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09 May 2018

ShowMe the Ozarks Magazine Showcases CGA

Check out the May issue of ShowMe The Ozarks Magazine for a full spread featuring the CGA team and our long history of incredible projects! ...


09 May 2018

Interior Design Team named “Faces of Joplin”

"The interior design team at Corner Greer & Associates knows successful design is about more than applying finishes in a space. It’s about establishing a business’ identity and expressing that identity to the outside world..." ...


18 April 2018

Joplin High School featured on The 74 Million

After the Tornado, an Innovation in School Design: How Joplin’s Rebuilt High School Is Protecting Students From Mother Nature — and Peer Conflict A tornado ripping through Joplin, Missouri, in 2011 brought immediate tragedy and destruction. But it also birthed a fresh start for the community’s students,...


28 February 2017

Riverton MPAC Progress

Construction continues on Riverton multipurpose building! Watch the Update: http://www.fourstateshomepage.com/news/construction-continues-on-riverton-multipurpose-building/662866660 ...


23 November 2016

John Shaw Award

CGA wins the prestigious John Shaw Award for Joplin High School / Franklin Technology Center! The John N. Shaw Award was created in 2002, in celebration of the 40th Anniversary of John Shaw's practice of Architecture. An architectural design competition intended to showcase good design that results from collaboration with educators,...


24 October 2016

EaglePicher Expansion

As the Architects and Inteior Designers for the new EaglePicher expansion at Crossroads, we would like to congratulate EP on getting into their new facility!   For more information about this project, please click HERE.   NEWS RELEASE (click HERE for original story published in the Joplin Globe) EaglePicher...


25 April 2016

Concrete poured for first phase of Riverton storm shelter project

By Sarah Okeson | Apr 20, 2016 RIVERTON, Kan. — Concrete has been poured for the safe rooms that will double as four classrooms at the Riverton school campus in the first phase of the district's $12.35 million project to provide more storm safety for students. Three of the classrooms in the courtyard...


14 April 2016

Joplin High School

After a devastating tornado destroyed 10 Joplin schools in 2011, the district and community rallied to chart a course for uninterrupted education for their students. After spending three years in an interim facility, Joplin High School students now have a permanent facility constructed on the site of the former building. DLR Group'...


12 April 2016

Davis voters approve $11.48M bond issue

Funds to pay for new school, transportation Ardmoreite Staff Voters approved two propositions for an $11.48 million bond for the Davis School District on Tuesday, which will help with construction/remodeling and transportation.  "The projects we have on this bond are all things that we need," said Superintendent...


01 April 2016

Riverton School District storm shelter construction projects

By Kheslleen Dimanche RIVERTON, Kan. The project is part of a $12.35 million bond, which includes storm shelters, a multi purpose activity center and four classrooms. The bond also includes ready activation doors, which will automatically unlock in the case of an emergency or severe weather during the night and on...


11 March 2016

Joplin High School earns ‘top global learning’ award

Joplin Globe Emily Younker   "One of the things that surprised Marcell Lobenwein, a 16-year-old student from Hungary, when he arrived last fall as an exchange student in Joplin was the building where he would attend high school. "It's really modern, way more modern than any school...


25 February 2016

10 Bars That Make Missouri More than Just a Fly-Over State

By Ettie Berneking  |  February 24, 2016  |  12:08pm "Most people can probably pinpoint Missouri on a map, and some of us have even made sojourns to Kansas city or St. Louis to see the arch, sample some barbecue or maybe enjoy a baseball game. But it's less...


24 February 2016

Autism Center Rebuilds following Joplin Tornado

Freeman Health's Ozark Center for Autism opened nine years ago in a 7,500 square-foot facility that had been designed specifically for the organization, but in May 2011, the building was destroyed in the catastrophic Joplin tornado. With $2.8 billion in damage, it was the costliest tornado in U.S. history. Across the...


