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HOTEL JULIAN WINS 2019 CBC MERIT AWARD

TGRWA is thrilled to see Hotel Julian win a Merit Award from the Chicago Building Congress for “Best Renovation / Adaptive Reuse Over $10 Million.” TGRWA joined the project team of Hirsch MPG, W.E. O’Neil Construction, Daccord, and Oxford Capital at the annual gala on May 2, 2019 to receive the prestigious award. Visit the… [Read More]

TGRWA PROJECTS – AMC TECH RIDGE

TGRWA is the Structural Engineer of Record for a new 45,000 square-foot AMC movie theater and 8,000 square-foot restaurant building adjacent to the existing Tech Ridge Sears department store in Austin, Texas. Currently under construction, the theater building consists of a steel-framed roof structure, supporting roof loading as well as load from the hung mezzanines… [Read More]

Michael Justice, S.E. Named Partner at TGRWA

TGRWA is pleased to announce that Michael Justice, S.E. has been named Partner at the firm. Michael joins TGRWA’s current partners Kevin Wilson, Jon Andrews, and David Nickell. In his new role, Michael will work to expand upon TGRWA’s growth and experience in delivering creative and practical structural engineering solutions to benefit our clients. As… [Read More]

TGRWA PROJECTS – HYATT PLACE WICKER PARK

TGRWA is the Structural Engineer of Record for a new 100,000 square-foot hotel that is nearing completion of the building structure in Wicker Park on the corner of Ashland Ave. and North Ave. in Chicago, IL. The 8-story concrete structure is located in the heart of Wicker Park and will boast a spectacular view of… [Read More]

TGRWA PROJECTS – 9401 W. GRAND AVENUE

TGRWA is the Structural Engineer of Record for a new 410,000 square-foot data center that is nearing completion in Franklin Park, Illinois. The 3-story building is steel-framed with spread footings, while the nearby auxiliary structures rely on a combination of spread footings, drilled piers, and H-piles for foundations. Though this building is in Chicagoland, where… [Read More]

LondonHouse Chicago Receives AISC ideas2 Merit Award

TGRWA is pleased to see LondonHouse Chicago receive an AISC ideas2 Merit Award in the “Greater Than $75 Million” category. The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) recognized nationally thirteen projects in 2019 with the ideas2 award, which is described by AISC as “the highest honor bestowed on building projects by the U.S. structural steel… [Read More]

TGRWA Welcomes Two New Hires

TGRWA is excited to announce two recent structural engineering hires. Corey Aumiller EIT (2016) and Emilio Mondragon EIT (2019) received Masters degrees in Civil (Structural) Engineering from University of Illinois – Urbana/Champaign. In addition, Corey brings three years of experience as a structural engineer in the Chicagoland area. Both have also completed summer internships with… [Read More]

TGRWA Projects – Obama School

TGRWA was the Structural Engineer of Record for 25,000 square-feet of additions to the Barack Obama School of Leadership and STEM in Park Forest, IL. A structural highlight of the additions was the gymnasium, a 10,000 square-foot space constructed with steel joists spanning 90 feet to precast bearing walls. The challenge of the gymnasium was… [Read More]

TGRWA Welcomes Two New Hires

TGRWA is excited to announce two new structural engineering employees starting June 2018. Adam Dasoqi EIT received his bachelor’s degree with honors in Civil Engineering from University of Illinois – Chicago and his master’s degree in Structural Engineering from University of Illinois – Urbana/Champaign. Lucas Diemer EIT received his bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and… [Read More]

TGRWA Projects – Shake Shacks

TGRWA is pleased to announce that construction is progressing on a number of new Shake Shack restaurants all over the country, including: Kansas City, MO; Nashville, TN; and Wrigleyville in Chicago. TGRWA has served as the Structural Engineer of Record for over 50 projects across 14 states for the rapidly-growing burger chain, including 11 projects… [Read More]