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San Francisco Embarcadero, CA


K&A Scope:

Design fabrication method, engineer, and manufacture second story interior historic brick arches to match remaining original arches, clearstory window frames, lower water course at second floor level; do the same for exterior window surrounds on North wing of West elevation to match South wing window surrounds. Faux finish matching existing brick.



All historic replica elements were fabricated from molds made off of full scale patterns made of wood, foam and plaster by K&A. Parts are all FRP using fire retardant unsaturated polyester resin and E-Glass reinforcement. Panels have imbedded steel anchors and connections.


Client: Port of San Francisco

Contractor: Plant Construction Company

Architect: SMWM Architects

Historic Architect: Page and Turnbull