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How Chicago’s Top Structural Engineers Blend Technical Expertise With Personal Communication
Kathleen Strnad likes to say that her most memorable engineering client was a sea lion. As part of the structural engineering team ...
Crain’s Chicago Business 2021 Best Places to Work
Klein & Hoffman is proud to be recognized as #57 overall in the Top 100 Best Place to Work in ...
Understanding Quality Control Versus Quality Assurance for Construction Projects
By Caroline Smrokowski, Jason Wilen, AIA CDT RRO – Klein and Hoffman As a Building Owner, Facilities Manager, Property Manager, ...
K&H Welcomes Anna Kornreich
Anna Kornreich re-joined K&H's Structural team as a full time Associate I on February 1, 2021. Anna graduated with her ...
Steven Nolin featured in SEAOI’s Young Engineer Spotlight
Read the latest interview from SEAOI featuring Steven Nolin: This month, we welcome Steven Nolin to the Young Engineer Spotlight ...
Dangling In The Air, Keeping Buildings Safe: Chicago’s Hands-On High-Elevation Inspectors
Mark Danielson has dangled from stone turrets hundreds of feet in the air and watched peregrine falcons dive off the ...
K&H Celebrates Recent Promotions
Klein & Hoffman recently had some exciting promotions for 2021-- we are so proud of the following team members and ...
How 4 Historic Pennsylvania Landmarks Got New Leases On Life
Carl Dress still feels a rush of excitement whenever he passes a historic building on his walks through Philadelphia. “There’s ...
Pete Power Celebrates 25 Years at K&H
Peter Power celebrates his Silver Anniversary this month. Starting out as an Intern Architect, Pete joined the firm in November 1995 and ...
Your Building Has Deferred Maintenance. What Should You Address First?
From chattering boilers to flickering lights, many commercial buildings are operating with a handful of deferred maintenance projects. Now, with ...
Allison Toonen-Talamo, American Express Aspire Award Recipient
Allison Toonen-Talamo is being awarded the American Express Aspire Award presented by Saving Places, National Trust for Historic Preservation-- this ...
Climb Chicago’s Tallest Towers With The Architects, Engineers, and Inspectors That Keep Them Safe
The team at Klein & Hoffman have climbed inside building spires, watched peregrine falcons swoop from the John Hancock Center and stood underneath ...
K&H Kares Hosts 1st Annual Blood Drive!
Every 2 seconds, someone in the U.S. is in need of blood, and one donation can potentially save up to ...
Beyond The Pane: The Engineer Behind Some Of The U.S.’ Most Impressive Glass Structures
A glass walkway suspended hundreds of feet above the ground. Cylindrical aquarium viewing walls made of glass and holding back ...
K&H welcomes Emma Enderle
K&H welcomes our new marketing assistant, Emma Enderele to the team. Emma officially joined Klein & Hoffman on July 20th ...
Crain’s Chicago Business 2020 Best Places to Work
Crain's Chicago Business announced their Best Places to Work in 2020, and we're excited to share that we ranked 43rd ...
“Revitalizing a Century-old Architectural Landmark”
Building Stone Magazine recently covered the extensive façade repair program at 360 North Michigan Avenue, home to the iconic LondonHouse ...
Glenn Johnson promoted to Principal
Join us in congratulating Glenn Johnson on his recent promotion to Principal! Glenn has been an exceptional asset since joining ...
Terry McDonnell Joins K&H
Terrence McDonnell, structural and forensic engineer, joins Klein & Hoffman as Associate Principal. McDonnell is licensed in 24 states, three ...
Carl Dress to Lead K&H Philadelphia Office
Carl Dress, AIA has been tapped to lead the Philadelphia office of Chicago-based architectural and structural engineering firm Klein & ...
Working Together. Building Inclusivity.
Our team is comprised of diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences and as a firm, we work collaboratively to improve the ...
K&H Welcomes New Hires to the A/E Group
K&H welcomes two new hires to the A/E team this week! Marlom Vargas, Associate I, and Jessica Duschean, Summer Intern ...
Klein and Hoffman COVID-19 Letter to our Valued Clients
We are in a truly unprecedented situation as the global pandemic affects our families, communities, and businesses. During this time, ...
Homa Ghaemi, CEO of Klein & Hoffman
Chicago-based structural engineering and architecture firm, Klein & Hoffman, named Homa Ghaemi its new chief executive officer. Ghaemi steps into ...
Klein & Hoffman a Top 100 Best Place to Work!
