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Architectural firm first to move into renovated Light building

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One of San Antonio’s largest and most distinguished architectural corporations is the first tenant of considered one of its newest tasks — a significant historic redevelopment on Broadway.



After greater than 40 years at St. Paul’s Square, Ford, Powell & Carson this week moved into a 14,000-square-foot office on the San Antonio Light building — a reimagining the deserted newspaper facility at 420 Broadway St. the firm designed, developed by GreyStreet Partners.

FPC principals John Gutzler and Adam Reed led the project’s design, which is an instance of the sort of historic design the firm is thought for all through the town.

One of San Antonio’s largest and most distinguished architectural corporations is the first tenant of considered one of its newest tasks — a significant historic redevelopment on Broadway. (San Antonio Business Journal)

“We started looking for a new office a few years ago, to be more downtown, in the middle of where all of our projects occur,” Reed stated.

The inside design retains architectural parts of the unique area whereas including options exemplary of the firm’s historical past equivalent to Lynn Ford-carved doorways, Martha Mood lighting fixtures, sketches from O’Neil Ford and artifacts from greater than 80 years of tasks. The unique grasp plans for the 1968 Hemisfair and Trinity University’s campus are additionally on show.

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“By exposing the historic qualities of the spaces and removing sections of the mezzanine floor we were able to create dynamic layering of the spaces,” Gutzler stated. “Combined with carefully designed glass walls, wood screen elements and solid clay tile walls, we helped bring this idea into three dimensions.”

Read more at the San Antonio Business Journal.

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