37 results for “Thornton Tomasetti”
CRE N Illinois

Engineering a renaissance at Willis Tower

| Matt Baker

For close to two years, Chicago’s iconic Willis Tower has been undergoing a $500 million overhaul, including new elevators, lighting and amenities. But the most evident update is the transformation of the building’s base, tearing out the fortified battlement at street level and replacing it with a modern and airy superstructure.

Multifamily N Illinois

New Lakeshore East development cleared to go forward

The developers behind an expansion in Chicago’s Lakeshore East development won approval from the Chicago Plan Commission last night for two projects comprising four news buildings. The projects by Lendlease and Magellan Development will add 2,340 residential units, 570 hotel rooms and 44,000 square feet of retail space to the East Loop neig…

CRE N Illinois

Skender completes Loyola University Chicago engineering science flex lab

Skender, serving as base building and interior construction manager, has completed the construction of Loyola University Chicago’s new 10,000-square-foot engineering science flex laboratory, located near the intersection of North Broadway and Sheridan Road. The mission of the new single-story building is to provide an open and collaborative…

Multifamily N Illinois

Magellan and Lendlease update Lakeshore East proposal

Sent back to the drawing table by resident feedback, the developers behind a new expansion in Chicago’s Lakeshore East development offered an updated vision at a community meeting last night. The new scheme keeps the original building heights unchanged, but excises a planned hotel in lieu of additional residential units. Other modifications…

CRE N Illinois

Thornton Tomasetti creates new strategic roles

International engineering firm Thornton Tomasetti has promoted Carol A. Post, P.E., S.E., LEED AP, based in the firm’s Chicago office, to chief quality assurance officer. The move comes along with other promotions and appointments to three newly created positions; Gary F. Panariello, Ph.D., P.E., S.E. and Peter DiMaggio, P.E., SECB have bee…

CRE N Illinois

Skender breaks ground on new laboratory at Loyola University Chicago

Skender, serving as base building and interior construction manager, has broken ground on Loyola University Chicago’s new 10,000-square-foot engineering science flex laboratory located near the intersection of North Broadway and Sheridan Road. The mission of the new single-story building is to provide open space, movable furniture and equip…

CRE N Illinois

Thornton Tomasetti names new VP

Thornton Tomasetti, an international engineering firm, has established an Operational/Technical Security Services sector to complement its Weidlinger Protective Design practice. The newly formed group provides a wide range of security solutions to architects, business owners, developers and public agencies to combat a variety of natural and…