New fire station’s design shines with metal roof and wall panels

Photos: AGI Studios Brookville, Ohio’s new fire station is a much-appreciated addition to the suburban Dayton, Ohio community’s list of civic amenities. Constructing the $6.3 million building has allowed the town to shutter two other stations that had outlived their functionality – the older had been in service for 67 years. Not only does the [Read More]

Steep-sloped metal roof highlights new tribal center’s historic design

Once nearly driven out of Florida, the Seminole Indian Tribe has since become a significant economic presence in that state. The tribe now has six reservations in the state, along with six gaming facilities, two of which feature Hard Rock Hotels with expansive casinos. The Seminoles also are very invested in their tribe’s history in [Read More]

New metal roof helps Florida car dealership recover after hurricane

Hurricane Michael, a Category 5 storm that hit the Florida Panhandle on October 10, 2018, caused enormous damage to the rural and beach communities of Northwest Florida. As of June 2019, insured losses totaled $6.61 billion. Panama City was one of the communities hardest hit by the storm, with entire neighborhoods leveled. Car dealerships were [Read More]

“Dog days” is redefined at newest Chicago-area ballpark

When it comes to baseball, the lion’s share of attention usually goes to the major league teams. But there’s also a large network of independent minor league teams that bring professional baseball to smaller markets across the United States. Among the newest of these is the Chicago Dogs, based in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, [Read More]

Petersen adds reps to meet demand for metal cladding in Western U.S.

PHOENIX [August 27, 2019] – Petersen is meeting the growing demand in the Western United States for its PAC-CLAD metal roof and wall products by hiring several representatives in the area. The manufacturer representatives will support architects, installing contractors and others involved in the specification and installation of exterior metal cladding products in Utah, Wyoming, [Read More]

Metal roof highlights classic lodge look on award-winning beach pavilion

The facilities at a state park that welcomes 1.3 million visitors every year can endure a lot of wear and tear, and this certainly was the case for the previous beach pavilion at Lincoln Woods State Park beach in Lincoln, R.I. The modernist-style structure had last been updated in the 1980s and hadn’t been faring [Read More]

Horizontal lines streamline new Florida school’s appearance

The northwest portion of Escambia County, Fla., is experiencing a population boom that has pushed the county’s namesake school district toward its own construction boom. The recently opened Beulah Middle School is one of several new facilities in the district’s lineup. The $44 million school’s exterior presents a clean-lined, forward-thinking image – which carries through [Read More]

Metal adds low country style and coastal protection to luxury apartments

Residents of the new Bridgeside at Patriots Point apartment development in Charleston, S.C., have some pretty dramatic skyline views, thanks to their location at the foot of the striking Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge. At a, perhaps, more modest level, the upscale development’s three 5-story buildings, arranged courtyard style, also create a skyline of their own. [Read More]

Friday night lights illuminate an updated metal-clad stadium

It’s no secret that Friday night lights shine brightly over high school football in Texas – but, increasingly, high school soccer is drawing big crowds, too. That popularity helped lead Sulphur Springs High School in Sulphur Springs, Texas, to undertake a major remodeling of its Gerald Prim Stadium. The project was part of a larger [Read More]

Historic bank gets a new metal roof worthy of its heritage

The Hyde Park Bank building, located in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood, was the largest bank building outside of the city’s Loop business district when it opened in 1929, and it remains a landmark today. A 2005 renovation of the bank’s immense, marble-lined banking hall by Florian Architects of Chicago won a National Honor Award from [Read More]