Blue Star Retail Center

General Contractor: Manhattan Construction | Architect: O'Brien Architects
patented all glass aluminum railing


SHOE Railing System (Patented) is an aluminum structural glass railing system.  Emphasis on our DrySet (Patented) mount, reduces stair railing installation costs by more than 50%.  This, in turn, reduces the final cost to the customer.  Maintenance costs are also reduced significantly due to the ease of replacement of glass panels or any reconfiguration.  First Baptist Church features our fascia mounted all-glass SHOE™ system. 

SHOE™ Glass Railing System is a structural glass balustrade system with a patented compression set aluminum.  SHOE™ Glass Railing is a great choice for commercial interior or exterior, balcony railing or stair railing applications. This architectural railing solution provides fall protection barrier without obstruction to view or an unsightly barrier.  SHOE™ Glass Railing can be either top or fascia mounted. SHOE™ is available with a glass bracket mounted handrail, round top cap or a U-channel top cap.  SHOE is available in stainless steel or an anodized aluminum cladding.



The brand new Blue Star Retail Ford Center is already becoming a huge hit with the residents of Frisco and surrounding cities.  The main attraction is the massive screen that plays the Dallas Cowboys clips 24/7 and a football field right in the heart of the square.  After a few games of catch, you can visit the restaurant strip serving everything from burgers to sushi and right in the heart of it all the Ring of Honor.  Housing our SHOE™ System the oval commemorates the Dallas Cowboys’ greatest players past and present.

The Ring of Honor features our segmented SHOE™ Glass Railing System.



Manhattan Construction specializes in a variety of architecture from sports to education and office and multi-unit living skyscrapers.  With core values set by the founder Kayrebce G, Rooney nearly a century ago, a lot has changed in technological advances but the core values of trust and a moral compass have brought a reputation that’s a cut above the rest to so many of their clients.

Innovative design solutions with unique visioning and visualization services are what makes O’Brien such a popular choice for the construction industry. With more than 4,500 projects completed nationwide, O’Brien Architects serves clients in a variety of market sectors with everything from offices to grocery.


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