Redwoods Design Studio Completes Optician Renovation In Sunnyside, Queens

Optician Renovation In Sunnyside, Queens

New York, NY; August 17, 2017 –– Redwoods Design Studio announces completion of its design-build renovation for C Clearly, an optician store located at 4814 Skillman Avenue in Sunnyside, Queens. Previously home to a bank, the gut renovation posed an interesting challenge because of the 5’x5’x5’ depository safe weighed as much as 350 pounds that needed to be removed. C Clearly owner Christa Cavallaro held the grand opening of the store, which includes both retail and exam rooms, in July.

“C Clearly on Skillman is a good example of how a small community within a big city can bring people together,” says Eric Lam, principal of Redwoods Design Studio. “Working with an architect, especially for a boutique firm that understands this and is passionate about building an intimate and vibrant community, gives additional support to the enterprise.”

Dubbed “Mayberry near Manhattan” by the New York Times, Sunnyside corresponds to the ZIP code 11104 and is known for its friendly people and ability to rally around community issues. The well-known Sunnyside Gardens Historic District is one of the first planned communities in the U.S., located primarily north of Skillman Avenue.

Founded in 2006 as Lam McGowan Architecture+Design, Redwoods Design Studio is emerging as a leading multi-discipline architecture, design and planning firm based in the New York Metropolitan Area and serving the tri-state area. More at


Contact: Eric Lam, (646) 419-4585,

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