March 15, 2019

Sprint Campus Opened 20 Years Ago, Now in New Ownership

The Sprint Campus opened in Overland Park, Kansas in 1999 and now in 2019, Occidental Management of Wichita has entered into a deal to purchase the campus. We are taking the opportunity to reflect on the work we did 20 years ago and are excited for the next evolution...
April 5, 2019

Yaeger in the Community

The 68th Annual Greater KC Science & Engineering Fair (GKCSEF) is going on at Union Station in Kansas City. This regional fair of the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) is for students from grades 4-12 from nine KC Metro counties. The fair is organized by...
January 23, 2019

Przygoda Sworn into Office

Christina Przygoda of Yaeger Architecture is officially Vice President of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Greater Kansas City Post.  The new leaders were sworn in at a ceremony on January 17th, 2019.  The mission of the Society of American Military Engineers is to unite public and private sector...
December 21, 2018

The Ranch Master Plan Meeting

Last week, Yaeger participated in the Master Plan Meeting for The Ranch, Larimer County’s Event Complex in Loveland, Colorado.  Yaeger is part of The Ranch Master Plan’s Project Leadership Team which hosted the public meeting to solicit input from community members and share information on the planning progress. ...
November 2, 2018

Annual Chili Cook-off

The Yaeger team gathered this week with our neighbors at RTM Engineering Consultants for our annual chili cook-off.  There were six chilis/soups in the competition and three representatives from each firm judged the entries based on originality, taste, texture, and aroma.  The judges awarded the 2018 trophy to our very own...
December 7, 2018

Chicken N Pickle Progress

Chicken N Pickle construction is progressing quickly at the Plazzio (13th and Greenwich) in Wichita.  Key Construction crews are wrapping up the construction of the pickleball court building which is slated to open this month.   The Chicken N Pickle complex in Wichita includes six indoor courts, four outdoor courts, four...
October 11, 2018

Yaeger Demo Day

Yaeger team members and friends volunteered our time and skills last weekend to work at a Truman Heritage Habitat for Humanity construction site.  The house, located in Raytown, MO, is being repaired after it was damaged in a fire.  The Yaeger crew helped remove the smoky drywall ceiling and walls...
August 17, 2018

Yaeger Employees Tour New Office Space

Yaeger Architecture staff donned hardhats and joined Crossland Construction on the job site of the Central Green building in Lenexa last week.  The 48,000 SF four-story building is a mixed-use development in Lenexa City Center.  It is four stories with parking underground and restaurant, retail, and corporate tenant spaces...
July 3, 2018

CST Ready Building Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting

Yaeger Architecture’s Christina Przygoda attended the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting for the recently completed CST Ready Building in Connecticut on June 12th.  Yaeger led design as part of the design-build team headed by Sealaska Constructors for this new construction project. ...
July 10, 2018

Yaeger is Awarded Contract with Seattle District USACE

Yaeger Architecture is excited to announce that we have been awarded a 5-year Architect-Engineer Design and Construction Support Services contract with the Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers! ...
June 29, 2018

NeoCon Recap 2018

NeoCon celebrated its 50th year June 11th – 13th at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago.  The exhibition covers nearly one million square feet of the Mart and attracts upwards of 50,000 design professionals from many markets including Workplace, Healthcare, Hospitality, Retail, Education, and Government.  Exhibitors represent products utilized in the...
June 27, 2018

Lipari Brothers Sun Fresh Opens, Relieving Food Desert East of Troost

A new Lipari Brothers Sun Fresh Market opened June 16th at 3110 Prospect Avenue between 31st Street and Linwood Boulevard in Kansas City.  Yaeger is thrilled to have been a part of this critical retail redevelopment project for residents of Kansas City’s East Side.   The grand opening event featured...
May 17, 2018

