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Astor House Construction Update: 10/20/16

Astor House Construction Update: 10/20/16

Exciting progress today with the removal of shoring from the first and second floors! Loads have now been transferred to the new beams and columns. Finishing work is now underway including installing base plates to existing walls, bolting lapped joists, and...
Astor House Construction Update: 10/17/16

Astor House Construction Update: 10/17/16

Work on the interior is beginning to wrap up. Beams have been installed on both second and first floors. Joist hangers are being connected to the beams with fasteners. Workers are completing some light finish work to the space including adding floor plates for walls...
Astor House Construction Update: October 7, 2016

Astor House Construction Update: October 7, 2016

This week construction crews focused on installing the steel columns and beams in the building. Both beams on the first floor are in place. Next, the construction crew will begin fastening joists to the beams with new joist hangers. On the second floor, engineers and...
Astor House Update: Sept 30, 2016

Astor House Update: Sept 30, 2016

Moving right along with major construction items. The concrete retaining walls in the south basement are now largely complete. Brick walls in the north basement are being removed in sections. The earthen wall is then braced with a concrete cast and then concrete is...
Astor House Construction Update: Sept 21, 2016

Astor House Construction Update: Sept 21, 2016

The past few weeks have seen a great deal of progress in installing concrete retaining walls in both Astor House’s north and south basements. The North Basement is the oldest basement in the building and has brick walls along most of its perimeter. Years of...

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