ARCHITECT: John Vinci and Associates
LOCATION: Oak Park, IL
A major renovation to the existing E.E Roberts 1920’s vintage building. The original grandeur of the spaces was replicated after years of deterioration and neglect. Major design features included a glass and steel arched entrance canopy and the unique use of fiberglass and structural steel to replicate original cast iron moldings, many of which were missing or in a state of disrepair. The original wood framed building was analyzed and repaired or reinforced as required for new retail space floor loadings.