When looking back on our childhood bedrooms, many of us will think of them fondly as a safe place to relax, play, and figure out who we are away from mom and dad. But for children who have been displaced from their families due to poverty or immigration, the basic security and privacy of a bedroom is not available. The Bailey Edward Interiors Team ... More
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During a whole-building renovation of the Squadron Operations Building at Scott Air Force Base in Belleville Illinois, Bailey Edward has made Building 5008 a greener space for the 126th Operations battalion to work and has been recognized by the U.S. Green Building council with a LEED Silver certification!
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Our designs are taking flight at the Air National Guard (ANG) Squadron Operations facility renovation in Belleville, Illinois. The new modern office renovation with all the technical capability required by the ANG is wrapping up as Architect Todd Higginbotham and Construction Manager Kevin Schnebly performed the punch-list walk-through.
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On Friday, March 16th Bailey Edward was honored to attend the opening reception for their design of the University of Illinois Hospital (UIH) Northwest Wing 5th floor postpartum care rooms. The UIH was looking for a way to attract new patients and create more profitability through a new revenue stream. Therefore, UIH needed new design standards to ... More
At Bailey Edward, we are always searching for creative, responsive, and outside-the-box design solutions not just for our client’s projects but for ourselves as well. In the last ten years Bailey Edward has changed dramatically, and as our company has grown, so has our main office located at 35 East Wacker Drive, Suite 2800, Chicago IL. In order ... More
With a new emphasis on communication and collaboration, the trend of open working spaces is revitalizing professional workplaces. The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is following suit, encouraging more meaningful meetings and collaboration among their facility users. To support this vision, Bailey Edward is converting the Hanley ... More
Retirement just got a little sweeter for the residents of the Palmer Drive Apartments in New Brighton, Minnesota. Bailey Edward recently finished renovating the multi-unit, affordable housing complex for developer, Related Midwest. The renovations encompass the entire building, providing an improved experience for all tenants and employees.
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Modern banking no longer fits the classic mold of teller lines with velvet ropes and rigid, enclosed teller windows. As trends in banking are leaning towards more open hospitable environments, it is crucial that interior spaces of banks reflect these growing trends in order to present an up-to-date, fresh image to their customers. As part of its ... More
Community. Collaboration. Life-Long Learning. Teachers strive to actively engage students to incite understanding and to realize their full potential. As architects, we strive to help the educational environment evolve to foster these authentic learning experiences.
Active learning classroom design was the topic for Damon’s ... More
When you hear the word “classroom” what comes to mind? Rigid rows of desks and chalky blackboards? Professors giving long-winded lectures to disengaged students? Notions of traditional classroom environments usually do not evoke excitement for learning; however the traditional, rigidly structured classroom is quickly becoming a thing of the past.... More
Baker Demonstration School is a progressive school, one that does not stop at academics but attends to the whole child. Working with the master planning firm, The Lakota Group, Bailey Edward is leading Baker through the re-imagination of their 1960’s era building, formerly the National College of Education, located in Wilmette, Illinois. This will ... More
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
In early January, College of DuPage Naperville Regional Center opened its doors to new students and a new look. Bailey Edward was tasked with rehabilitating the 1990 Naperville Regional Center building to mirror the College of DuPage’s main campus image. After a year of construction, the resulting design is open and welcoming, yet transformative ... More
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 final ... More
On Monday, April 8th, the staff of Bailey Edward listened as Mr. David Axelrod, Director of The University of Chicago (UC) Institute of Politics, and UC President Mr. Robert Zimmer officially opened the new Institute of Politics located in the recently renovated early 1900’s era four-story mansion at 5707 South Woodlawn in Chicago.
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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