Portfolio Category: Historic Preservation

Fort Massac

Fort Massac State Park is located along the north shore of the Ohio River about 40 miles upstream from it’s confluence with the Mississippi River. Representing Illinois’ first state park, this was the location of at least three early French and American forts and is frequently utilized as the site for numerous colonial period military…
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The People’s Savings Bank

The People’s Savings Bank of Cedar Rapids was designed in 1911 by Louis H. Sullivan. It received immediate widespread critical acclaim. During the next forty years it served admirably as a bank building with little change to its design. Following World War Two, many renovations were made to the bank to allow for expansion. Major…
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Dubuque Shot Tower

The Dubuque Shot Tower is one of the few remaining structures constructed to mill lead shot. It was constructed in 1856 along the banks of the Mississippi River to take advantage of its location near the lead mining areas in nearby Illinois and Wisconsin, and was operated as a shot tower until 1859. The structure…
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THE MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY

The Museum of Science and Industry is an icon on Chicago's lakefront, and a landmark building originally constructed as the Palace of Fine Arts for the World's Fair in 1893. HPZS has lead a variety of projects since 1988, including master planning for MSI 2000, replacement of the copper roofs and restoration of the bronze…
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The Rookery

The Rookery, completed in 1888, was designed and constructed by the eminent Chicago Firm of Burnham & Root. The public spaces of the interior were remodeled by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1905. The Rookery is both a National Historic Landmark and a Chicago Historic Landmark. HPZS's Comprehensive Restoration Plan included the entirety of the exterior…
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Dearborn Station

The Dearborn Street Station, designed by Cyrush Eidlitz, was completed in 1886. It is a Chicago Landmark structure, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and it is the only surviving nineteenth century railroad station in Chicago. The scope of the project involved restoration and adaptive reuse of the existing building and construction of…
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