Potain erects ‘Mo Mo’ in Chicago

15 April 2008

Crestwood, IL-based Central Contractors Service, Inc. has provided a Potain MD485 hammerhead tower crane to erect the Modern Momentum building in Chicago. Known as the “Mo Mo” project, the building is on State Street, on the site of the historic Masonic temple. Slated for completion in late 2007, the 31 floor building will have a final height of 409 feet and will be home to Chicago's Joffrey Ballet Company.

The developer and construction manager for the project is Smithfield Development and the concrete contractor is Adjustable Forms, which rented the tower crane. The architect is Booth Hansen Associates. Central Contractors Service is a subsidiary of All Erection and Crane Rental.

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