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Adaptive Reuse of existing structures, Historical Preservation
Preservation of existing structures – whether or not they are of historical significance – is the most effective way to realize sustainable architecture and Carnevale Eustis has developed an expertise for giving new life to old buildings. Reviving and reutilizing existing buildings demonstrates several important points to the community in which the structure is situated… we care about our past, we can repurpose things of value and newer isn't always better.

Carnevale Eustis shares your respect for the past and respects your property in the present. An old factory may become an apartment building… a rundown church may find new life as a restaurant... a school may become an office – the possibilities are endless.

Building Reuse, Phoenixville, PA Reuse of historical structures, Chester County, PA
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Sustainability introduced
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Preserving history


National Bank of Phoenixville
Adaptive re-use of former bank building into new program space for the Colonial Theatre. All photos courtesy of charlesphoto.com


Superior Credit Union
Former convenient store transformed into branch bank for local credit union.


Molly Maguires Restaurant & Minquas Hotel
The former Minquas firehouse in Downingtown was transformed into the third Molly Maguires Restaurant and Pub. The remainder of the building will be a large banquet facility, outdoor roof deck, and boutique hotel.


Phoenixville Community Health Foundation
This elegant home was transformed into the headquarters for one of Phoenixville's most valued non-profit organizations.


Coleman Avenue
Old mill building finds new purpose.


Iron Foundry Building
Adaptive reuse creates a geographical landmark.


Phoenixville Federal Bank & Trust
Former elementary school converted to bank.


Molly Maguires Restaurant & Pub
Historic conversion becomes themed bar and restaurant.


Superintendent's Building
Former Phoenix Steel headquarters adapted for the present.


Vanderslice Mansion
Victorian architecture preserved as a neighborhood showplace.


Washington Mill Lofts
Condo lofts woven from an old knitting mill, circa 1906.


235 Bridge Street
Former furniture store turned mixed use structure.


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