January 9, 2018
Giroux Glass at Fogo De Chao San Jose

Fogo De Chao Project

Our Service team tackles some of the most diverse (and delicious-smelling) projects of any of our Giroux Glass installation and fabrication teams. One of our latest projects took us to Fogo De Chao Brazilian Steakhouse in San Jose, CA, where our team of Union glaziers (Ruben Hernandez, Dominique Castillo, and Steven Perez) were on-site for a full work week to install glass and channel at the restaurant. We installed a dark bronze anodized base shoe into the customer’s prepped opening, as well as vertical channel and ½-inch clear tempered glass. Even with the most straightforward, simple installation, some of the [...]
May 31, 2016

AECOM Part II

In a previous blog post in March, I announced our involvement on the AECOM signage project at One California Plaza, in Downtown Los Angeles. After boarding up 38 window openings, our scope was to install 38 replacement lites of Viracon-supplied, high-performance glass with holes which would allow anchor points to protrude from the building. These holes were carefully positioned to hang two large “AECOM” signs, created by Priority Sign, (a fellow ESOP company), that would rest 42-storeys up on the North and East elevations of the building. Just in time for the big unveiling earlier this month, it took our Giroux [...]
March 30, 2016

If You’re Looking for a Sign …

Here’s one! This company isn’t a stranger to projects perched precariously atop some of the city’s tallest skyscrapers.  In fact, this year marks Giroux Glass, Inc.’s 70th anniversary of service being performed to Downtown Los Angeles commercial buildings. Teams of our incredibly brave and skillful glaziers have spent months dangling from the tops and edges of high-rises such as the Deloitte Gas Company Tower, the Paul Hastings Tower, and the tallest building in the western hemisphere (for now), the US Bank Tower. Next up, is One California Plaza, an Arthur Erickson building located in the Bunker Hill District of Downtown Los Angeles. Our Service team just held [...]