Meyer Group Architecture was selected to design Lac du Flambeau Lake Superior Chippewa Band’s new Indian Bowl Culture and Living Arts center. The new building and amphitheater replaces their former Indian Bowl Amphitheater facility, a well known area landmark. Phase 1 of the the new facility includes a new Pow Wow Grounds, Ticketing Booth, and Concessions and Restroom Building. Phase 2 of the design includes an Art Center, Art Education classroom space, and additional museum facilities. Phase 1 Construction was completed in time to hold the Tribe’s annual 4th of July Pow-wow. The new facility will also be utilized by Lake of the Torches Casino for outdoor Music performances. The Tribe is continuing fund raising efforts in hopes to construct Phase 2 of the project soon.
Meyer Group Architecture is working with Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa to expand their clinic and parking area. Overall project addition increase includes over 26,000 SF. Three major departments are able expand – including Behavioral Health, Social Services and Medical. Medical department growth includes a new nurse’s station, an expanded laboratory department and new exam rooms. The behavioral health department will feature a brand new conference room, therapist offices. Additionally, the project includes additional entrance with reception area and sub waiting for clients, patients and guests. A dedicated area for social services is located on the lower level, allowing for increased privacy and space for clients and staff. Organizational needs and long term goals were met and exceeded by the project by creating a large conference room for multi-use purposes, including training and meetings, in addition to a newly created and expanded break room for staff. Additional project scope includes a dental renovation and expansion of several laboratories, offices, multi-purpose room and a coat room for staff.
Meyer Group Architecture has been retained to design a new Hockey Rink and Warming building for the Cook County Amateur Hockey Association. The new facilities will provide for Youth Hockey programming in Grand Marais, Minnesota. Provisions will be made for Player Changing and Warming Facilities; Concessions; Skate Rental and Sharpening; Recreation Storage; Public Restroom facilities and a new Garage facility for their ice re-surfacing equipment. The new facilities are included as part of the Cook County Community Center Recreation Complex. Sharing of the facility with the softball, tennis, playground and youth recreation programs will ensure year round, multi-purpose use of the facility.
Meyer Group was selected to renovate the Multicultural Center in UMD’s Kirby Student Center. The Multicultural Center houses 14 student organizations that serve to connect, celebrate, and educate across cultures, social issues, and politics. The renovation included a new layout, updated office spaces and storage for the student organizations, overall upgrading of the interior space, and more spaces for students to gather and study.
Empire Block Historic Rehabilitation project was proposed to conform to the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties and Guidelines for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings, as well as related guidance from Technical Preservation Services of the National Park Service (SOI Standards and Guidelines). The project had to meet the SOI Standards and Guidelines to qualify for historic tax credits. All rehabilitation work under this Project was to adhere to these specifications and the guidelines of the Secretary of the Interior governing same. Empire Block Historic Rehabilitation project had a scope that included historically accurate new window replacement, as well as rehabilitation of the exterior facade back to the original design of the late 1800’s. An extensive interior rehabilitation design that included main level retail and 2nd and 3rd floor living spaces was also a large part of MGA’s charge as well as a list of general repairs to the property including carpentry, painting, roofing, lead abatement or lead hazard reduction, masonry and concrete work.
The City of Cloquet hired Meyer Group Architecture to preform a Pre-Design for submittal to the Minnesota Department of Administration, a Building Access Survey as prescribed by the Minnesota State Council on Disability, and aid in the completion of the Minnesota Department of Education Library Construction Grant for the Cloquet Public Library Addition & Renovation project. The Cloquet Public Library is in need of additional space based on the population size it serves and the needs of its patrons. A large addition to the existing facility is being proposed along with renovations to the interior. To meet this growing need in the community, the addition and renovations will include larger new spaces for Teen / Young Adult programming, Children / Youth Services programming, and a large meeting hall. All of these new spaces within the addition and the renovations center around the core values of the Cloquet Public Library.