University of Minnesota John T. Tate Hall welcomed students to the 2017-2018 school year after its first major renovation since the facility was built in 1926.

Empirehouse, Inc. was awarded the architectural glass and metal contract by JE Dunn Construction for this recently completed two-year renovation project.

Glass and Metal Scope:

  • Storefront and entrances
  • Heavy-tempered wall system
  • Curtainwall
  • Borrowed lites
  • Mirrors

Empirehouse General Manager James Bringle says, “This was a very complex project and now to see the finished product, amazing! Great work JE Dunn and the Empirehouse team!”

Time-lapse video of the building of U of M Tate Hall:

Owner: Regents of the University of Minnesota
General Contractor: JE Dunn Construction
Architect: Alliiance
Architectural Glass & Metal Contractor: Empirehouse
Completed: September 2017

University of Minnesota John T. Tate Hall Photo Gallery:
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