Wade Co Design wins two awards from BUILD’s Architecture Awards!

Following on from your recent nomination acceptance in the fifth annual Architecture Awards, our dedicated research and submissions stage has now been completed, BUILD’s judging panel have made their final decisions and I am delighted to inform you of the outcome!

WadeCo Design, Inc are among this years’ victors and have been awarded:

Best Multi-State Hospitality Design/Build Firm 2019
Best Hospitality Architecture Design Project (Southern California): Idle Hour

Build conducted a merit-orientated research and judging process, meaning that awardees must demonstrate expertise within a given field, dedication to the industry, as well as exceptional client/customer service with an on-going commitment to excellence, innovation, and quality in design.

Los Angeles Architects names Wade Co Design as one of the city’s 10 best!

After looking into the work of every architecture firm in Los Angeles, Wade Co Design was selected as one of the 10 best design-build firms by Los Angeles Architects. We’re grateful and honored!

We’ve been nominated! AIA|LA 11th Annual Restaurant Design Awards

Wade Co Design, along with Bobby Green,  is incredibly honored to be nominated for not one, but two design awards presented by the American Institute of Architects. Please click THIS LINK and vote for Idle Hour in the “Cafe” category and vote for Harlowe in the “Lounge” category! You do not have to be a member or registered to vote, it’s open for all! Thanks to everyone for their support and vote!

Cozy up and sip on craft beers
and organic wines at Bar Bandini
in Echo Park.

Read all about the recently opened Bar Bandini on LA Eater’s site HERE.

Idle Hour is in the news

The barrel bar is looking more amazing every day thanks to the talented and hardworking crew at Wade Co Design.
Scheduled to open in January 2015, Idle Hour has been a hot topic for discussion.

Idle Hour is featured in the New York Times! Check out the full article “A Big Barrel is Refilled” HERE

It is also featured on LAist.com. Read the full article HERE

See more articles and news about the complete restoration of Idle Hour HERE from la.curbed.com

The Bulldog has a new home

Los Angeles Magazine published an interview with Bobby Green, one of Idle Hour’s owners, about the process of saving The Bulldog Cafe from the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, CA.

Wade and his crew at Wade Co Design took the giant, and extremely heavy, concrete dog apart and transported it to Idle Hour, which will now be the dog’s permanent home.

Read the article and see incredible photos of the entire process, including some interior shots of the much anticipated Idle Hour, HERE

Bar Bandini gets an excellent review!

Patrons and critics alike have nothing but wonderful things to say about the newly opened bar in Echo Park.

Explore the bar’s moody vibe and learn more about the menu and the scene in Time Out’s online review HERE.

We won!
AIA’s 11th Annual Restaurant Design Awards

Wade Co Design, Inc. is extremely proud and grateful to have won both nominations from the people’s choice design awards. We’re incredibly excited and want to thank all of our friends and supporters for their vote! Check out the winning restaurants on our site!

See Idle Hour Here

See Bar Harlowe Here

See the official announcement, more winners, and different categories on AIA’s site Here.

Idle Hour’s soft open

Idle Hour is finally having their soft open now that the interior and exterior are complete. The grand opening will take place after the dog cafe’s interior is complete. Read more about it and see photos on Los Angeles Eater’s website here.

“1933 Group raises the bar for themed watering holes”

Read the entire story on the LA Times website HERE

LA Weekly Reader’s Choice
Best New Bar is Idle Hour!

“The most amazing use of thematic vintage architecture.” —Marcella Nelson- LA Weekly

See more about Idle Hour and other reader’s choices HERE

In Los Angeles, a Prohibition-era bowling alley gets restored!

More about the 1933 Group and Wade Co’s bowling alley restoration on wgsn.com HERE.

The historic Highland Park Bowl, previously know as Mr. T’s, has been restored and is open for business.

More about Highland Park Bowl’s restoration on LA Eater’s site HERE.

Highland Park Bowl takes home the Eater LA 2016 Award for “Most Beautiful Restaurant of the Year”. Wade Co Design is honored and proud to have been a part of this amazing and beautiful establishment!

See the Eater Awards 2016 Article HERE.

Prohibition was well under way when Highland Park Bowl opened in Los Angeles’ Highland Park neighborhood in 1927. Now the National Trust for Historic Preservation takes a first look at the restoration!

See the article HERE.