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$7M Restoration of Detroit’s Old Wayne County Building Complete

DETROIT — The Christman Company has completed the restoration of the Old Wayne County Building located at 600 Randolph St. in Detroit. The scope of the project included improvements to the exterior façade and lighting as well as the removal of old furniture. Since March 2016, the building’s ownership group has invested $7 million in restoring the property. Quinn Evans Architects served as the project architect. The 250,000-square-foot building has been vacant since Wayne County government …

Cadence McShane Breaks Ground on 527,000 SF Sherman High School in North Texas

SHERMAN, TEXAS — Cadence McShane Construction Co. has broken ground on a new, 527,000-square-foot high school for the city of Sherman, located north of Dallas near the Oklahoma border. The new campus will be divided into three main buildings with open-air courtyards connecting each wing. Additional components will include a 2,000-seat stadium, an 800-seat auditorium, a competition gym and several practice gyms, baseball and softball fields, an indoor practice facility and a standalone field …

Kraus-Anderson Completes Construction of $50M Middle School in Cottage Grove, Minnesota

COTTAGE GROVE, MINN. — Kraus-Anderson has completed the construction of Oltman Middle School in Cottage Grove. The $50 million school opened to students this month and replaces the former school in St. Paul Park. The facility can currently accommodate as many as 1,100 students in grades 6-8 with future expansion capabilities for as many as 1,450 students. Each grade level is housed in its own two-story section of the building. Designed by architects Rego + Youngquist, the 188,000-square-foot …

Adolfson & Peterson Begins Work on $84M Arts, Athletic Complex for Arlington ISD

ARLINGTON, TEXAS — Adolfson & Peterson Construction has begun work on an $84 million arts and athletics facility for the Arlington Independent School District (ISD). Designed by HKS, the property will be situated on more than 21 acres and serve the entire school district. Individual features will include a 97,963-square-foot performance and demonstration venue, a 1,250-seat concert hall and a 425-seat theater. The 97,548-square-foot athletic complex will offer facilities for swimming, …

McCarthy Breaks Ground on 360,000 SF Tech Campus for Collin College in Metro Dallas

ALLEN, TEXAS — McCarthy Building Cos. Inc. has broken ground on Collin College Technical Campus, a 360,000-square-foot development in Allen, a northeastern suburb of Dallas. The project will deliver a 177,646-square-foot building for trade studies that includes lab space, auto shops and carpentry shops, as well as a 151,000-square-foot academic building with classrooms, administrative offices and common spaces. Additional features will include a 23,700-square-foot conference building, a …

City of Atlanta Begins First Phase of 280-Acre Park in Westside Area

ATLANTA — The City of Atlanta has broken ground on the first phase of Westside Park at Bellwood Quarry in Atlanta’s Westside area. Expected to be the largest park in Atlanta, the first phase will include a signature gateway and trails leading to an overlook area for views of a quarry-turned-reservoir. Upon completion, the park will encompass 280 acres, nearly 100 acres larger than Piedmont Park in Atlanta’s Midtown district. The park will connect the Proctor Creek Greenway and …

CTA Architects Completes $20M Renovation, Expansion of Bronx Charter School in New York

NEW YORK CITY — CTA Architects P.C. has completed the final phase of a renovation and expansion project at the Bronx Charter School for Excellence in the Bronx.Located at 1952-1960 Benedict Ave. in the Bronx, the $20 million project included construction of a new, seven-story tower spanning 35,000 square feet; the renovation of an existing 10,000-square foot, two-story building; and a 4,500-square foot, two-story addition to the existing structure. The project team included Collado …

Kraus-Anderson Completes $21.9M Special Education School in St. Paul

ST. PAUL, MINN. — Kraus-Anderson Construction Co. has completed RiverEast, a $21.9 million special education school in St. Paul. Located at 1055 Mackubin St., the 71,100-square-foot school will open in September and serve students in grades K-8. A maximum of 80 students will be enrolled in the school. Health and education design firm BWBR designed the school. Saint Paul Public Schools was the

Soldiers Memorial Military Museum in St. Louis Undergoes $30M Renovation

ST. LOUIS — The Missouri Historical Society is nearing completion of a $30 million renovation of the Soldiers Memorial Military Museum in downtown St. Louis. Wiegmann Associates has completed work on the HVAC system and provided design services to KAI, the mechanical engineer of record, to reduce equipment costs and develop an energy-efficient system that protects historical exhibits. BSI Constructors is the general contractor for the project. The museum’s lower level was refurbished to …

TCC, Elm Tree to Build 259,947 SF Immigration Center in Irving

IRVING, TEXAS — Trammell Crow Co. and Elm Tree Funds will build a 259,947-square-foot government office building on a 27-acre tract in Irving. The project is a build-to-suit for the General Services Administration, which has signed a 20-year lease. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will use the property as its Texas Service Center. Construction is scheduled to begin in August and to be completed in early 2020. Gensler is serving as the project architect and Manhattan Construction Co. …

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