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Supreme Court Building Renovation

Weekly Project Status Updates

Final Completion Status (July 2016): Below are views of the final product of the Supreme Court Building Renovation.


Final View After Renovation- Northeast Corner


Final View After Renovation- Northwest Corner

​​Substantial Completion Status (3/24/16): Below are views of the final product of the Supreme Court Building Renovation. The southwest corner's scaffolding will remain in place until mid-summer 2016 so additional repair work can be completed on the terra cotta tiles.

 
Final View After Renovation- Southeast Corner

 

2/08/16 - 2/12/16: North entrance canopy repairs begin. Copper cornice flashing installation continues on south elevation.


Copper Cornice Flashing Installation

North Entrance Canopy Repairs

 

2/01/16 - 2/05/16: Copper cornice flashing installation continues on east elevation. Copper cornice flashing installation begins on south elevation. Terra cotta field tiles installation continues.


Copper Cornice Flashing Installation


Terra Cotta Field Tile Installation

 

 

1/25/16 - 1/29/16: Copper cornice flashing installation continues on east elevation. Cornice rebuild begins on south elevation.


Copper Cornice Flashing Installation

Copper Cornice Flashing Installation

 

 

1/18/16 - 1/22/16: Column tile installation continues on east elevation. Copper cornice flashing installation begins on east elevation. Cornice and column tile installation continues on south elevation. 


Completed Column


Cornice - Close-up Mortar Joint


Cornice Copper Flashing Preparation
 

 

1/11/16 - 1/15/16: Cornice and column tile installation continues on east elevation. Installation of cornice tiles continues on south elevation. Installation of column tiles begins on south elevation.


Cornice Tile Installation


Cornice Tile Staging


Field Tile Removal

 

 

1/04/16 - 1/08/16: Cornice and column tile installation continues on east elevation. Installation of cornice tiles begins on south elevation.


Column Tile Installation - Top View


Column Tile Installation


South Cornice Demolition
 

 

 

12/28/15 - 01/01/16: Cornice and column tile installation continues on east elevation. Installation of cornice steel infrastructure begins on south elevation.


Column Tiles Staged


Cornice Steel Inrastructure Installation


East Column Tile Installation

East Window Reinstallation
 

 

 

12/21/15 - 12/25/15: Cornice and column tile installation continues on east elevation.  Cornice and column demolition continues on the south elevation.


East Column Tile Installation


East Cornice Installation


East Window Frame Preparation

 

 

12/14/15 - 12/18/15:  Scaffolding was removed from the west elevation and installed on the south elevation. Cornice and column tile installation begins on east elevation. Cornice and column demolition begins on the south elevation. 

East Cornice Tile Installation
 
East Cornice Tile Installation
 
West Elevation Complete
 

 

12/7/2015 - 12/11/2015: Cornice and column demolition continues on the east elevation. Scaffolding at the south elevation is installed. Window removal on south elevation begins.


Column Steel Infrastructure Prep - East Elevation


Column Steel Infrastructure Prep - East Elevation


Scaffolding Installed - South Elevation

 

 

11/30/2015 - 12/4/2015: Cornice and column demolition continues on the east elevation. Scaffolding at the north elevation is removed.


Column Tile Removal - East Elevation


Cornice Removal - East Elevation


North Elevation Complete
  

 

 

11/23/2015 - 11/27/2015: Fire escape refurbishing finalized. Cornice and column demolition continues on the east elevation.


Cornice Cap Copper Sheeting Removal - East Elevation


Cornice Removal - East Elevation

 


Refurbished Fire Escape

 

 

11/16/2015 - 11/20/2015: Fire escape refurbishing is underway. Cornice and column demolition began on the east elevation.


Fire Escape Restoration

Fire Escape Restoration
 

 

 

11/9/2015 - 11/13/2015: Window removal on the east elevation began. Installation of cornice tiles on the west elevation continues.


East Window Removal

West Cornice Installation
 

 

 

11/2/2015 - 11/06/2015: Installation of cornice tiles on the west elevation continues. Installation of the column tiles on the west elevation is complete. Installation of cornice tiles on north elevation is complete. Scaffolding is installed on the east elevation.