Klein & Hoffman is proud to be recognized as a Top 100 Best Place to Work in Chicago by Crain's ...
A Message From Our CEO on COVID-19
To our Clients and Project Teams: As we all face the uncertainty, confusion and challenges associated with the outbreak and ...
These 3 Chicago Attractions Got A High-Tech Engineering Makeover
“I can look at the skyline and say ‘I worked on that building, and that building and that one,’” said ...
Brad Feldman, RA
K&H congratulates Bradley Feldman on his recent accomplishment – Licensed Architect! Brad is a valued Associate III in our A/E ...
Please join us in recognizing the following team member promotions. Klein and Hoffman values the hard work and contributions they ...
K&H Hosts BOMA/Chicago Lunch & Learn
BOMA/Chicago's first Lunch & Learn of 2020 will be presented by K&H roofing expert, Jason Wilen. Jason will discuss the ...
CRE Future Leaders: Mike Naponelli
REJournals recently featured Mike Naponelli, Senior Associate and Licensed Architect. Read more: CRE Future Leaders ...
Lyric Opera to Undergo Massive Renovation in 2020
“Lyric Opera's historic theater will undergo a massive renovation in 2020 that will include the replacement of all theater seats, ...
K&H Congratulates our newest professionals
Hershel Bhat, P.E., has joined the ranks of the fellow Professional Engineers, and Tim Kennedy, RA, is a newly-licensed Architect! ...
ENR Midwest Announces ‘Best Project’ Winners
Congratulations to all ENR Midwest Best Project Winners. K&H is proud to have been part of the project team for ...
K&H Welcomes Brian Koons
Klein and Hoffman is pleased to welcome our new Associate IV Brian Koons, P.E. to the team! Brian graduated with ...
K&H Welcomes Thomas Kane
Klein and Hoffman is pleased to welcome our new Senior Associate I, Thomas J. Kane AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, to ...
K&H Welcomes New Associates
We are excited to welcome the following new Associates to the K&H team! Isidro Carreon started on May 28, 2019, ...
SEAOI’s 2019 Young Outstanding Engineer Award
We're celebrating Michelle Ryland - SEAOI Structural Engineers Association of Illinois' 2019 recipient of the Outstanding Young Engineer Award! The ...
SEAOI Award Winners
We are very excited to announce that the Chicago Union Station Great Hall Restoration project was awarded the 2019 SEAOI ...
K&H Talks with Patti V on WGN Radio!
Our CEO Jon Boyd, and Michelle Ryland joined the Patti V Show on WGN Radio to discuss the clients, projects, ...
Taking Care of Your Building’s Exterior
‘When it comes to façade restoration, it’s crucial that the problem signs are noticed before damage is done.’ K&H’s Rhocel ...
Crain’s Chicago Business Top 100 Best Places to Work!
We are excited to announce that Klein and Hoffman has been named to the Crain's Chicago Business annual list of ...
New Year, New Promotions!
Happy New Year from K&H! Our 2019 is off to a great start! Please join us in congratulating several members ...
Chicago’s Iconic Skyline Still Has “Potential”
K&H CEO Jon Boyd joined Steve Grzanich on WGN Radio's Opening Bell to discuss Chicago's rich architectural legacy and influence ...
K&H Celebrates 65 Years!
We are proud to be marking our 65th anniversary this year – a significant milestone in our history. Last Thursday ...
Camille Loudenback, PE
We are proud to announce a new engineer in the house! K&H member, Camille Youngberg Loudenback, P.E. passed the Professional ...
K&H Welcomes Jason Wilen!
Klein and Hoffman is pleased to welcome our new Senior Associate I Jason Wilen, AIA, CDT, RRO, to the team! ...
Skyline Council 2018 Summer Mixer
K&H members attended the 3rd Annual Skyline Council of Landmarks Illinois Summer Mixer at the Eris Brewery and Cider House ...
K&H Structural Team Welcomes Steven Nolin!
Please welcome Steven Nolin, our new Associate I to the S/E team! Steven received his Master of Science in Structural ...
Allison Toonen-Talamo New Chair for the Skyline Council
K&H would like to congratulate the new leadership for the Skyline Council of Landmarks Illinois and a special congrats to ...
K&H Welcomes Caroline Smrokowski
Caroline Smrokowski joins K&H as an Associate I to the A/E team! Caroline received her Master of Architecture and Bachelor ...
K&H in NYC for #AIA18Con
The AIA Conference on Architecture returns to NYC after 30 years! K&H members Michelle & Kathleen join thousands of architects ...
Live from Chicago!!
