Caples Jefferson Architects

New York, NY

Caples Jefferson Architects (CJA) is an award-winning design and architecture firm founded in 1987 by principals Sara Caples and Everardo Jefferson. The firm designs architecture that is engaged with social, cultural, and community concerns built sustainably. CJA provides architecture and interior design services as well as master planning, urban design, research, and programming—completing over 100 projects for civic, corporate, educational, cultural, public, and private clients in the U.S. and abroad. New York City projects include the interior of The Africa Center on Fifth Avenue; Queens Theatre in the Park in Queens (2011); Weeksville Heritage Center in Brooklyn (2013); and the Louis Armstrong House Museum Education Center in Queens.

Bow Bridge was engaged to raise the firm’s profile among national and international media. In coordination with CJA, Bow Bridge developed press materials on the firm, advised on opportunities for visibility for the firm’s projects and principals, and liaised with client communications teams to ensure proper positioning of the firm within their media materials and support promotional efforts.

Top Photograph: Louis Armstrong House Museum Visitor Center, Queens, NY, 2019 (projected completion). Architectural rendering of façade at night. Courtesy Caples Jefferson Architects Inset Photograph: The Africa Center, New York, NY, 2019 (projected completion). Architectural rendering of building entrance interior. Courtesy Caples Jefferson Architects