Hammers and Drills Give Way to Violins, Voices as Phase I of Wheaton College’s New Performing Arts Center Completes

CHICAGO, Ill. – The sounds of violins and voices replaced hammers and drills on Oct. 19 as classes began at Wheaton College’s new Armerding Center for Music and the Arts, located in Chicago, Illinois. Mortenson Construction completed the year-long, $18-million transformation of the former science building in early October, with the college moving in over fall break to the new home for the school’s Conservatory of Music. In renovating the four floors of the gutted 52,000-square-foot structure, Mortenson has concluded the first phase of Wheaton’s College’s investment in centralizing its music and performing arts program in state-of-the-art educational, research and … Read more

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Expansion, Renovation Team Selected for Chapel Haven Project

The S/L/A/M Collaborative and S/L/A/M Construction Services were selected to design and construct a major multi-phased, multi-year expansion and renovation of Chapel Haven’s campus located in New Haven, Connecticut. Chapel Haven is a residential school and independent living facility that empowers adults with cognitive and social disabilities to live independent and happy lives. Construction Project Executive Gene Torone gives a construction update on the progress of the REACH building in the team’s first construction update video. Phase one of the project consists of three buildings. The first to be built will be a 32,500-square-foot building that will provide housing and … Read more

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Joint-Venture Team Delivers Marriott Marquis in Chicago

CHICAGO, Ill. – Marriott Marquis Chicago recently opened its doors to guests, providing conventioneers and visitors to Chicago, Illinois’ South Loop with a new option for hotel accommodations. The anticipated addition to the McCormick Square campus brings additional hotel space to the community surrounding McCormick Place, the nation’s largest convention center. Clark Construction Group, lead member of the Design-Build joint venture team Prairie District3 Partners, partnered with the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority to deliver the $350-million hotel, support structures and campus improvements. At 1,205 rooms, the Marriott Marquis is Chicago’s sixth largest hotel. Cloaked in a distinctive blue glass … Read more

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Lynn Community Health Center Expansion Complete

BOSTON, Mass. – BOND has recently completed 20,000 square feet of the newly renovated expansion space at Lynn Community Health Center located at 269 Union Street in Lynn, Massachusetts. Lynn Community Health Center is the medical care home to more than 40,000 patients and for over 40 percent of the population who live in the city. This project is part of the LCHC’s Stephen D. Hayes Building that BOND completed construction of in 2012. The construction of the newly renovated space will better provide patients with healthcare by increasing access to primary care, urgent care, health promotion and prevention services … Read more

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