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downtown Los Angeles’ »Located inthe Downtown Women’s Skid Row, Institutional | W.E. O’NEIL CONSTRUCTION – DOWNTOWN WOMEN’S CENTER PROJECT Center’s healthcare clinic will be expanded, thanks to W.E. O’Neil. Transforming Skid Row W.E. O’NEIL IS RENOVATING A DOWNTOWN L.A. CENTER’S WOMEN MEDICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH CLINIC. The DWC launched its health outreach ontractor W.E. O’Neil says it’s at the foreinitiative in 2003 and since then has offered front of the healthcare industry, adapting its affordable and accessible services to nearto its ever-changing needs, including ly 2,000 women. The existing clinic offers building assisted-living centers. “The • Location: Los Angeles health education, prevention, screening and changing face of healthcare and our aging popu• Cost: $25 million treatment services – including case managelation is forcing health organizations to explore • Scope: Health center renovation ment, peer support groups, weekly health new strategies for both preventative and primary education workshops and mobile units for care treatment,” it says. on-site services. Even with its slate of varied And soon, the company will have a unique services, DWC knows the women it serves healthcare project to add to its portfolio – a medneed more. ical and mental health clinic for Los Angeles’ “The lack of affordable and accessible Downtown Women’s Center (DWC), which pro–Downtown healthcare remains a significant barrier vides shelter and care for more than 2,000 women Women’s Center among homeless women,” DWC says. annually. The center is located in the blighted Skid “Recognizing the often complex and Row area of the city. compounding nature of the relationship between homelessness and W.E. O’Neil’s work is part of the center’s $35 million Project Home, healthcare needs, DWC has sought to expand the health services availwhich will increase its permanent residence capacity, expand its day able to the homeless women we serve.” center and expand pre-employment training. Construction on the $25 The new clinic will be Skid Row’s first women’s medical and mental million clinic began in August 2009 and is planned to be complete in health clinic, offering – at no charge – primary healthcare, specialty October 2010. The clinic will seek LEED silver certification and is located healthcare, domestic violence and sexual assault services, HIV/AIDS in an existing clinic that is undergoing a gut renovation, while the hisscreening, STD testing and counseling and other services. toric exterior will be maintained. W.E. O’Neil Construction “The goal of the Downtown Women’s Center is to create a home and a community for all of the women who walk through our doors.” CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM JANUARY 2010 http://www.CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM

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Construction Today - January 2010
Profitable Contractor
Aireko Enterprises
Metrus Construction Limited: Le Parc Tower II
CJ Pink Ltd.
Costello Dismantling Co. Inc.
Allied Building Products Corp.
IDEURBAN: The St. Regis Mexico City
Interlink Group
TCD Inc.
Jersen Construction Group
Killian Construction Co.: The Westin Hotel
Legacy Partners Residential: Riverpark
Strathcona Mechanical Ltd.
Tilton Pacific Construction Inc.
On the Cover
Wharton-Smith Inc.
Product Showcase: Software and New Technology
Nicholson Construction Co.
Gilchrist Construction Co.
Turner Construction Co.: MIC Rental Car Center
Union Concrete Construction: Outer Harbor Parkway Project
D’Onofrio General Contractors Corp.
Worldwide Rental Services
AmQuip Crane Corp.
EIC Associates Inc.
Grinnell Recycling
Intercounty Paving Associates LLC: N.Y. Route 112
Matrix Design Group
Nicholson Construction Co.: Canton Dam
Sessler Wrecking
Wilson & Company Inc. Engineers and Architects: Rail Division
Regional Spotlight
Group Lepine Ltd.
Laurysen Kitchens Ltd.
Aspen Ridge Homes: Vu Living
Walsh Construction: Sherman Replacement Hospital
Block Cos.
PortSide Builders Inc.
Summit Builders Construction Co.: Classic Residence at Silverstone
Urban Landmarks
Keystone Construction Corp.: Carmel Arts District Lofts
Construction Coach
HDR Architecture Inc.
Brasfield & Gorrie LLC
Dimeo Construction Co.
Nan Inc.
EllisDon: North Park Quad Pad Arena
CANA Construction: TELUS World of Science
Cornerstone General Contractors Inc.
Harvey-Cleary Builders: City of Austin Public Safety Training Facility
Hensel Phelps Construction Co.: Granada Hills High School
Pirtle Construction Co.: City of Miami College
Sundt: East Contra Costa
Taylor & Parrish Inc.: Carole Weinstein International Center
Turner Construction Co.: Nationwide Children's Hospital
Turner Construction Co.: Duval Unified County Courthouse Facility
Weddle Brothers Construction Co. Inc.
AP Construction Inc.: Kensington Creative and Performing Arts High School
The Boldt Co.: Luther Midelfort Hospital Expansion
Choate Construction: NGCSU Projects
Donley’s LLC: Bavaro Hall at the University of Virginia
EllisDon: Woodstock General Hospital
McCarty Corp.: Maneuver Center of Excellence Headquarters
Munlake Contractors Inc.
Murray Company: Kiowa Country Memorial Hospital
River City Construction LLC
Skyline Roofing Ltd.
SpawGlass: Austin Community College Round Rock Campus
W.E. O’Neil Construction: Downtown Women's Center Project
Special Focus
CANA Construction: SMART Technologies
DiFazio Industries
Ecco III Enterprises Inc.
G.W. Peoples Contracting Co.
ARCO/Murray National Construction Co. Inc.
Baker Electric Inc.
Chester Bross Construction Co.
Titan Wrecking & Environmental LLC
Last Look: Urban Landmarks

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