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Little Rock's Main Street 'Creative Corridor' Plan Wins National Award

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/23/2014 08:56 am

A plan to transform four neglected blocks of Main Street in downtown Little Rock into an arts district has earned a national design award for the University of Arkansas Fay Jones School of Architecture and Marlon Blackwell Architect of Fayetteville

AIA Citation Award: The Creative Corridor - A Main Street Revitalization for Little Rock

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/14/2013 12:00 am

The Creative Corridor retrofits a four-block segment of Little Rock's endangered downtown Main Street through economic development catalyzed by the cultural arts.

AIA Merit Award: Northwest Arkansas Free Health Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/14/2013 12:00 am

The Northwest Arkansas Free Health Center urgently needed a new home to house their medical and dental clinics, one that brings dignity to the underserved.

AIA Honor Award: Fayetteville Montessori Elementary School

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/14/2013 12:00 am

The Montessori Elementary School sits in the small triangular remainder of a site prone to flooding and houses classrooms, a conference room and a new commercial kitchen.

Dreaming Big: Little Rock Unveils Plans for Main Street Creative Corridor

by Mark Carter 12/12/2012 03:18 pm

The City of Little Rock and the Downtown Little Rock Partnership publicly unveiled a big-picture vision for the Main Street corridor on Wednesday.

AIA Honor Award: Crystal Bridges Museum of Art, Museum Store

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/17/2012 12:00 am

The Museum Store is an insertion to an existing 3,040-square-foot curved concrete space that provides a retail destination for art patrons and acts as an extension of the Crystal Bridges Museum experience.

AIA Emerging Professional Award: Chris M. Baribeau of Modus Studio

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/19/2011 12:00 am

This year's Emerging Professional Award recipient is Chris M. Baribeau, AIA, the principal architect of Fayetteville-based Modus Studio, which he co-founded in 2008.

AIA Finalist: Wedington Cigar Shop

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/19/2011 12:00 am

The Wedington Cigar Shop elevates the experience of patrons by immersing them in the rich aroma and tradition of cigars. Rather than being relegated to a small, secondary humidor, the entire space functions as a lounge with cigars on open display. Spanish Cedar, the traditional material of cigar boxes, forms a sensuous wrapper lining the floor, rear wall and ceiling giving the sense of being inside an exquisite cigar box.

AIA Citation Award: Green River Community Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/19/2011 12:00 am

The Green River Community Center addresses the social and economic needs for an impoverished community of 900 people and serves a large rural area as well. As a catalyst to revitalize the city, it is both the community's gathering place and a welcome center for numerous tourists, who visit the nearby Arches National Park.

AIA Honor Award: Ruth Lilly Visitors Pavilion

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/19/2011 12:00 am

The Ruth Lilly Visitors Pavilion is the result of a studied relationship between building, land and art, and serves as both a threshold and a destination within the 100 Acres Art & Nature Park at the Indianapolis Museum of Art.