Anthony D. Cinnamon

Associate Principal


Since joining WJE in 1995, Anthony Cinnamon has participated in building enclosure investigations, window and curtain wall failures, and glass and glazing assessments. His expertise lies in the inspection and investigation of building facades, exterior wall systems, and fenestration systems. Mr. Cinnamon’s projects include curtain wall systems, wood and aluminum window systems, and building facade cladding systems. Building types include high-rise residential and office buildings, institutions, sports arenas, and historic structures.

Mr. Cinnamon has written numerous articles on the inspection, repair and restoration, and replacement of window and facade systems. He has also presented seminars domestically and internationally on fenestration related topics including typical window problems, glass and glazing failures, and testing and repair of window and curtain wall systems.


Building Enclosure Consulting

  • Gordon Parks Arts Hall - Chicago, IL: New construction enclosure consulting
  • NASA Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB), Kennedy Space Center - Titusville, FL: Inspection and evaluation of facade


Windows and Curtain Walls

  • 10 West Jackson Street - Chicago, IL: Evaluation of original curtain wall
  • 111 West Wacker Drive - Chicago, IL: Consulting on new curtain wall design and construction
  • Willis Tower - Chicago, IL: Ongoing curtain wall consulting



  • Soldier Field - Chicago, IL: Assessment of glass etching in suites
  • In-House Research: Strength and breakage of in-service tempered glass


Peer Review

  • KFC Yum Center - Louisville, KY: Curtain wall, metal panels, and precast concrete
  • William Jones High School - Chicago, IL: Windows, curtain wall, brick masonry, and precast concrete


Building Enclosure Commissioning

  • Energy Sciences Building - Lemont, IL: Enclosure commissioning
  • Material Design Laboratory - Lemont, IL: Enclosure commissioning


Water/Air Leakage Assessment

  • Crate & Barrel - Various Locations: Water leakage investigations
  • Illinois Institute of Technology - Chicago, IL: Investigation of leakage at metal panels and windows
  • Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library - Oklahoma City, OK: Investigation of leakage at metal panels and windows
Professional Affiliations

Building Enclosure Council - Chicago
National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC)


Architect in IA and IL
National Council of Architectural Boards Certificate


University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bachelor of Science, Architectural Studies, 1993
Master of Architecture, Architectural Engineering, 1995