08 September 2015

LGHS Auditorium Construction Underway

By Michael Pineda michael.pineda@ardmoreite.com LONE GROVE - It has been a long time in the making but the Lone Grove Public Schools auditorium is now under construction. Fenix Construction is currently doing the dirt work at the site located just to the south of the Gary Scott...


27 August 2015

DLR Group: Joplin High School

"Design Achievement - After a devastating tornado destroyed 10 Joplin schools in 2011, the District and community rallied to chart a course for uninterrupted education for their students. This effort began with rapid design and construction of the James D. MacConnell award-winning Interim High School, and continues in creation of this...


19 August 2015

Business Owners, Non-Profits Joining Forces to Improve Memorial Hall

By David Mink "After nearly four years as a temporary facility for the Joplin School District, Memorial Hall is once again becoming a home for events in Joplin. The city has approved two August events so far for the party on Aug. 20, 21 and 22, and 4-State Franchise Boxing on Aug. 29. ...


10 August 2015

Active Lifestyle Events donates $40,000 for autism center playground

By David Mink "Active Lifestyle Events Inc. – the organization behind the Joplin Memorial Half – has donated the first installment of a $100,000 gift to the Bill and Virginia Leffen Center for Autism. Active Lifestyle President Audie Dennis presented a $40,000 check to Freeman Health System and the autism center...


08 July 2015

Baseball Acress America: Ballparks We Love

By M.B. Robertshttp://parade.com/408540/m-b-roberts/baseball-across-america-ballparks-we-love/ "There are classic ballparks like Wrigley and Fenway, the two oldest in Major League Baseball, and then there are elaborate, new stadiums like Marlins Park in Miami and Target Field in Minneapolis. But no matter where you travel across the United...


04 June 2015

MSSU Baseball Stadium Video

"The envy of the visiting teams and the pride of the Lions, Missouri Southern State University's new Baseball Stadium seems to have caught the attention of every baseball enthusiast in the area." - Hanson Sports Inc ...


29 May 2015

Joe Becker Promotional Video

"Joe Becker Stadium in Joplin, Missouri is in the final stretch of its largest and most impressive rebuild in its long and rich history. Opening day is May 21, 2015 with the Joplin Blasters playing the Wichita Wingnuts!!" -Hanson Sports, Inc. ...


22 May 2015

Fans say rebuilt Joe Becker a hit

The Joplin Globe By Debby Woodin "Twelve-year-old Wyatt Coate had one thing in mind Thursday night as he sat in the stands waiting for the first pitch of the official season opener of the city's new professional baseball team, the Joplin Blasters: Catching a foul ball. But it'...


30 April 2015

Designing Women - Joplin Regional Business Journal

"Interior Designers with CGA are changing ideas about architecture around Joplin" By Savanah Mandeville Kate DeTar and Ashley Snyder are changing the way Joplin looks...literally. As interior designers for Joplin-based Corner Greer & Associates Architects, they're in a unique position to change the interior facades of...


17 February 2015

Joe Becker Stadium getting facelift

By Richard Polen Globe Sports Writer "Joe Becker Stadium is getting a new look. Crews from the Joplin Parks and Recreation Department have removed the press box and are remodeling the concession stand in an effort to update the facility, said Chris Cotton, parks and recreation director. “The...


17 February 2015

New MSSU Baseball Stadium

"2015 will mark the first time the MSSU Baseball Program has played on campus in more than 40 years when the new MSSU Baseball Stadium will open on the east side of campus near Fred G. Hughes Stadium and the MSSU softball complex. The stadium, which will feature seating for 600, will...


12 February 2015

Riverton Schools to Pursue Bond Proposal - The Sentinel Times

"Feb 2, 2015 – The Riverton School District is in the final stages of a process that will bring much needed facility improvements as well as safety and security enhancements to the school campus. The process began more than a year ago when the school board and building-level site councils first...


