Imperial Hotel Rehabilitation
Imperial Hotel Rehabilitation
Atlanta, GA
Columbia Residential
Surber Barber Choate & Hertline Architects, P.C.
Post Construction

J.M. Wilkerson Construction Co., Inc. was selected as the general contractor for the interior and exterior renovation/rehab of the existing Imperial Hotel, located in downtown Atlanta.

This 1910 historic hotel, listed in the National Registry is our second major project with Columbia Residential. The building is approximately 58,780 sq. ft. with 9 stories. This challenging urban rehabilitation included a complete interior demo to accommodate the build-out of 90 new residential apartment units. Interior work included finishing out new amenity and public spaces, reception areas, community rooms and management offices. Renovations also included new unit layouts, plumbing, electrical, HVAC and finishing. Exterior work included restoration of the building along with replacement of all windows, and stabilization of all façade details. This project was awarded LEED Gold certification.


2014 AGC Build Georgia Awards First Place
2014 Urban Design Commission Awards Of Excellence First Place
2014 National Housing & Rehabilitation Association Awards Best Historic Renovation using Tax Credits Finalist
2014 Atlanta Regional Commission’s Development of Excellence Award
2014 Edson Award for Tax Credit Excellence
2014 NALHFA Exemplary Project
2014 AIA Atlanta Honor Award for Residential Design
2014 APAB Award of Excellence
2014 Preservation’s Best Award
2015 GA Trust preservation Award for Excellence in Sustainable Rehabilitation