It was a great Saturday night at the SNL Exhibit at the Museum of Broadcast Communications where the cast and ...
K&H welcomes new summer interns!
We welcome aboard summer interns Pawl Rzucidlo & Soham Deshpande! Pawel is pursuing his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering at ...
Summer Volleyball Fever!
Who has summer volleyball fever? K&H does! Yesterday was opening day for the Chicago Sport and Social Club (chicagosocial.com) volleyball ...
K&H Awards the Frank Klein Scholarship
Mark Cerabona, a sophomore studying Civil Engineering, was chosen as the recipient of the Frank Klein Scholarship at the University ...
5 Steps to Spring Cleaning Your Parking Garage
Posted on April 16, 2018 by BOMA/Chicago By Kyle Stanish, PhD, SE, PE, Klein & Hoffman As the long-awaited spring ...
Crain’s Top 100 Rankings Revealed!
We enjoyed Crain's Chicago Business Best Places to Work Luncheon today held at The Ritz-Carlton Chicago where the standings of ...
Behind the Scenes at Chicago Union Station
K&H members took a special behind the scenes tour for one of their current projects at Union Station. The group ...
AIA PA President Scott Compton & How to Make Pennsylvania’s Old School Buildings Safe
AIA Pennsylvania President Scott Compton has presented numerous public forums in support of the process called PlanCon, an acronym for ...
Klein & Hoffman Top 100 Finalist in Crain’s Best Places to Work
Crain's Chicago Business just released their Top 100 Best Places to Work in Chicago. The Klein & Hoffman team is ...
Legendary Landmarks 2018
KH members attended the 2018 Legendary Landmarks Celebration hosted by Landmarks Illinois (LI). This is one of the biggest celebrations ...
Viceroy Chicago Hotel
Take a look inside of the new Viceroy Chicago Hotel. Working with Goettsch Partners, Klein and Hoffman served as the ...
#TeamAmpersand + Mcd Media’s 2018 CondOlympics Benefitting the Special Olympics
#TeamAmpersand was well represented at Mcd Media's 2018 Pool Party featuring the CondOlympics, located at the Pyramid Sports Bar in ...
2018 AIA Grassroots Conference
Our own Scott Compton - AIA Pennsylvania President, and Ampy recently attended the AIA Grassroots 2018 Conference in San Diego, ...
Happy International Women’s Day!
Happy #InternationalWomensDay to the women around the globe – especially to the talented architects, engineers, and admin team that contribute to the ...
K&H Speed Skaters
K&H members grabbed their skates and hit the Skating Ribbon at Maggie Daley Park last Thursday night for a much-needed ...
K&H’s Philly Team Gets Behind the Scenes Tour at the Philadelphia Flower Show
K&H's Scott Compton, Tony Kmush, and Tom Werner joined a group from AIA Philadelphia/ AIA Pennsylvania on a private “behind the scenes” tour ...
Peter Power Guest Presenter at CAI IL’s 36th Annual Condo, HOA Conference & Expo
K&H’s Pete Power, Brad Schneider of CondoCPA, and Kristin Walker of Countryside Bank will present, ‘Tools for Financial Stability of ...
Jon Carag, 2nd Place Winner in Skyhive Skyscraper Challenge Competition
We are proud to announce Mr. Jon Carag’s recent accomplishment of winning 2nd place in the Skyhive Skyscraper Challenge competition ...
Team K&H Kares Serves Meals from the Heart
Last Friday, #TeamKleinandHoffmanKares served “Meals from the Heart” at RMHC Chicago and Northwest Indiana with a tailgate menu that included ...
Scott Compton New AIA Pennsylvania President
We are pleased to announce Scott Compton from our Philadelphia office has recently taken on the role as AIA Pennsylvania ...
Michelle Ryland & Step Up for Kids
K&H member, Michelle Ryland, conquered and finished (she also beat her personal record) the hike up the AON for the ...
The Skyline Council of Landmarks Illinois hosted their 6th annual Trivia Night yesterday at Revolution Brewing in Logan Square. Things ...
John Birazzi & Future City Competition
K&H member, John Birazzi, recently participated in the 2018 Future City Competition as one of the special awards judges representing ...
Keep Your Building S-A-F-E!
With the beginning new year, a lot of you might start to wonder if your Building needs to do a ...
Michelle Ryland is a Licensed SE!
We would like to congratulate one of our powerhouse colleagues, Michelle Ryland, for recently passing her last Structural Engineering (SE) ...
K&H Kicks Off 2018 with New Promotions!
