Cannon Design

This project consists of a gut rehab of the old Municipal Powerhouse located on 11th and Clark Street. The original building consisted of Forty-Five foot of vertical spaces but no horizontal space for offices. The solution was to build a “ship in a bottle” as it was called several times. The exterior windows were all removed for replacement with historic replicas. We took that opportunity to boom in the steel to create two additional floors thus providing a total of 33,000 square feet of usable space. The exterior brick walls were only cleaned to preserve the historic nature of the building. This project was able to utilize Historic tax credits along with Brownfield credits for the clean up that had to happen in the existing shell. We are very please to say that this building has achieved LEED Gold certification.

"Now that we are successfully in our new offices at the Powerhouse, I wanted to take a brief moment to formally congratulate you and your crew on their outstanding performance on the project. We are very happy with the environment and the quality of the work provided by R.G. Ross on this project. Truly, I cannot say enough good things about the professionalism, thoroughness and commitment to excellence shown by the team. This was a difficult project from a construction standpoint and I know that working head on with an architect as a client is not the easiest thing in the world to do. Still, your team met all challenges with a positive, can-do attitude. The best part has been after we moved in. When things have not been working quite right, your team has been here to fix it without question which is a testament to your commitment to client service."

-Thomas Bergmann, AIA, Principal