News from DDG Architecture Division

818 Howard Historic Restoration – New Orleans, LA

DDG Architecture is the professional of record leading the efforts to completely renovate the existing 28,000 s.f. historic masonry building constructed in 1916 located at 818 Howard Avenue in downtown New Orleans, LA. This historic landmark  will encompass an upscale museum for the Jewish Endowment for the arts, contemporary We-work Office Space, and nine luxury Class A apartments for The Feil Organization. DDG Architecture is pleased to collaborate with Patrick Gallagher, the world renowned museum designer who designed the National World War II Museum in NOLA. The luxury apartments will be furnished with contemporary high-end finishes and fixtures while providing views out into Lee Circle and the surrounding areas. DDG is managing the historic tax credits for the project as well as numerous grant and tax abatement programs to assist our client with project financing.

Lafourche Parish Correctional Complex- Thibodaux, LA

In a joint venture with Baton Rouge-based GraceHebert Architects, DDG is working with the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office on a new 134,000-square-foot correctional complex in Thibodaux, LA. The 600-bed facility includes both direct and indirect supervision housing units, along with an intake/processing center that includes a 6,670-square-foot full-service kitchen and dining space. The project is currently under construction and is expected to be completed in August 2018 with an estimated construction cost of $42,000,000.

In addition to providing civil engineering and landscape architectural services, DDG’s primary architectural role is to manage the permitting and construction administration phases of the project.

You can find more information on the progress of this project here!