Project Details

 
5000 East End
5000 East End

5000 East End

28-story high-rise building with brick and terra cotta cladding

PROBLEM

Building compression, environmental conditions and steel corrosion over time led to the following:

  • Deteriorated mortar joints
  • Missing decorative/ornamental terra cotta units
  • Spalling and cracking of terra cotta pieces
  • Existing structural steel was not supporting masonry facade

SOLUTION

BAMR utilized mast climbers on all elevations to complete the following repairs:

  • Grind and tuckpoint mortar joints on all elevations (project was completed in phases)
  • Installation of new non-corrosive steel anchors
  • Installation of new steel angles with flashing
  • Replaced damaged and missing terra cotta pieces

CLIENT

5000 East End Condominium Association

PROJECT SIZE

28-story high-rise building with brick/terra cotta cladding

MANAGEMENT COMPANY

Sudler Management Company http://www.sudlerpropertymanagement.com

ENGINEER / ARCHITECT

Klein & Hoffman http://www.kleinandhoffman.com

ROLE

Contractor

LOCATION

5000 East End, Chicago, Illinois

MARKET

Residential

Honors and Awards
ENR's Top 400
189
Number of Years in Business
126
Percent of Repeat Clients
70
Safety EMR Rating
0.57
LEED Accredited Professionals
25+
Contractor Score
2376
CM-BIM Certified Professionals
5
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