It’s important to tread carefully when restoring or renovating historic Chicago buildings. They are a part of our cultural heritage and the foundation of our industry. No matter how much the inside may change and modernize over time, the outside should retain the history and character that makes them special.
National Women in Construction week is an opportunity to highlight women in all aspects of construction - raising awareness of opportunities available for women and emphasizing the growing role of women in the industry. During this week every year, Power is continuing the conversation around the impact that our women have on construction and our company.
In order to build The New Center for Orthopedic Excellence in a vertical addition at St. Alexius Medical Center, Power's VIP Group needed to remove old precast wall panels. The process required careful precision to extract the material without damaging any existing buildings on the Hoffman Estates medical campus.
How do you build an iconic retail venue in the bustling location at Michigan Avenue and the Chicago River? What's the best way to integrate modern, innovative technology with historic landmarks such as Tribune Tower and the Michigan Avenue bridge?
When Advocate Health Care embarked on building a new patient tower at Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Illinois, the decision was made to employ lean practices and an integrated project delivery approach for the very first time.
In collaboration with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Anderson Mikos Architects, Ltd., IMEG Corp, and Siemens, our Power VIP Group orchestrated the successful delivery and installation of a new, 8-ton MRI magnet through a fifth floor hospital window.
As part of an ongoing effort to increase efficiencies at O'Hare, our Aviation Group is wrapping up a complex 3-month gate adjustment project requiring modifications to accommodate 1 wide body or 2 narrow body aircrafts.
Transforming the 61st floor of the iconic Willis Tower was no small task. Beyond the typical challenges of renovating within an occupied high-rise in Chicago, this project posed the added complexity of being one of the top tourist attractions in the city.
The project, a joint venture of Austin Power Partners (Austin Commercial, Power Construction, and Ujamaa Construction), includes a 2,500,000 sf, 5-story parking facility featuring 6,900 parking spaces with a fourth floor customer lobby and rental car counters.