8 Newbury Street
Client | BH+A Architects, Urban Meritage
Project Location | Boston, MA
Project Size | 25,000 s.f.
The Challenge: Original cast stone facade heavily deteriorated due to failing steel support system.
- Wessling Architects was hired to help investigate substantial deterioration of the precast concrete front facade. They led the investigation of several potential repair solutions and detailed the final restoration solution.
- Final scope of work inlcuded the complete removal of the precast concrete facade and backup wall, repair and waterproofing of the exposed steel frame, and reinstallation of a new backup wall and the original precast masonry units.
- Prepared details for installation of new window units and decorative metal panels.
- The project followed strict City of Boston preservation standards.