City of Adel Facade Rehabilitation

Adel, IA

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Architecture Overview:

Proposed work to improve about 20 different storefronts was reviewed by the State Historic Preservation Office, and The City of Adel received much of this funding in grants from the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. Work included masonry repair, renovation of the upper or lower storefront windows and new canvas awnings and signage, returning storefronts to their historic appearance. The challenge in rehabilitation is anticipating the unknown conditions hidden in these historical buildings, however this project proved to jump-start investment in this classic Iowa community.

  • CLIENT: City of Adel
  • COMPLETE: October 2015
  • SIZE:
    20 Storefronts
  • View Related Project Types:
    Restoration