Attention Students: Please join ACE on our annual campus visit at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, coming up Saturday March 12. The trip is free to all ACE students and includes travel by coach bus, breakfast, lunch and a fantastic and informative tour for all students planning to attend college. We will be hosted upon arrival by […]
Power Construction was kind enough to show us around one of their current projects: Children’s Hospital in the near north loop. The project was especially interesting due to the large structural cantilevers, the sky garden, the hospital’s complex MEP requirements, some of the special medical equipment and the variety in the level of progress in different areas […]
All ACE participants are invited to visit the IIT College of Architecture Open House: You will need to bring a permission slip: ACE – IIT Student Tour Permission Slip 2010 We hope to see you there!
ACE students of the South Shore neighborhoods are invited for a third and final tour of the new SS High School, currently under construction and set to open in 2011. The tour, which is open to invited South-side students, will depart from the corner of 76th street and South Jeffrey at 3:30pm on Tuesday, Nov. 16. Please dress […]
Tomorrow night will be College Night, We’ve put together a survey that we would like the students to fill out to get them started thinking about college and also to give the mentors a little background on how where the students are in the process. http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/YVZFSPD There are also a few websites that […]
ACE Team 7’s first session was the ever popular Spaghetti & Marshmallow Towers.
Every tower safely survived the Seismic Test, though there are rumors that some towers had more intense friction between continetal plates than others despite all being sited on the same chicago city block.
Some ACE students from the South Shore neighborhoods of Chicago were invited to tour the new High School on 76th and S. Jeffry. Highlights of the tour included an appearance by the construction contractor and architects that are responsible for the project! We will invite South Shore students for a return visit on Tuesday Nov. 02!