Project Details

 
Northwestern University Alice S. Millar Chapel
Northwestern University Alice S. Millar Chapel
Northwestern University Alice S. Millar Chapel
Northwestern University Alice S. Millar Chapel

Northwestern University Alice S. Millar Chapel

Facade restoration

PROBLEM

Water infiltration lead to distress at three of the four building corners including:

  • Shifting and cracking of lannon stone at the buttress locations
  • Open and cracking lannon and limestone mortar joints
  • Sealant failure at skyward joints and window perimeters
  • Corrosion and expansion of steel support elements

SOLUTION

BAMR provided façade restoration and reconstruction as follows:

  • Documenting, salvaging and reinstalling the lannon stone at 3 of the 4 buttresses
  • Grinding and tuckpointing of 100% of the lannon stone and limestone joints
  • Sealant replacement at 100% of the window perimeters
  • Replacement and notching of bluestone to eliminate sky joints
  • Water repellant was applied to 100% of the lannon, limestone, and bluestone

CLIENT

Northwestern University

PROJECT SIZE

Not Applicable

ENGINEER / ARCHITECT

Building Technology Consultants, PC

ROLE

Masonry/General Contractor

LOCATION

Evanston, IL

MARKET

Educational/Institutional

Religious

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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