Market Square and Northgate Restoration
Preservation Consultant for Restoration of Landmark Shopping Center
MIA was the preservation consultant to OKW Architects, Inc. for the exterior restoration of Market Square and Northgate in Lake Forest, Illinois. An architecturally significant work by noted architect Howard van Doren Shaw and the first planned shopping center in the U.S., Market Square is located within the Lake Forest National Register Historic District. MIA also developed an Historic Structure Report including Preservation Guidelines and long term recommendations, appropriate for the landmark complex.