Benton County Courthouse

Benton County Courthouse

Benton County Courthouse

Completion Date:  2016
Location:  Bentonville, Arkansas
Architect/Engineer:  Hight Jackson

Built in 1928, Benton County received a grant from the Walton Family Foundation to renovate the interior and exterior of the Courthouse.  The renovation of the Courthouse consisted of an extensive exterior envelope renovation, including related site work, waterproofing, and new windows, maintaining the original façade.  The first floor of the courthouse received a complete renovation including mechanical/electrical/data.  All of this accomplished while the Courthouse was operating.

Phillips County Justice Complex

Phillips County Justice Complex

Phillips County Justice Complex

Completion Date:  2019
Location: Helena/West Helena
Architect/Engineer:  Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects

The new formidable Phillips County Justice Complex in Helen/West Helena is a much needed secure facility to house the growing number of inmates.

The project included site improvements, construction of a new one level, 8,687 sf Detention Facility, and the interior renovation of an existing building to house the Sheriff’s Office

The Detention Facility is a grout filled, CMU block wall structure with a precast structural concrete plank roof. There are 104 beds total – male and female – with holding, segregation, lock-down and a general area as well as food prep, laundry and medical exam areas.

Pine Bluff Main Library

Pine Bluff Main Library

Pine Bluff Main Library

Completion Date:  2020
Location:  Pine Bluff, Arkansas
Architect/Engineer:  Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects/Reed Architectural Firm

 

The beautiful new Pine Bluff Main Library brings modern architecture and design to the city center, giving it an exciting new feel and a promise for a bright future. Located at 600 South Main in the revitalizing downtown, the 36,000 SF facility features a children’s library, a video library, a Teen Loft, the Carr Memorial Museum, a computer lab, a fully-equipped test kitchen, Genealogy, conference rooms, and rows of shelves stocked with thousands of books just waiting for eager minds.

The flagship facility of the Library System joins the recently renovated branch locations in Watson Chapel, Altheimer, Redfield and White Hall and serves the 885 sq. miles of Jefferson County.

For events and hours of operation, visit:
pineblufflibrary.org/our-libraries/pine-bluff-main-library

Pulaski County Criminal Justice Building

Pulaski County Criminal Justice Building

Pulaski County Criminal Justice Building

Completion Date: 2007
Location: Little Rock, Arkansas
Architect: Fennell Purifoy Hammock Architects

USGBC LEED Certified Green Building Project

Construction Management for the renovation of the existing Hardin & Grace Building (21,000 sf) and an addition of 9,000 sf for additional offices and support areas.

CALS Hillary Rodham Clinton Children’s Library and Learning Center

CALS Hillary Rodham Clinton Children’s Library and Learning Center

CALS Hillary Rodham Clinton Children's Library and Learning Center

Completion Date: March 2013
Location: Little Rock, AR
Architect: Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects

USGBC LEED Certified Gold Building Project

Besides 21,000 books, CDs and DVDs, the new Central Arkansas Library System’s Children’s Library and Learning Center offers a computer lab, a teaching kitchen, group study room, a theatre, and community room, and it doesn’t stop there. The 6.5 acres has a greenhouse and teaching garden, walking paths, bridges and an amphitheater. Originally intended to seek LEED Silver certification, the Learning Center received Gold certification.

Bobby L. Roberts Library of Arkansas History and Art

Bobby L. Roberts Library of Arkansas History and Art

Bobby L. Roberts Library of Arkansas History and Art

Completion Date: March 2009
Location: Little Rock, Arkansas
Architect: Polk Stanley Rowland Curzon Porter Architects

A joint project of the Central Arkansas Library System and UALR.  Located in the heart of downtown Little Rock, ASI celebrated its opening on March 21, 2009. 60,000 sf, integrating 3 buildings — the Porbeck & Bowman Building (built 1882), the Geyer & Adams Building (built 1914), with the steel and glass addition (20,000 sf). Preserving Arkansas history is the focus of the joint project of the Central Arkansas Library System and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Art galleries, research rooms, meeting and classrooms, retail space and over 10,000 volumes of history are features of the Institute.

More than 100 glass art panels featuring scenes from Arkansas’ historic past are on permanent display throughout the building; the exterior includes seven fin-shaped footed glass panels, designed to resemble pages of a book, with historic images portrayed.

Awards:

Best-Overall Construction Project for 2009
by South Central Construction, a McGraw-Hill Publication
Members Choice Award for 2009
by The Arkansas Chapter of the American Institute of Architects
“Excellence in Preservation Through Restoration” and
Outstanding New Construction in an Historic Setting

by the Historic Preservation Alliance of Arkansas
National Award ($15 Million to $75 Million)
by American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC IDEAS)
2011 AIA/ALA National Library Building Award
by American Institute of Architects/American Library Association

 

Little Rock 12th Street Station

Little Rock 12th Street Station

Little Rock 12th Street Station

Completion Date: 2014
Location: Little Rock, AR
Architect: 
Roark Perkins Perry Yelvington

 

The 48,000 sf, 2-story, multi-purpose facility will house the LRPD major crimes and patrol divisions, a public atrium and a public-accessible area to be leased or utilized for commercial or retail functions not affiliated with the Police Department.  This project is another anchor in the revitalization of the 12th Street Corridor.  Recent EHC projects in the corridor include the Catholic Diocese House of Formation, the CALS Children’s Library and Learning Center, and the BCD Empowerment Center.