Columbia College

  • Client: Columbia College
  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • Size: 175,000 square feet
  • Services Provided: Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Fire Protection

WMA provided MEP/FP Systems design services for a number of separate projects at Columbia College’s 8 story, 175,000 square foot building at 1104 S. Wabash Avenue. Improvements included the addition of an exterior storefront, entry replacement, exterior façade repainting, renovation of 1st floor Conaway Center and Mezzanine, miscellaneous classroom upgrades on 4, 5, and 6 floors, Central Heating Plant replacement, replacing existing gas fired steam boilers with new high efficiency hot water boilers, replacing the existing one pipe steam distribution system with a new two pipe hydronic system, and replacement of the 1st and 2nd floor HVAC systems.

Completed: 2014

Architect: Wheeler Kearns