Champlin Architecture and EOP Architects Join Forces

Two top regional architectural firms joined forces today to unite their creative energies. Cincinnati-based Champlin Architecture and Lexington-based firm, EOP Architects, announced the finalization of their merger, which will provide greater creativity and insights to a wider range of project … Continued

Mayo-Underwood Building Opens

FRANKFORT, Ky., October 16, 2019 — The EOP-designed Mayo-Underwood Building, Kentucky’s newest government office building, officially opened today with a ceremony honoring the past and celebrating the future with building tours and an afternoon open house. Finance and Administration Cabinet … Continued

EOP Study on City Hall Exterior Condition Released

LEXINGTON, Ky., Sep. 11, 2019 — During a special meeting of the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council today, Principal Kevin Gough, AIA presented EOP’s evaluation of the exterior envelope of LFUCG’s 100-year-old Government Center. Repair costs top $5 million for the … Continued

Capital Plaza Office Building Named Mayo-Underwood

FRANKFORT, Ky., Aug. 13, 2019 — In a naming ceremony today, Finance and Administration Cabinet Secretary William M. Landrum III officially announced the name of Kentucky’s newest state office building, The Mayo-Underwood Building, referencing the Mayo-Underwood High School, the African-American … Continued

Brenda Cowan Elementary School Opens

LEXINGTON, Ky., Aug. 12, 2019 — The ribbon was cut today on the EOP-designed Brenda Cowan Elementary School, the Fayette County Public School’s newest and largest elementary school named in honor of the city’s first African American female firefighter and … Continued

EOP-designed Woodford Reserve Welcome Center Opens

VERSAILLES, Ky., Jun 10, 2019 — Kentucky’s amber wave of bourbon tourism has swelled to a 370% increase in attendance over the last 10 years—on pace for the $10 billion projected in economic output. As a major stop on the … Continued

The MET Breaks Ground

LEXINGTON, Ky., Apr. 30, 2019 — Lexington’s underdeveloped East End took a major leap towards its commercial roots today as Mayor Linda Gordon and city dignitaries lifted golden shovels to break ground for EOP’s latest project, The MET. This mixed-use … Continued

Jake’s Cigar Bar Opens

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky., Apr. 27, 2019 — The EOP-designed Jake’s Cigar Bar opened today with hundreds celebrating the new location with cigars and bourbon. A historic barn that once filled the Brannon Crossings site provided the design inspiration. “EOP’s objective was … Continued