Historical

Union Lofts

By |2018-01-12T14:23:51+00:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the developer, Meruelo Maddux Properties, to provide peer review and material selection for the adaptive reuse of the Union Bank of California Headquarters Building in downtown Los Angeles. The Union Bank Building is a 12-story, historic, concrete building with a full basement, built in

Reno Post Office

By |2018-01-12T11:04:03+00:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the City of Reno to perform due diligence and property assessment services for the downtown Post Office. The Reno Post Office is a historical landmark, built in 1934 and is a good example of art-deco architecture. The City is investigating purchasing the building from

City of Walnut Creek – Facilities Assessment

By |2018-01-12T11:06:16+00:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the City of Walnut Creek to complete a facility condition assessment using ASTM E-2018 as a guideline. The four city-owned recreational and historic buildings included a steel and concrete frame building wood-frame buildings with glu-lam structural elements. ABBAE prepared replacement value calculations and recommendations,

Los Angeles Law Library

By |2018-01-12T11:31:42+00:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the Los Angeles County Law Library to provide investigation and assessment services of the library and top levels of an adjacent parking garage. The Law Library campus includes the original building, a six-story concrete structure completed in 1953 which contains administrative services and six

UC San Diego – University House

By |2018-01-11T12:41:54+00:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) provided a physical needs assessment on an historic University building. ABBAE was retained by IS Architecture to provide a reconstruction feasibility study for the University House at the University of California San Diego (UCSD). ABBAE’s scope of work included investigation and assessment of the roofing systems, exterior

Beau Rivage Hotel

By |2018-01-12T11:23:00+00:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained to provide damage assessment, design services and construction details to repair a hurricane-damaged resort in Mississippi. The Beau Rivage Hotel in Biloxi, Mississippi suffered major roof damage during Hurricane Katrina in 2005. We responded quickly to the needs of our client in an effort to

Hollywood Palladium

By |2018-01-11T09:48:41+00:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained to provide investigation and assessment of water intrusion to the exterior walls following a 2008 renovation. ABBAE provided investigation services, including destructive testing to exposed waterproofing of the below grade portion of the building, located on the north side. Our report provided the client with