May 9, 2024

Congratulations Kyle and Erin!

Yaeger Architecture is excited to share that Kyle Coughlin and Erin Wheeler have both passed their Architectural Registration Exams (ARE) and are now licensed Architects! Kyle Coughlin joined the Yaeger team in 2016 after graduating with his Master’s of Architecture from Southern Illinois University. He has spent the past 8...
January 18, 2024

Yaeger Welcomes New Marketing Coordinator!

Yaeger Architecture is excited to introduce Caroline Hartdegen as our new Marketing Coordinator. Caroline is originally from Aurora, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. She attended the University of Missouri and graduated in May 2023 with a bachelor’s in business administration with an emphasis in marketing and a certificate in multicultural...
July 11, 2023

Yaeger is Seeking Project Architects and Designers

Yaeger Architecture is seeking registered Architects and graduates of accredited architecture degree programs. New hires will lead and design for our national hospitality client base. ...
March 28, 2023

Yaeger Architecture Service Day

Volunteering for Truman Habitat Yaeger Architecture team members gathered last Saturday in Independence to complete a service project for Truman Heritage Habitat for Humanity. The Yaeger team worked together to paint the interior of a home that Habitat acquired recently. We enjoyed followship amongst team members and the Habitat for...
February 8, 2023

We Have a New Architect on Our Team!

Yaeger Architecture is excited to share that Luke McElwain has passed the six Architectural Registration Exams (ARE). He is now a licensed Architect! Luke joined the firm in 2017 after graduating from the University of Kansas. He boasts master’s degrees in Architecture and Construction Management. Luke spent several summers and...
September 29, 2022

Yaeger in the Field: Chicken N Pickle Grapevine

Patrick Lenahan was in Texas last week for Construction Administration of Chicken N Pickle Grapevine....
January 16, 2023

Yaeger Teammate Speaks at Career Day

Yaeger Architecture employee, Erin Wheeler, was a speaker at St. James Academy’s 2nd Annual Career Day. Wheeler, a St. James Academy alumnus, spoke with 100 students about Yaeger Architecture’s history and projects, steps to becoming an architect, and the day-to-day life of an architect. Next, she engaged them in an...
June 15, 2022

Yaeger in the Field: Building 50 Renovation

Yaeger Architecture is currently providing services during construction for the renovation of Building 50 at Fort Leavenworth. ...
June 9, 2022

Welcome to Yaeger, Nick!

Yaeger Architecture welcomes summer intern Nick Monks! ...
June 2, 2022

Yaeger Employee Earns WELL Credential

Yaeger Interior Designer and Marketing Coordinator, Katie Gall, has earned her #WELLAP credential! WELL Accredited Professionals are committed to health & wellness in building design and specialization in WELL. Congrats, Katie! ...
April 6, 2022

Yaeger Team Chicken N Pickle Night

The employees of Yaeger Architecture spent a fun-filled evening on Thursday, March 31 at Chicken N Pickle Overland Park in Prairiefire. After enjoying the delicious buffet and beverages, we moved to some friendly competition on the indoor pickleball courts. We were particularly excited for this cultural event as Yaeger provided...
March 23, 2022

Update From The Field: Mark Twain Construction Progress

Yaeger Architecture is providing architectural and interior design services for the addition to Mark Twain Behavioral Health's building in Kirksville. The structural steel framing is complete and the second floor decking has been installed. ...
March 31, 2022

Yaeger is Hiring; Check Out Our Open Positions!

