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Bailey Edward, a Chicago-based architecture, historic preservation and interior design firm, has recently expanded their services to the Rhinelander, Wisconsin area through the efforts of local resident, Mrs. Laurie Goscha. Goscha is a licensed architect in Wisconsin with 15 years experience practicing architecture that has focused on sensitive, ... More

Bailey Edward, an award-winning architecture, historic preservation and interior design firm, has appointed Mrs. Susan Turner, AIA, PMP, LEED AP as Historic Preservation Discipline Leader.

Turner is a licensed architect with 24 years of architecture experience focused on discerning, yet creative solutions for restorations, renovations and ... More

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Bailey Edward, an award-winning architecture, historic preservation and interior design firm, has appointed Mr. Kevin Schnebly Branch Manager of the firm’s Champaign office.

As a construction administrator with ten years experience in the field, Schnebly is tasked to make certain construction is consistent with the quality of the plans and ... More

Bailey Edward, an award-winning architecture, historic preservation and interior design firm, has been awarded the $48 million Illinois Army National Guard Readiness Center and Aviation Support Facility project to be constructed at the Greater Kankakee Airport.

The current facility, located at Midway Airport, is suffering from a diminishing ... More

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Bailey Edward, in association with The Lakota Group, prepared The Naperville Historic Building Design and Resource Manual (Guidelines) to address appropriate preservation procedures and methods for alterations, changes and additions to properties located within the Local Historic District. The Guidelines also serve as an educational document ... More

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The University of Chicago Department of  Facilities Services nominated Bailey Edward for their prestigious Vendor of the Year designation. The University of Chicago and Bailey Edward have collaborated on various architectural projects over the past two years. Projects range from office renovation and accessibility upgrades on the academic ... More

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AIA Chicago's HRC and IFRAA hosted a Historic Restoration & Renovation Tour of First United Methodist Church yesterday. The tour, lead by Bailey Edward Principal, Robin Whitehurst, and Historic Preservation Leader, Susan Turner, highlighted the restoration and renovation of the Sanctuary and Pierce Hall spaces within the 27-story 1927 ... More

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Historic schools and older school buildings can be successfully rehabilitated into 21st century teaching environments, they can continue to be assets to their communities and provide continuity. Support for this sentiment is demonstrated by Gov. Pat Quinn signing into state school construction law an amendment that allows school districts to ... More

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UIUC's renovated Lincoln Hall is this Fall's must-see attraction in the Urbana-Champaign area. Celebrated as a 'new Gift for the Ages', the century old campus icon's rehabilitated marble foyer, gold leaf adornments and green technologies are drawing crowds of visitors.

In the early Spring, the American Institute of Architects Central Illinois ... More

Future Prentice Board (1)

Architectural design competitions are an opportunity for emerging design professionals to research and learn about current social and economic trends. The challenge comes in using that intelligence to articulate the role architecture can play in a solution. Design competitions provide an opportunity where the designer is free to explore and ... More

Window Study

The State of Illinois funded a major research study on the treatments to the original wood windows on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Lincoln Hall, a century-old academic building on the core of the campus. This study, conducted by Bailey Edward, was executed as part of a larger renovation program for the building.

The technical ... More

Leed Gold

The Illinois National Guard Readiness Center in Urbana, Illinois has been awarded LEED® Gold established by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). LEED is the nation’s preeminent program for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings.

“The Guard ... More

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Dating back to 1924, Bailey Edward has had a presence on the Champaign architecture scene. The firm’s origins stem from Berger and Kelley Associates, proceeding through the century as Unteed Associates; Unteed, Scaggs, Nelson; Unteed, Nelson, Slack, Anderson and Architectural Planning Consultants before becoming Bailey Edward in 2001. The ... More

Bailey Edward’s own Robin Whitehurst was appointed as a Director to the Board for Partners for Sacred Places (PSP). Per PSP’s website, “Partners is the only national advocate for the sound stewardship and active community use of America’s older religious properties. Through our training programs, information clearinghouse, and ... More

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To accommodate growth in Northwestern University’s School of Professional Studies, Bailey Edward recently opened 7,141 sf of flexible, active-learning classrooms and 6,700 sf of office administrative space in Wieboldt Hall, a 1926 Tudor-style building designed by James Gamble Rogers.

To address their wide-ranging programs – undergraduate, ... More

On Saturday, April 16th, the Association for Preservation Technology Western Great Lakes Chapter (APT WGLC) will hold their sixth annual symposium. With a theme of “Modern Demands of Historic Structural Systems,” Bailey Edward and our trusted partner, Hanson Professional Services, Inc. will team to present projects from our decade-long ... More

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They say all good things must come to an end. For the Bailey Edward team, that means finishing up our extensive restoration and renovation work on several historic courthouses for the General Services Administration. During our time working on these projects, Bailey Edward performed exterior condition inspections and restoration in Indianapolis ... More

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The Madison County Historical Society’s mission to preserve the history of Madison County, Illinois by “Opening Doors to Madison County History” was threatened by the deterioration of the Madison County Historical Museum. The museum occupies the historic 1836 John Weir House and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. While ... More

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The White Pines Inn, one of Illinois’ most unique wilderness getaway destinations, turned to Bailey Edward to help overcome many of the day-to-day challenges posed by the main lodge’s antiquated space allocation and inefficient layout in order to give the Inn’s guests a more welcoming experience.

The historic lodge was constructed of log ... More