Portfolio Category: Façade Restoration

Dearborn Homes

Constructed in 1948, the Dearborn Homes Development is comprised of 16 mid-rise buildings containing 800 dwelling units on 16 acres of land. The complex is part of the CHA’s Plan for Transformation, which included complete renovation of all 16 buildings resulting in 656 dwellings. HPZS created a plan for the rehabilitation of all buildings, including…
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The Powhatan Apartments

Designed by Architects, Charles Morgan and Robert De Golyer, The Powhatan is an explicit example of the Art Deco movement and marked the change to upscale apartment living in the late 1920s.  The exterior is clad in Indiana limestone and terra cotta.  Ornamental spandrels and wildlife motives portray a colorful relationship between the building and the lakefront parks…
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CHICAGO THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY

The Chicago Theological Seminary, founded in 1855, currently occupies a building complex located on the University of Chicago campus that was constructed in 1928. HPZS was retained to restore the 188-foot high Victor Lawson bell towner, and performed deferred maintenance audits for the entire seminary building complex including the president’s residence and several student residence…
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ATLANTA MARRIOTT RESIDENCE INN

The twenty-one story Downtown Atlanta Marriott Residence Inn Building is a National Historic Landmark and was originally constructed as an office building. For a quarter of a century after it’s construction in 1929, it was the tallest building in Atlanta. HPZS was retained to inspect the exterior enclosure systems of the building and develop a…
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ANTRIM COUNTY COURTHOUSE

The Antrim County Courthouse was completed in November 1905. Local architect, Jens Peterson, designed the Courthouse following the popular Richardsonian Romanesque style found in many Midwestern county courthouses. The Courthouse was given a prominent style, impressive massing, and incorporated handsome, high quality materials. HPZS conducted a comprehensive survey of the building, documented existing conditions, analyzed…
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CAMBRIDGE MANOR

Cambridge Manor is a twenty-one story residential apartment building constructed of cast-in-place concrete, built in 1973. It is a large urban redevelopment project on the near south side of Chicago and was developed as housing for the Medical District and IIT. HPZS is currently working on this project, continuing work started in 2009 for the…
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