Community: Historic Preservation

Grand Center for Arts & Culture

The Shared Vision: Infuse new life into an historic building by creating a self-sustaining community space for the arts. The Innovative Design: This project focused on creating eclectic, purposeful juxtapositions of 19th-century heritage with the playful aesthetics of today’s art culture. …

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Atwater City Hall

The Shared Vision: Restore a main street historic building to house Atwater’s city hall, police station, library and city council chambers. The Innovative Design: First, a master plan met the city’s needs by placing all of the city’s functions on the main …

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Turner Hall

The Shared Vision: Bring new life to the historic Turner Hall by expanding dining and banquet services, creating outdoor space, and adding accessibility features. At the heart of New Ulm since 1856, Turner Hall was built by early German immigrants. …

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Hunan Lion

The Shared Vision: Adapt a historic bank building to become the new home for a 20-year-old Asian restaurant, incorporating numerous artifacts already purchased by the Owner. Further, the commercial kitchen should be designed to run efficiently with varying numbers of …

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Engan Associates Office Building

Shared vision: Bring new life to Willmar’s historic West Central Tribune building, creating modern office spaces and investing in the continued vitality of Willmar’s downtown business community. Innovative design: Since the building’s construction in 1920, many alterations had been made. These …

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