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Location: Cincinnati, OH
Construction Schedule: September 2008 – May 2009
Customer: Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
Architect and/or Engineer: Cornette-Violetta Architects

HGC Construction provided construction management services for the Historic Vine Street Village. Included are several new buildings and areas:

  • Transit Pavilion – A new 5,000 SF building providing access to the bridge over Vine Street.
  • Green Space Interpretive – 8,000 SF of green space providing information of all the “green” initiatives taking place at the Zoo, including a learning station that displays solar energy generated from the education building.
  • Ticketing & Membership – A new two-story, 3,800 SF building housing all ticketing and membership operations.
  • New 12,000 SF Gift Shop and Entry Garden
  • Solar panel installation in parking lot

Awards and Recognition:

First LEED NC Platinum Certified project in Cincinnati, third in State of Ohio (Historic Vine Street Village)
LEED Gold Certified (Transit Pavilion)
LEED Gold Certified (Gift Shop)
ABC National Pyramid Award
ABC Excellence in Construction – Award of Merit
Cincinnati Business Courier Green Business Award
AIA Sustainability Award
Super Nova Star of Energy Efficiency Award 2010

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At HGC, we build every day. From state-of-the-art fulfillment stations and complex renovations, to innovative zoological and industrial structures, we work across all markets. Our foundation is built upon solid relationships with both public and private clients. They repeatedly rely upon our broad expertise and experience to make their visions a reality. Our commitment to our clients never ends. We stand behind our work and get the job done right every time. Doing so has been part of HGC’s culture for over eighty-seven years. No matter the project, we promise to deliver to you an outcome that blows you away, until we build again.