Johnstown Visioning Project

Johnstown, PA


  • Multiple Buildings
  • Centered on town square, ½ square mile of area
  • Urban Revitalization
  • 1890s/2007
  • Pennsylvania Downtown Center/Discover Johnstown Partnership

McKissick Associates developed concepts which would include the renovation of various structures and the design for multiple buildings, public spaces and a plan for a “Town Center”.

Millers Mutual Group

Harrisburg, PA


  • 22,000 SF to 110,000 SF by option
  • $1.5 million to $15 million by option
  • Downtown Revitalization
  • 1936/2007
  • Millers Mutual Group

In August 2007, McKissick Associates was hired by Millers Mutual Group to study the possibilities for renovation and expansion and to develop a master plan for their 805 North Front Street property that sits at the corner of Front and Forster Streets, a major gateway into the City of Harrisburg.

Dillsburg Downtown

Dillsburg, PA


  • 18 Building in a 2 block area
  • $304,848 estimate (entire streetscape & Façade restoration)
  • Downtown Revitalization
  • Late 1800s/July – September 2002
  • Borough of Dillsburg

The Dillsburg Revitalization Group, a non-profit organization associated with the Borough of Dillsburg, wanted to investigate a storefront and streetscape rehabilitation for the business district on South Baltimore Street.

Colonnade Theater

Millersburg, PA


  • 4,693 SF – 7,243 SF (range from options generated)
  • $772,206 - $1.65 million (estimated)
  • Downtown Revitalization
  • 1919/December 2008 – May 2009
  • Northern Dauphin Revitalization Project/Twin Valley Players

McKissick Associates was hired by the Northern Dauphin Revitalization Project, Inc (NDRP) to provide a feasibility study for the Colonnade Theatre for use as a movie theatre and as residence and performance venue for the
Twin Valley Players, a theatrical company based in northern Dauphin County.

Annville Town Square

Annville, PA


  • 6 Buildings along a 1 Block stretch
  • $7.5 million (estimated)
  • Downtown Revitalization
  • 1900s/2007-2009 (start-end) for planning
  • Annville Township

Annville Township was interested in renovating all of the buildings along this portion of East Main Street with the goal of creating a viable commercial district for the students at Lebanon Valley College and for the town’s residents by creating pedestrian traffic in that part of town.

Reading Outlets

Reading, PA


  • 2 Buildings, totaling 320,000 SF
  • $19.5 million
  • Urban Revitalization
  • 1904/2008
  • The Landmark Group, Winston-Salem, NC

McKissick Associates provided a feasibility study for the conversion of the Nolde-Horst Factory Buildings c.1900, also known as the former Reading Outlet Center #1, into residential condominiums. The site covers 2.4 acres and occupies an entire city block.

General Motors Saturn Plant

Mexico, MO


  • 500,000 SF
  • Manufacturing Facility
  • New/1987
  • General Motors and ACSA (Competition)

An International/Interdisciplinary Design Research Competition that challenged participating teams to design a 21st Century automobile manufacturing plant using an existing pre-selected site.

Keystone Weaving Mills

York, PA


  • 10 Buildings/Structures
  • 261,779 SF
  • Urban Revitalization
  • 1890s/2008
  • The Landmark Group, Winston-Salem, NC

Plans to convert an 1890s-manufacturing site into apartments or condominiums for this economically depressed town.

Falcon Point Military Housing

Jacksonville, NC


  • 7 Buildings
  • 96 Units
  • New/2008
  • Fitch Development, Winston-Salem, NC

One of the sites along the Deep River in Guilford County NC was being studied as a possible housing solution for Marine personnel stationed at nearby Camp Lejeune. McKissick Associates working in conjunction with Fitch Development in Winston-Salem NC/Charleston SC provided site investigation, master site planning and design services in conjunction with this new-build housing complex.