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Euclid School Adaptive Reuse

July 15, 2014

  The Euclid School in St. Louis stands four stories above street level and boasts a slate roof, sturdy brick walls and tall windows. It’s hard to miss—a series of bright teal doors mark the entrance. It was built at the end of the 1880’s when construction and brick craftsmanship went hand-in-hand. Needless to say, they don't make 'em like this anymore. Today the Euclid School remains vacant but full of potential. We’re working with Brinshore Development LLC and Theaster Gates Studio to repurpose the building and a few nearby lots into a combination of 45 apartments and arts/cultural spaces that build strong connections between its tenants and the surrounding community. (more...)

Three New eldos

July 3, 2014

  Thanks to a handful of exciting projects coming down the line, we have three new faces roaming around our office these days. One intern, an architectural designer straight out of college and a seasoned architect offer diverse experience to the team. (more...)

Lawrence Arts Center Wins Grant

June 26, 2014

The Lawrence Arts Center was awarded a $500,000 grant from ArtPlace America to reimagine Ninth Street east of downtown in Lawrence, Kansas. The project titled “Free State Boulevard: From the Studio to the Streets” will connect the Lawrence Arts Center and downtown to an emerging grassroots arts movement located six blocks east of Massachusetts Street in the recently established Warehouse Arts District. (more...)

Prairie Logic Performance Wednesday

June 16, 2014

This summer and fall, three performances will take place at Prairie Logic, the public art installation we completed with Janet Zweig, on the sixth floor parking garage roof just north of Cosentino’s Downtown Market, south of 12th Street, between Main and Walnut. The first performance, by Paul Rudy, will be held on June 18 between 5:30 and 8:00 p.m. (more...)

A D-Day Remembrance

June 6, 2014

Seventy years ago—6 June, 1944, a US-led landing force of over 150,000 soldiers crossed the English Channel and launched an offensive that would eventually result in the end of the European War in the spring of the following year. More than 9,000 of those that made the journey lost their lives on that day. (more...)