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HOTEL JULIAN FEATURED IN STRUCTURE MAGAZINE

We are thrilled to see Hotel Julian as a feature article in the February, 2020 issue of STRUCTURE Magazine. TGRWA teamed with HirschMPG, Oxford Capital, and W.E. O’Neil on the renovation and rehabilitation that extended to every corner of the building, from the foundations below to a 5-story addition at the top.

TGRWA AT UIUC SPRING 2020 JOB FAIR

TGRWA will have a booth at the Spring 2020 UIUC Civil and Environmental Engineering Job Fair on Thursday, February 13. David Nickell, Principal at TGRWA, and Billy Papadopoulos, project engineer at TGRWA, will be available for the full day to talk with prospective candidates (internships and full-time). Both David and Billy hold bachelor’s and master’s… [Read More]

TGRWA PROJECTS: THE GRID

TGRWA is the Structural Engineer of Record for two new buildings located in Indianapolis, IN. These include: a 3-level precast concrete parking structure and a five-story residential building. In total, these add 175 apartment units and 176 parking spaces in the downtown Market East District. The most prominent feature of the residential building is its… [Read More]

TGRWA PROJECTS: LATHROP HOMES

TGRWA was pleased to celebrate the completion of Phase 1 for the Lathrop redevelopment on Chicago’s north side. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on October 15 featuring the alderman, city officials, developers, and residents as a time to recognize the 10+ year effort aimed at redeveloping Lathrop into a vibrant mixed income community. The… [Read More]

TGRWA PROJECTS: 740 N ABERDEEN ST

TGRWA was happy to join the design and construction teams on October 30, 2019 for the topping-off ceremony at 740 North Aberdeen. TGRWA is the Structural Engineer of Record for the new thirteen-story residential building located in the West Town Neighborhood of Chicago, IL. The building adds 188 apartment units to a uniquely-shaped lot overlooking… [Read More]

TGRWA PROJECTS: TOWNEPLACE SUITES – NASHVILLE

TGRWA is the Structural Engineer of Record for the seven-story TownePlace Suites – Nashville hotel. Located in Nashville, TN, this 128,000 square-foot, 204-key hotel is a feature statement in the historic downtown area, highlighted by its prominent “V” geometry. This shape continues through the upper-level amenity deck, which is topped by the roof structure jutting… [Read More]

TGRWA PROJECTS: ALTA GRAND CENTRAL

TGRWA is the Structural Engineer of Record for two new residential mid-rise buildings, totaling 368,000 square-foot, that are nearing completion in the booming South Loop neighborhood of Chicago. The pair of buildings, together titled Alta Grand Central, overlook the south branch of the Chicago river and rise 15 stories above W. Harrison St. The structures… [Read More]

TGRWA WELCOMES A NEW ENGINEERING HIRE

TGRWA is pleased to announce a recent engineering hire. Hector Lasalle received a joint Master’s degree in Architecture and Civil Engineering (Structural Emphasis) from University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign in 2014. Since then, he has accrued valuable experience as a project engineer in the Chicagoland area. Hector’s past design projects include several large-scale post-tensioned concrete… [Read More]

TGRWA PROJECTS – CHAMPAIGN HIGH SCHOOLS

Construction is currently underway for large-scale improvements at two public high schools in Champaign, IL. TGRWA is the Structural Engineer of Record for the renovations and additions at Centennial High School and Central High School. Smaller auxiliary buildings to benefit the schools’ sports teams at Spalding Park and McKinley Park were also designed as part… [Read More]

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]