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First United Methodist Church


Phase I - Fry Construction

Phase II - O'Dell Construction

Phase II - December 2016


Total Building - 26,230 SF

Phase II Remodel Area - 13,640 SF


Met with multiple user groups to determine short-term and long-term space and usability needs of an existing 100+ year old Church building. A condition assessment of all building systems was provided and included structural, electrical, HVAC and IT to determine the feasibility and cost of renovation vs. moving to a new site. Upon deciding to remain in the current building and renovate, the Church directed DBA to master plan and design an addition and remodel. Modernization included a 1,000 SF two-story atrium to house a new elevator to provide ADA access to all four levels of the building. It also included major renovation of all portions of the facility except the historic sanctuary.