03 February 2015

Riverton Schools to pursue bond issue

"Feb 2, 2015 – The Riverton School District is in the final stages of a process that will bring much needed facility improvements as well as safety and security enhancements to the school campus. The process began more than a year ago when the school board and building-level site councils first...


16 January 2015

Wally Kennedy: From first talkie in town to Moscow on Main

"Just when you'd thought you'd seen about everything on Main Street, up pops something so incredibly different and unexpected that the experience is, well, worth writing about.   The Infuxn (Infusion) Boaka Bar has opened at 530 S. Main St. Boaka is Russian for vodka. The woman who...


07 January 2015

Arts groups raise money for Community Arts Center

by Savanah Mandeville, JRBJ Reporter Professionals and patrons could soon be breathing new life into a landmark building in Joplin. Connect2Culture, in partnership with other arts groups, has secured the necessary funding for initial architectural plans to transform Memorial Hall, 212 W. Eighth St., into a community cultural arts center. ...


06 January 2015

Arts groups raise money needed for Memorial Hall study

"A consortium of Joplin organizations that want to explore the possibility of remodeling or rebuilding Memorial Hall as a cultural arts center have met their first goal to raise $65,000. That money will pay for initial architectural design plans and other work needed to study the proposal, they announced today. ...


30 December 2014

Joplin Student: After tornado, “life changed forever”

"Joplin, Missouri -- Wednesday will be the first day of my last year of high school. Like any other senior, I'm excited to be close to the end. But unlike students in other places, I'm starting school year in a town that survived a tornado. May 22, 2011, is...


30 December 2014

Joplin High School: A Living Symbol of the Community’s Values

"The tornado that hit Joplin, Missouri, on May 22, 2011 lasted 32 minutes and caused damage for 13 miles. At its widest point, the path of the tornado stretched a full mile. The EF5 Tornado — the most destructive on the Enhanced Fujita Scale — left a city nearly destroyed. More than 15,000 vehicles...


30 December 2014

DLR Group: Joplin High School

"Design Achievement - After a devastating tornado destroyed 10 Joplin schools in 2011, the District and community rallied to chart a course for uninterrupted education for their students. This effort began with rapid design and construction of the James D. MacConnell award-winning Interim High School, and continues in creation of this...


30 December 2014

Vice President Biden at the Reopening of Joplin High School: “We Never Stop. And We Always Rebuild.

The tornado that hit Joplin, Missouri on May 22, 2011 lasted 32 minutes and caused damage for 13 miles. At its widest point, the path of the tornado stretched a full mile. The EF5 Tornado — the most destructive on the Enhanced Fujita Scale — left a city nearly destroyed. More than 15,000 vehicles were...


30 December 2014

SPECIAL REPORT: Inside the new Joplin High School

Of the ten Joplin school district buildings damaged or destroyed in the May 2011 tornado the largest was the high school. Now, a massive new $110 million high school and tech campus is taking shape on the same site. The cost is covered by insurance, government grants, donations and a portion of...


30 December 2014

Tornado-battered Joplin dedicates new High School with Fanfare

More than three years after a EF-5 tornado devastated Joplin and destroyed 10 of its schools, the school district marked a new beginning with a high school dedication ceremony featuring Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. Biden drew applause when he said, “Folks, you’ve...


30 December 2014

SHPO Recognizes Preservation Achievement Statewide

The Oklahoma Historical Society's State Historic Preservation Office annually presents its Citation of Merit to government agencies, organizations, firms, and individuals who have had positive impacts on the preservation of Oklahoma's significant historic properties. Accomplishments in archeological site preservation, research, publication, public programming, leadership, adn restoration/rehabilitiation work...


29 December 2014

2011 Merit Awards

"The May 22, tornado devastated Joplin. On the ground for 13 miles, in 20 minutes it claimed 160 lives and caused $151 million in damage. Joplin High School was a total loss. Two days later, the Joplin superintendent emphatically stated school would open as scheduled on August 17. An abandoned big-box retail space was selected...


