Brennen Building Restoration Wins Multiple Historic Awards

Columbia, SC – Hood Construction is pleased to announce that the Brennen Building was recently awarded the Palmetto Trust for Historic Preservation Honor Award, presented by Governor Nikki Haley, for its comprehensive historic renovation completed in late 2013. The building’s owner, First Citizens Bank & Trust, was fully dedicated to its meticulous restoration, which was completed utilizing a Design-Assist process with Hood Construction and Studio 2LR Architecture + Interiors. The completed project provides a fabulous enhancement to this high-level business district located directly across from the state Capital, complementing the market with the new additions of First Citizen’s Café and Bourbon Restaurant.

Other awards garnered by the Brennen Building restoration include the Historic Columbia Foundation’s Historic Preservation Award for Excellence in Preservation/Restoration, and the American Institute of Architects South Carolina Chapter Historic Preservation Honor Award.