History

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History

Founded in 1977 by the late Jim H. Seay, Sr. -- Seay, Seay & Litchfield, P.C. is a design oriented firm grounded in quality client service. Principals of the firm are Jim H. Seay, Jr., Frank E. Litchfield, III, Greg O’Neal, and Wes Osmer.

Our method, as characterized by our clients, champions disciplined creativity with attention to detail, rendering high-value, client-sensitive services, and resulting in successfully constructed projects. SS&L translates clients’ needs into architectural ideas, serving as the vehicle to a material reality.

Awards / Honors / Publications 2018 - City Officials Break Ground on New Opelika Police Headquarters - WSFA12 Opelika Breaks Ground for New Police Headquarters - OANOW New Opelika Police Station and Municipal Court Building - Design Alabama How One Building Creates a Community in Downtown Montgomery, Alabama (Kress Building) - National Trust for Historic Preservation Dothan, Alabama - 20 Under 40 (Michelle Enfinger) - Dothan Area Young Professionals Opelika Announces Construction of New Police HQ and Municipal Court Building - Opelika Life Cancer Treatments Soon to be Closer to Home (CARO Prattville) - Elmore and Autauga News Kress, Born Again: 1929 Meets 2018 (Cover Story) - RSVP Montgomery Groundbreaking on Auburn Public Safety Complex WSFA 12 City of Auburn Breaks Ground on New Public Safety Complex The Auburn Plainsman Alabama Building Wins National Historical Renovation Award Associated Press Montgomery Building Wins ABC Excellence in Construction National Award for Best Historical Restoration under $25MM Montgomery Chamber Montgomery's Kress Building Garners National Restoration Award AL.com Troy University Breaks Ground on New Student Rec Center WSFA 12 2017 - Montgomery Celebrates Refurbished Kress Building on Dexter Avenue AL.com Grand Opening of Historic Kress Building AlabamaNews.net Window to the Future: Kress Building Takes Shape Montgomery Adviser Design Underway for Auburn's New Public Safety Complex Opelika/Auburn News 2016 - Municipal Complex Master Plan Revealed The Auburn Villager New Auburn City Municipal Complex Planned The Auburn Plainsman 2013 - Young Professional of the Year, Platt Boyd Dannelly Field Air National Guard Composite Operations & Training Facility Architectural Products 2012 - IDP Outstanding Firm Award River Region Ethics Award, Small Business Category The Samaritan Counseling Center The Daily Sentinel Meeting the Future Today March 2012 The Tuscaloosa News Seay, Seay & Litchfield designed, Phi Delta Theta Fraternity House August 2012 The Dothan Eagle Seay, Seay & Litchfield designed, Troy University Malone Hall September 2012 2011 - IDP Outstanding Firm Award American Institute of Architects, Montgomery Chapter, Honorable Mention Dannelly Composite Operations & Training Headquarters, Staircase Detail Hospitality Design Magazine December 2011-‘Trends: Campus Dining’ Troy University Dining Facility Design Alabama Journal 2011 – Volume XXI ‘Creating a Transition Between Old and New’ Public Safety Building Building Beyond Boundaries Fall 2011 Troy University Dining Facility Montgomery Advertiser ‘A 5 Star Restaurant On Campus’ Troy University Dining Facility 2010 - IDP Outstanding Firm Award Building Beyond Boundaries Fall 2010 Troy University Dining Facility 2009 - IDP Outstanding Firm Award American Institute of Architects Montgomery, Honorable Mention Alabama Department of Public Safety Building The Montgomery Business Journal ‘Quality By Design’ November 2009 Issue Troy University Magazine Cover Story – Hawkins Hall Spring 2009 Lessons: Laying the Foundation for Tomorrow’s Education 2009 Vol. 2 Cover Story – Hawkins Hall 2008 - IDP Outstanding Firm Award Design With Brick, Brick Industry Southeast Region, Honor Award Ross Hall 2006 - Commander’s Award Dannelly Air National Guard AIArchitect ‘Alabama Honors Nine’ Fort Whiting Joint Armed Forces Reserve Center Design Alabama Spring/Summer 2005 – ‘First Super Armory’ Fort Whiting Joint Armed Forces Reserve Center 2005 - Alabama Council of the American Institute of Architects, Merit Award Fort Whiting Super Armory, Mobile, AL Design Alabama Spring/Summer 2005 – ‘First Super Armory’ Fort Whiting Joint Armed Forces Reserve Center 2003 - Alabama Recreation & Parks Association, Outstanding New Facility Award for a city with a population of 15,000 or less City of Valley, Alabama, Community Center 1999 - Architectural Firm of the Year, by Central Alabama American Subcontractors Association 1995 - United States Air Force Design Award Program, Merit Award United States Air Force Senior Non-Commissioned Officer Academy – Gunter Annex, Maxwell Air Force Base, AL United States Air Force Design Award Program, Honor Award United States Air Force Senior Non-Commissioned Officer Academy – Gunter Annex, Maxwell Air Force Base, AL United States Air Force Design Award Program, Honor Award United States Air Force Senior Non-Commissioned Officer Dormitory – Gunter Annex, Maxwell Air Force Base, AL 1993 - United States Air Force Design Award Program for Concept Design, Merit Award United States Air Force Senior Non-Commissioned Officer Dormitory – Gunter Annex, Maxwell Air Force Base, AL 1982 - Southern Living: September Issue ‘New Life For Selma’s Fairoaks Square’ Fairoaks Square