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Fred Green Talks “Cultivating Community”

“We make a living by what we do. We make a life by what we give to others.” That’s what President + COO, Fred Green, had to say on the latest episode of Legacy on Purpose, a podcast from Legacy Consultants Group.  Servant leadership is the core of Cripe – both how we celebrate and […]

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Client Advocates

Advocate – noun – a person who publicly supports or recommends a particular cause or policy. synonyms: champion · upholder · supporter · backer · promoter · proponent At Cripe, we take the above definition very seriously. First and foremost, we are client advocates. With new and returning clients, we learn their unique stories, histories […]

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Trusted Partnerships

Our two first clients in 1937 are still our clients today. Yes. You read that right. We have had our first clients remain loyal clients for 83 years. Here at Cripe, we think that means we’re doing something right. There are so many things that go into making these lasting partnerships happen. Paul I. Cripe […]

Big Day for CEO, Al Oak

February 20, 2020 was a big day for Cripe CEO, Al Oak. In addition to being recognized by Purdue University’s School of Engineering as this year’s Distinguished Civil Engineering Alum, he was also recognized by Mayor Joe Hogsett and the City of Indianapolis for his contributions to the business and philanthropic communities. According to Mayor […]

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Solutions by Design Since 1937

1937 seems like a long time ago and it really was. Cripe had a simple beginning as a survey firm. It was not the firm of 2020 that it is now, providing architecture and civil engineering in addition to the original survey services. And those services just skim the surface. We’ve expanded into medical equipment […]

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Bringing the Human-Nature Connection into Our Built Environments

By Christopher Reinhart, Director | Sustainability + Research On a crisp and sunny morning early this month, a small group started our day sipping toasty coffee and nibbling on tasty lemon poppyseed muffins from the local co-op, Bloomingfoods. We sat on the sunny outdoor plaza on the south side of The Mill, “Bloomington’s center of […]

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Re-Purposing for All Ages

In 2015, Cripe began working with Near East Area Renewal (NEAR) in partnership with TWG studying the redevelopment of Minnie Hartmann/School 78. The existing buildings were completely rehabbed including masonry repair, extensive site redevelopment with storm water capture, new interior finishes, new windows, plumbing systems, electrical infrastructure and lighting.  A charming rain forest mural at […]

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Keeping Cripe and the Community Beautiful

Not to brag, but we have some pretty great interns this summer (and all the summers before)! Our internship program is extremely important to us. Sharing what we do with the next generation is key to our sustainability and perspective. As we teach, we learn. Our interns bring fresh eyes and ideas to the firm […]