Klein & Hoffman was retained to perform multiple services that catered to our expertise as a firm in the adaptive-reuse sector. We provided structural engineering services to achieve the various desires of the owner: from removing entire floors, infilling basements, providing new stair and elevator shaft openings, to strengthening the floor with a bonded overlay and providing concrete restoration work for the deteriorated framing system. We also provided façade services including restoration drawings, details, and meeting with the Historic Preservation representatives to find exact matches for the replacement bricks and terra-cotta elements. The owner valued our services to the point that they requested we step in to assist the design team at the adjacent Rosenwald Flats, a concurrent renovation of wood-framed three flat buildings on the northeast corner of the property.
4639 South Wabash
Structural Rehab / Adaptive Reuse
12/2014 - 02/2019
Todd Gorrell, Associate Principal
William Ipema, Senior Associate I
Rhocel Bon, Senior Associate I