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
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 Chicago ... More
On Saturday, September 8th, Bailey Edward staff participated in the CarX Crazy K at the Champaign County Fairgrounds. The CarX Crazy K is a twist on the traditional 5K run - teams race over, around, under and through 5 kilometers of varying obstacles and challenges - all for the sake of raising money for charity.
Bailey Edward's six-person Crazy K ... More
Mrs. Laurie Goscha, Associate Principal of Bailey Edward, an architecture firm, located in Rhinelander, recently visited Washington, DC, to speak with Wisconsin’s Senator Herb Kohl regarding Senate appropriations budgeting and legislation. Goscha stated, “It was a pleasure meeting Senator Kohl. Bailey Edward has been tracking planned spending on ... More
Bailey Edward staff members Damon Wilson, Angela Lee, Erin Masters-Beyers, Prashant Gongal and Chris Hainer, were treated to a walk-thru of the $114 million Reva & David Logan Center for the Arts currently under construction in Hyde Park at the University of Chicago.
The tour of this new creativity 'mixing bowl' started on the tenth floor ... More
As the renovation work to UIUC's Lincoln Hall nears completion, the building's restored historic details are catching the eye of all who enter. Gleaming gold leaf and copper, as well as elaborately decorated medallions, scrollwork and other embellishments are once again a 'wow' factor to be enjoyed by students, staff and faculty a like. Further ... More
A groundbreaking ceremony was recently held at Westview Elementary School. The $7 million expansion and renovation will provide a new gymnasium and six new classrooms. Space for special programs and improved accessibility were paramount to the design solutions. Both students and School Board members were on hand for the ceremony. View the WAND News ... More
Earlier this week Champaign Branch Manager, Kevin Schnebly, greeted attendees at the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Joint Engineer Training Conference (JETC) event hosted by the SAME St Louis Post.
As one of many SAME member volunteers, Kevin assisted active committee members and association leaders with express registration. He ... More
Bailey Edward's BSL2 web lab design supports the Argonne Institute for Molecular Engineering's mission to advance thin film technology and new polymer characterization. Read the full article here
Bailey Edward is delighted to share the news that Thomas J. Waters Elementary School recently received Green Ribbon School designation from the U.S. Department of Education. Read about this prestigious designation here.
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
The University of Illinois at Springfield has charged Bailey Edward with development of a feasibility study for a new 14,000 sf Public Safety Building. The study investigates two potential sites for the new facility. The goal of the new facility is to provide law enforcement officials with the space necessary to facilitate their present and future ... More
Innovations for Educational Facility Design, as featured in Architectural Record Magazine, highlights elements of curriculum-responsive design for project-based learning. Download the full article and learn more about schools like Booker T. Washington Elementary School, designed by Bailey Edward and Cannon Design, which focus on creating academic ... More
WQAD-TV news team, which serves the Quad Cities area of West-Central Illinois and Eastern Iowa, recently featured a segment decoding the design on the exterior of the Milan Illinois National Guard Readiness Center addition. Bailey Edward exercised creativity in the design of the addition. The design incorporates seven words as Morse code patterns ... More
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 that ... More
Join the Glenview Ismaili Jamatkhana and Chicago IFRAA Knowledge Community for a lecture and tour of the new facility, led by Ellen Bailey Dickson, President of Bailey Edward.
The Jamatkhana’s design reflects the group’s belief that esoteric knowledge is communicated by the Imam (prayer leader) to the Jamat (community) through numerical symbolism ... More
The Winnetka Landmark Preservation Commission selected the the Cenotaph at the Village Green as recipient of a Preservation Award for restoration work completed by Robin Whitehurst of Bailey Edward. The historic preservation work performed restores the property to its original appearance using original plans and required research.
In 1927, ... 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 safety ... More
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 appointed Mr. Michael Petti, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP as Healthcare Discipline Leader.
Petti is a licensed architect with 23 years practicing architecture that offers a solutions-based interpretation to the complex needs of modern healthcare design. He is ... 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 additions ... More
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, yet ... More