St. Peter Community Center

St. Peter, MN | Government + Cultural

Overview

The St. Peter Community Center houses a number of community service organizations, education and gathering spaces, and recreation facilities.


Opportunity

Following the tornadoes of 1998 that devastated much of the City of St. Peter and destroyed many of its community buildings like the historic St. Peter Community Center, City leaders set out to recreate a new community center that would serve as a gathering place for all residents.

Solution

The St. Peter Community Center is bustling with activity. A senior center, day-care center, Early Childhood Education Services, a gymnasium/field house and tenant office space are all located in one convenient, efficient location. Tiered plazas on the north side of the building provide spaces intimate enough for a small group to enjoy a cup of coffee from the Community Center’s coffee shop or for larger groups and public gatherings. The design of the new facility successfully provided an endearing link to the past by including many visual elements reminiscent of the historic predecessor building. Large windows, brick and stone bases, brick patterns and corbelling, stone headers over the entrances, and other elements similar to that of the original building were all incorporated into the design. The Community Center is a masonry building, utilizing brick and locally quarried limestone. All materials, including a metal roof, were chosen for maximum durability and flexibility. The Center is now considered the cornerstone for continued growth and development within the community.


Market News

Mankato MoonDogs’ Franklin Rogers Park to be Renamed ISG Field

October 20, 2020 (Mankato, Minnesota) – Building on a series of successful partnerships and projects to bolster its ballpark, the Mankato MoonDogs, a member of the Northwoods League, has exercised its rights with the landlord, the City of Mankato, to lease the naming rights of Franklin Rogers Park to ISG. The ballpark will be named ISG Field after the professional design and engineering firm that was founded in Mankato in 1973. ISG Field represents the MoonDogs’ commitment to providing top quality local baseball and an enriching fan experience. This is the latest update for the team, which has unveiled a new logo and has implemented several renovations for the ballpark in recent years.
Read More

ISG Accelerates Growth with New Office in Rochester, Minnesota

October 13, 2020 (Rochester, Minnesota) – ISG, a leading professional design firm in architecture, engineering, planning, and environmental solutions, announces plans to open a new office in Rochester, Minnesota. The addition will allow the firm to better serve its existing and growing client base and leverage the area’s diverse talent pool. The office will be the firm’s fourth location in Minnesota, adding to its six other offices across the Midwest in Wisconsin, Iowa, and South Dakota.
Read More