Knoebel Construction has received a Commercial Construction & Renovation magazine Project Profile Award for the complex renovation of a historic building in the iconic Delmar Loop into the beautiful new HopCat St. Louis craft beer bar.  

The award recognizes “the best-of-the-best in design, construction and renovation in the retail, restaurant, multi-family, healthcare and hospitality sectors.”


HopCat St. Louis features seating for 245 guests, a draft bar, an outdoor beer garden that seats 100 guests and event space.

Knoebel preserved as much of the original structure of the historic building as possible, including wood beams and exposed brick.  The entire roof structure was rebuilt and all utilities were upgraded, which required trenching open the adjacent street and sidewalk on busy Delmar Blvd.  Windows on the second floor had to be removed to install the commercial kitchen equipment.

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