SHOE Structural Glass Railing System

Blue Star Retail Center

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Project Overview

Category: Public
Location: Frisco, TX
General Contractor: Manhattan Construction
Architect: O’Brien

Our SHOE™ Structural Glass Railing System is an aluminum glass railing system with a patented compression set aluminum base shoe system. SHOE™ Glass Railing is perfect for commercial interior or exterior, balcony railing or stair railing applications. In addition, this architectural railing solution provides a fall protection system without the use of an unsightly barrier. SHOE™ Aluminum Glass Railing can be either top or fascia mounted. It is available with a glass bracket mounted handrail, round top cap or a U-channel top cap. Base shoe is available in stainless steel or an anodized aluminum cladding.

VIVA’s tempered glass infills provide optimal line of sight as well as an understated elegance. Our glass infills range from a minimum of 3/8″ PVB or SGP laminated glass. Colored, patterned and frosted glass are additional options based on design intent and need.


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.