7 05, 2022

Trump International Hotel and Tower

By |2022-05-07T22:31:01-06:00May 7th, 2022|Commercial, Hospitality, Projects|

Kirkegaard provided room acoustics, sound isolation and mechanical noise and vibration control services for two projects within the Trump International Hotel and Tower. The first project was a new conference center occupying the lobby and mezzanine levels, with an event…

6 05, 2022

Marriott Marquis Chicago at McCormick Place

By |2023-01-14T08:44:27-06:00May 6th, 2022|Commercial, Hospitality, Projects|

The new McCormick Place Marriott Marquis Hotel includes a 40 level building, with a 1200 room full-service hotel operated by Marriott International. The building is directly across the street from the new McCormick Place Event Center. The podium of the…

25 04, 2022

Investment and Trading Firm – Corporate Interior Fitout

By |2023-01-13T15:03:49-06:00April 25th, 2022|Commercial, Corporate, Projects|

This Investment and Trading Firm is moving into the top floor of an existing office building. The approximately 18,5000 sf interior fit out includes open plan and private offices, break area, reception, conference rooms ranging from 5 to 20 persons,…

27 09, 2015

Carnegie Hall Studio Towers

By |2023-02-27T16:50:59-06:00September 27th, 2015|Awards, Commercial, LEED Sustainable, Projects|

The historic Studio Towers, added to Carnegie Hall during 1894-1897, has undergone a full renovation to support the educational missions of the Weill Music Institute and provide greatly-improved spaces for Carnegie Hall’s backstage, archives, and offices. The newly created Resnick…

14 06, 2013

Chicago Public Schools – Solorio Academy High School

By |2023-03-13T13:01:58-06:00June 14th, 2013|Awards, Commercial, LEED Sustainable, Projects|

This project is based on an innovative and successful urban high school prototype also designed by Kirkegaard for the Chicago Public School system. Kirkegaard provided Room Acoustics, Mechanical Noise Control and Audiovisual design of the gymnasium/auditorium, multi-purpose/dance room, pool, instrumental/choral…

16 11, 2012

Virtua Health – Replacement Hospital Campus

By |2023-02-27T17:02:56-06:00November 16th, 2012|Commercial, Healthcare, Projects|

The new Virtua Health Replacement Hospital Campus is a 368-bed, 680,000 sq. ft. regional medical center that provides specialized, high-level care in a family centered atmosphere. The campus is located in Vorhees, NJ. The building design was based around the…

7 05, 2012

Virtua Health Hospital – Ambulatory Care Center

By |2023-02-27T16:57:27-06:00May 7th, 2012|Commercial, Healthcare, Projects|

Kirkegaard provided acoustic consulting for the MRIs and adjacent areas in the new Virtua Health Ambulatory Care Center. The MRI were adjacent to office space that was leased and maximum allowable noise levels were required. The building is located to…

5 05, 2012

Howard Brown Health – Broadway Youth Center

By |2023-02-27T16:21:08-06:00May 5th, 2012|Commercial, Healthcare, Projects|

The new 5 story, permanent BYC at 1023 West Irving Park Road, a long, narrow site fronting on Irving Park near Sheridan Rd. The facility includes behavioral health offices, medical space and administrative offices; classrooms, recreational space and community programming…

6 08, 2011

Curtis Institute Of Music – Field Concert Hall

By |2023-03-20T19:16:40-06:00August 6th, 2011|Awards, Commercial, LEED Sustainable, Projects|

Since 1999, the Curtis Institute of Music has called upon Kirkegaard for consultation on both existing building renovations and entirely new facilities. Curtis is one of the world’s leading music conservatories and is unique in that it has provided merit-based,…

13 01, 2011

Curtis Institute of Music – Lenfest Hall

By |2023-03-22T12:36:28-06:00January 13th, 2011|Awards, Commercial, LEED Sustainable, Projects|

When Curtis started exploring possibilities for expanding their facilities to include additional music education spaces and add student residences, they involved Kirkegaard in the assessment of planned uses, feasibility, and cost. The solution was to replace the Locust Club building…

23 08, 2010

SC Johnson – Fortaleza Hall and the Commons

By |2023-02-28T17:44:40-06:00August 23rd, 2010|Commercial, Corporate, Projects|

Located on the historic campus of S.C. Johnson & Sons, in Racine, WI, Fortaleza Hall commemorates the 1998 expedition to Fortaleza, Brazil, taken by Sam Johnson and his family in a replica Sikorsky S-38 amphibious airplane. The plane was identical…

