Sunday, October 24, 2010

Heavy Metal: chainmail on Clark, curves along the Mohawk

Truserve block, Halsted & Blackhawk, Valerio Dewalt Train Associates, architects, 175,000 square feet, 500 parking spaces.

Before . . .
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After . . .

Fletcher Jones Audi/Volkswagen, Clark and Maple, Gensler, architects, Thorton Tomasetti, structural engineers. 100,000 square feet.

A major renovation of three interconnected buildings, the oldest being a poured concrete structure dating back to 1928, with a new facing of Dri-Design perforated corrugated metal panel system of anodized aluminum. See a pre-renovation photograph here.

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