When the Walker School approached Chapman Coyle Chapman to repurpose a classroom space into a campus store, they had no idea they the end result would be this “iconic” space on campus. With Michael Mascheri Jr. as the lead architect, the theme of the namesake “Wolverine Warehouse” developed into the vision of the space.
Chapman Coyle Chapman carried the theme through all of the material selection, details, lighting and merchandising including an aged brick wall with the faded graphic logo, industrial lighting, industrial black pipe merchandise wall and floor racks, multi-color aged plank flooring and a custom point of service counter with hammered zinc counter, corrugated metal sides and a shipping crate to conceal the register. Aged weathered steel panels accent the walls behind the counter and adjacent merchandise.
The profitability of the store has increased dramatically due to the expanded volume of merchandise displayed and the visibility and appeal of the space. The space is now synonymous with the Walker School!
-Michael Mascheri Jr., PA AIA
A student assists the muralist with the wall graphic
September 10, 2020