Cool Cars for Kids

On May 4th – 6th, Yaeger employees gathered with groups across the Metro to compete in the Geeks vs. Geeks Build Event. LEARN Science & Math Club, a nonprofit program, spearheaded the event to help build custom electric cars for local kids with limited mobility. 12 teams competed in this...
April 19, 2018

National Volunteer Week

As the nation celebrates National Volunteer Week, Yaeger Architecture would like to thank our staff that have contributed over 300 hours of community service over the past year. Our employees are dedicated and enthusiastic about making an impact in the community and our Culture Committee has organized events to support...
April 17, 2018

Yaeger Welcomes Jessica Wardle Back to the Firm

There is a new employee at Yaeger Architecture and you may recognize her from the past.  Jessica Wardle has accepted a position with Yaeger after designing in the healthcare sector for 21 months.  Jessica originally started with the firm in 2005 as an Interior Design student at the University of...
April 3, 2018

Christina Przygoda Recognized by SAME Greater Kansas City Post

Yaeger Project Manager, Christina Przygoda, was recognized for her Outstanding Dedication and Support to the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Greater Kansas City Post STEM Camp Program. The honor was bestowed upon Christina at the 2018 SAME Greater Kansas City Post Industry Day by Brig. Gen. Joseph Schroedel, P.E.,...
March 30, 2018

Yaeger’s Matthew Turner to Receive National Award

Yaeger Architecture, Inc. is proud to announce that Vice President, Matthew Turner, is this year’s recipient of the Society of American Military Engineer’s Young Member Medal. This is a national award, presented to a young member that has exhibited outstanding leadership and accomplishments in support of the Society mission over...
March 23, 2018

2017 Living the Purpose Award

Each year we ask our employees to nominate a coworker that lives the firm’s purpose through their relationships, leadership, achievements, teamwork, creativity and innovation. This week, at our Yaeger monthly staff meeting, Aaron Rumple was awarded the 2017 Living the Purpose Award. Aaron has been with the firm a little...
February 26, 2018

Semester Internships

Yaeger Architecture is seeking college students interested in joining our team for semester-long internships.  As a member of the Yaeger team, employees are responsible for living out our purpose while providing active impact to project teams, creation of quality design solutions, and delivering Yaeger Architecture’s Preferred Partner Experience.  Two of...
February 19, 2018

Wayside Waifs Visit

Yaeger Architecture, Inc. held its quarterly culture building and volunteer event at Wayside Waifs on Saturday, February 17, 2018. Amanda Smasal, Community Outreach Coordinator at Wayside Waifs, kicked off the day with a tour of the impressive facility.  We got a-behind-the scenes look at their veterinary clinic, areas used to...
February 7, 2018

Linwood Shopping Center Redevelopment Report

Yaeger Architecture is proud to be part of the team working on the redevelopment of the Linwood Shopping Center at Linwood Boulevard and Prospect Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri.  The shopping center will be anchored by a 38,000 SF Lipari Brothers Sun Fresh Market.  The center is currently under construction...
September 12, 2017

Truman Heritage Habitat for Humanity Work Day

Yaeger team members and friends volunteered our time and skills last weekend to work at a Truman Heritage Habitat for Humanity construction site.  The house, located in Independence, MO, is receiving an addition consisting of two bedrooms and a bathroom.  One Yaeger crew helped install the floor joists and subfloor...
August 8, 2017

Yaeger Team Plays Pickleball

Have you heard of Chicken N Pickle?  The new outdoor / indoor entertainment venue is in the emerging entertainment district in North Kansas City at 18th and Burlington, just one mile from our very own senior living apartments project, Gardens at Northgate Village.  Yaeger staff and guests gathered over the...
June 8, 2017

Yaeger Employees Pass NCIDQ Exams

Yaeger Architecture, Inc. is proud to announce that two of our Interior Designers, Katie Gall and Jessica Gonzales, have become NCIDQ certified. The NCIDQ certification criteria are strenuous, with specific education requirements, and completion of 3,520 hours of qualified interior design experience before one can sit for the NCIDQ exam....
May 18, 2017

