SHOE Structural Glass Railing System

Millikin Center for Theatre & Dance

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Project Overview

Category: Public
Location: Decatur, IL
General Contractor: Core Construction
Architect: BLDD Architects

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 Millikin Center features a 260-seat theatre, lighting, and sound labs. costume classrooms, and a central location for the center for performing arts to inspire students and audiences alike.


Founded in 1937 by Ottom Baum, Core Construction has expanded to over 1,200 employees with expertise in over a dozen markets from commercial to senior living.

BLDD Architects continues to be on the innovative front by empowering its clients, designing with innovative concepts, and transforming your vision into a reality