CTBUH Silver Member

CS Associates, Inc.

About

Member Since: 1996

Member Offices: Chicago

CS Associates, Inc. is a consulting structural engineering firm established in 1974, specializing in building design. Their projects include commercial, institutional, and residential buildings which range in magnitude from $500,000 to $250,000,000.

They have designed a variety of low-rise and high-rise structural frames utilizing braced frames, moment resistant frames, shear walls and structural tubes. The materials used on these projects include timber, structural steel, precast concrete, and cast-in-place concrete; conventionally reinforced and post-tensioned.

They have established a reputation with their clients, which include architects, developers, and contractors, for furnishing accurate preliminary framing systems allowing them to establish the most cost effective system for their project.

Fields of Expertise

Cost Consulting; Historical Preservation; Structural Engineering

Membership details

Membership Level

Silver

Member Since

1996

Member Offices

  • Chicago

Buildings

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Never Completed

Proposed

Vision

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

Park Tower

257.4 m / 844 ft

2

The Legacy at Millennium Park

249.3 m / 818 ft

3

Blue Cross-Blue Shield Tower

226.7 m / 744 ft

4

River East Center

196.3 m / 644 ft

5

The Heritage at Millennium Park

192.4 m / 631 ft

6

Millennium Centre

185.9 m / 610 ft

7

Optima Signature

178.9 m / 587 ft

8

The Fordham

174.8 m / 574 ft

9

Streeter Place

168.8 m / 554 ft

10

RBC Plaza

164.1 m / 539 ft

Building Completions Timeline

 

Global News

20 April 2020

Investor Acquires Residential High-Rise in Chicago

New Jersey-based Strategic Properties of North America (SPNA) has partnered with South Korean investor Mirae Asset Daewoo to acquire a luxury Chicago apartment building for...

Global News

26 June 2020

Chicago Near North Siders Disapprove of 43-Story Apartment Tower Plan

One of Chicago’s busiest luxury residential developers wants to build a 43-story apartment high-rise using air rights from a Near North Side church, but nearby...

Global News

18 August 2020

Apartment Tower in Chicago to Convert Office Space to Classroom Space During COVID-19 Pandemic

A 57-story apartment tower in the Streeterville neighborhood plans to convert some of its office space to small classrooms, betting that frazzled families will seek...

Associated companies

Chris P. Stefanos & Associates

Statistics

150 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

16 Years

Most Common Function*

Residential, 45 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Concrete, 54 Buildings

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

 
 

*Based on 58 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.

 

Gross-to-Net Height

NOTE: Gross-to-Net Height is defined as architectural height minus height of highest occupied floor. Therefore, the Gross-to-Net Height is only calculated for buildings that have both the architectural height and the highest occupied floor height recorded.