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Three LRK-Designed Restaurants Featured in StyleBlueprint

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on April 19th, 2019

StyleBlueprint - Three LRK-designed restaurants are featured in StyleBlueprint and the article includes interviews with principal Rebecca Courtney and designer Lauren Ricks about the design of The Gray Canary, Global Café, and Elemento Neapolitan Pizza. Read more.

LRK Proud Sponsor of the 2019 ULI Spring Meeting in Nashville

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on April 16th, 2019

LRK is proud of its involvement with ULI-the Urban Land Institute both in Tennessee and nationally, and we are honored to be a sponsor of the 2019 ULI Spring Meeting. LRK’s commitment to designing and creating sustainable, thriving communities is synonymous with ULI’s mission and reflected in the designs of multiple projects throughout Tennessee, including The Gulch Redevelopment Master Plan, Jackson Walk, Crosstown Concourse, Memphis Ballpark Neighborhood, and Harbor Town.

Frank Ricks Named to Inside Memphis Business’ Power Player List

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on April 15th, 2019

Congratulations to Frank Ricks for being named to Inside Memphis Business' annual list of Power Players! Power Players are featured in the April issue of the magazine.

Metropolis Magazine Features Crosstown Concourse as Rudy Bruner Award Finalist

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on April 9th, 2019

Metropolis - Crosstown Concourse is featured in Metropolis magazine as one of five finalists for the Rudy Bruner Award, a national competition that focuses on urban placemaking excellence. Read more.

Old Dominick Distillery and O'More Show Home Winner of AIA Memphis Design Awards

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on April 7th, 2019

Daily Memphian - AIA Memphis' annual awards gala was held on Saturday night at Ballet Memphis and two LRK projects received honors. Old Dominick Distillery won the highest distinction, an Honor Award of Excellence, and the O'More Designer Show Home was honored with a Citation. A panel of judges from Richmond, Virginia presented awards to nine projects out of the 48 that were submitted. Read more.

Mt. Vernon Manor Team Discusses Infill Development Project

Posted by Katherine Martin on March 29th, 2019

Community Design Collaborative – LRK’s Nando Micale and Alex Bruce discuss the design process of Mt. Vernon Manor, the renovation of a long-vacant row home and two adjacent lots into affordable housing and the Community Design Collaborative’s offices and community meeting space, with Michael Thorpe, executive director of Mt. Vernon Manor CDC. Read more.

The Citizen Welcomes its First Residents

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on March 29th, 2019

Memphis Business Journal - The Citizen, the long awaited redevelopment at the corner of Union Avenue and McLean Boulevard, will welcome its first residents over the weekend. Construction on an adjacent mixed-use building is anticipated to be complete in July. LRK provided architectural services for the project. Read more.

The McKenzie Recognized as First Fitwel Multifamily Development in Texas

Posted by Katherine Martin on March 27th, 2019

Business Wire - The McKenzie, a 22-story, 183-unit traditionally designed high rise located on the eastern edge of Dallas' exclusive Highland Park neighborhood, was recently recognized as the first certified Fitwel multifamily development in Texas, according to the Center for Active Design. Fitwel provides a new standard for the building industry and supports widespread adoption of health-promoting strategies in commercial real estate. The McKenzie was named a Fitwel-certified space due to its location, building access, outdoor spaces, indoor environment, dwellings, shared spaces and more. Read more

See Inside Tower Ventures Tennessee Brewery Office Space

Posted by Katherine Martin on March 26th, 2019

Memphis Business Journal Tower Ventures, a national provider of wireless communications structures, recently relocated their operations to the renovated Tennessee Brewery. The project is featured as the first of the Memphis Business Journal's newest occasional feature, "Open Office." Read more

LRK-Designed Home Featured in At Home Memphis & MidSouth

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on March 8th, 2019

At Home Memphis & MidSouth - An LRK-designed home is featured in the latest issue of At Home Memphis & MidSouth. Inspired by the architecture and color palette of the Gulf Coast community Rosemary Beach, this Germantown home has an inviting street presence, but the layout differs from other homes in the area. Rather than the usual front and rear yard plan, this home opens up to an entertaining courtyard on the northern side and an auto court entrance on the southern side of the home. Read more.