Tuesday / July 19, 2016 / 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
How do you support a 580-ton Ferris Wheel on the top of a parking garage, on a marine pier, a half-mile into Lake Michigan? Can you build a new steel theater under a tent? What would it take to make Navy Pier a 21st Century destination for visitors and locals alike? Learn this and more on a guided tour of Navy Pier’s recent redevelopment led by the structural engineers most familiar with the past and present construction.
Visit this page to learn more about the Navy Pier sites that will be covered on the tour and see an interactive map: www.thorntontomasetti.com/navy_pier_structural_walking_tour
- William D. Bast, P.E., S.E., SECB (Thornton Tomasetti)
- Ken Maschke, P.E., S.E., LEED AP (Thornton Tomasetti)
- Eric Wheeler, S.E. (Thornton Tomasetti)
- Alberto Mena Jr., S.E. (Thornton Tomasetti)