Sr Project Architect / Project Manager Yaeger Architecture is seeking a full-time, Senior Level Registered Architect. Our ideal candidate will have a proven background in hospitality and experiential-focused design solutions which prioritize human interaction with the built environment. We are seeking an individual who is an organized, self-motivated, team-player with...
October 5, 2021

Chicken N Pickle on the Prairie

Yaeger Architecture is the architect for two Chicken N Pickle projects that are currently under construction, and it just so happens that both locations have “Prairie” in the name. Around the office, you can hear people asking about the status of the projects and the question is typically followed up...
July 26, 2021

Yaeger Value: Service Beyond Self

This is the fifth video in a series sharing more about Yaeger: what we do, our purpose, vision, values, and what it is like to work with us! This week, Chaz Pruente is discussing the Yaeger Value “Service Beyond Self” and our work with the Community Services League....
June 29, 2021

Yaeger Value: Stewardship

This is the fourth video in a series sharing more about Yaeger: what we do, our purpose, vision, values, and what it is like to work with us! This week, Christina Przygoda is discussing the Yaeger Value “Stewardship” as it relates to Sustainability in our work....
May 27, 2021

Cars for Kids

Aaron Rumple joined other volunteers and FTC 4587 Robotics Club members in Learn Science and Math Club’s underground lair for their 5th annual build of cars for kids with disabilities....
May 21, 2021

2021 Academy of Fellows Investiture

Congratulations to Yaeger Vice President, Matthew Turner, on your Investiture to the SAME Academy of Fellows! The Investiture ceremony was held virtually on Wednesday May 12th. ...
May 18, 2021

Mark Twain Behavioral Health Groundbreaking Ceremony

Yaeger team members Carl Yaeger (President), Chaz Pruente (Project Manager and Architect), Jessica Wardle (Interior Designer), and Luke McElwain (Architectural Intern) attended the groundbreaking ceremony at Mark Twain Behavioral Health in Kirksville, Missouri on May 18th. Mark Twain Behavioral Health (MTBH) is a private not-for-profit Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic...
May 11, 2021

Yaeger: Community Service

This is the third video in a series sharing more about us: what we do, our purpose, vision, values, and what it is like to work at Yaeger! This week, TJ Moon is discussing Community Service....
April 21, 2021

Yaeger Value: Integrity

This video is part of a series sharing more about us: what we do, our purpose, vision, values, and what it is like to work at Yaeger! In this video, Matt Turner is discussing the Yaeger Value “Integrity” and how it is relevant to the Historic Preservation work we...
April 23, 2021

Yaeger Value: Personal Growth

This is the second video in a series sharing more about us: what we do, our purpose, vision, values, and what it is like to work at Yaeger! This week, Jessica Gonzales is discussing the Yaeger Value “Personal Growth”....
March 26, 2021

Welcome, Erin!

Yaeger Architecture is happy to welcome Erin Wheeler as part of our team. Erin is a fourth-year student at Kansas State University and is spending her Spring semester and summer as an architectural intern at Yaeger. Erin was planning to study abroad in Italy this Spring, however, her plans changed...
April 16, 2021

Food Pantry Birthday Kits

Yaeger Architecture staff is participating in the Church of the Resurrection’s Serve Saturday on April 17, 2021, by donating Birthday Kits to the Resurrection Overland Park Food Pantry. The birthday kits include cake mix & frosting as well as themed paper products and decorations for families visiting the food pantry....
February 10, 2021

Super Bowl Squares

Yaeger employees played “Super Bowl Squares” for charity last week. Our staff added money to the pot and winners chose a charity to benefit. We ended up with three winners overall: Lori Madden, Tanisha Flewelling, and Rob Fish. Lori donated her winnings to Wayside Waifs. Each one of her border...
March 18, 2021

Service Beyond Buildings: Value Engineering

Projects at Yaeger Architecture often include the Value Engineering process. On large federally funded projects, VE is built into the design schedule. Yaeger also provides Subject Matter Experts (SME) as 3rd Party Independent Reviewers for Value Engineering workshops conducted to validate and strengthen projects designed by other teams. Matt Turner...
January 21, 2021

Project Update: CityView Apartments

Yaeger Architecture is providing architectural services for the design and construction of Phase 2 of CityView at Northgate Village, on a site located at East 27th Street between Buchanan Street and CityView Drive.  This project is adjacent to The Gardens at Northgate, a project on which Yaeger provided full design...
June 25, 2020

