More URM Building News

The word it out. The City of Seattle’s ‘list’ of unreinforced masonry (URM) buildings is creating lots of news. See the Seattle Times and KIRO News links for more information.

Please note that if a building owner is changing the use of the building or doing a ‘substantial alteration’ to the building, seismically retrofitting is not optional, it is required.


Dan’s KUOW Interview / / 04.21.14

Why Some Building's Aren't Ready for 'The Big One'

URM Building Policy Update / / 04.20.16

1164 URM buildings are on the City of Seattle's list of structures that may require seismic upgrades.