East Scaffolding Installation

North Cornice Complete


West Column Complete

 

 

10/26/2015 - 10/30/2015: Installation of steel ties and cornice tiles continues.  Installation of column terra cotta tiles continues.  Miscellaneous masonry repairs continues.


Tile Column Installation


Cornice Installation- North Elevation


Cornice Installation- North Elevation


Cornice Installation- North Elevation
  

 

 

10/19/2015 - 10/23/2015: Installation of steel ties and cornice tiles continues.  Installation of column terra cotta tiles continues.  Miscellaneous masonry repairs continues.


Tile Column Installation

 


Tile Column Installation

 


Tile Column Installation

 


Tile Column Installation

 


Cornice Installation Framing

 

 

10/12/2015 - 10/16/2015:  Installation of steel ties and cornice tiles continues.  Installation of column terra cotta tiles continues.  Window Installation is complete. Miscellaneous masonry repairs continues.


Window Reinstallation Grand Stairwell

 


Window Reinstallation Grand Stairwell

 


Misc. Masonry Repair

 


Misc. Masonry Repair

 


Column Tile Installation
 
 
10/05/2015 - 10/9/2015: Installation of steel ties and cornice tiles continues. Scraping and painting of exterior window frames on both elevations continues. Column steel preparation continues.  Miscellaneous masonry repairs continues.

Column Steel Preparation

Copper Cornice Flashing Installation

Copper Cornice Flashing Installation

Misc. Masonry Repair- Eagle Wing Repair

 

 

9/28/2015 - 10/2/2015:  Installation of steel ties and cornice tiles continues. Scraping and painting of exterior window frames on both elevations continues. Column steel preparation began. Miscellaneous masonry repairs began.


Column Steel Preparation


​Scraping and Painting Window Frames


Misc. Masonry Repair



Misc. Masonry Repair


Column Steel Preparation

 

9/21/2015 - 9/25/2015:  Installation of steel ties and cornice tiles began. Scraping and painting of exterior window frames on both elevations will continue.


Steel Ties for New Cornice Tiles

Steel Ties for New Cornice Tiles

New Cornice Tile Installation

New Cornice Tile Installation

New Corner Cornice Tile Installation

Scraping and Painting Window Frames

Scraping and Painting Window Frames
 
Scraping and Painting Window Frames

Freshly Painted Window Frame
 


9/14/15 - 9/18/15:  Failed terra-cotta tile removal continues for both the north and west elevations.   Terra-cotta tile column removal continues on the west elevation.  Scraping and painting of exterior window frames on both elevations begins.

Column Tile Removal ~ West

Column Tile Removal ~ West

Column Tile Removal ~ West


9/7/15 - 9/11/15:  Failed terra-cotta tile removal began for both the north and west elevations.  
Terra-cotta tile column removal began on the west elevation.

Column Tile Removal ~ West

Column Tile Removal ~ West


8/31/15 - 9/4/15: Windows were removed on the west elevation of the building and taken off-site for restoration.  Cornice removal continued on the north and west elevations of the building.

Law Library - 2nd Floor

North West Area - 2nd Floor

Conference Room - 3rd Floor
 
Exposed Ledger and Work Area

  Steel Ledger - NW Corner


8/24/15 - 8/28/15:  Windows were removed on the north elevation of the building and taken off-site for restoration.  Cornice removal also began on the north and west elevation of the building.

Window Removal:
 

Records Office

Grand Stairwell, 2nd Floor Landing

Grand Stairwell, 3rd Floor Landing

3rd Floor Offices

Cornice Corner Piece Removed Intact


8/10/15 - 8/21/15:  Installation of scaffolding on the north and west elevations of the building was completed.
 

Scaffolding ~ NW Corner

Scaffolding ~ NE Corner

2015 Supreme Court Building Interior Upgrades

4/21/15 - 6/30/15:  Various interior upgrades to the building include remodeling the public transaction counter of the Appellate Court Records Section, re-establishing the vestibules at both the north and south entrances, and a variety of mechanical upgrades.
  

Appellate Records Public Window
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Appellate Records Staff Side

South Vestibule Entrance Doors

Hot Water Heater