The 34-story office building from the 1920's was renovated and restored to convert it to residential usage. The structural engineering including a full façade survey, evaluation and restoration program; a window replacement program; and structural modifications for extensive interior renovations. The interior renovations included new floors in existing interstitial spaces, closure of abandoned floor openings and modifications to the central egress stair.
The existing steel-framed balconies at the 3rd and 4th Floors were widened by 3' outward and the existing windows, doors and balcony railings were reconfigured at the rear of the building.
Lofts at Brewerytown
The vacant 1920's warehouse was renovated and restored so it could be converted for mixed residential apartments and commercial use. The building occupied an entire city block and varied in height from one-story to six-stories. The project included structural repairs to the exposed concrete façades and building structure; new floor openings for stairs and mechanical chases; infill of abandoned stair towers; ramps and stairs from street level to access the commercial and parking areas in the Basement and First Floor levels; and cutting an extensive opening in the interior of the two-story portion of the building to admit light to the lower levels.