Liberty at Shoal Creek Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Please join us for the official ribbon cutting ceremony at Liberty at Shoal Creek on Tuesday, May 23rd. Kansas City Mayor, Sly James, will be in attendance as well as Developer, Mike Rainen.  Take a tour of the property to see the amazing amenities including a state-of-the-art movie theater, luxury...
February 23, 2017

Working at Yaeger

Thinking about working at Yaeger Architecture? Here’s what current employees have to say: Hello! My name is Elizabeth (Eli) Morales and I am an Intern Architect. I am from Gurnee, IL (north suburb of Chicago) and a first generation graduate from Iowa State University. I received my Bachelor of Architecture...
February 6, 2017

Congratulations to the Truman’s Marketplace Project Team

Congratulations to the City of Grandview and the Truman’s Marketplace project team on the recent announcement as a 2017 Capstone Award winner by the Kansas City Business Journal. This challenging redevelopment project by Legacy Development of the Truman Corners Shopping Center involved many of our team members at Yaeger Architecture...
January 31, 2017

CREW Panel Blog Recap

On Tuesday, January 24th, the Kansas City chapter of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) hosted its first quarterly luncheon of 2017 for over 100 industry professionals on the topic of “Suburban Retail Redevelopment in Kansas City”. This state-of-the-market discussion was led by panelists Carl Yaeger of Yaeger Architecture, Dave Claflin...
January 19, 2017

Yaeger to Speak at Upcoming Luncheon

Curious what’s to come for that dated shopping center near your neighborhood? Wondering what we can do to sustain culture and excitement in our suburbs? Come hear our very own Carl Yaeger discuss the state of the retail redevelopment market in Kansas City at CREW KC’s quarterly luncheon! Carl will...
January 16, 2017

Yaeger Employees Sworn Into Office

Matthew Turner of Yaeger Architecture was sworn into office as President of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Greater Kansas City Post at a ceremony on January 5th, 2017.  The mission of the Society of American Military Engineers is to unite public and private sector entities and individuals in...
November 4, 2016

Yaeger Completes Two Hospitality Projects for Argosy Casino

Kansas City’s Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa called on Yaeger Architecture’s hospitality experience to help bring to market their first new restaurant in over 10 years.   Argosy aspired to activate an underutilized guest services space near the casino floor by converting it into a modern gastro-pub restaurant and sports...
October 21, 2016

Cocktails & Keynote 2016

The Greater Kansas City Post of SAME and Yaeger Architecture would like to thank Devin Henderson for an evening of entertainment at the inaugural Cocktails & Keynote event held on October 13th at the Unicorn Theatre.  Devin provided thoughtful insight through laughter while challenging us all to share our magic...
October 14, 2016

SAME Greater Kansas City 10th Annual Sporting Clay Challenge

Congratulations to the Yaeger Architecture team for winning SAME Greater Kansas City Post’s 10th Annual Sporting Clay Challenge!  The event was held on Wednesday, October 12th at Power Creek Shooting Park in Lenexa, Kansas.  Yaeger’s team was led by Phil Gibbs Jr. of Continental Engineering who racked up a perfect...
September 29, 2016

Urban Redevelopment Projects

Yaeger Architecture, Inc. is excited to be involved in two urban redevelopment retail projects. Yaeger will serve as Architect of Record for façade renovations and ADA upgrades as part of a $35 million redevelopment and expansion of the MarketPlace Shopping Center in Independence. The 18-month project will include the renovation...
September 1, 2016

First Look: Parkway Hotel

Yaeger Architecture was commissioned to provide interior design services for the Parkway Hotel located in the Central West End of St. Louis, Missouri. The 8-story hotel is comprised of 218 hotel rooms including four luxury guest suites and a large lobby area on the first floor. For this project, Yaeger’s...
August 25, 2016

