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Pauls Portfolio

  1. 1. PAUL GRIMES ArchitectCommercial Residential Religious Planning Project Management 1649 Heather Drive Algonquin, Illinois 60102 847-751-0278
  2. 2. Professional Licenses  State of Wisconsin  State of Colorado Summary of Qualifications Fifteen years of award winning Architecture and Project Management experience. A self motivated leader who is results oriented with a proven ability to take a project from concept to completion. Excels at assessing a client’s needs and providing a creative solution to each specific project. Works well in a high pressure environment. Areas of expertise:  Business development & Project Management’  Programming, Planning & Schematic design. Front Exterior  Code analysis, ADA, & Construction estimating.  Managing staff (draftsmen, consultants, & C.M.) Morgan Perris Center  Technically correct construction details. Westmont, Illinois  Construction documents & AIA contracts. Winner of the 2001 Most Distinctive salon  Construction Management. Mediterranean-inspired, design accents  LEED Certification process. such as curved terrazzo staircase with Baroque style brass railing, 16 Tuscan stone Professional Awards columns, hand painted frescos and a custom  Mayors Awards for Excellence in New Construction. made crown molding that conceals a light Ginger Creek Community Church tray the washes the upper walls of the  Most Distinctive Salon. Salon Magazine 30’-0” high main cutting room the features a Morgan Perris Center. 60’-0” long skylight. Professional Affiliations  American Institute of Architects  Association of Licensed Architects  U.S. Green Building Council.1649 Heather Drive Algonquin, Illinois 60102 847-751-0278 Page 1 Ceiling Main Floor Main Floor page 2
  3. 3. Morgan Perris Center InteriorsColor AreaAbove Morgan Perris Center Westmont, Illinois Coffee and wine bar with Owners office balcony. Allows for a full view of the Entire floor. (Above) Interior corridors flooded with natural light to Accent the stone columns and arches. (Right) Nail Area Right Paul Grimes AIA Page 4Paul Grimes AIA page 3
  4. 4. Chicago Lamborghini Westmont, IllinoisThis modern 15,000 square foot high tech building was designed to house some of the most Chicago Lamborghiniexpensive cars in the world. The main showroom has a soaring 30’-0” ceiling with exposed bar Westmont, Illinoisjoist with a curved glass wall that floods the presentation area with natural light. Designed tolook like a modern museum, with raised car platforms, custom designed benches to allowcustomers to admire the artwork. (cars) Paul Grimes AIA Page 6Paul Grimes AIA page 5
  5. 5. Residences on the Water Residences on Water Milwaukee, Wisconsin Milwaukee, Wisconsin This 14-story mixed-use development will feature 14,000 square feet of ground-floor commercial retail space, two levels of indoor secured parking, 128 extended stay hotel suites (flagged as a Staybridge Suites Hotel by International Hotels Group), and 31 condominiums with exclusive views of the city. This $ 40.0 million project was constructed of precast concrete with Actual West Elevation staggered trusses and curtain wall glass, with a 40,000 sq. ft. green roof. Construction Photo Northwest Elevation Construction Photo Southwest Elevation Night RenderingPaul Grimes AIA Page 7 Paul Grimes AIA Page 8
  6. 6. Restaurant Hotel Room Hotel Indigo Fort Myers, Florida Two story bar and restaurant, with hardwood floors, Multi-level curvedHotel Indigo ceiling and soft living room styleFort Myers, Florida furniture that provides a relaxedThis is a two-part historic preservation project approved by atmosphere for the traveler lookingthe federal governments National Parks Service. The to unwind.project’s first phase, which has been completed, includedthe renovation of the 14,000-square foot Post Office Arcadebuilding. The space now contains commercial retail spaceand a central arcade with covered opening.The project’s second phase will add the seven-story HotelIndigo, an InterContinental Hotels Group boutique hotel thatwill connect directly to the Post Office Arcade building.In addition to a lobby, bar, and limited-service restaurant,the ground floor will house a business center, executiveBoardroom, and concierge service. Upper floors will contain Bar72 boutique-style hotel rooms and suites. A rooftopswimming pool and sundeck--with bar, lounge, and fitnesscenter attached — will complete the hotel. Night View Paul Grimes AIA Page 10
  7. 7. Mid Wisconsin Bank Rib Mountain, Wisconsin. Defy the conventional. That was the objective of his new style of banking. It features sit down teller stations, computer stations in the lobby for on line banking and a waiting area that features a stone fireplace with coffee Bar.Southside Works Hotel& CondominiumsEast Carson Street at 27thPittsburgh, PennsylvaniaThis mixed-use project augments theexisting Southside Works development,which consists of 6.5 acres of greenspace and riverfront trails, an arrayof boutiques, restaurants, a cinema,loft-style apartments, and office space.This project, which will add 20,000square feet of commercial retail spaceto the Southside Works project, includesan upscale steakhouse and a high-endJapanese restaurant, 140 oversizedboutique-style hotel suites, a grandlobby, meeting rooms, a ballroom, apre-function area, and a bar and lounge. Master Plan23 new condominiums with river views Ogden Lincoln Mercuryand private elevators will top off the building Westmont, Illinois. The project consisted of a two story showroom, second floor business offices and an 8 stall servicePaul Grimes AIA Page 11 area. Black aluminum panels over a precast concrete structure, with tan marble monument entry gives this building the unique brand set by the company. Page 12
  8. 8. Church of NazareneLombard, Illinois ExteriorThis 20,000 square foot facility houses a 450 seat sanctuarywith a 20’-0” high V shaped skylight that runs the lengthof the room. Included in this design were 20 classrooms, churchoffices, a full gymnasium and a commercial kitchen. Sanctuary CeilingGinger Creek Community ChurchAurora, Illinois.Central to the design of this award winning Church is the1000 seat two story sanctuary, with a sophisticated Sentry World Pro ShopMulti-media system that provides state of the art sound Stevens Point, Wisconsin.and visual images. In addition the facility includes This prairie style inspired pro shop, mixesRehearsal rooms, youth center, classrooms and a reading wood Stone and natural light together toroom with a stone fireplace and coffee bar. form a very inviting and warm retail space. InteriorPaul Grimes AIA Page 13 Paul Grimes AIA Page 14
  9. 9. Nilles ResidenceLombard, IllinoisThis unique three sided Prairie style inspiredHouse built by Sunrise Homes, Inc. posedA challenge not only did the lot size andShape cause a problem but the lot hadPoor soil that required drilled piers.2500 sq. ft. 3 bedrooms, 2 bath house withA third floor den. . Goings Residence Paul Grimes AIA Page 16