January 28, 2020

Employment Opportunity – Intern Architect II

Intern Architect II Full-time employment opportunity with a small architectural firm specializing in restaurant and retail projects nationwide.  Candidate will have exposure to all phases of a project from preliminary design through construction. Must be a graduate of an accredited architectural school with approximately 2-3 years of work experience in an architectural office. All applicants …

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November 26, 2019

The Importance of Code Due Diligence: Article 1 – Restrooms

When developing a layout for your client, it is important to perform the proper code due diligence early in the design process to ensure that the most efficient use of space has been provided.  “Location, Location, Location,” as the real estate mantra goes, comes at a premium.  While true that prime commercial sites will potentially …

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November 6, 2019

Corner Bakery – Blackstone

Corner Bakery at Blackstone in Fort Worth, Texas, is wrapping construction and on target for their grand reopening on November 18th. DPA is providing full services on this project, from preliminary design through construction turnover. #portsarchitects #restaurantdesign

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October 25, 2019

Shuckin’ Shack – Ocala, FL

DPA is working with Shuckin’ Shack and its Franchisee, Brad Harper, on a new location in Ocala, Florida. DPA provided preliminary design and construction documents for this project, and is proud to highlight these latest renderings. Opening is planned for early 2020.

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October 8, 2019

Corner Bakery – National Press Building – Grand Reopening

Congratulations to the Corner Bakery team on the grand reopening of their restaurant located in the National Press Building, Washington, D.C. DPA provided full services from preliminary design through construction completion for this project.  

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September 25, 2019

Lumber Liquidators – Fairlawn, OH

Congratulations to Lumber Liquidators and Venture Construction on the September 18th grand opening of their new retail location in Fairlawn, Ohio.  DPA is proud to have been involved in this project from predesign through construction completion.

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September 25, 2019

Corner Bakery – National Press Building – Washington, D.C.

Corner Bakery at the National Press Building in Washington, D.C., is wrapping up construction and on target for their upcoming grand reopening 

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August 30, 2019

DQ Mini-Golf – Parma, Ohio

Congratulations to Dave Zwolenik on the grand opening of his mini-golf course at the Dairy Queen in Parma, Ohio.  DPA provided services for site layout and city approval for this project.  

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July 26, 2019

Shuckin’ Shack – Cumming, GA

Congratulations to the Mitchell family and Shuckin’ Shack franchising on the opening of Shuckin’ Shack #17 in Cumming, Georgia.  DPA provided full services, including prelease design, drawings and construction administration for the latest Shuckin’ Shack.   

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July 17, 2019

Corner Bakery – Blackstone – Fort Worth, Texas

DPA is working with Corner Bakery to renovate the Blackstone restaurant located in Fort Worth, Texas.

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