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Texas Tech University Track and Field

Texas Tech University Track and Field GRAEF provided site/civil engineering services for the renovation of the existing R.P. Fuller Track and Soccer Stadium at Texas Tech University. The renovation included 117,225 square-feet of new 13mm Mondo SX synthetic running track surfacing for the existing 400-meter, eight lane running track, as well as an interior steeple…

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Gulfstream Park Pegasus

Gulfstream Park Pegasus Gulfstream Park is one of the premier venues for horse racing in the country with some of the world’s top thoroughbred contenders passing through here on their way to the Triple Crown. The Park also boasts a world-class casino, dining, and shopping. GRAEF was part of a team who designed the new…

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Milwaukee Art Museum Cudahy Gardens

Milwaukee Art Museum Cudahy Gardens GRAEF worked with Dan Kiley on the development of this public space at the Milwaukee Art Museum. The entrance plaza is roughly 450 feet by 50 feet and is constructed entirely of granite cobbles and pavers. The entry stairs are bisected at acute angles by sloping accessible walkways. This plaza…

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Mukwonago YMCA

Mukwonago YMCA The Waukesha Family YMCA opened a new, much anticipated YMCA in Mukwonago, Wisconsin. The focal point of this YMCA is an extensive Aquatic Center with three pools: a family zero-depth entry pool with water slide; a 4-lane therapeutic-current lap pool; and a whirlpool. The 58,000-square-foot facility also has a large gymnasium, five locker…

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City of De Pere VFW Aquatic Center

De Pere VFW Aquatic Center Voters in De Pere, Wis., approved a plan for the city to convert its two public pools into “mini aquatic centers” and fund their operations in a referendum in November of 2018, and is targeted for completion in May of 2021. The De Pere Common Council approved a revised plan…

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McCormick Place Expansion

McCormick Place Expansion The McCormick Place expansion, featuring the new 2.5 million-square-foot McCormick Place West, opened in 2008. The facility includes 470,000 square feet of exhibition space, 250,000 square feet of meeting space, and a 100,000-square-foot ballroom, giving McCormick Place West more meeting space than any other facility of its kind. GRAEF teamed with A.…

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Brown County Expo Center Redevelopment

Brown County Expo Center Redevelopment The design team for the Brown County Expo Center faced one significant challenge: Create a new structure worthy of standing next to the iconic and historic Lambeau Field. The state-of-the-art facility will be a catalyst for economic development and tourist destination travel for the region. It is designed to meet…

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Wisconsin Exposition Center

Wisconsin Exposition Center The Wisconsin Exposition Center is the largest single exhibit hall in Wisconsin, and one of the largest facilities of its kind in the Midwest. The facility is located on the grounds of Wisconsin State Fair Park, six miles west of downtown Milwaukee. The facility replaces five smaller exposition buildings on site that…

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Kalahari Convention Center

Kalahari Convention Center Inspired by the adventure and intrigue of Africa, the Kalahari Resort in Sandusky, OH offers a 100,000-square-foot convention center. GRAEF lef the engineering team, including structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection, and provided the structural design for the $30 million conference center. The expansion included new break-out meeting rooms, a large gathering…

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University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Kress Center

University of Wisconsin – Green Bay Kress Center The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay wanted to expand their student athletic facility to accommodate an increased demand of services with the university’s recent NCAA Division 1 status. The expansion included a new performance gymnasium with stadium seating, practice gym, turf gym, exercise room with indoor track, increased parking…

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