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Western Specialty Contractors Dismantles, Reconstructs 19th Century Historic Façade onto New Chicago, IL Mixed-Use Development

May 17, 2019 - in Buildings, News

St. Louis, MO-  The historic Dental Professional Building at 2358 North Lincoln Avenue in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood may no longer exist, but through the expertise of Western Specialty Contractors – Chicago Masonry branch, its façade is…

Stalco Construction and BBS Architects, Landscape Architects and Engineers Complete Stunning Herricks High School Café and Commons

May 17, 2019 - in Buildings, News

The ultra-flexible, 7,000-square foot space provides students and faculty with an incredible “social hub”   New Hyde Park, NY – Serving the…

Crowder College’s MARET Center Receives LEED Platinum Certification

May 16, 2019 - in Buildings, News

St. Louis, MO  — The US Green Building Council has recognized the Missouri Alternative and Renewable Energy Technology (MARET) Center at Crowder…

2019 Excellence in Hot-Dip Galvanizing Awards Showcase Galvanized Steel’s Versatility and Beauty

CENTENNIAL, CO - The American Galvanizers Association (AGA) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Excellence in Hot-Dip Galvanizing Awards.  Nearly 100 projects were submitted representing the versatility and beauty of hot-dip galvanizing. …

Oldcastle Infrastructure Expands Environmental, Health, Safety & Sustainability Team

May 14, 2019 - in Buildings, News, People

ATLANTA, Ga. (May 14, 2019) - Oldcastle Infrastructure™ is part of the Building Products division of CRH, the largest building materials company in North America. Oldcastle Infrastructure is pleased announce the expansion of the Environmental, Health, Safety…

Feature Article Follow Up: 167 N. Green St.

May 13, 2019 - in Articles, Buildings, Feature, Featured, Video

To complement a feature published in the April 2019 issue of Informed Infrastructure, "Making Everyone Happy: Early and Effective Collaboration to Realize a Beautiful Building," Todd Danielson, the magazine's editorial director, went to the Chicago office…

Western Specialty Contractors Performs Complete Masonry Façade Restoration of Quapaw Tower Condominiums in Arkansas

May 10, 2019 - in Buildings, News

(St. Louis, MO) The masonry façade of Quapaw Tower Condominiums in Little Rock, Arkansas was experiencing leaks, cracking and other damage when its owners contacted the façade restoration experts at Western Specialty Contractors – Little Rock, AR branch…

CTA Architects Completes Exterior Renovation of the Iconic STREB Lab for Action Mechanics (SLAM) Dance Performance and Rehearsal Center in Brooklyn, NY

May 2, 2019 - in Buildings, News

CTA Architects has completed an exterior renovation of the headquarters of the non-profit STREB Lab for Action Mechanics (SLAM), a dance and theater performance venue and an open-access education and rehearsal space located at 51 North First Street in Brooklyn,…

Aircuity Installation in Georgetown University Science Building Saves Energy; Data Uncovers Additional Savings Opportunities

May 1, 2019 - in Buildings, News

Georgetown University in Washington, DC is one of the world’s leading academic and research institutions, classified as a Very High Research Activity (RU/VH) University by The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Completed in 2012, Regents…

AISI Releases Cold-Formed Steel Shear Wall Design Guide, 2019 Edition

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has released Cold-Formed Steel Shear Wall Design Guide, 2019 Edition (AISI D113-19), which provides discussion and design examples of steel sheet and wood structural panel sheathed, cold-formed…