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600 Canal Place Earns 2022 American Architecture Award

As someone heavily drawn to the “Art & Science of Building,” the work done for Dominion Energy is a remarkable structure to highlight. Like Clayco, Pickard Chilton connects a love for art to the spaces we design and develop – which is one of the reasons why 600 Canal Place was recently awarded a 2022 American Architecture Award by The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies. Developed by Clayco and Hourigan...

600 Canal Place Earns 2022 American Architecture Award

600 Canal Place Earns 2022 American Architecture Award

As someone heavily drawn to the “Art & Science of Building,” the work done for Dominion Energy is a remarkable structure to highlight. Like Clayco, Pickard Chilton connects a love for art to the spaces we design and develop – which is one of the reasons why 600...

Grit

Grit

10 years ago at the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro. I’m proud of all of my kids for different reasons. They all have very different personalities. I never thought that it would happen, but my son, Shawn and I work together now. He’s leading our booming real estate...

Crain’s Chicago Business Who’s Who

Crain’s Chicago Business Who’s Who

The Crain's Chicago Business Who's Who list is back after five years! The team at Crain’s does a great job of developing a list of more than 300 names that you should know in Chicago. Featured categories include finance, technology, cuisine, architecture, law,...

In Memory of Jerry Cox

In Memory of Jerry Cox

I want to take a moment and pay my respects to my friend Jerome “Jerry” Cox Jr., who passed away at the age of 97. While it is a huge loss for everyone who knew Jerry and the even larger population who continues to benefit from his innovative work, it is a small...

I Can See Clearly Now

I Can See Clearly Now

Whenever people start a conversation about which of the five senses is their favorite, I’m baffled because there's only one that really matters to me. My sight. I'm not a foodie and could go without eating if there was a pill to replace food. I do like hearing, but...

Honoring Martin Luther King Jr

Honoring Martin Luther King Jr

The third Monday every January commemorates the life and work of the American civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Junior. Although workers across our nation generally have the day off, the best way to honor Dr. King’s legacy is to consider the holiday a “day...

Clayco 2022: A Day in the Life

Clayco 2022: A Day in the Life

I always enjoy Clayco’s “Day in the Life” annual tradition, where we share the incredible people, projects, and experiences our team has had over the past year.  This much-anticipated photo book is the result of snapshots sent to us from our 2,800+ Clayco team members...

2022: A Year in Review

2022: A Year in Review

This past year was filled with big ideas and even bigger achievements. As we enter 2023, I’m reminded of the importance of hard work, human connection, and building our society back better. I’m humbled to see how much growth has happened throughout my 38-year tenure...

Architect Sir David Adjaye Awarded Britain’s Order of Merit

Architect Sir David Adjaye Awarded Britain’s Order of Merit

Congratulations to my friend and renowned architect Sir David Adjaye, OM, OBE, RA, for being one of five architects awarded Britain’s Order of Merit. The award was established in 1902 by King Edward VII to honor individuals of exceptional distinction in arts,...

THOUGHTS

Grit

Grit

10 years ago at the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro. I’m proud of all of my kids for different reasons. They all have very different...

In Memory of Jerry Cox

In Memory of Jerry Cox

I want to take a moment and pay my respects to my friend Jerome “Jerry” Cox Jr., who passed away at the age of 97. While it is a huge loss...

I Can See Clearly Now

I Can See Clearly Now

Whenever people start a conversation about which of the five senses is their favorite, I’m baffled because there's only one that really...

Honoring Martin Luther King Jr

Honoring Martin Luther King Jr

The third Monday every January commemorates the life and work of the American civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Junior. Although...

Grit

Grit

10 years ago at the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro. I’m proud of all of my kids for different reasons. They all have very different...

Crain’s Chicago Business Who’s Who

Crain’s Chicago Business Who’s Who

The Crain's Chicago Business Who's Who list is back after five years! The team at Crain’s does a great job of developing a list of more...

In Memory of Jerry Cox

In Memory of Jerry Cox

I want to take a moment and pay my respects to my friend Jerome “Jerry” Cox Jr., who passed away at the age of 97. While it is a huge loss...

I Can See Clearly Now

I Can See Clearly Now

Whenever people start a conversation about which of the five senses is their favorite, I’m baffled because there's only one that really...

Honoring Martin Luther King Jr

Honoring Martin Luther King Jr

The third Monday every January commemorates the life and work of the American civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Junior. Although...

Clayco 2022: A Day in the Life

Clayco 2022: A Day in the Life

I always enjoy Clayco’s “Day in the Life” annual tradition, where we share the incredible people, projects, and experiences our team has...

2022: A Year in Review

2022: A Year in Review

This past year was filled with big ideas and even bigger achievements. As we enter 2023, I’m reminded of the importance of hard work,...