NOVEMBER 13, 2012- They're the hardworking men and women who put it all on the line, working in the rain, snow, sleet and hundred degree temperatures to design and build up this town.
"All that is not easy. It's very tough on the body. A lot of people take it for granted," says John Tretter Business Manager Laborers 603.
These laborers and architects witnessed a transformation first hand as they built from the ground up.
Twenty-five years ago, the bay front was undeveloped.
"I can remember vividly walking down the bay front when it was left over industrial property. Mostly unused and pretty scattered," says Dick Fox of Weber Murphy Fox.
Now, we see the potential for new projects...
Dan Dahlkemper of Dahlkemper Landscape Architects says turning the focus to the waterfront is a key move.
"We had a lot of work which we don't have anymore.
Laborers Local 603.