Blog – Foundations

Historical McLauthlin Elevator Building: Part 2

In our previous blog post we talked about restoring the iconic iron-clad façade of the McLauthlin Elevator Building, however we have been working at this building for a number of years.  12 years ago, this building, over 100 years old …

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A Tale of Two Engineers

Structural and civil engineers were meant to collaborate – after all, their academic faculties are usually under the same roof! This is a story of such a collaboration to restore a historic townhouse on Beacon Hill. The building was plagued …

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Reinforced Soil Raft Foundations

By Eric R. Kizak, P.E. At first glance the replacement of a slab-on-grade appears to be a straight forward process, and in many cases it is.  The replacement of the apparatus slab at the Woodlawn Street Fire Station in Lynn, Massachusetts …

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120 Fulton Street Condominiums

120 Fulton Street in Boston, Massachusetts, also known as the McLauthlin building, was used as a manufacturing facility until it was converted to condominiums in the early 1980s.  During the conversion, the height of the building was increased by the …

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