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P.J. Hoerr, Inc. stands as one of Central Illinois’ premier General Contractors, Construction Managers and Design/Builders. Founded in 1914 by Philipp J. Hoerr as a concrete construction company, our stamp can still be seen on many area driveways and sidewalks. Now into our 106th year of operations P.J. Hoerr, Inc. has become a diverse, multi-office commercial builder. Explore our blog to keep up on completed and in progress projects.

Central School District #51 - Washington, IL

June 16, 2020

Today's visit shows the progress on the exterior site work of the campus.  

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Roosevelt Magnet School - Peoria, IL | Renovations

June 12, 2020

Today on the first floor steady progress continues transforming the fine arts wing into a new space for the kitchen and cafeteria. Also prep for asbestos abatement is under way.

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Heyworth CUSD#4 - Junior-Senior High School Renovations & Addition - Heyworth, IL

June 4, 2020

Steady progress continues for the Heyworth Community School District on their new competition gym addition, office complex and new parking lot.

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Monticello CUSD #25 - Additions & Renovations to High School & Washington Elementary School - Monticello, IL

June 3, 2020

Steady progress continues on this project that will provide Monticello CUSD #25 Elementary and High School with 32,700 sq.ft. of classroom additions, a new entry, new gym and locker room addition of 29,200 sq. ft. as well as extensive remodeling of the rest of the existing buildings including new…

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Central School District #51 - Washington, IL

May 20, 2020

Steady progress continues for Central School District #51 in Washington, IL. This project consists of renovations of two existing schools and two additions that connect the two schools together. New spaces created by the project are: teaching classrooms, breakout teaching spaces, resource rooms, art…

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Roosevelt Magnet School - Peoria, IL | Renovations

May 14, 2020

Extensive work is under way to renovate this school that was built in 1932. On the 3rd floor the old cafeteria is being tranformed into 3 classrooms. On the first floor the fine arts wing will become the new cafeteria and a few classrooms will be transformed into the new fine arts wing. Also underway…

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Benchmark Cabinets & Millwork, Inc.

May 14, 2020

Yesterday morning I stopped over at Benchmark Cabinets & Millwork, Inc., a P.J. Hoerr subsidiary company, to capture some of the custom work they perform on a daily basis.

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926 SW Adams Street Historic Renovations

May 1, 2020

Renovations to this historic building are underway at 926 SW Adams Street for Prairie Engineers. This renovated space will include offices and a conference room.  Other work includes a new roof, new lobby stairs and exterior brick work. Pop A Shot owner Tony Stucker owns this building which is…

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Black Band Distillery - Peoria, IL

May 1, 2020

Stopped in this morning to capture some photos of this space since Black Band Distillery was put on hold and pivoted to producing sanitizer for our community and beyond. Looking forward to the day when the doors can be opened for customers to enjoy this historic building renovation!

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