Last updated: 4/1/2021
Chicago, Illinois
Address
1528 W Adams St
Chicago, IL 60661
phone: 312-243-2655
e-mail: ctinker@cmew.biz
web: cmew.biz
Staff
Catherine Tinker, President
phone: 312-437-0736
John Schnell, Senior Model Maker
phone: 312-243-2655
William Bauman, Senior Model Maker
phone: 312-243-2655
Romel Rodriquez, Senior Model Maker
phone: 312-243-2655
Description

Best known for creating the City of Chicago Model at the Chicago Architecture foundation, (over 600 blocks and 4000 3d printed buildings), we also work for Museums like MSI (full scale model of the Mars Rover Curiosity, model of the White House circa 1801 and Model of U505 sub exhibit).

In business for 30 years, CMEW makes scale models and exhibits for senior living communities (CCRC), real estate developers, large corporations, museums, foundations, attorneys, movies and TV shows. We work nationally and internationally. Our team, Catherine Tinker, John Schnell, William Bauman and Romel Rodriguez, is trained in architecture, product design, painting and sculpture, computer science and law. We also make trial exhibits to help attorneys explain the theory of the case and trade show displays.

More examples ...

Art Institute of Chicago - Bertrand Goldberg Architecture of Invention, Hospital Models.

Botanic Gardens, Glencoe Illinois - The Kris Jarantoski Greenhouse Model Regenstein Learning Campus Model

Elmhurst Art Museum - McCormick House Revealed

Great Lakes Naval Museum - Model of Building 521, Great Lakes Naval Station (model rated exceptional by NAVFACMW).

Caterpillar Visitors Center & Museum - Dioramas of eight Caterpillar projects … featured on PBS.

Bradley University - dorm room series, Hayden-Clark Alumni Center

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