Topping Off at McCormick Place Event Center
New Haven, CT (October 21, 2016)— Principal-in-Charge Mitch Hirsch, AIA, LEED AP attended the topping off ceremony of the McCormick Place Event Center, future home to DePaul University’s basketball program. Among those gathered for the event were Lori Healey, CEO of Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority Lori Healey, CEO of Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority , DePaul University President Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M., and athletes from the men’s and women’s Blue Demons teams, all of whom signed the final white beam before it was installed.
According to Lori Healey:
“We are thrilled to be here today. The Event Center at McCormick Square is a game-changer for our campus; it is incredibly exciting to see us reach this point in the construction process.”
This is PCPA’s second collaboration with DePaul University. The Theatre School is located on the Lincoln Park campus and has become a new gateway to DePaul’s campus. Also led by Mitch Hirsch, the project received an AIA Chicago award last year, the fourth national award since the building opened in 2013.