EMU Strong Hall Revitalization Featured
Baker Construction Company was recently featured in the April 2019 issue of CAM Magazine.
Eastern Michigan University’s $40 million renovations & addition to the historic Strong Hall were recently completed in January of 2019. Baker took on the unusual challenge of a design-assist build to accomplish both the various renovations and new 20,000 square foot addition. “They were instrumental in the design of added collaboration rooms into the existing brick structure, resulting in a better safer, and more cost-effective project.” CAM 2019
To integrate with the design of Sill Hall, which was originally built in 1957, a combination of brick, aluminum, limestone, and glass curtain walls were used to keep the overall design element while providing both energy efficiency and durability.
New Dearborn Rail Station Featured
Baker construction company was recently featured in the April 2014 CAM Magazine.
Piecing Together an Amazing Intermodal Station: Dearborn’s new Intermodal Passenger Rail Station is a stunning, load-bearing masonry building. “Clearly, Baker delivered the Holy Grail of construction: Quality work produced on schedule and on budget.” CAM 2014
Baker arrived on site in early April 2013 and reached substantial completion in October 2013. The mason’s craft is clearly displayed in every unit of brick, block, and stone blanketing a building that dominates seven acres of land along Michigan Avenue. Baker Construction hand-laid 133,500 modular bricks supplied by Belden Brick Sales Co., Fraser, said Baker Project Manager T.C. Baker. Twenty-one precast brick arches add to the character of this masonry showpiece.
Built to last, this quality public building/monument is sure to become a part of Michigan’s economic development story and Baker Construction’s own history. The entire region is excited about this new development rising on the edge of West Dearborn.
The new “Crown Jewel” of Siena Heights University
Baker construction company was recently featured in the Fall 2013 magazine for alumni and friends of Siena Heights University.
The new $9.1 million McLaughlin University Center was dedicated Oct. 5 as part of the Homecoming celebration. The 34,000 square-foot student and community facility houses the University’s dining service, which includes a Mongolian-style grill, a snack shop featuring Starbucks coffee, and the Barnes & Noble College Bookstore.
“It’s a building where students are meant to be.”
Baker Construction Featured in Ann Arbor Book
Dale Fisher has numerous publications featuring Ann Arbor where he has artistically documented the many changes that have taken place over 54 years, typically from the birds-eye view of a helicopter.
Baker was featured in this latest “Visions of the Eagle III”. The University of Michigan’s Willard Dow Chemistry Building including inside atrium was one of Baker’s most intricate and challenging projects. Other of the over 45 UofM projects Baker has performed include the brick perimeter fence surrounding the University’s football stadium and brickwork around the famed field.
Baker has performed work for Eastern Michigan University as well.