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'''KPS Group, Inc.''' is a large architecture and planning firm located in the [[Steiner Building]] at 2101 [[1st Avenue North]]. The firm was founded as a sole practitioner's office by [[Murray Kidd]] in [[1965]]. It expanded as a partnership and has been known as '''Kidd, Wheeler and Plosser''' and '''Kidd, Plosser, Sprague''' before adopting its current name. The president is [[Gray Plosser]].
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'''KPS Group, Inc.''' is a large architecture and planning firm located in [[Bakers Row]] in [[14th Street South]].  
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The firm was founded as a sole practitioner's office by [[Murray Kidd]] in [[1965]]. It expanded as a partnership and has been known as '''Kidd, Wheeler and Plosser''' and '''Kidd, Plosser, Sprague''' before adopting its current name. The president is [[Gray Plosser]].
  
 
In [[1997]] KPS Group acquired Housworth Parker Cherry Roberts Inc. of Atlanta, Georgia, which became a branch office. [[Emory Kirkwood and Associates]] was acquired in [[2007]], and JH Partners of Huntsville was acquired in [[2010]].
 
In [[1997]] KPS Group acquired Housworth Parker Cherry Roberts Inc. of Atlanta, Georgia, which became a branch office. [[Emory Kirkwood and Associates]] was acquired in [[2007]], and JH Partners of Huntsville was acquired in [[2010]].
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Before moving to Bakers Row in [[2015]], the firm was located in the [[Steiner Building]] at 2101 [[1st Avenue North]].
  
 
==Notable projects==
 
==Notable projects==
* [[Birmingham Central Library]], 1984
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* [[Springville Road Library]], 1981
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* [[Birmingham Central Library]], 1984 (with Morris-Aubry of Houston, Texas)
 
* [[Downtown YMCA]], 1984
 
* [[Downtown YMCA]], 1984
 
* [[Leeds Railroad Depot]] restoration, 1984
 
* [[Leeds Railroad Depot]] restoration, 1984
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* [[Hugo L. Black Federal Courthouse]], 1987
 
* [[Hugo L. Black Federal Courthouse]], 1987
 
* [[Hotel Highland|Pickwick Hotel]] adaptive reuse, 1988
 
* [[Hotel Highland|Pickwick Hotel]] adaptive reuse, 1988
* [[Birmingham Museum of Art]] expansion, 1993
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* [[Parisian Headquarters]], 1988
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* [[Birmingham Museum of Art]] expansion, 1993 (with Edward Larrabee Barnes)
 
* [[Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport|Brmingham International Airport]] terminal expansion, 1993
 
* [[Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport|Brmingham International Airport]] terminal expansion, 1993
 
* [[Two North Twentieth]] renovations, 2000
 
* [[Two North Twentieth]] renovations, 2000
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[[Category:Architecture firms]]
 
[[Category:Architecture firms]]
 
[[Category:1965 establishments]]
 
[[Category:1965 establishments]]
[[Category:1st Avenue North]]
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[[Category:Bakers Row]]

Latest revision as of 08:56, 22 January 2020

KPS Group logo.jpg

KPS Group, Inc. is a large architecture and planning firm located in Bakers Row in 14th Street South.

The firm was founded as a sole practitioner's office by Murray Kidd in 1965. It expanded as a partnership and has been known as Kidd, Wheeler and Plosser and Kidd, Plosser, Sprague before adopting its current name. The president is Gray Plosser.

In 1997 KPS Group acquired Housworth Parker Cherry Roberts Inc. of Atlanta, Georgia, which became a branch office. Emory Kirkwood and Associates was acquired in 2007, and JH Partners of Huntsville was acquired in 2010.

Before moving to Bakers Row in 2015, the firm was located in the Steiner Building at 2101 1st Avenue North.

Notable projects

External links