July 1, 2019
Giroux Glass service dept replaces panel of glass in downtown los angeles, causing streets to be closed for the glass repair and installation

Gensler Jewel Box Glass Replacement

The Gensler architectural firm façade was our focus on a recent June-gloomy Saturday morning.  Commonwealth Partners called us in to replace one broken panel of glass — one very large broken panel — that measured over 7 feet  x 25 feet, and weighed 1,245 pounds.  It’s not the first time that the Service team from Giroux Glass has worked on what’s known as Gensler’s “Jewel Box,” right in the heart of downtown Los Angeles.   The over-sized window consisted of  ½” clear tempered glass, and was manufactured in, then shipped from China, through Glass 3 Enterprises Limited, of British Columbia, Canada.  [...]
April 20, 2017

Frida at Del Amo Fashion Center, Torrance

If you haven’t been there lately, the newly-renovated Del Amo Fashion Center is definitely worth checking out.  If it’s been a few years since your last visit, you won’t recognize the place.  Yes, it’s historical — it opened in 1961 and for many years held the title of “largest mall in the United States,” until Minnesota’s Mall of America stole its thunder in 1992. But with a change of ownership in 2013, the  Simon Property Group began a $200 million transformation of the north side of the mall.  A new food court opened that year, while the newly-redesigned “Fashion Wing” on the [...]