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An 1856 Time Capsule – Kansas City, MO

  (PGAV GO!, Kansas City, blog 1 of 2) The The Arabia Steamboat Museum in Kansas City, MO is located within the up-and-coming historic City Market area. “Treasures of the Steamboat Arabia” boldly spans the width of the entry facade above a large glazing wall featuring a massive 28 ft. diameter paddle wheel. The Story:… Continue reading.

PGAV GOes to Pittsburgh

Darting off for a weekend getaway to places like Pittsburgh, PA to see cultural destinations is the kind of journey that makes PGAV GO so amazing.  “You travel to break away from everyday constraints – the office, the agenda, the schedule, the routine…  It’s a world you can leave not only refreshed, but profoundly changed.… Continue reading.

Love What You Do: Emily Pelcak

“Now that I’ve been at PGAV for over a decade, I can truly appreciate our unique culture. We use everybody’s best skills in a collaborative atmosphere to bring new concepts and ways of doing thematic and destination architecture to the industry.”   Our Love What You Do video series highlights PGAV Destinations’ leadership as they… Continue reading.

Love What You Do: John Kasman

    “All the smiles and all the memories and the tears of joy, like, that’s it right there: that’s why I do what I do. And I stay at PGAV because every project we do has the opportunity to be impactful to somebody’s life.”   Our Love What You Do video series highlights PGAV… Continue reading.

The Butterfly Effect

    In the spirit of PGAVIA’s Pollinator Conservation Awareness Campaign, the following post was submitted by Michelle Gangel, VP at PGAV Architects, the Kansas City branch of PGAV.   What happens when a Kansas neighborhood rallies to build a garden? Beginning in summer 2016, nine volunteers met with the goal of creating a butterfly… Continue reading.

Summer Interning at PGAV Destinations

  The following post was submitted by PGAV Destinations Summer 2016 Intern Sarah Aman, current MFA Candidate of Museum Exhibition Planning + Design at the University of the Arts.   My mom was worried when I first told her I wanted to be a graphic designer my senior year of high school. Coming from an… Continue reading.