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Dan Bids Eldo a Fond Farewell

January 26, 2015

Dan recently announced to the partners and staff that he will be leaving eldo to pursue a new opportunity, and it is with mixed emotions that we bid him adieu. On February 6th, he will officially detach his shingle from el dorado, where it has hung for nearly 19 years. He will then duly march it four blocks to the east, and re-attach it at DRAW Architecture and Urban Design, where he will join Dominique Davison and the rest of the DRAW crew as a Principal. (The fact that one of the crew happens to be his lovely wife Keri made his very difficult decision to leave a little bit easier.) (more...)

The LUX Is Looking Good

January 14, 2015

Construction on The LUX is complete and available spaces are quickly turning into homes. We brought our good friend Mike Sinclair to Wichita to photograph the historic building's renovation. (more...)

Make It Right Prototype – Manheim Park

January 12, 2015

As illustrated in the January/February cover feature of Greenability Magazine, there is an amazing project unfolding in the Manheim Park neighborhood of Kansas City. We’re honored to be one of six local firms asked by Make It Right to develop an infill residential prototype in the neighborhood. (more...)

20th Street is Moving Forward!

December 31, 2014

In the case of streetscape improvements, good things don’t always come to those who wait. They do, however, come to those who persistently steward a project through each dry spell. Kansas City is witness to many such projects thanks to the determination of numerous public officials and private individuals. With construction on the horizon for the 20th Street Streetscape project, Kansas City is inching its way to boasting demonstrable streetscape innovation within the urban core. (more...)

A Holiday Message for 2014

December 23, 2014

During our annual Holiday Party, the el doradans benevolently invaded Josh's house for an inspired evening of white-elephant gift-giving, spicy food and festive cocktails. We took the time to celebrate each other, and the ongoing experiment that is el dorado. (more...)