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Upper Harbor Terminal

March 15, 2017

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During the fall of 2016 Coen + Partners and el dorado inc were engaged by United Properties, First Avenue Productions and Thor Companies to lead master planning and urban design efforts for a 48-acre site in Minneapolis fronting the Mississippi River. The site, adjacent to a robust and diverse North Minneapolis Community, offers a unique [...]

el dorado expands leadership

March 7, 2017

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In 1996, we founded el dorado in the Crossroads Arts District of Kansas City as part architecture firm, part fabrication shop, and part art gallery. The neighborhood was just beginning to take shape: artists holed up in abandoned buildings; tumbleweed blew down streets empty of hip galleries and rustic coffee shops; and artist Jim Leedy [...]

el dorado bids Doug a warm farewell

March 6, 2017

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After 20 years of design excellence and business leadership, Douglas Stockman recently informed his close friends and colleagues at el dorado that he will be retiring his esteemed jersey and stepping out into the world for a brave new adventure. Immediately, this involves some traveling and thrill-seeking with his wife Amanda and their two kids, [...]

2017 SEED Award

February 21, 2017

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In late January, the reStart Housing project in Kansas City was named a 2017 SEED Design Award honorable mention winner. Selected for excellence in Public Interest Design through a competitive jury process, reStart was recognized among projects in Bolivia, Ecuador, Ghana, Nepal, Palestine, South Africa, and the UK. The international competition was hosted by Design [...]

eldo designs new housing in Lawrence

February 2, 2017

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During the past 10 years, a series of adaptive re-use projects in Warehouse Arts District of East Lawrence has hosted an organic mix of creative businesses, light industrial uses, artist studios, incubation spaces and galleries. Its industrial urban fabric and contemporary vibe serves as an extension to the eclectic neighborhood culture of East Lawrence and [...]