K&H has been going full steam ahead with the recent remodel, rebranding and new face for our office. We, of ...
Mike Naponelli Panelist at Condo Lifestyles State of the Industry Program
Mcd Media hosts the Condo Lifestyles State of the Industry Program tomorrow at the Chicago Cultural Center. K&H’s Mike Naponelli ...
Kathleen Strnad to Present at SEAOI Fall Prevention Seminar
Kathleen Strnad, Senior Associate I, will present ‘Best Practices for Façade Related Inspections’ at today’s SEAOI Structural Engineers Association of ...
2017 Skyline Social & National Trust PastForward Conference
Several K&H team members recently attended the 6th Annual Skyline Socialat the Revel Motor Row building, formally known as the ...
K&H’s Need for Speed at Chicago Race Factory
K&H burned some rubber Friday night by showing our need for speed on high-speed go-karts at the Chicago Race Factory ...
Scott Compton Guest Lecturer at Community College of Philadelphia
Architecture, interior design, construction management, and facilities management students & faculty gathered at a public lecture October 25th to hear ...
AIA Pennsylvania 2017 Architectural Excellence Design Awards
We are Awards Excellence Sponsors for tonight’s AIA Pennsylvania‘s 2017 Architectural Excellence Design Awards! Join AIA Pennsylvania to celebrate architectural ...
K&H Welcomes Illinois School of Architecture Students
The students from the Illinois School of Architecture’s Chicago Studio [Architecture at Illinois] visited Klein and Hoffman’s office today as ...
Kyle Stanish Published in The Parking Professional Magazine
Parking structures are subjected to a harsh environment, and repairs will be necessary during their life affecting operations and users ...
K&H Partners with University of Chicago Charter School to Boost STEM Education
Our K&H Summer Internship Program was recently featured in Building Enclosure’s online magazine. Read moreabout how our team created an ...
K&H APT-WGLC Members Tour the Old Chicago Main Post Office Building
K&H members, Lauren Garvey, Chelsea Medek & Allison Toonen-Talamo attended the APT Western Great Lakes Chapter Old Chicago Main Post ...
Allison McSherry Hosts Illinois Energy Code Training Sessions
This month, starting October 11th, Allison McSherry will facilitate sessions for Illinois Energy Code Training “Trust but Verify: Understanding Energy ...
K&H Team Members Present at the 19th Annual ALA Midwest Architecture Conference
Klein & Hoffman team members John Birazzi, Terry McDonald and Bill Ipema will be presenting during the education sessions at ...
Chicago Union Station Skylight Renovation Underway!
The Chicago Union Station Skylight Renovation is currently underway! Our team of architects and engineers are providing Structural and A/E ...
Klein & Hoffman Welcomes Camille Loudenback!
Klein & Hoffman welcomes Camille Loudenback, Associate II to the Structural Engineering team! Camille received her Master of Science in ...
Rosenwald Courts receives Landmarks Illinois 2017 Richard H. Driehaus Preservation Award for Rehabilitation
Rosenwald Courts was the recipient of the Landmarks Illinois 2017 Richard H. Driehaus Preservation Award for Rehabilitation. Originally built in ...
Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia – Preservation Rooftop Crawl
View pictures from Scott Compton during the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia‘s [sold-out] Preservation Rooftop Crawl event last night. Guests ...
Peter Power Presents at the 2017 ACTHA Conference
K&H’s Peter Power, RA & Principal will present with Janice Avery, Property Manager w/ FirstService Residential Illinois at the September ...
K&H’s Allison Toonen-Talamo Talks ‘Millennials in Preservation’ during APT WGLC Pecha Kucha Night Event
Last night, APT Western Great Lakes Chapter (APT WGLC) hosted Pecha Kucha night, with presentations on a variety of preservation ...
CAI Illinois’ – Aloha! Social at Navy Pier
The weather was perfect yesterday for sailing on the Spirit of Chicago with Community Associations Institute of Illinois members. Check ...
K&H + University of Chicago Charter School’s – Woodlawn Campus
Klein & Hoffman partnered with the University of Chicago Charter School’s-Woodlawn Campus to give High School students from the Southside ...
K&H Takes on the 2017 Warrior Dash
Members of the Klein & Hoffman team took on the 2017 Warrior Dash last Saturday; an event that consists of ...
AIA Pennsylvania President-Elect Scott Compton Panelist for Philadelphia Emerging Architects’ Stories from an Architect Series
Join Philadelphia Emerging Architects Monday, August 14th for the August installment of their “Stories from an Architect” series. This month’s ...
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