1990 – 2000
During this decade, Rosenberg McGinnis AIA, Inc. worked on several iconic structures.
In 1990, Rosenberg McGinnis AIA, Inc. provided remedial design of the large plaza at the landmark Oakland Museum.
In 1995, Rosenberg McGinnis AIA, Inc. began the investigation and remediation projects at all the buildings at Hills Plaza named for the famous Hills Bros Coffee building constructed in the mid-1920s.
In 1996, Rosenberg McGinnis AIA, Inc. took over the remedial design of the McKesson Building curtain wall in San Francisco. Hazardous materials within the existing curtain wall were sealed by the use of a specially designed silicone extrusion tape profile.
In 1999, Rosenberg McGinnis AIA, Inc. designed a three dimensional silicone “boot” to solve the complex remedial design problems in the curtain walls at 333 Market. An article on this design was published in the ASTM Science & Technology of Building Seals, Sealants, Glazing, and Waterproofing (7th Volume). In that same year, Rosenberg McGinnis AIA, Inc. worked on a remedial design project at the iconic John Hancock tower in Chicago and the historic Painted Desert Inn at the Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona.
In 2000, the firm changed its name to McGinnis Chen.