2005)
  • Vale Neighborhood Revitalization, Schenectady, NY (2005)
  • Historic Route 7A Corridor Improvements, Shaftsbury, Vermont (2001)
  • Schenectady Streetscape Improvements, Schenectady, NY (1997-2002)
  • City Mission Community Garden, Schenectady, NY (1997)
  • Bolton Landing Streetscape Improvements, Bolton Landing, NY (1987)
Trails, Parks & Recreation
  • Champlain Canalway Trail, Segment #2, Halfmoon, NY (2016)
  • Lee’s Campground Shoreline Improvements, Saratoga, NY (2011-2016)
  • Lake George RV Park, Lake George, NY (2002-2015)
  • Camp Walden Facilities Improvements, Bolton Landing, NY (2007-2015)
  • Sensory Trail, Hudson Crossing Park, Northumberland, NY (2012)
  • Champlain Canalway Trail, Coveville Section, Northumberland, NY (2012)
  • Saratoga Little League – East Side Recreation Fields, Saratoga, NY (2011)
  • Howe Caverns Expansion, Cobleskill, NY (2010)
  • Rotterdam Town Park, Rotterdam, NY (2010-present)
  • Central Park Universal Playground, Schenectady, NY (2009)
  • Saratoga County Multi-Use Trail Feasibility, Saratoga, NY (2008)
  • Steinmetz Park Master Plan, Schenectady, NY (2007)
  • Schenectady Rose Garden, Schenectady, NY (2006)
  • Cobleskill Town Park Master Plan, Cobleskill, NY (2004)
  • Berlin/Stephentown Recreation Master Plan, Berlin/Stephentown, NY (2003)
  • Vale Park Master Plan Development, Schenectady, NY (2000-present)
  • Clarendon Town Municipal Park Site Plan, Clarendon, NY (1996-2001)
  • Wildwood Recreation Facility Improvements, Schenectady, NY (1998-1999)
  • Alfred University Recreation/Research Facility Master Plan, Alfred, NY (1998)
  • Cresthaven Resort Recreation Development, Lake George, NY (1994)
  • Bolton Landing Pier at Rogers Memorial Park, Bolton Landing, NY (1992)
Visual Impact Assessment & Analyses
  • Carver Middleburgh Quarry, Middleburgh, NY – DEC Region 3 (2013)
  • CSP Schoharie Quarry, Cobleskill, NY – DEC Region 3 (2009-2012)
  • E. Tetz & Sons – Chester Quarry Phase II – DEC Region 3 (2008-2012)
  • Clemente Concrete Plant, Town of Pittsfield, MA (2009)
  • Green Island Power Authority Hydroelectric Plant Expansion,
  • Green Island, NY – FERC (2008)
  • Radar Road Cell Tower Citing, Stillwater, NY (2008)
  • Bonded Concrete, Town of Saugerties, NY (2008)
  • Canoe Club Development, Lake Placid, NY (2007)
  • Oberer Subdivision, Bolton Landing, NY (2006)
  • Pine Brook Subdivision, Lake Placid, NY – APA (2005)
  • Hidden Pines Subdivision, Lake Placid, NY (2005)
  • Troy Sand & Gravel, Nassau Quarry, Nassau, NY – DEC Region 1 (2005)
  • Rangeview Townhomes, Lake Placid, NY (2004)
  • Pleasant View Subdivision, Lloyd, NY (2003)
  • Wild West Ranch Golf Course, Lake George, NY (2003)
  • Peckham Materials Corp., Chestertown Quarry – APA (2003)
  • Eddyville Quarry, Eddyville, NY (2003)
  • Thalle Industries, Inc., Fishkill Quarry, Fishkill, NY – DEC Region 3 (1997-Present)
  • Hot Mix Asphalt & Concrete Facilities, Shelbyville, IN (2000)
  • Bethlehem Energy Center, Glenmont, NY (1999)
  • Delaney Construction, Northville Quarry – APA (1999)
  • Saratoga Water Services Production Facility, West Sand Lake, NY (1998)
  • Clarence Materials, Delevan Sand & Gravel (1998)
  • Hot Mix Asphalt Facilities, North Harmony, NY (1998)
  • Ameritech, Fishkill Sand & Gravel (1997)
  • Brewster Sand & Stone Industrial Park, Brewster, NY (1996)
  • Hoch Brothers, Lowville Quarry (1994)
  • Eastern Rock – Oriskany Falls Quarry (1993)
  • Peckham Materials, Easton Quarry (1990)
  • Black Mountain Radio Tower, Lake George, NY (1989)
Site Planning & Development
  • High Peaks Resort, Lake Placid, NY (2014-present)
  • Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady, Historic Reflecting Pool (2015)
  • Schrade Insurance Building, LLC, Saratoga Springs, NY (2014)
  • Ron Winnie Estate, Stillwater, NY (2012-present)
  • Schuyler Hills Subdivision, Saratoga, NY (2012-present)
  • Fawn Ridge Subdivision-Phase II, Lake Placid, NY (2007-present)
