Peanuts, Popcorn and Candy Apples

                    In 1997, construction of NMR’s design of Chico State Nettleton Stadium was completed. This summer, calls for peanuts, popcorn and candy apples will return to the NMR designed stadium along with the professional, independent baseball team, Chico Heat. NMR Chico Office Manager Sheila Vargas and family will support the team this summer by hosting a Chico Heat baseball player in their home. Nettleton won’t be the only field to welcome…
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NMR, Non-profits and Nickelodeon

Since February, Chico Architectural Intern Hannah Brownell has been volunteering with Purses for Primates. The locally-grown, Chico non-profit  was  featured in the April 22nd episode of Nickelodeon’s Halo Effect. To learn more about Purses for Primates visit their website.

NMR Helps Chico Air Museum Take Flight

NMR is proud to support local non-profit, Chico Air Museum through the pro bono design of a stunning, new museum entrance and the Walk of Honor Park. Chico Air Museum educates and inspires people of all ages about aviation and the history of flight. Located at the Chico Municipal Airport, the free admission museum includes an outdoor exhibit with jet and propeller driven aircraft, an indoor exhibit with flight artifacts, pictures and historic displays, a research library and gift shop….
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NMR Partners with Chico State to Unveil Terminal Design

On Friday, October 28th NMR Principal Architects David Rogers and Les Melburg unveiled the proposed redesign for the Chico Municipal Airport terminal at the airport. The event attracted almost 200 people, and truly is an excellent example of a public-private partnership. While the project was originally developed by NMR as a pro-bono design for local non-profit JetChico, NMR has also partnered with Chico State Construction Management students to provide a hands on opportunity for students to develop a project budget…
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NMR’s 50th Featured in Upgraded Living Magazine

Upgraded Living of Chico, CA featured NMR’s Chico office and the company’s 50th anniversary in their March edition. “The habitat of humans, unlike that of deer, quail, or any other animal, is man-made. It exists because someone designed and built it, though few of us pay much attention to that fact. We prefer driving on streets free of potholes, having windows in our offices, and going to work or school in structures that we can count on to stay standing and…
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NMR Architects Selected to Design VA Chico Outpatient Clinic

In early 2017, NMR Architects was selected to design a 53,000 square foot Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Outpatient Clinic in Chico, CA. The new clinic will double the size of the existing clinic on Cohasset Road which it will replace. The Chico VA Clinic project was awarded to a development team consisting of NMR and the Hamstra Group of Wheatfield Indiana after a national design competition. This project is NMR’s third commission for the Department of Veterans Affairs, bringing…
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VA Chico Groundbreaking

On Thursday, June 29th NMR Architects Principal Architects Les Melburg, Michael O’Connor, David Rogers and Steve Gonsalves joined the United States Department of Veterans Affairs and The Hamstra Group in celebrating the groundbreaking for VA Chico Community Based Outpatient Clinic. NMR Architects teamed with The Hamstra Group and competed successfully against numerous, prominent development teams to win the coveted commission for the U.S Department of Veterans Affairs’ new 52,951 square foot VA Chico Clinic. The VA Chico Outpatient Clinic is projected for…
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Halloween 2017

NMR’s Halloween 2017 was definitely a treat! The NMR Redding, Chico and Santa Rosa offices celebrated Halloween with delicious potluck eats and a company-wide costume contest. This year, NMR also invited staff children to the office for desk-side trick or treating. See NMR employee and guest trick or treater costumes below.                                             

NMR Designed Chico Apartments House Mentally Ill Homeless

On Wednesday, May 24th NMR Chico Architect Kurt Jorgensen attended the grand opening of Butte County’s Valley View Apartments. Located on Silver Dollar Way in Chico, CA the apartments were developed to house homeless individuals who need mental health treatment. Community organizations collaborated to gather funding for the small village. Community contributors include Butte County Behavioral Health, North Valley Catholic Social Services, City of Chico, North Valley Housing Trust, Low Income Housing Tax Credits, Rabobank, Palm Communities and funding from…
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