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Chicago State University Convocation Center

Chicago, Illinois

TGRWA provided the structural design, working drawings and construction phase documents for the 5 Level, 172,000 square foot Convocation Center. The long-span roof framing system consists of 4 two-way trusses that span the 220’ x 260’ arena. The concourse areas are case-in-place concrete flat slabs. The seating treads and risers are precast concrete supported on cast-in-place concrete bents. The Convocation Center will be used for sporting, entertainment and graduation events.

  • Involvement: Structural Engineer of Record
  • Client: Loebl Schlossman & Hackl Architects, William E. Brazley & Associates, Ltd.
  • Owner: Chicago State University
  • Date of Completion: 2008