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    North City Water District - Administrative Office

In 1994, the Shoreline Water District outgrew its existing facility and purchased a bank branch. They hired The Driftmier Architects, P.S. to design a retrofit of the space to accommodate the district’s administrative functions. The remodel was accomplished with limited exterior changes on a tight budget. Fifteen years later, the Shoreline Water District again retained The Driftmier Architects to design a remodel of their office building. This time the district decided to do a major overhaul of their building, and ended up with all new construction by the end of design. Over the last 15 years the needs of the district had changed and the new design incorporates three private meetings rooms, including a large 1,004 SF board room, larger private offices, more open workstations, and a much larger fire-proof file storage area. In order to accommodate the increase of customers in Shoreline and provide for future growth of the community, the new building footprint was increased to 6,834 SF with room on site for a future storage building. The design utilizes the existing generator which will power the entire building in the event of a power outage and keep the new Emergency Operations Center functioning during emergencies. With the new facility up and running, the District decided to rebrand by changing their name to North City Water District.