Happy Hollow Country Club

Updating an Omaha Classic

APMA was hired to renovate 100-year-old Happy Hollow Country Club. The design included the complete demolition and remodel of the foyer, fireplace lounge, bar, and tiered dining. The Ballroom received a full restoration, including all new finishes, lighting and drapery. The adjacent bar, lounge and dining rooms are designed as transitional complements to the historic.  Furniture, gold accents and decorative lighting bring details back into view and unite all spaces.

Project

Location
Omaha, NE

Size
26,606 SF

Scope of Work
Renovation + Restoration

Date of Completion
2018

Project Contact

Contemporary touches pair with historic details and materials for an updated, luxurious result.

The existence of Happy Hollow was spear-headed by eleven prominent Omaha businessmen led by Mr. Erastus A. Benson (the founder of the small community of Benson in North Omaha). On April 2, 1907 these men held the first stockholder meeting and adopted the Articles of Incorporation.

Photography by: Dana Damewood

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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!

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We’re Hiring

September 3, 2020

We’re growing our team! If you are a talented architect or interior designer who wants to put people first, advance design, and build community, please reach out to smullins@alleypoyner.com

We’re Winners!

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!

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Biophilic Landscaping

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.

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Office Update

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.