TAVOLO + THE HIVE

SIDNEY, OHIO

LOCATION

Sidney, Ohio

COMPLETION

2021

MARKET

Commercial

SQ. FT.

5735

PROJECT OVERVIEW

  • Total gut of 1970s and 1980s styled downtown bank 
  • Demolition and Urban infill of existing bank drive-thru 
  • Converted existing bank lobby and offices to modern Italian restaurant 
  • Exterior dining area with pergola and views of historic county courthouse 
  • Converted vault to private dining area 
  • Expansive windows facing the courthouse square 
  • Original vault door restored
  • Full kitchen and bar addition 
  • New ADA compliant modern restrooms 
  • Conversion of bank basement into new executive and community meeting space

CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS

In the construction industry, we certainly expect aspects of every project to present us with some challenges; it is what makes construction exciting and that much more fulfilling upon completion. The Sidney Hometown Investments’ Addition and Renovation Project did just that. With only 30’ between two existing multistory buildings (only one of which belonged to our client) our team was presented with the challenge of removing an existing three lane bank drive through and constructing a new addition in its place. The drive through was securely attached to both buildings and required some brute force to remove but, more importantly, we had to trust in the full gamut of our skilled labor forces. Preservation of each adjacent building was essential and, while our client’s building built in the 1970’s was a concern, the adjacent building, presumably built in the late 1800’s, was even more concerning. Construction methods and materials have obviously evolved, which makes any mistake that much more difficult to repair. However, our skilled labor forces, supported by local subcontractors, pulled it off by hitting the “rewind button” on the original construction process, deconstructing it piece by piece.

Tavolo Modern Italian Industrial Commercial

Before

Tavolo Modern Italian Industrial Commercial

After

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