The Des Moines Building

The Details //

  • Date: December 2013
  • Location: Des Moines, IA
  • Category: Sawing, Removal, Wall Openings, Core Drilling
  • Client: Nelson Development / Construction

Project Description //

The iconic Des Moines Building, erected in 1931, was being transformed from a vacant office building into 136 spectacular apartments with additional office, retail, and restaurant space.

Henriksen Contracting was hired by Nelson Development/Construction in December of 2013 to perform sawing and removal of wall openings for new windows and doors, core drilling of the exterior walls for dryer vents, removal of concrete surrounding the steel columns for installation of new steel beams and sawing and removal of floor openings for installation of a new elevator shaft, new stairways, and trash chutes.

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