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2005 Beattie Gazebo
Project Manager/designer as employee of Rockford Park District
Renovation of the Beattie Park gazebo along the banks of the Rock river. The structure was originally built as a comfort station (restrooms and shelter) and memorial shelter in memory of Mary and Anna Beattie. The renovation replaced the original wood columns with fiberglass ones made by the same company (Hartman-Sanders) over 75 years later.
2004 Rockford Park District
Project Manager/designer as employee of Rockford park District
Relocation of human resources finance and executive staff into the former combined US Post Office and Federal Courthouse building that other administrative Park District department teams already occupied. The Board room opens directly to the original grand post office lobby.
2002 Wynstone Residence
Project Architect/designer as employee of McCormack + Etten/Architects
A large custom residence with high design stylistic exterior detail. The project includes a ½ size basketball court ( for the fatherland daughter weekly games with brother in law and niece) with viewing balcony in addition to its 6 bedroom and grand living areas.
1999-2001 Coronado Theater
Owner’ Project representative as employee of City of Rockford
Addition and Renovation/Restoration of Nationally Registered theater from original vaudeville stage and movie palace into a contemporary performance venue seating up to 2200. While being the primary contact between the owner (City of Rockford) and the private fund raising entity (Friends of the Coronado), managed design contracts over 20 separate construction contracts. Also managed historic and new furniture and equipment restoration and procurement and designed several custom new, historically appropriate, items of furniture.
1993 Anderson Enterprises
Project/design Architect as employee of PGP Architects
1992 East Side Center
1992 Project/design Architect as employee of PGP Architects
The original YMCA building (with auditorium, recreation and social room) in Rockford converted to office building was considering an addition. Sketches show alternative elevations in multiple stylistic options – all of which respect the original buildings mass and proportions. A narrow glass atrium was to ‘bookend’ the original building from the addition.
1991 Memorial Hall
1989-1991 Project/design Architect as employee of PGP Architects
The United States very first war memorial ‘building’ dedicated by then president Theodore Roosevelt. Renovations of this 1903 Greek revival structure met US Department of the Interior Standards for Rehabilitation and included custom tile design and decorative painting design consistent with that of the original building.