AIA Indiana – Merit Award: Preservation/Adaptive Reuse
Monumental Awards – Innovative Reuse
Monumental Awards – Neighborhood Revitalization
2020 Monumental Awards Winner
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Size: 114,250 sq. ft.
Type: Adaptive Reuse, Renovation
Services: Architecture, Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Interiors, Civil, Landscape Architecture, Technology, Construction Administration
This 1920s site was home to P.R. Mallory Company, pioneers in electronics, electro-chemistry, and metallurgy, for 50 years. We worked with Owners Englewood Community Development Corporation and John Bonner Neighborhood Centers (who formed P.R. Mallory LLC) to transform the building to accommodate two education tenants: Purdue Polytechnic High School and Paramount Englewood.
The building’s industrial history and material elements, including interior brick walls, wood structure, steel roof trusses, steel elevator doors, and roof monitors, form a rich backdrop for the new, modern elements.
To support the two schools’ innovation-focused learning models, our design team took advantage of the building’s expansive floor plates and incorporated a variety of flexible design elements. Some of these features include:
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