Softening Surprises on a Major Facade Repair (NY)

/ Owner - August 5, 2019

We have a pre-war building on the Upper West Side that needed facade repairs for Local Law 11. We did our site visits and noted that there was a fair amount of cracking at the building corners. In buildings from this era, that indicates deterioration of the structural steel behind the corners, behind the masonry. It doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s bad corrosion, it’s just because the brick was packed so tightly to the steel in this era of building, even the slightest bit of corrosion can cause cracking.   Read the article…………………….

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