The 1920s three-story, craftsman style building of The Fort Atkinson Club was restored to its original function as a community center. The exterior envelope and historically significant features were restored and preserved.
Exterior work included removal of existing metal siding, restoration of original cement plaster stucco, wood shingle siding, wood windows and trim, installation of new asphalt shingle roofing, construction of new exterior exit stairs, and replacement of concrete front porch.
Interior work included selective demolition, construction of new walls, new doors and hardware, and new finishes throughout.
Accessibility was improved with the addition of an accessible entrance, elevator and accessible restrooms. New HVAC, plumbing, electrical systems, and fire sprinkler system were also installed.
This project received a 2015 Madison Trust for Historic Preservation Restoration Award.