29 December 2014

Beacon of Hope

"Completed in January 2013, the Beacon of Hope was created to honor the victims and survivors of the 2011 tornado that devastated the city of Joplin, Missouri. Located at Freeman Health System, the open air memorial structure also honors the employees, caregivers and volunteers who assisted with relief efforts at the...


29 December 2014

Galena High School Expansion Complete

GALENA, KS.--- After a year and one month, the high school's $7.5 million addition is complete. The new construction features state-of-the-art science classrooms, a walking track, and a fitness center. Thursday afternoon, final touches to the new gymnasium were made. "It feels very exciting because I'm very...


24 December 2014

The 2012 CAE Educational Facility Design Award Recipient

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Committee on Architecture for Education (CAE) has selected 15 educational and cultural facilities for this year’s CAE Educational Facility Design Awards. The purpose of the design awards program is to identify trends and emerging ideas, honor excellence in planning and design, and disseminate...


24 December 2014

Galena High School Expansion Continues

Galena High School is nearing the end of an expansion project.  Although the 7.5 million dollar project is opening later than expected, we spoke with officials about how they're bringing the school into the 21st century while still keeping a piece of history.  It's been a busy...


24 December 2014

GreenTown Joplin tours JHS with eye on green features

Joplin architect Chad Greer explains how varying tints of glass help make the new Joplin High School more energy efficient. He was leading a tour late Tuesday afternoon for Catherine Hart and the organization for which she is general manager, GreenTown Joplin. ...


24 December 2014

Bill and Virginia Leffen Center for Autism Ground Breaking Ceremony

JOPLIN, MO.--- "If we can make early intervention with these children, we can change their life path for the rest of their lives," said Paula Baker, Freeman Health System President. That's the goal for the new 20,000 square foot Bill and Virginia Leffen Center for Autism. The...


24 December 2014

Murray State College Groundbreaking

As a part of Murray State College’s homecoming festivities, a groundbreaking was held for the new agriculture and science building. At the groundbreaking, MSC President Joy McDaniel spoke of the importance of constructing a building that will last and offer the kind of space needed for science and...


24 December 2014

Riverton School Bond Proposal

RIVERTON, KS.--- "From the Joplin tornado and the Moore tornado, I think that opened a lot of people's eyes when we saw videos from inside the schools, that what we have is not adequate and we need to move forward," said Todd Berry, Riverton Schools Superintendent. ...


24 December 2014

Study to examine Joplin’s Memorial Hall options

Chad Greer, an architect with Corner Greer and Associates, talks about some of the cracks found at Joplin’s Memorial Hall. A local arts group plans to raise $65,000 to study whether the hall could be adapted or replaced as a stage for cultural arts. Globe | Roger Nomer ...


24 December 2014

Fall 2014 Modern Builder Feature of Joplin High School

Read all about CGA's Joplin High School project in this five page spread. ...


24 December 2014

The 2014 Dream Design Award from Aquatics International

Corner Greer & Associates, in conjunction with Waters Edge Aquatic Engineers, replaced the aging pool at this existing facility to include new features and amenities.  The new aquatic center includes: an olympic style lap pool, multiple slides, a lazy river and areas for smaller children.  The existing bathhouse...


23 December 2014

The 2012 James D. MacConnell Award Winner

An abandoned big box retail space was selected for this adaptive reuse project which houses 1,200 11th and 12th grade students. The design for the interim high school integrates 21st century learning environments, which feature flexible classroom and social spaces and many opportunities for interconnectivity. These features were important for utilizing...

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May | 17 | 2018

Riverton Gym Progress 2

Look at that blue! The Riverton High School expansion is coming along nicely.

Feb | 03 | 2017

Riverton Gym Progress

It's always exciting when a project gets to this point--- where you can start to see it's volume and size! 

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