University of Delaware – Memorial Hall

project description

Construction management services to restore and expand historic structure built in 1925 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places included:
  • 74 faculty offices
  • 14 classrooms
  • Case study room
  • Computer labs
  • Writing Center
  • Auditorium-theater type classroom
  • Courtyard
Construction challenges included:
  • Excavating 7 feet of earth and underpinning existing building
  • Shoring and extending basement columns in place to lower basement floor by 3 feet
  • Upgrading all MEP systems
  • Replication and restoration of chair rail, mill work, pedestal, plaques, plaster cornices, and chandelier
  • Replication of 8 exterior rosettes




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Award of Excellence - Delaware Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors