Tag: adaptive reuse

Adaptive reuse refers to the process of reusing an old site or building for a purpose other than which it was built or designed for.

Sweet living

Alston Properties has already gutted the 109-year-old Galpern Building in Winnipeg, Canada, and is poised to begin converting the six-story heritage building into 30...

Back to the future: loss of power

At a time when the nation was facing a severe energy crisis, this 323,000 sq. ft. structure was a beacon of light illuminating the...

Living at the office

The amount of urban land available for new development is shrinking while construction costs for new apartment buildings keep rising. Just maintaining existing supplies...

Staying the night or the year?

"Great cities of the country are usually led by people living and coming downtown on a 24-hour basis, so we at HRI are glad...

Buildings with a past

New York has always been a place where people could start over, reinvent, try something new. Buildings have been no different. Perhaps from the moment somebody...

Old school transformed into net-zero apartments

Finally realizing their dream, he and his wife, Barbara, stood inside one of those apartments in March watching that crew work on some of...

With lantern and with ladder

The Park Square rental complex at Arlington Street and Columbus Avenue in Bay Village has been carved out of a 1927 Renaissance Revival building. Built...

Just what the doctor ordered

The architect for these model tenements, Henry Atterbury Smith, rethought the whole window idea, not only getting light and air inside the apartments, but...

Living in the Roman tradition

You can still find relics of the building's school days, but now the space mostly houses the diocese offices, Catholic Charities and the Catholic...

Cut from the same fabric

The Loray Mill, which for decades produced fabric for car tires, in April began a $40 million conversion project that will create 190 apartments...

Adapt and reuse

Adaptive reuse has gained favor as Americans continue to migrate from the suburbs to redeveloped city downtowns and close-in townships along mass transit lines...

Stop the press: print shop goes condo

But the dream faded at Printing House—along with dozens of other 1980s condos in New York-as the real estate market entered a long slump....

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