Dairy Queen Restaurant
Size: 1,700 sq. ft.
The owners came to us with a challenge to design and build a new building
by March 1 when ice cream becomes an important part of everyone’s diet.
Of course, we did not want to tear down an existing Dairy Queen before
people stop buying ice cream in the fall. So
our goal was to build it quickly and through the winter.
We accomplished it, under budget and on schedule.
is a large limited Dairy Queen with indoor seating and a large patio.
It features two drive-up windows with 22 car stacking for the drive-up
windows. We installed a stucco
finish over brick veneer around the
bottom on the exterior.
One of the remarkable aspects of this building is the efficient use of
the site. It is easy to see the
result of well thought-out planning and teamwork
between the construction and design teams.
Our very first step was to have a meeting with the City of Thornton to
map out our strategy concerning site drainage and retention.
This meeting became crucial to our future work.
The interior of this building is not only beautiful to the eye but also
very durable with tile in every high traffic area or areas prone to damage; it
even has tile below the ice cream bar under the window.
The ceiling in the kitchen area is 11 feet high allowing for excellent
We are very
proud of the store and with the satisfaction of our clients. Scott Patrick said,
“We’re specifically impressed with the people and
the professional manner in which they handle themselves. I found both of them to be honest and upfront about
everything involved in the project.”