AAA MID-ATLANTIC HEADQUARTERS

  • LOCATION : Wilmington, DE
  • CLIENT: The Commonwealth Group
  • SQUARE FOOTAGE: 157,000

AWARDS: McGraw Hill Mid-Atlantic Construction’s Best of 2005 Award of Merit, Office Category Associated Builders and Contractors, Delaware Chapter, Excellence in Construction Merit Award, 2005

This 157,000 square foot, 6-story regional headquarters building is located adjacent to the Christina River in Wilmington, Delaware. Situated in the historic ship ­building district of the riverfront, this red brick and green curtain wall building is designed to give the impression that the building has gone through a series of expansions and additions.

Design features of this contemporary building include a two-story portico entrance, nine-foot high windows, roof top and balcony terraces, a riverside terrace, and a two-story lobby. The site plan accommodates a landscaped pedestrian walk that connects the adjacent street to the popular riverfront walk.