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James McHugh Construction Co.

About

Member Since: 2010

Member Offices: Chicago

Website: http://www.mchughconstruction.com/

Since its founding, James McHugh Construction Co. has earned its reputation as a builder of landmark, one-of-a-kind structures. McHugh’s success is grounded in the company’s dedication to the success of its clients, its people, and the McHugh heritage.

The company was founded in 1897 by James D. McHugh and by the 1920s was established as a general contractor noted for its elaborate masonry work. As it grew with the city, McHugh developed its specialties: high-rise concrete construction and complex, large-scale projects for both the private and public sectors.

McHugh’s mission has always been promoting a seamless and positive project experience with excellence and innovation. With a rich tradition of excellence, innovation and commitment to people, McHugh will continue to be a leader in the construction industry.

Fields of Expertise

Construction / Contractor

Membership details

Membership Level

Participant

Member Since

2010

Member Offices

  • Chicago

Buildings

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

St. Regis Chicago

362.9 m / 1,191 ft

2

NEMA Chicago

273.1 m / 896 ft

3

Aqua at Lakeshore East

261.8 m / 859 ft

4

Park Tower

257.4 m / 844 ft

5

Waldorf Astoria Chicago

209 m / 686 ft

6

Grand Plaza Apartments

195.4 m / 641 ft

7

Chicago Place

185.3 m / 608 ft

8

The Clare

179.5 m / 589 ft

9

Marina City I

179.2 m / 588 ft

10

Marina City II

179.2 m / 588 ft

Building Completions Timeline

 

Videos

20 December 2012

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Global News

26 January 2021

Developers Look to Add Units to Stalled Chicago Tower

After losing their financing last year, the New York City developers of a stalled 74-story residential high-rise next to Grant Park are trying to jump-start...

Global News

10 December 2020

Residential Tower Tops Out at 122.9 Meters in Chicago

Construction on Cascade has topped out 396 feet (120 meters) over Lakeshore East. Officially addressed at 455 E Waterside Drive, Cascade is part of the...

Statistics

150 m+ Buildings

300 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

24 Years

Most Common Function*

Residential (79%), 58 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Concrete (94%), 68 Buildings

* Based on 150 m+ buildings currently in the database.

Total: 73 Buildings for which a function has been assigned.
 
Total: 72 Buildings for which a material has been assigned.
 

*Based on 75 Completed & Under Construction Buildings

Building Completions Timeline

 

Construction Time Chart

NOTE: Construction start time is not available for all buildings. The average construction time is only displayed if there is three or more buildings with construction start and complete data in that year.