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The Moderne

The Moderne Following the 2008 recession, apartment and condo development in Milwaukee flat lined. As the economy rebounded, Milwaukee’s young professionals and empty nesters expressed a desire for convenient and accessible high-end housing downtown. To fill that void, GRAEF worked to bring the 31-story, 405,000-square-foot Moderne to Milwaukee’s skyline. With first floor retail space sitting…

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St. John’s On The Lake

St. John’s On The Lake Saint John’s On The Lake is a premier retirement community on the shores of Lake Michigan in Milwaukee, WI. Saint John’s takes pride in offering the finest in residential services and health services and expanded their facility with a new tower comprising 88 new apartments. GRAEF provided structural and site/civil design…

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Miralea Masonic Homes of Kentucky

Miralea Masonic Homes of Kentucky Miralea developed 90 new apartments and 12 cottages to offer independent living options in a comforting environment. Buildings surrounding the campus are on the National Register of Historic Places so careful consideration was taken by the architect in the selection of materials and design. GRAEF provided structural design for the three-story structure which is…

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Mackie Building Restoration

Mackie Building Restoration Downtown Milwaukee’s historic Mackie Building, which features the ornate Grain Exchange Room is undergoing a major restoration. The six-story building on Michigan Street was built in 1879 and is among a group of adjoining historic properties. The 55,000-square-foot building features high ceilings, extraordinary windows, and interesting historic details. GRAEF provided mechanical, electrical,…

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Westminster Suncoast Manor

Westminster Suncoast Manor Westminster Communities of Florida is a not-for-profit operating 20 living/healthcare communities in the state. GRAEF has been working with Westminster since 2000 and has completed over 70 projects as their prime consultant. GRAEF performed mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and structural engineering for an HVAC retrofit of the outside air systems at a five-story,…

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Drexel Town Square

Drexel Town Square Drexel Town Square is a new mixed use town center located on the former 85-acre Delphi industrial site in Oak Creek, WI. The City of Oak Creek and WisPark are developing the site for the City which currently lacks a ‘downtown’ area. Drexel Town Square has civic, retail, office, open space, and residential uses. GRAEF…

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