This 21-story hotel was originally constructed for MCA Sheraton Hotel. Sitting atop the hill above Universal Studios in North Hollywood, along the Hollywood Freeway, this is another landmark in Southern California. The hotel was built on a fast-track schedule in order to be open for the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles. The moment-frame tower, a[…]
We provide civil engineering and consulting services for projects with an emphasis on urban infill and School/ University Campuses. Projects types include: Project Due Diligence, feasibility and Master Planning Public works and infrastructure Grading, paving and earthwork analysis SWPPP Developer/Practitioner (QSD/QSP) Stormwater Quality Management Plans (NPDES MS4) Flood control and Hydrology/Hydraulic Analysis Street, sewer, water and[…]
As we celebrate all the women in the world and their accomplishments both past and present, here’s to all the women designing, engineering and constructing our future! From everyone at Brandow & Johnston, Happy International Women’s Day!
Brandow & Johnston has adopted a new logo as part of our recent corporate transition and in anticipation of our upcoming 75th Anniversary. Established as a partnership in 1945, the B&J logo first appeared in the 1970’s when the firm was incorporated. The new logo is an update of the iconic form which combined the[…]
Brandow & Johnston open its first Newport Beach office in the early 1960s to work with Architect William Pereira on the design of the new University of California Irvine (UCI) Campus. Since then, UCI has constructed many new buildings and become one of the top Universities in the country. UCI was ranked No. 9 in[…]
As of January 1, 2018, Brandow & Johnston, Inc. has become B&J HBK, Inc., a California Corporation. The nearly 75-year-old Structural and Civil Engineering firm will continue to operate as “Brandow & Johnston” from its offices in Los Angeles and Newport Beach, CA. The firm was divested from its parent company with an investment from[…]
The Broadway Plaza Complex in Downtown Los Angeles was constructed in the 1970s. It’s in the final stages of a major multi-million dollar renovation/re-imaging and is now known as The Bloc. Located in the center of Downtown right next to the 7th Street Metro Center Station, it is the current home to our Los Angeles[…]
Occidental Center Tower: Constructed in 1966, the Occidental Center Tower has dominated the skyline of Los Angeles for many years. It was originally occupied by Occidental Insurance Company and later renamed as Transamerica Tower, SBC Tower and AT&T Center. It is currently occupied by USC. At the time the building was constructed, it was one[…]