Project Details

 
Metra Building
Metra Building

Metra Building

15-story high-rise with terra cotta cladding

PROBLEM

Building compression, environmental conditions and steel corrosion lead to a variety of exterior challenges including:

  • Missing and spalling terra cotta pieces
  • Spalling brick masonry
  • Deteriorated or cracked mortar joints

SOLUTION

BAMR erected scaffolding on the north and east elevations to complete the following repairs:

  • Salvaged all terra cotta pieces, as possible
  • Replaced missing or broken terra cotta pieces
  • Installed new steel shelf angles and anchorage to secure the replaced pieces

CLIENT

Metra

PROJECT SIZE

15-story high rise

ENGINEER / ARCHITECT

Thornton Tomasetti http://www.thorntontomasetti.com/

ROLE

Contractor

LOCATION

547 W. Jackson, Chicago, IL

MARKET

Commercial

Municipal

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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