Garage to Gallery
This 1925 automobile repair garage was transformed into a modern, contemporary art gallery. The building’s open floor plan and barrel vaulted ceiling with exposed steel trusses created a dramatic and idea setting to the display of this world class collection.
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Date of Completion
Honors + Awards
2015 Preservation Association of Lincoln, City Center Award
2017 AIA Nebraska Architectural Merit Award – Assemblage
A new entry portico to the east offers a grand, covered welcome punctuated by a custom steel purlin canopy that extends across the south façade and interior of the gallery.
“While every project presents its unique challenges, the opportunity of working with you always makes the process a pleasure. We couldn’t be more pleased with the finished project.”
— Robert Duncan, Chairman Emeritus
A new polished concrete floor and exposed brick walls interspersed with floating art display walls maintain the integrity of the original building while offering expansive space for installation.
AIA CSR Awards
September 28, 2020
At the 2020 (virtual) AIA Central States Awards The Hoff Family Arts and Culture Center picked up a Merit award in the Historic Preservation/Adaptive Reuse category and the jury commented: “We enjoyed the Hoff Cultural Center for its ability to abstract the new…to expose the historical.” Congrats to Pottawattamie Arts, Culture and Entertainment and the entire project team!
Say It Loud
September 10, 2020
Congratulations to our own Jenny Zimmer, Jean Vacha and Megan Lutz for being featured alongside other deserving designers in this year’s Say It Loud – Beyond the Built Environment Online Exhibition. Follow the link to view the entire selection of winners!
September 3, 2020
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July 29, 2020
Congratulations to Swanson Elementary, which was recently honored by the IIDA Great Plains Chapter. Click the link below to see more photos and all the deserving winners!
July 28, 2020
Click on the link below to read about the innovative approach to landscaping being implemented at Millwork Commons called ‘biophilic design’. Our own Megan Lutz breaks it down.
July 23, 2020
For the continued health and safety of our clients and employees the APMA office will remain closed through October 1, 2020. Rest assured our team is focused on providing a great client experience even as we continue to work remotely during this time.