CBS This Morning New Studios Complete
The construction of CBS This Morning’s new studio, managed by Structure Tone is now complete. The state-of-the-art broadcast studio is on-air and transmitting live feed. While the CBS This Morning studio was on the air for the first few months, Structure Tone started working next door on the new CBS newsroom. Out of the camera’s eye, the team constructed new office support space and talent offices on the second floor and mezzanine level.
First New Hotel in Newark, NJ Since 1971 Opens
The Courtyard Newark Downtown, built by Structure Tone, is the first new hotel in the downtown area since 1971. The 150-room hotel abuts the Prudential Center, home to the NJ Devils, and a historic pre-World War I office building, which created challenging logistics and a delicate construction process.
Restoration of St. Patrick's Cathedral
As over five million people visit St. Patrick’s Cathedral this year, they will bear witness to the remarkable historic restoration Structure Tone is managing for the Archdiocese of New York. During the 22-month project Structure Tone is restoring the fašade, replacing stone and wood on the exterior of the church, re-glazing the stained glass storm windows, cleaning over 1,000 additional stain glass windows, repainting portions of the ceiling, replacing the alters and fixing the roof.
Bronze Doors at St. Patrick's Cathedral Removed for Restoration
Over two nights workers removed the bronze doors of St. Patrick's Cathedral, each weighing almost 9,000lbs, for restoration and cleaning. This is one step in the five-year, multi-phased full interior and exterior renovation being managed by Structure Tone.
The History of St. Patrick's Cathedral
Get the facts on an oasis of peace in the heart of Midtown. Learn about the history of the building and it’s restoration.
The Barnes Foundation Moves Its Art Collection to a New Building in Philadelphia
Dr. Albert Barnes, an influential scientist and life-long learner, amassed the largest private collection of post-impressionist and modernist artworks in the world and wanted to share it with the public. After years of debate the Foundation moved the collection from Merion to Philadelphia, however the Merion galleries were replicated in size, scale and placement of art. L.F. Driscoll constructed the 93,000sf, LEED Platinum building, a limestone structure made up of two long sections, with one of them forming an L wrapping the other. In between the buildings is a light court.
Tour the Site of the New Signature Center Constructed by Structure Tone
Structure Tone brought to life the vision of celebrated architect Frank Gehry and his patron, Signature Theatre Company, building the new LEED Gold certified Pershing Square Signature Center on West 42nd Street. The theatre is located on the lower and mezzanine levels of a new multi-story, mixed-use hotel and residences, which was built simultaneously.
Construction of Temple University’s 703,000sf Morgan Hall Tops Off
Construction of the Temple University’s new 703,000sf Morgan Hall, managed by L.F. Driscoll, celebrated the topping out of the new residential complex, which has transformed the Philadelphia skyline along North Broad Street. The 27-story and the 10-story, structural steel and slab on deck dormitories provide 1,250 additional beds and will provide additional shopping and eating amenities for students.
Construction of The Wistar Institute’s New Biomedical Research Tower Underway
The construction of the The Wistar Institute’s new $750 million, seven-story research tower and vivarium is underway. Managed by L.F. Driscoll, the complex project will be built in multiple phases to allow The Wistar Institute to remain in operation through construction.
Construction of GlaxoSmithKline’s LEED Platinum Offices at the Navy Yard Under Way
Construction for GlaxoSmithKline’s new LEED Platinum offices is underway at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. After a comprehensive design and preconstruction phase L.F. Driscoll, construction manager, Robert A.M. Stern Architects, architect and Liberty Property Trust, developer, are proud to showcase GSK’s new 205,000sf offices.
Wagner College Re-Dedicates Main Hall after the Comprehensive External Restoration
Over 17-months Structure Tone restored the 82-year-old Main Hall building, the center piece of Wagner College. Structure Tone provided construction management services for the exterior and interior renovation of the Main Hall including installing a new dome, a feature bay window and new windows in all classrooms; reinforcing the roof of the building; renovating the theatre; and installing all new HVAC systems.
US Companies Invest in Ireland Building a Strong Economy
Since 1995, Structure Tone a US based construction firm, has been supporting companies in Ireland as they build and expand their businesses throughout the county. We are a leading builder of commercial and mission critical facilities in Ireland and are proud to support US companies building abroad including Microsoft, Google, MSD and Bank of America, to name a few. US companies have been investing in Ireland for the last 100 years and now a quarter of the GDP can be attributed to these investments. We proudly support the development and investment in the country.
University of Hawaii Cancer Center Virtual Tour
L.F. Driscoll in partnership with Albert C. Kobayashi, Inc., are constructing a new state-of-the-art LEED Gold cancer research center for the University of Hawaii. The 165,000sf two-building facility will be one of 65 premier research organizations in the country designated by the National Cancer Institute. Building A will include four floors of wet labs and Building B will include six floors of dry lab, one seminar room, test kitchen, and fitness center.
Intelligent Buildings and Energy Efficiency
Ron Bowman, executive vice president, Structure Tone Mission Critical participated in the AGRION Intelligent Building panel. Ron offered his perspective on the current landscape of the market and the long-term sustainable value that can be realized in the context of technological advancements.
Building Peace in Dallas with the Construction of the Cathedral of Hope Interfaith Peace Chapel
The Cathedral of Hope Interfaith Peace Chapel, constructed by Structure Tone Southwest, has its genesis in the spirit of love, hope and diversity. This unique structure—comprised entirely of curved walls and arches—was the last work of art designed by renowned architect Phillip Johnson before his death. Converting the vision to a reality, the effort required an enormous amount of coordination, communication and craftsmanship to bring to life Philip Johnson’s final work of art.
Workplace 2.0—Building an Office for a Mobile Workforce
Accenture was looking to relocate and reduce its real estate footprint in Houston while continuing to support a growing workforce. When constructing the Houston Accenture office, Structure Tone's team focused on collaborative space and technology and emphasizes the four E’s: efficiency, effectiveness, engagement and environmental sustainability.
Watch the Penn State Hershey Medical Center Construction
Children's Hospital, will be the new the state-of-the-art home for pediatric medicine. The new 72 bed, 263,500sf free-standing children’s hospital building, built by L.F. Driscoll, will represent the leading edge in medical facility design. Watch the construction. (hyperlink to video)
The New St. Joseph’s Fieldhouse is a Slam Dunk
Phil Martelli, head basketball coach of St. Joseph’s describes the construction of the new Fieldhouse. He proudly recants the experience working with L.F. Driscoll on the construction of the building and the project team, who exceeded his expectations.
Clash Detection and Building Information Modeling Utilized to Construct and Fit-out Structure Tone’s New Interior Space
Utilizing clash detection and 3D modeling software, Structure Tone provided construction management services to build and fit-out new interior space. Working in an occupied and operational building presented unique challenges. Structure Tone worked with the architect and subcontractors in the 3D model to devise solutions to common field challenges and eliminate costly changes.
Structure Tone Proudly Announces the Renaming of Constructors & Associates to Structure Tone Southwest
Constructors & Associates is now Structure Tone Southwest. Our name changed but our people and culture remain the same.
Data Center Infrastructure Construction
To ensure business continuity, a leading financial services firm hired Structure Tone to provide construction management services for a 476,000sf disaster recovery and data center facility.
Data Center Equipment Installation
Time lapse video of Structure Tone building a state of the art tier three data center demonstrates Structure Tone’s ability to meet the demands of the new mission critical facility.
Building Your World
Structure Tone a leader in commercial construction, utilizes cutting edge technology to “Build Your World.”