18 06, 2010

Mesirow Financial Corporate Headquarters

By |2023-02-27T17:13:11-06:00June 18th, 2010|Awards, Commercial, Corporate, Projects|

Mesirow Financial’s new 45-story office building contains the firm’s corporate headquarters, filling floors 4 through 17. The elegant architecture is complemented by near-invisible technology infrastructure, linked through an extensive IT network. Each of the building’s conference rooms includes extensive audio,…

9 06, 2010

Wellesley College – Diana Chapman Walsh Alumnae Hall

By |2023-03-20T19:20:20-06:00June 9th, 2010|Awards, Commercial, LEED Sustainable, Projects|

Alumnae Hall is the largest assembly space at Wellesley College. The original 1923 beaux arts building by Cram and Ferguson consisted of a 1,300-seat auditorium with a ballroom below, equal in size to the auditorium. Kirkegaard installed a new audio…

16 02, 2009

University of Pennsylvania School of Arts & Sciences – Lerner Center

By |2023-03-13T12:52:21-06:00February 16th, 2009|Awards, Commercial, LEED Sustainable, Projects|

The renovation of Penn's 25,000 sq ft. music building incorporated restoration of a beautiful 1890 Italianate brick building along with a graceful new addition, modern in nature but proportioned and detailed to complement the historic surroundings. The addition houses four…

31 08, 2008

University of Chicago Medicine – Teleconferencing Room G217

By |2023-02-28T17:51:53-06:00August 31st, 2008|Commercial, Healthcare, Projects|

The video/teleconferencing/distance learning system in Conference Room G217 is designed to allow for conferencing with, and broadcast of presentations, to any Access Grid System and videoconferencing (H.323 & SIP) equipped remote sites. Used to view surgical procedures taking place at…

24 08, 2007

Northwestern Memorial Hospital – Prentice Women’s Hospital

By |2023-02-27T17:09:51-06:00August 24th, 2007|Awards, Commercial, LEED Sustainable, Projects|

Audio and Video systems consulting services for the new construction of 947,500 sq ft. Northwestern Memorial Prentice Women's hospital. Design services included systems for the first and third floors of the building in auditoriums, classrooms, and an administrative conference center.…

18 06, 2007

Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership

By |2023-03-13T12:56:08-06:00June 18th, 2007|Awards, LEED Sustainable, Projects|

The Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies occupies a 10-story rise on Michigan Avenue, peering into Grant Park and beyond to Lake Michigan. With its multi-faceted glass front, it broadcasts a warm welcome for those who wish to explore the history,…

16 06, 2007

Judson University – Harm A. Weber Academic Center

By |2023-03-20T18:48:55-06:00June 16th, 2007|Awards, Commercial, LEED Sustainable, Projects|

Room acoustics and noise control consulting services for a new LEED-Gold Certified academic building for Judson University, located 45 miles northwest of Chicago in Elgin, IL. The 88,000 square foot Harm A. Weber Academic Center, completed in 2007, includes library,…

24 08, 2005

St. Alexis Hospital – Nurse Station Noise Remediation

By |2023-02-28T17:57:53-06:00August 24th, 2005|Commercial, Healthcare, Projects|

Testing and recommendations to reduce the noise levels in the new Nurse Station area. Voice and communication equipment noise has been noted as high. Recommendations include reduction of telephone ringer noise and addition of absorptive materials at the Nurse Station…

24 08, 2003

Northwestern Memorial Hospital – Feinberg Pavilion Conference Center

By |2023-02-28T17:56:20-06:00August 24th, 2003|Commercial, Healthcare, Projects|

Audiovisual systems design services for the upgrade of the Feinberg Pavilion Conference Center. Kirkegaard provided audio and video system design for rooms A-D as well as additional support spaces. Designed systems included speech sound-reinforcement, audio playback, audio meeting systems, archival…

24 08, 2001

Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown-Lakefront

By |2023-02-28T17:46:28-06:00August 24th, 2001|Commercial, Corporate, Projects|

Audio/video design services for stand-alone and divisible meeting and banquet faculties were included in this 6,000 sq. ft. meeting and banquet facilities addition. Incorporation of state-of-the art computerized room control systems affords control over audio functions as well as lighting…

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