Snapshots: Great Glazing

  • The basics: The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio recently completed the first stage of a $135 million renovation/conversion project, including 400,000 square feet of renovated space and 12,000 square feet of new construction. The massive facelift resulted in a ceramic fritted channel glass façade with one-thousand multi-colored glass panels on two sides of the hospital. The main...
  • The basics:  Michigan Central Station in Detroit completed the first part of a multi-stage renovation project last December. According to Detroit Free Press, its owner has invested $12 million and five years in the project, and estimates that another $100 million is needed to complete the station’s total renovation. The building, empty since 1988, includes an ornate, five-story tall waiting...
  • The basics: After an 18-month renovation to transform the long-dormant site, located at 20 Moores Road in Malvern, Pennsylvania, the 277,000-square-foot Saint-Gobain North American Corporate Headquarters opened Oct. 15, 2015, on Saint-Gobain’s 350th anniversary. The former building infrastructure was demolished to the structural system and reused in the new design.The headquarters maximizes the...
  • The basics: Completed in August 2015, Fayetteville High School’s dramatic renovation occurred in stages to allow the school to remain open during the four-year construction schedule. The 534,768-square-foot building on 33 acres now includes a new arena, performing arts center, auditorium, and music and athletic spaces that were added to the building, as well as a student commons, food service and...
  • The basics: The newly completed Renaissance Tower at 136-33 37th Avenue, Flushing, New York, offers over 70,000 square feet of medical and other professional office space. The entire 10-story, 9,790-square-foot front façade and vertical strips from floors four through ten on the side façades feature a visually appealing aluminum curtain wall system fitted with low-emissivity glass....
  • The basics: The T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, located just west of the Strip, is a $375-million joint venture of MGM Resorts International and the Anschutz Entertainment Group. The 650,000-square-foot, 20,000-seat venue will host up to 150 events a year including concerts, sporting events, rodeos, award shows and more.The project’s glazing systems include exterior panels, the interior glass and...
  • The basics: Located on West 114th Street in the Central Harlem section of Manhattan, Randolph Houses, built over 115 years ago, recently completed phase one of a two-phase, $138 million rehabilitation project involving a total of 36 historic buildings. The restoration will result in new public housing apartments and private affordable housing rental units. The effort modernizes the apartments...
  • The basics: The $174 million restoration of the Hahne & Co. building, a long-time but neglected historic landmark on Broad Street, Newark, New Jersey, calls for rehabilitating and converting the Hahne’s department store into 160 mixed-income housing units, 75,000 square feet of street-level retail space and a new arts and cultural collaboratory center for Rutgers University, “Express Newark...
  • The basics:  The Minnesota National Guard’s new 64,000-square-foot, $17 million Arden Hills Army Training Site, a LEED Silver-certified building, houses two units of the 834th Aviation Support Battalion, which specializes in maintaining Blackhawk and Chinook helicopters. Opened in Sept. 2015, and set on nearly 2,370 acres in the northern third of Arden Hills, Minnesota, AHATS offers...
  • The basics: The Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort, located in D’Iberville, Missisippi, opened to the public December 9, 2015. This 500,000-square-foot, $280 million dollar development features a 56,585-square-foot column-free gaming floor and a 225-foot hotel tower. Designed to capture the essence of southern hospitality, the hotel has a traditional feel while remaining contemporary. A key element of...
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