On Thursday June 28, 2014 thousands of Architects from all over the United States will spend a few intense days learning about what’s new in architecture at the Chicago AIA Convention. Here’s a few projects that they might not know about in Chicago which were completed by Zahner.

1.) Sears Tower

Zahner design-engineered and produced the interior metal of the then Sears Tower during its renovation at the end of the 20th Century. It looks as good today as it did twenty years ago.
Zahner design-engineered and produced the interior metal of the then Sears Tower during its renovation at the end of the 20th Century. It looks as good today as it did twenty years ago.

2.) Pritzker Pavilion

Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park. Zahner engineered and manufactured the complex canopy system.
Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park. Zahner engineered and manufactured the complex canopy system.

3.)One Eleven

Zahner is working with Handel Architects to produce a stunning multi-story facade for the entrance to One Eleven Wacker Drive.
Zahner is working with Handel Architects to produce a stunning multi-story facade for the entrance to One Eleven Wacker Drive.

4.) 65 E. Goethe

The Lucien Lagrange-designed 65 E. Goethe Building with Zinc Roof, an example of how traditions in architecture can benefit from modern scale fabrication and engineering technologies.
The Lucien Lagrange-designed 65 E. Goethe Building with Zinc Roof, an example of how traditions in architecture can benefit from modern scale fabrication and engineering technologies.

5.) Harold Washington Library

The Harold Washington Library Rooftop Cornice and Art Assemblies, produced by Zahner in Kansas City and shipped to downtown Chicago.
The Harold Washington Library Rooftop Cornice and Art Assemblies, produced by Zahner in Kansas City and shipped to downtown Chicago.

6.) The American Medical Association Building

The American Medical Association in Chicago is a good example of how cast aluminum patterns can be custom-designed for elegant effect.
The American Medical Association in Chicago is a good example of how cast aluminum patterns can be custom-designed for elegant effect.

7.) Diesel

The Diesel facade in Northside Chicago featuring distressed patination on steel, a stable process developed by Zahner for a boldy unique effect.
The Diesel facade in Northside Chicago featuring distressed patination on steel, a stable process developed by Zahner for a boldy unique effect.

8.) Burberry on Michigan Avenue

Zahner produced the complex facade for the new Burberry Flagship in Chicago, a deep-set fully developed facade integrated with exterior lighting systems.
Zahner produced the complex facade for the new Burberry Flagship in Chicago, a deep-set fully developed facade integrated with exterior lighting systems.

9.) 120 North La Salle

120 North La Salle, an example of the kind of small scale and custom work Zahner has done for exterior and interior metal design and fabrication.
120 North La Salle, an example of the kind of small scale and custom work Zahner has done for exterior and interior metal design and fabrication.

10.) Pritzker Column Covers

Zahner also produced the six-feet-diameter column cladding which encircle the perimeter of the Millennium park.
Zahner also produced the six-feet-diameter column cladding which encircle the perimeter of the Millennium park.

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