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Commonwealth of Pennsylvania – The Forum

project description

Comprehensive renovation of a historic office building focusing on the modernization of mechanical and electrical systems. Key features of the project include:

  • Reconfiguration of floors two through five into contemporary office space
  • Limited system upgrades, including heating and air conditioning
  • Restorations within the historically significant Auditorium, State Library, Law Library, Main Lobby, and Rare Book Archives spaces included mahogany woodwork, decorative hand-painted ceilings, brass railings, and decorative metal doors
  • Tack-mounted racks and shelving for easy access and space savings in the state archives
  • Building additions to accommodate new chiller equipment, an emergency generator, and an exterior below-grade loading dock
  • Site modifications to increase parking capacity




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