Adaptive reuse study, Wendell L. Willkie High School, Elwood, Indiana

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dc.contributor.advisor Costello, Anthony J. en_US
dc.contributor.author Kroll, David A. en_US
dc.coverage.spatial n-us-in en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-03T19:33:48Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-03T19:33:48Z
dc.date.created 1984 en_US
dc.date.issued 1984
dc.identifier LD2489.Z785 1984 .K76 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/182958
dc.description.abstract The propose of this thesis was to develop an adaptive reuse proposal for the Wendell L. Willkie High School in Elwood, Indiana. The building, an excellent example of Richardsonain Romanesque Style Architecture, has been vacant since 1973. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places because of its architectural and historical significance, the building merits the attention to develop an appropriate renovation scheme.The proposal includes: the building’s history; a written and photographic description of the existing conditions; the adaptive reuse proposal consisting of text, architectural drawings and the related cost estimates; a series of case studies on similar projects; and the economic incentives associated with historic preservation.The proposal renovation is designed to comply with local building odes and State and Federal standards for rehabilitation. It is hoped that this study will emphasize the value and potential of this magnificent architectural and historical landmark by showing that preservation is a practical and economical alternative in today’s building industry.
dc.description.sponsorship Department of Architecture
dc.format.extent x, 94 leaves : ill. ; 28 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Historic buildings -- Remodeling for other use -- Indiana. en_US
dc.subject.other Wendell L. Willkie High School (Elwood, Ind.) en_US
dc.title Adaptive reuse study, Wendell L. Willkie High School, Elwood, Indiana en_US
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.S.H.P.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/225476 en_US


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