The $22 million first phase, between Michigan Avenue and State Street, features sheet piling tied back with reinforced concrete slabs and embedded rods that bear on concrete rubble from the demolition of existing dock walls. Gleac her Center, Un iversity of Chica go Graduate School of Business 450 North Cityfront Plaza, Chicago, IL Precast concrete and glass curtain walls were balanced to create a structure that fosters a distinguished collegiate atmosphere and social interaction while maintaining a corporate feel to attract more professionals and adult students from Chicago's central business district.
Notable Concrete in Chicago Examples of recent construction in the chicagoland area All Saints Cemetery Aqua In advance of the ACI Spring 2010 Convention, here’s a glimpse of several significant projects: All SAiNtS Cemetery AquA 700 North River Road, Des Plaines, IL 225 North Columbus Drive, Chicago, IL The natural beauty and durability of precast concrete Totaling 82 stories and 2.3 million ft2 (210,000 m2), make it an ideal material for this indoor/outdoor Aqua demanded creativity and problem-solving to bring memorial space. The feeling of permanence embodied in architect Jeanne Gang’s groundbreaking reinforced the weight of the precast contrasts with the lightness of concrete design to fruition. The “waves” of cantilevered its deep white luster to create an atmosphere of honor balconies extend from 9 in. (229 mm) to 12 ft (3.6 m), and remembrance. making every floor unique. General contractor McHugh Submitted by International Concrete Products, Construction developed flexible forms and cantilevered Germantown, WI, and Lehigh Cement Co., White Cement supports that facilitated framing the unique shapes. A Division, Allentown, PA. computerized surveying system helped to meet a tight 18 march 2010 / Concrete international Chicago Riverwalk Drexel Parking Garage Congress Parkway Bridge slabs and embedded rods that bear on concrete rubble from the demolition of existing dock walls. 3-day placement schedule. The thin balcony slabs, Submitted by Ross Barney Architec
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