The 8th Street Marketplace project encompasses two buildings, the Northrup and the Mercantile. Originally constructed in the early 1900s, the renovations covered over 138,500 SF in the South 8th Street Historic District. erstad ARCHITECTS was involved in improvements including common space finish upgrades, custom railings, painting, flooring, and lighting. Building accessibility was upgraded to meet current code requirements; mechanical, electrical, and plumbing upgrades were completed as well. The overall renovation of the 8th Street Marketplace took into consideration the historic importance of the buildings while taking advantage of new technology. eA also worked with the building Owner to devise a new logo so that consistent signage was visible throughout the marketplace.