Government and Cultural Government and Cultural
Following an existing conditions survey and analysis, IGW provided comprehensive design services to the Urbana Park District for the rehabilitation of the iconic Carle Park Pavilion in Urbana, Illinois. Built almost 100 years ago, the two-story Italian Renaissance Revival Style structure remains a very popular feature at this neighborhood park but was showing its age and suffered from vandalism.
The project involved a full range of restorative work including repair or replacement of roofing systems, tuckpointing, cleaning of the limestone walls and repair of the concrete foundation, steps and walks. To minimize future vandalism, several security features were added including wrought iron gates and window guards, vandal-resistant LED night lighting and a video surveillance system. The design anticipates unlocking the security gates to provide access to the pavilion’s interior for special events.