Historic Renovation

Vancouver's Post Hospital

During the RevitalizeWA conference in Vancouver, I attended a walking tour of Vancouver’s Post Hospital. Its abundant potential was immediately evident.


Top Public Safety Concern: URM Buildings

One solution uses private financing to retrofit old unreinforced brick and masonry buildings.


Walter Cooper Barn Restoration

Principal, Greg Coons, co-authored an article with Jennifer Mortenson from the Washington Trust for Historic Preservation about the Walter Cooper Barn … read more +


URM Building Policy Update

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


Fran's New Factory Opens

Frans Chocolates new manufacturing and headquarters facility in Georgetown.


Sherman Clay Building Renovation

SSF was the structural engineer for the $3 million upgrade of this 1926 Neoclassical, historic building.