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M.A.T.C.H. School Restoration - Phase I

Owner:       M.A.T.C.H. Foundation

Location:   Commonwealth Ave., Boston MA

Engineer/Architect:  JCH Consulting

CSI was awarded the contract to reinforce and waterproof the compromised building envelope of the M.A.T.C.H. Charter School.

The scope entailed the removal of the exterior brick and limestone veneer at the Babcock St. façade, the installation of a liquid membrane waterproofing system, new angle irons for all window heads, replacement of the window brackets and the subsequent re-building of the façade to match the original.

The existing parapet wall was rebuilt including a new roof flashing system and a new waterproof membrane to tie into the existing roof. On completion of the re-build, waterproofing sealant was installed at all joints and the exposed concrete foundation wall was coated to match the existing building.

The work was completed with minimal impact on the school which was fully operational throughout the project.

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