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Smoothing out the rough edges

As portions of the building are nearing completion, iron workers are putting the finishing touches on railings using files, grinders, and other welding equipment to remove rough sections in the ironwork.

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Media wall steel frame install

Crews prep, measure, mark, and weld support beams. The massive steel frame arrived fully assembled from Cal State Steel on a flatbed truck.  A hydraulic crane from Hill Crane with an extension jib added, allows crews to drop the frame … Continue reading

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First floor wrapped in green tarps for fireproofing

The first floor is shrouded in a set of green tarps since fireproofing of the exposed steel structure should be underway soon. The tarps are necessary since the fireproofing is a gypsum-based plaster that is sprayed into place.

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Topping off ceremony

April 24 marked the day that one of the last beams (and the one at the highest point on the steel structure) was raised into position. The ceremony included lunch for the construction crews, signing the beam, attaching the U.S. … Continue reading

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Fourth floor steel beams almost complete

The steel beams that form the roof are almost all in place. The only section that remains is the section in the right of the photo. The crane crews should complete this last section on Monday and then will help … Continue reading

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Third and fourth floor steel going into place

 

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Third and fourth floor steel going in

The third and fourth floor steel structure are being flown in via crane. Mocking ups of the brick facade. The third and fourth floor steel erection going up

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Steel decking installed on floors one and two, prepping for concrete pours

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Steel Decking

With the steel frame for the first and second floors installed, crews are now spreading out steel deck or just “decking” that will form the floors for each level. This decking was lifted into place as a stack as each … Continue reading

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Beam preparation

Steel workers rigging and modifying a beam prior to being flown into place. Footage is sped up to 250% actual time.

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