Grinnell College Improvements

CGA recently had the honor to assist Grinnell College with several improvement projects. We partnered with EYP architects to complete the design and construction of the new $90 Million HSSC complex. The project included a 3-story addition to joining the historic Alumni Recitation and Carnegie Halls on the west side of campus. CGA assisted in…

Marshalltown Racquet Complex

CGA completed 12 new tennis courts and three pickleball courts at Marshalltown High School. This joint Marshalltown Community School District/City of Marshalltown facility replaced the original eight asphalt courts and added a new entry feature, restrooms, storage structure, lighting, west parking lot, and stair connection to the existing MHS east parking lot. The project received…

Grinnell College Landscape Master Plan | Phase I

CGA partnered with ASG and Confluence Landscape Architects to redesign the exterior facilities on the Grinnell College Campus. The Phase I design began in 2016 with construction beginning in 2017 and scheduled to continue through 2019 in conjunction with a new Admissions and Visitors Center and a 1-acre building addition connecting two historic buildings on…

Collegiate United Methodist Church Annex Improvements

CGA worked with the CUMC Board, maintenance staff, and tenants to improve drainage and lower accessibility to the churches Annex building in Campustown Ames. Several options were presented to the advisory committee to eliminate drainage concerns and slip hazards on the north side of the site with special attention to the tight budget. Extensive storm…

U.S. Economic Development Administration Preliminary Engineering Report | ISU Research Park, Ames, IA

CGA was the Project Manager for the development of the Economic Development Administration Preliminary Engineering report for ISU Research Park improvments, including preliminary design components and cost estimates. In addition to the Project Overview, the report included a Feasibility Analysis showing Required Permitting, a bid package for a Public Utility Extension as well as Roadway…

Security Gate Installation | Veterans Administration Central Iowa Health Care Systems | Des Moines

CGA partnered with TSP Architects on this DAS project to deliver plans to the VA Hospital in order to bring the Mission Critical Facility into compliance with the VA security standards. The team reconfigured vehicle and pedestrian access points to the facility in order to install decorative fencing around the site perimeter with electronic gates…