  • Rangeview at Lake Placid, Lake Placid, NY (2006-2010)
  • Jefferson Street Condominiums, Saratoga, NY (2005)
  • Saratoga Town Hall Feasibility Study, Town of Saratoga, NY (2005)
  • Subdivision Planning, Saratoga, Lake Placid and Greenfield, NY (2005)
  • Multi-Use Condominiums, Saratoga Springs, NY (2004)
  • Forrester Road Commercial Development, Cobleskill, NY (2004)
  • Saint Luke’s Episcopal Church & Community Center, Halfmoon, NY (2004)
  • Playmore Farms Inn, Saratoga Springs, NY (2003)
  • Malta Ambulance Corp. Facility Expansion, Malta, NY (2002)
  • Pizzeria Uno Conversions, Queensbury and Wilton, NY (2002 & 2000)
  • Dayhaven Therapeutic Garden, Schenectady, NY (2001)
  • Northeast Health Alzheimer’s Garden, Cohoes, NY (2001)
  • CVS Facility Conversion Improvements, Jamesville, NY (2001)
  • Queensbury Sleep Inn, Queensbury, NY (1999)
  • Union College NW Campus Improvements, Schenectady, NY (1998-1999)
  • Union College Boathouse and Pier Development, Schenectady, NY (1997)
  • South Mall Tower Plaza Improvements, Albany, NY (1997)
  • Brewster Sand and Stone Industrial Park Development, Amenia, NY (1997)
  • Hot Mix Asphalt Facilities Development, Multiple Sites, NY & NH (1990-1996)
  • Subdivision Planning & Permitting, Multiple Sites throughout New York
  • and New Hampshire (1986-1996)
  • Bolton Landing Town Hall Construction, Bolton Landing, NY (1990)
  • Medical Office Facility Development, Ticonderoga, NY (1989)
  • Canoe Club Development, Lake Placid, NY (2007)
Industrial / Construction Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans
  • Fawn Ridge Subdivision-Phase II, Lake Placid, NY (2007-2015)
  • Thalle Industries, Inc. – Fishkill Quarry (2003-2015)
  • Barrett Paving Materials – Statewide (2002-2015)
  • Gastem, Inc. – Sydney, NY (2011)
  • Hanson Aggregates – Statewide (2005-2008)
  • Beneduce Camp Improvements, Hague, NY (2008-2009)
  • Dodd Hill Road Subdivision, Hague, NY (2006-2007)
  • Wildwood Programs, North Country Club Road, Schenectady, NY (2006-2010)
  • Rangeview at Lake Placid, Lake Placid, NY (2006-2010)
  • Jefferson Street Condominiums, Saratoga Springs, NY (2006)
  • Hidden Pines Subdivision, Lake Placid, NY (2005)
  • Frustino Subdivision, Saratoga Springs, NY (2005)
  • 112 Spring Street, Saratoga Springs, NY (2005)
  • Playmore Farms Inn, Saratoga Springs, NY (2004)
  • Pine Crest Subdivision, Edinburgh, NY (2004-2015)
  • Four Season’s Subdivision, Hunter, NY (2004)
  • Ichabod Crane School, Kinderhook, NY (2004)
  • Single Family Subdivisions, Hague, Lake Placid, Saratoga, NY (2005-present)
  • Playmore Farms Inn, Saratoga Springs, NY (2004)
  • Single Family Subdivisions, Hunter, Edinburgh, NY (2004)
  • Beckenbach Salvage Facility – Macedon Site (2003, 2000)
  • WE Dailey, Inc. – Shaftsbury Facility (2000)
  • Hanson Aggregates – Clarendon Quarry (1998)
  • Lafarge Corp. – Niagara Quarry (1997)
  • West Sand Lake Sand & Gravel – West Sand Lake Pit (1996)
  • Martin Marietta Corp. – Clinton County Quarry (1996)
  • Frontier Stone – Royalton Quarry (1995)
  • Brox Industries – Hudson Site (1994)
Mine/Reclamation Planning
    • Hillburn Granite Company – Hillburn, NY (2015)
    • Coram Materials – Reclamation Planning, Brookhaven, NY (2010-2015)
    • Dean Herrick, Geologist – Various Sites (2000-Present)
    • Belmonte Builders – Putnam Road Site (2006)
    • Elkhart Co. Gravel, Inc. – New Paris, Middlebury, Warsaw Sites (2003)
    • Hoosier Sand & Gravel Co. – Bloomfield, Mooresville Sites (2003)
    • Harris Stone Service, Inc. – Bainbridge Site (2003)
    • Reith Riley Materials – Clay Site (2003)
    • Rohe Materials – Metamora Site (2002)
    • Rush County Stone – Rush Site (2002)
    • Stoneco, Inc. – Angola, Fort Wayne, Milner Sites (2002)
    • Cowles Sand & Gravel – Kewanna Site (2002)
    • Martin Marietta Corp.– Five Points, Gosport, & Putnam Sites (2001-2002)

  • Thalle Industries Inc. – Fishkill Quarry (2001-2002)