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RENOVATED HISTORIC CHURCH
RENOVATED HISTORIC CHURCH

- One of the principal contributions of the architect was to find this facility and negotiate for its purchase by the local congregation. - Extensive changes were made to meet code and the Church's needs. - Mt. Calvary Church of God in Christ - Harrisburg PA

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PRESERVATION OF HISTORIC WINDOWS
PRESERVATION OF HISTORIC WINDOWS

- The windows of this church were covered with plywood. - When removed the stained glass turned out to be of a beautiful design inspired by renowned glass maker Tiffany. - Mt. Calvary Church of God in Christ - Harrisburg PA

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1908 MASTERPIECE PRESERVED
1908 MASTERPIECE PRESERVED

- This Dome (80 feet high) has a Valance with blue cathode curved light (a predecessor to fluorescent). The light is radiant and beautiful. - Mt. Calvary Church of God in Christ - Harrisburg PA

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HISTORIC MARKET PLAZA
HISTORIC MARKET PLAZA

- This project called for removing all paving in a two block area around the two historic markets, and replacing them with paving bricks. - The granite curbs were reset with pedestrian curb cuts; 35% were replaced with new stones from the same Vermont quarry. - Harrisburg PA

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ST. THOMAS ACADEMY
ST. THOMAS ACADEMY

- This High School Stadium, built with precast concrete, seats about 2000 fans. - At the top of the hill there is a Public Plaza. - An Accessible Walk goes around to the Visiting Stands. - This building resulted in two significant changes to the Minnesota Building Code related to stairways and railings. - Mendota Heights MN - Electrical Engineering: Emanuelson Podas

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SCHOOL SCIENCE WING
SCHOOL SCIENCE WING

- This project called for the demolition of two large outdated Classrooms and Offices, and created three Multi-use Classrooms that include Special Project and Computer Areas. - Visitation School - Mendota Heights MN - Engineers: Emanuelson Podas - Contractor: C.F. Haglin & Sons

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HISTORIC CHURCH ADDITION
HISTORIC CHURCH ADDITION

- The design for this project was developed based on a well considered Program. - This addition consists of a Social Hall, a small Meeting Room usable as a Chapel, and a Large School Gym/Banquet Hall with a large Kitchen. - Church of the Seven Dolors - Albany MN - With YHR Architects

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SCHOOL GYM/BANQUET HALL
SCHOOL GYM/BANQUET HALL

- Shown is a Gym Class, but the room is equally comfortable for a fancy Wedding Reception. - The flat area of the ceiling is actually a valance to hide the indirect light, and also a way of controlling the acoustics of the space. - Church of the Seven Dolors - Albany MN - With YHR Architects

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ORIGINAL WALL EXPOSED
ORIGINAL WALL EXPOSED

- The original handmade solid brick was matched, enabling traditional detailing throughout. - Other unique details include custom woodwork and curved, cove-style indirect lighting throughout. - Church of the Seven Dolors - Albany MN - With YHR Architects

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