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The Hill Receives Urban Design Award from the Greater Dallas Planning Council

Posted on November 29th, 2018

Dallas Innovates – The Hill Shopping Center received an Honorable Mention in the Built Project Category of the Urban Design Awards given by the Greater Dallas Planning Council. The awards recognize people and projects whose excellence and leadership have impacted urban design and urban planning in the Dallas region. LRK provided architecture and urban planning services for the project. Read ... read more »

LRK's Rebecca Courtney to Speak on "Winning in Leadership Panel"

Posted on November 6th, 2018

LRK Principal Rebecca Courtney will participate in Cushman Wakefield | Commercial Advisors’ “Winning in Leadership” discussion panel this Thursday, Nov. 8 at 7 a.m. at Rust Hall. WIN (Women’s Integrated Network) is dedicated to development and supporting the talents of women team members so they continue to have a meaningful impact in the workforce and their communities. Read more.  read more »

Crosstown Concourse Wins Nation's Highest Honor in Preservation

Posted on October 16th, 2018

For its groundbreaking transformation of a 1.3 million square-foot mixed-use facility, national full-service architectural, planning, environmental graphic and interior design firm Looney Ricks Kiss (LRK), in association with DIALOG, is proud to announce that the National Trust for Historic Preservation has named Crosstown Concourse in Memphis, Tennessee one of only three winners of the 2018 Richard H. Driehaus Foundation National Preservation Awards. Read more. read more »

Frank Ricks to Speak at ULI Fall Conference

Posted on October 8th, 2018

LRK's Frank Ricks will participate in a panel discussion this Wednesday, October 10, at the Urban Land Institute’s Fall Conference in Boston. The session, "The Creative Placemaking Dividend: How Art and Culture Enhance the Bottom Line and Promote Healthy, Equitable, Thriving Places,” will explore the following questions: Does an investment in art and culture yield a return? If it does, what is the return? Is the return purely financial or are there other benefits? And who benefits—developers, investors, the community, the government, or some or all of ... read more »

Princeton Planning Board Recommends Redevelopment Zone Designation for Some Seminary Properties Based on LRK Study

Posted on October 5th, 2018

Planet Princeton – The Princeton Planning Board voted unanimously to recommend to the Princeton governing body that a portion of Princeton theological Seminary’s campus be designation as an area in need of development. LRK’s Jim Constantine and Chris Cosenza, who serve as borough planners, conducted a study to determining whether to New Jersey redevelopment statute could be applied to the seminary’s Tennant-Roberts campus on Stockton Street and the Erdman Center on Library Place.  Constantine and Cosenza concluded that the redevelopment statute is appropriate for ... read more »

Functionality, Space, Focus of Crosstown Theater Design

Posted on September 28th, 2018

Daily Memphian – The 28,000 square-foot theater at Crosstown Concourse, The Doll House, was designed to accommodate countless types of performance types including film, dance, theatre, live music and to host meetings for large groups. Designers created a modular floor section and movable seating that can transform the space in a matter of hours. This functionally, as well as top-quality acoustics provide a space for artists from all across the city to display their talents. Read ... read more »

USGBC Recognizes LRK's Krissy Buck Flickinger and Crosstown Concourse

Posted on September 27th, 2018

The USGBC Tennessee community awarded Crosstown Concourse the Exceptional Leadership Award as part of this year’s 2018 Leadership Awards for demonstrating high levels of leadership in all facets of sustainable design. The program celebrates the leadership of building owners, designers, and construction professionals who achieve LEED certification. The Crosstown team will be honored during the IMPACT Tennessee Conference in October. Read ... read more »

Memphis Downtown Boom Fueled by Riverfront, City’s Rich History

Posted on September 26th, 2018

Curbed - This article features some of LRK’s adaptive reuse projects including Crosstown Concourse, Tennessee Brewery, and the Wonder Bread renovation into Orion’s headquarters and apartments, that have contributed to the reinvestment in Memphis’ downtown. Read ... read more »

LRK Announces New Senior Associates

Posted on August 21st, 2018

As we enter our 35th year, we're excited to announce our newly-named senior associates. We look forward to continued growth of our leadership to better serve our clients, while creating memorable places to live, work, and play. Read more. read more »

LRK Announces New Associates

Posted on August 21st, 2018

As we enter our 35th year, we're excited to announce newly-named associates. We look forward to continued growth of our leadership team to better serve our clients, while creating memorable places to live, work, and play. Read more. read more »