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Summer 2019

HDC President Charissa Durst Presents at SIA Chicago Conference For the first time in 15 years, Charissa Durst attended the Society of Industrial Archaeology Conference, held this year in Chicago in June. This conference was more personal than usual, as Charissa also took her mother — who was visiting for several weeks from Nevada — […]

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Researching Historic Buildings with Sanborn Maps

If you’re interested in researching the history of an older building, you might be happy to find that quite a few free resources are available to you, both online and at local public libraries and government offices. Although free to the public, some of these resources are not well known. One important source of information […]

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German Village Pride Parade Float

HDC employee Cathie Senter is leading the charge and working late with her crew to get the first-ever German Village float ready for the June 16 parade! Click here for the article. Below are photos from the parade: View of the float getting ready for the parade. View of the float in the parade. Neil […]

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Fall 2017

HDC Welcomes Cathie Senter! Cathie worked with HDC on the Woodward Opera House in 2007, where she assessed the condition of the wooden windows and prepared drawings and specifications for their repair. Cathie noticed that the second floor windows were originally 6-over-6, but the muntins had been cut out and they were reglazed as 1-over-1 […]

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HDC says Goodbye to Office Manager Mej Stokes

HDC’s office manager for the past 11 years passed away on August 7 after a long illness. Since 2006, Mej took care of bookkeeping, human resources issues, filing, and just about anything and everything to support the office. Mej will be fondly remembered by current and former coworkers for listening to our personal and office issues, bringing in home-made treats or getting […]

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Hardlines Design Company President on Women’s Radio Network

(originally posted by Andy Sewell on October 2, 2014) Women’s Radio Network (www.wrnw1.com) is an online broadcasting company dedicated to giving female professionals a voice online. Women’s Radio Network provides women with an avenue for communicating their professional knowledge to a wider audience and with a forum for networking with other professionals. On September 23, […]

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Congratulations to the 2012 Recchie Award Winners!

(by Andy Sewell, originally posted October 1, 2012 ) Hardlines Design Company would like to congratulate our friends at Schooley Caldwell Associates and Burgess & Niple, who were on the teams that jointly won the 2012 James B. Recchie Award on Thursday, September 27th. “A River Runs Through It” could easily describe the projects that […]

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