The Old Chicago Main Post Office building has been through a lot. Built in 1921, expanded in 1932, and vacated in 1997, the building has remained vacant despite numerous attempts at renovation and redevelopment. It’s a large and spacious building, listed on the National Register of Historic Places and featured in multiple Hollywood blockbusters, yet for nineteen years efforts to utilize the vacated space kept falling through. In 2016, however, New York-based 601W Companies began work on their master plan: turning the building into a sprawling riverfront mixed-use office space, complete with restaurants, shops, entertainment, and a rooftop park.
24 Custom Elevator Cabs at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Formerly Rehabilitation Institute (RIC) of Chicago.
Healthcare facilities have unique needs, and must therefore address many specific challenges related to manufacturing equipment, systems, and machinery.
CAA: Back In Style
Elevator companies G&R Custom Elevator Cabs of Andover, Minnesota, and Parkway Elevators of Chicago worked with the design teams handling the transformation of the historic Chicago Athletic Association (CAA) into a luxury hotel.
A Customized Elevator Interior Design at State Senate Building
The Minnesota Senate Building located in the historic Minnesota State Capitol District of St. Paul came together in just 20-short months of construction.
Elevator Interior Maintains Fresh-made Quality at Historic Landmark Building in Minneapolis
We dropped in to visit a facility that was renovated 3 years prior and found the elevator interiors looking great. The project began in 2012 when our Sales Director, John Omorean, was invited to assess the conditions of the existing elevator cabs and determine what extent of work would be required to modernize them.
The New Massive Glass Elevator at Mall of America
A unique project with unusual challenges.
“The two old elevator interiors were outdated, and damaged. They hadn’t been updated since 1990.”
After four years of funding redirection the two elevator interiors (North and South cars) at Hamilton House public housing apartments in St. Louis Park, MN have finally been updated.
EPIC Solution Lightweight Elevator Cab Interior Modernization DGB, MN
The Designer’s Guild Building (DGB) is a six-story warehouse building located in the North Loop Warehouse District in Minneapolis, MN. The owner selected and slightly customized an EPIC Solution system, design #GR802e, and chose Wilsonart® standard finish Laminate in two-tone color (Columbian Walnut & Blond Echo). For added protection against damage, the wall panels are encased with stainless steel binder angles.
Evolving Interior Design for 3 Uniquely Sized Elevator Cabs at Northwestern University, IL, is not an Issue for G&R Custom Elevator Cabs
The Bienen School of Music at Northwestern University, IL exemplifies the logic behind choosing a custom elevator cab manufacturer with the experience and skill to provide both; creative engineering design solutions and attentive client service. This article explains some detailed information about the project, the architect’s unique vision, and obstacles faced in this custom project.
Elevator Contractor Wants Responsive & Experienced Team for Northwestern University, IL Project
“My customer wanted a very high-end cab and assembled a top notch project team who had experience working together” – Ken Mason, PES
Elevator World Web Exclusive: King Abdullah Sports City (KASC)
Read about the royal and VIP elevators involving custom graphics on the back-painted glass, high definition screens that broadcast live TV and floor-indicator panels located within 5- and 7-in. LCD screens.