173° Craft Distillery: Clear Lake

173° Craft Distillery, Clear Lake

Accord Architecture completed in 2021 a distillery and cocktail bar in Clear Lake, Iowa. 173˚ Craft Distillery began producing distilled spirits shortly after completion. The new business’ goals are to produce spirits for the cocktail bar and to sell their bottled product to the public. The industrial-looking facility — with exposed concrete floors, ceilings, and […]

Toppling Goliath Brewing: Des Moines (concept work)

Rendering, Toppling Goliath Brewing, Des_Moines

Toppling Goliath has become a “Goliath” in Iowa’s brewing industry in recent years. Accord was asked to study the potential of re-purposing an existing building in Des Moines for a potential new location for TG, which originated in Decorah, IA. Accord’s design focuses on architecture as an attraction that celebrates TG’s successful brewing and invites […]

Birdsall’s Ice Cream: Mason City

Birdsall’s, Mason City

An institution since 1931, Birdsall’s Ice Cream Company in Mason City has not had a renovation since the 1970s. Key for the owners and customers was to keep the nostalgic look from the 60s and 70s, including the boomerang counters, the horseshoe-shaped eating counter with low bar stools, and the iconic bright red and white […]

Harley-Davidson: Mason City

Harley-Davidson, Mason City

Accord delivered design services for this multi-phased project renovating the interior and exterior of two buildings on the Harley-Davidson campus in Mason City. The project included new stone and insulation finish system on the exterior and a reorganization of the interior, adding offices to the south side of the main retail building. The site was […]

Indianhead Development Projects: Ulta Beauty, Ross Dress, Five Below, Old Navy: Mason City

For more than 30 years, Accord has worked with develolpers and major retailers to add stores in various Iowa communities. The Indianhead Development on Mason City’s west side features numerous storefronts designed by Accord in keeping with retail company’s stringent design requirements. Branding is very important in the retail industry and this branding is accomplished […]