The Minisa Bridge Project in Wichita received an Honorable Mention Award for Preservation. To preserve the colored Carthalite ornamented parapets required construction of a new bridge within the shell of the original structure.
Award Type: Honorable Mention Award
Constructed in 1910, Arkansas Valley Lodge was home of the Prince Hall Masons, the only Masonic group that Blacks could join at the time. Purchased by the Urban Renewal Authority in 1974, the building was used for storage and by 2000 had become dilapidated making rehabilitation urgent. In 2000, the Sedgwick County Commissioners endorsed a …
After Sitting vacant for more than ten years and with few panes of glass remaining in the windows, Curtis Junior High was purchased by real estate Developers, Pioneer Group, Inc. of Topeka, rehabilitated and reopened last December as senior apartments. Architect One was the architect for the project, Woltkamp Construction the General Contractor.