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Hopkins Burns Design Studio
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the Project study
Located on Northern Michigan’s Mackinac Island, Grand Hotel beckons its guests to a bygone era of old-world hospitality and charm. Originally constructed in 1887, the Grand Hotel is a member of the Historic Hotels of America, the official program of the National trust for Historic Preservation. This project aims to restore and preserve this top resort in our Midwest that is a National Historic
FACADE AND PORCH RESTORATION
Exterior improvements are taking place to the hotel’s iconic porches, balconies, and facade. Work includes new siding, window restoration, replacement of lobby and parlor level awnings, as well as reconstruction of the historic porte cochere.
WOODS RESTAURANT RENOVATION
In an effort to preserve and enhance the facility’s historic Bavarian charm for years to come, work includes the replacement and expansion of the existing exterior dining deck, as well as construction of a new, canopied timber pavilion area. Its interior will experience minor renovations throughout
which include select new finishes and expanded ADA compliant restrooms.
JOCKEY CLUB RENOVATION
A multi-year winner of the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, work at this casual restaurant includes the addition of a new steel-framed canopy pavilion, with site modifi cations to the existing terrace, as well as minor remodeling to the interior bar area within the historic restaurant. This revamping will also include the addition of ADA compliant restrooms with exterior access.