Project Type: Historic restoration and adaptive reuse
Location: US 1 & 3rd Street, West Palm Beach, Florida
Cient: Palm Beach County
Project Manager: John Chesher, Palm Beach County Capital Improvements Division
Project size: 4-story, 38,000 s.f.
Contract Amount: $1.5M
Year completed: March 16, 2008
Description: Design emphasis had been placed on the preservation and documentation of all original interior and exterior features as well as salvage of historic material from later additions for reuse during the restoration process. Throughout the design process strict adherence to the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation were observed to facilitate the building being returned to its original 1916 exterior appearance as well as the restoration of the major public interior spaces including corridors and courtroom. The Grand Opening date for this $18 million, 4 story, 38,000 SF project for Palm Beach County and for the Historical Society occurred on Sunday, March 16, 2008.