From the busy streets of Chicago to the playgrounds of Loveland, Colo., concrete is the bond that ties communities together. Where we once knew concrete to be a dull, grey material used for its durability and strength, we now know it can also be the centerpiece attraction. Decorative concrete was the solution in two very different scenarios: one city’s congested downtown district, and the need for a retaining wall at another city’s new park. By adding color and design, concrete was the answer.
About the AuthorSharon J. Rehana
Sharon J. Rehana is the editor of The Concrete Producer and the Community Manager for Hanley Wood’s Commercial Construction Group, which includes Concrete Construction, Concrete Surfaces, Public Works, and Masonry Construction. She started her career with Hanley Wood as an intern in 2003 after graduating from Columbia College Chicago with a BA in Journalism. Sharon also manages the World of Concrete publications, which include the Preshow Planner, Program Guide, and Daily News. You can reach her on the various Commercial Construction Group social media platforms, or email her.