Cocktails and Keynote Event

Yaeger Architecture is helping plan the 2016 Cocktails and Keynote event for the Society of American Military Engineers Greater Kansas City Post.  The event will be held at the Unicorn Theater and will feature the keynote speaker Devin Henderson.  Devin’s keynote presentation is titled “Up Your Game”. The world is...
June 3, 2016

Retail Construction Updates

Yaeger Architecture, Inc. is serving as Architect of Record on Greenwich Place, a 106-acre development located in Northeast Wichita at K-96 and Greenwich in Wichita, Kansas. The 3 phase project is being developed by Wichita Destination Developers, Inc. Phase I of the project consists of a 38,000 SF Bed Bath...
May 20, 2016

Housing Construction Updates

We have several exciting housing projects currently under construction and have enjoyed seeing the progress made over the past few months.  Read on below for updates on three of our current projects. Liberty at Shoal Creek Located in Kansas City’s Northland and in the heart of the Shoal Creek Valley...
April 28, 2016

Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality (VR) is a hot topic in the architectural industry today.  Architects and designers are using the technology to help clients envision the space they are investing in or will be occupying.  Starting with a 3D model, companies are creating interactive animations and renderings that can be navigated through,...
April 26, 2016

Spaces of Hope Cocktail Napkin Sketch Contest 2016

Yaeger Architecture is pleased to sponsor the Spaces of Hope Cocktail Napkin Sketch Contest 2016.   Spaces of Hope is a non-profit organization with goals of improving and promoting architecture and design.  Founded by University of Kansas architecture students, the group wishes to provide students access to financial and professional support,...
April 8, 2016

First Look: Boone Medical Office Building

Our project for the Boone Hospital Board of Trustees is wrapping up! Back in 2014, Yaeger Architecture was commissioned by Coil Construction on behalf of the Board of Trustees to provide conceptual design services for the proposed Boone Hospital South Campus. The team determined that the first phase of the...
March 30, 2016

Say Hello to Kyle Coughlin!

Kyle Coughlin has joined Yaeger Architecture as an Intern Architect. He will be working on a variety of project types with the firm and brings a unique background to our team. Kyle is a recent graduate of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale with a Master’s in Architecture. There, he worked for...
March 10, 2016

Yaeger Architecture Receives Historic Preservation Award

The Oklahoma Historical Society has awarded Yaeger Architecture, in addition to Rosin Preservation LLC and Comprise Community Development Company, a 2016 State Historic Preservation Officer’s Citation of Merit. This recognition was given for the certified rehabilitation of Oklahoma City’s historic Wesley Hospital. The building was originally constructed in 1911 as...
February 8, 2016

Historical 915 Broadway Apartments

Yaeger Architecture, Inc. has been selected to serve as designer on the conversion of the historical 915 Broadway Apartments.  The 10.5 million dollar project, located downtown in the Garment District, will convert vacant buildings at 911 and 915 Broadway  into 44 apartments with amenities and parking. Yarco Development Co., the...
February 3, 2016

The Gardens at Northgate Phase 4 Groundbreaking

On Tuesday, February, 2, 2016, Carl Yaeger, Patrick Lenahan and Jeff Burgess from Yaeger Architecture, Inc. attended the Groundbreaking Ceremony for The Gardens at Northgate Phase 4. Also in attendance were Ryan Tull from Rainen Companies, Ernie Straub, III and Adam Dubree from Straub Construction, Mike Smith and Sara Copeland...
January 29, 2016

Welcome Dominic Griffin!

Yaeger Architecture is pleased to welcome Dominic Griffin to the firm! Dominic graduated from Columbia College with a Bachelor of Science in Management of Information Systems. He brings a wide range of knowledge and experience gained from previous roles with Westlake Hardware and Rally House/Kansas Sampler. Dominic will be the Technology &...
January 18, 2016

Yaeger is Hiring!

