Stronger the Second Time Around - Terra Cotta Restoration Services

Terra Cotta


Miami-Dade County Courthouse

History: Located in Miami, Florida, the Miami-Dade County Courthouse was completed in 1928. When originally designed by A. Teneyck Brown, the Courthouse was the tallest building in Florida.

Scope: Terra cotta removal for investigation and repair of structural steel anchorage systems.

Challenge: Large terra cotta unit removal at underside of cornice via swing stage made for precarious work.

Result: Terra cotta units removed, steel remediated, and ultimately provided for restoration deign details by engineering company.

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