Share the Load with Team Leadville

Yaeger VP, Matt Turner, alongside Team Leadville captain Anthony “Tony” Hofmann, represented the Greater Kansas City Post of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME), as Tony presented a check from Team Leadville to Warriors’ Ascent. Hofmann, a retired Army officer and marathon runner, founded Team Leadville, a marathon team...
June 24, 2020

Chicken N Pickle Overland Park Groundbreaking

Yaeger team members Patrick Lenahan, Ben Powell, Luke McElwain, and Aaron Rumple attended the Chicken N Pickle groundbreaking at Prairiefire in Overland Park on June 18th. Centric will be the builder of the project. Chicken N Pickle at Prairiefire will include six indoor pickleball courts, four outdoor pickleball courts, beer...
May 29, 2020

Carl Yaeger Celebrates 25 Years with Firm

The year is 1995: Toy Story is about to make its national theatrical debut, the OJ Simpson Case is in full swing, and Michael Jordan returns to basketball. In Kansas City, Carl Yaeger joined our firm creating Devine deFlon Yaeger Architects (DDY) which has evolved over the course of two...
May 21, 2020

SAME Greater Kansas City Post Supports Warriors’ Ascent

Yaeger Architecture Project Manager and President of SAME GKC Post, Christina Przygoda, presented a $2500 Post donation to Warriors’ Ascent and Executive Director Mike Kenny on May 20th. Christina and Mike Kenny both donned Team Leadville official racing gear for the check presentation. Team Leadville, coached and led by COL (R)...
March 18, 2020

Yaeger Employee Passes Exams

Congratulations to Yaeger Architecture employee, Jessica Gonzales, for passing her final Architectural Registration Exam (ARE)! Jessica had a personal goal of passing all SIX exams in one year and we are proud to say she worked hard and achieved this goal. Jessica joined the firm in 2014, after receiving a...
September 23, 2019

Yaeger Employee to Live Paint at SIOR Development Day

Please join Yaeger Architecture at Booth 40 at the 30th SIOR Development Day on September 26, 2019, at Union Station from 4:30pm-7:30pm. Each year the Western Missouri/Kansas Chapter of SIOR holds a Development Day event which includes over 80 exhibitors representing commercial real estate and development professionals serving the Kansas...
September 20, 2019

Yaeger VR Studio

Yaeger Architecture’s new office now includes a Virtual Reality Studio. VR is one of the most compelling tools in the building industry. Using the HTC VIVE Pro with eye-tracking technology, clients and the project team interact with their projects during the design process to evaluate materials, lighting design options, and...
August 26, 2019

Thank You to Our Summer Interns

Welcome back to school, KSU and KU students!  We were fortunate to have two great interns this summer, Riley Grey and Greg DeVeau.  Greg, a KU Architecture Department student, was with Yaeger during his brief break before summer studio started.  Riley, a College of Architecture, Planning & Design at Kansas...
June 24, 2019

Yaeger Office Move

On June 28th, Yaeger Architecture will be moving to Lenexa City Center. The move comes at an exciting time in the city’s foray into mixed-used new urban development....
July 11, 2019

Patrick Lenahan Celebrates 20 Years with Yaeger

Yaeger Architecture, Inc. is celebrating Patrick Lenahan on his 20th Anniversary with the firm. Patrick began his career with Yaeger as a Project Architect in 1999, became a Project Manager in 2001, and was promoted to Vice President in 2008. When asked what he liked best about his role, Patrick...
April 29, 2019

Congratulations, Matt!

We are excited to announce that Yaeger VP, Matthew Turner, has been elected onto the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) National Board of Direction!  He will serve as an Elected Director for a three-year term (2019-2022) which will begin at this year’s Joint Engineering Training Conference (JETC) in Tampa,...
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...
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...
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. ...
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...
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 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 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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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 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...
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 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...
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...
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 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...