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Historic Clock Tower & Facade Renovation

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Overview:  A historic limestone building from the 1890s, officially recognized with NRHP designation, underwent emergency evaluation and repairs to address falling limestone.


Project Details: Emergency assessment and repairs were made to stabilize falling limestone. Facade inspections were carried out encompassing the entire building exterior using specialized equipment including a swing stage and boom truck. The archway was carefully restored and stabilized using only historically approved building materials.

Project Year: 2018 to present (ongoing)

Location: Kankakee, IL

Scope:  The scope of work contained tuck-pointing, brick replacement, limestone repair, EFIS repair, painting, and sealant replacement, IHC repairs, archway restoration, rooftop replacement, and facade restoration.

About the Client: The Illinois Capital Development Board is responsible for construction, renovation and rehabilitation projects at state-owned buildings.

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