NYC – 126 STELCOR® Micropiles to 75’ for a 14-Story Addition at Draper Hall

Stelcor Micropiles Used for Draper Hall

OVERVIEW: The 14-story Draper Hall, located between Metropolitan Hospital and the East River, combines new construction with substantial rehab to an existing structure. The tower footprint was expanded to allow for double loaded corridors, 201 apartments, and a community center for the city’s … [Read more...]

How to Save 1.12M Dollars and Not Have to Bulldoze a Building in Chicago

STELCOR® Test Pile Set for Drilling

OVERVIEW: In Chicago, a 60-foot tall movie theater was sold to a Banner Real Estate Group, who are converting it into a climate-controlled storage facility.  This project will add five floors to the building, as well as an addition for elevators, increasing the floor area to 97,349 square feet.  … [Read more...]

NYC – Stelcor® in the Manhattanville Factory District for the Malt House Building

Malt House Renovation Made Possible With STELCOR® Micropiles

OVERVIEW: The foundation of the 100-year-old Malt House building had to be underpinned in order to allow 5 additional floors to be added to it. This building is in the Manhattanville Factory District - New York’s most important master-planned economic and urban revitalization project. The piles had … [Read more...]

NYC – 60 Stelcor® Micropiles For 5-Story Housing Units In Astoria

Tested to 100 ton ultimate with only .300” of movement at full design load.

OVERVIEW: A new construction, 5-story residential building in Astoria NY. Helical piles were originally specified for this project. CHALLENGE: The developer faced several challenges at this site. The biggest concern was the high water tables present. A redesign was issued, the loading was … [Read more...]