Yaeger Architecture is expanding and we are searching for candidates!  Join a dynamic team who values your creativity and technical abilities. At Yaeger Architecture we enjoy a casual working environment, growth opportunities, and an environment that welcomes creativity.  We have a talented team who leads the organization to efficiency and...
January 15, 2016

Holiday Contest Winners

Congratulations to the winners of our 2015 Holiday Contest!  We had many entries and the race was very close.  Winners were determined by the number of “likes” received per entry.  The competition was split into two categories: 12 & Under and 13 & Over.  Entries may be viewed on our Facebook...
January 7, 2016

Yaeger Employees Sworn In – SAME KC

The Greater Kansas City Post of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) held its January Luncheon today, January 7th, at the Grand Street Café in Kansas City, MO.  USACE Kansas City Program Manager, Christopher Prinslow, spoke to the group on Empowering Leadership to kick off the New Year.   As...
December 10, 2015

Happy Holidays from Yaeger Architecture!

Have you heard of the Coloring for Grown-Ups trend?  The practice of concentrating on coloring and simply staying within the lines can be calming and meditative.  During the hustle and bustle of this busy holiday season, take some time to relax and use your creativity by coloring one of our...
December 7, 2015

Integration of Drone Technology in Yaeger Projects

Our most recent blog post highlighted several ways drones, or Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), are being used in the AEC industry: orthophotography, mapping, and marketing.  This week, we are sharing specific examples in which UAS devices are enhancing our deliverables.  Under Yaeger Architecture’s recently awarded contract with the USACE Kansas...
November 20, 2015

Drone Use in the AEC Industry

Halloween is over, Thanksgiving is a week away, and Christmas is just around the corner.  Department stores are beginning to decorate and advertise, holiday tunes are blaring across radio waves, and the busy shopping season is upon us.  Topping many gift lists this year are Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), also known...
November 12, 2015

Yaeger Employees Pass LEED Exams

Congratulations to Yaeger’s newest LEED Green Associates!  Jessica Tibbetts and Kathleen Ireland each passed the LEED Green Associate exam this week.  We are proud of your hard work and dedication to green building! Yaeger Architecture, Inc. has been a member of the U.S. Green Building Council® since 2002.  Our teams...
November 5, 2015

Turner Receives Service Award

The SAME Greater Kansas City Post held its Vice President’s Dinner on October 15th, 2015 at the Kansas City Public Library.  The event is held annually to thank the Post’s members for their continued support.  Awards were presented at the dinner to recognize the contributions of the Post’s volunteers.  This...
October 23, 2015

Construction Has Begun on Liberty at Shoal Creek

“Liberty at Shoal Creek is a luxury community with unprecedented amenities and social activities for mature, 55 and better adults, who are active, yet no longer need or want to own a home and are ready to make a lifestyle change.” – Mike Rainen, president of Rainen Cos. The Liberty...
October 15, 2015

Yaeger Architecture Awarded Contract with USACE Kansas City District

We are pleased to announce Yaeger Architecture was awarded a 5-year, $9,500,000 contract with the USACE Kansas City District for A-E Services primarily to support the planning, design and construction of the renovations of buildings within the Combined Arms Center campus located in the Fort Leavenworth Landmark Historic District.  The...
October 1, 2015

Fifty Years at Yaeger

Yaeger Architecture has a lot to celebrate in the months of September and October!  Among other birthdays and anniversaries, three employees have reached important milestones in their professional careers.  Chaz Pruente celebrated 10 years with the firm on September 25th, Ben Powell celebrates 20 years with the firm today, October...
September 17, 2015

An Oasis in the Desert

Yaeger Architecture provided architectural services for the new Ash Meadows Visitor Center as part of a design-build team.  The Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge is located in the Amargosa Valley in southwestern Nevada and protects a rare desert oasis, home to a variety of endemic plant and animal species.  ...
August 27, 2015

Yaeger Architecture is Hiring!

Yaeger Architecture is hiring!  Review the job descriptions below and submit cover letter, resume, and work examples to   Project Architect Yaeger Architecture is seeking a Registered Architect with five to ten years of experience to lead the design and production of projects in the multifamily, hospitality, and retail...
August 20, 2015

Q&A with Summer Intern T.J. Moon

The Fall semester begins on Monday at the University of Kansas and it is our summer intern’s last day at Yaeger Architecture.  We are sad to see T.J. leave, but consider ourselves fortunate to have been able to work with him for the past few months.  We interviewed T.J. about his experience and...
August 13, 2015

Throwback Thursday: Back-to-School

Teachers across the country are hard at work preparing their classrooms, finalizing lesson plans, and soaking up the summer sun as students are shopping for new clothes, daydreaming about the adventures they will embark on throughout the new school year, and sharpening their pencils (or is it charging their tablets...
July 30, 2015

Upcoming Events

Yaeger Architecture is sponsoring several CREW KC events in August.  Join Yaeger’s Jessica Wardle, Chaz Pruente, and Rachel Knox for 18 holes of golf at the 2015 CREW KC Tournament on August 6th at Shoal Creek Golf Course in Kansas City. Yaeger Architecture is a Drink Cart Sponsor for the...
July 16, 2015

Throwback Thursday: Preservation is an Uphill Climb

This month we are hard at work wrapping up several exciting projects. We’ve been working so hard that we decided to sit back, relax, and take a minute to reminisce one of our “oldest” efforts. After all, we’re halfway through the year – that in itself deserves a pat on...
July 9, 2015

Little Things Make a Big Difference

Yaeger Architecture and MFEC have been collecting pop tabs for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City.  RMHC-KC collects pop tabs to help generate funds for the services they provide including lodging for families of children requiring a hospital stay.  This service helps to alleviate the worries of the...
July 2, 2015

Carl Yaeger’s 20th Anniversary

Carl Yaeger celebrated his 20th anniversary with the firm in June.  We held a dinner in his honor on June 22nd at the office and the staff presented Carl with three pieces of artwork painted by our in-house artist, Elaine Grisnik.  Elaine captured the three offices Carl has worked in...
June 18, 2015

Welcome T.J. Moon

Yaeger Architecture is excited to welcome T.J. Moon to the team for the summer.  T.J. will be working on the Truman Marketplace project among others.   He will be entering his fourth year at the University of Kansas this fall and is working toward a Master of Architecture degree. Welcome,...
June 2, 2015

Patrick Lenahan Appointed to Prairie Village Planning Commission

Yaeger Architecture Vice President, Patrick Lenahan, has been appointed to the Prairie Village Planning Commission. Patrick was appointed to the 7-person Commission on May 18th and will serve a three-year term. The Commission meets on the first Tuesday of each month and holds public hearings to discuss Re-Zoning, Site Plans,...
May 20, 2015

Yaeger Representatives Attend Conferences

Yaeger Architecture’s Christina Przygoda is attending the Society of Military Engineer’s (SAME) 2015 Joint Engineer Training Conference (JETC) and Expo in Houston Texas May 19th-21st.   The conference includes an exhibit hall, meetings, education sessions, and a Society Ball and Awards Gala.   Carl Yaeger is in Las Vegas at ICSC’s...
May 18, 2015

Adams Toyota and Aerial Video

Yaeger Architecture recently provided architectural services for the renovation of Adams Toyota in Lee’s Summit, Missouri.  Yaeger also provided full design services for the original building design in 2001. The new design was initiated to update the building to match Toyota corporate standards.  Included in the scope of services was...
May 6, 2015

Linwood Shopping Center Redevelopment

Yaeger Architecture is proud to be part of the team working on the redevelopment of the Linwood Shopping Center at Linwood Boulevard and Prospect Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri.  The shopping center will be anchored by a Lipari Brothers Sun Fresh Market.  Kansas City Mayor, Sly James, held a press...