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The Renovation of Strawbridge & Clothier Building, Philadelphia, PA

Superior Scaffold was called in to assist with the renovations of the historic Strawbridge & Clothier building in downtown Philadelphia.  The 100 year-old building was once the worlds largest dry goods building.  Over the years it has sat in disrepair until they decided to bring it back to it’s former glory.  They new center will be home for 100 businesses as 1000 residential units.  They are doing a superb job of keeping the old style while giving the new structure nice upgrades. The bank of 20 elevators, yes, I said 20 elevators, wow, are a glorious site to see, however, only...

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Incredible photos of Our Lady of Lourdes Statue going back up!

Superior Scaffold has been there from the beginning, after the earthquake, through the dismantlement, and now the reassembly. This story from the people of Philly.com really shows the delicate work involved with putting the statue back up on top of the Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, in Camden, NJ one piece at time.  And of course, that's our scaffolding all around her. Click on this Link or the photo below to see the entire story. ...

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Independence Hall is complete!

And boy does she look great.  As you all know by now Superior Scaffold got the opportunity of a lifetime to provide the system scaffold and scrim on the historic structure.  And now she’s ready for her close up.  I did notice a few spots that are waiting for some custom carpentry but for the most part she is back to her former glory. I won’t bore you with details – just have a look.    Congratulations to everyone involved with the Independence Hall renovation.  She looks great!  ...

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Superior Scaffold helps with the renovation of M. Night Shyamalan’s Old House

Okay – now I know you are probably asking yourself why on earth are we blogging about this?  And you have a point - but when you see the scope of the renovation that Ray Starzman and Chase Building Group undertook for this exterior re-invention, you will understand.  Just look at the pictures.      Not only did Superior Scaffold provide the many system scaffolds all around the residence, but they also did an entire enclosure on the house while the work was going on!  This kept the debris trapped and the workers very happy during the cold winter months.  It also provided...

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Scaffold and Access Industry Magazine prints article about Superior and Our Lady of Lourdes

Superior Scaffold is in the center of the latest issue of Scaffold & Access Industry Magazine for the work we did on Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center.  As we blogged before, it was all about how we secured the beloved statue on top of the building after the earthquake.  Props go out to Gina Kellogg of SAIM - she did a great job! You can read the article here:  Scaffold Industry Magazine   Scaffold Industry Magazine...

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Superior helps Academy of Music keep its 155th-anniversary Concert and Ball – Rolling

It was a slightly different Saturday night in January at the Academy of Music's 155th Anniversary party.  But this year the honored guests didn't leave to enjoy the entertainment - they stayed for the entire event. Thanks in part to Superior Scaffold and grand sales master Tony Pini, a special stage was extended all the way into the house with a floor that was built from the stage level to the  low rise of the theater, over the orchestra seats.  And for the first time, this allowed the guests to spread out and party all in one location. Built using system scaffold, planking...

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Our Lady of Lourdes Statue Repair Update – Kudos to the kids at Mount Carmel School!

Click the photo to watch the video or click the links below. Students raise money for Our Lady of Lourdes Statue repair Students at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Regional School raise money for Our Lady of Lourdes Statue repair The 15 ton statue is getting her much needed overhaul after the earthquake in August.  She's almost restored and ready for installation. This video shows how the efforts of students at one small school (Our Lady of Mount Carmel Regional School) help raised money for the repairs. Students of the elementary school collected coins to help fund the cost of the repair which the hospital...

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Adding Graphics, Banners, and Advertisements to your Scaffolding Project

A capacity crowd of 46,967 braved temperatures in the 30s and intermittent snow flurries to see the visiting New York Rangers edge the Flyers 3-2, when the NHL and Bridgestone Winter Classic came to Citizen's Bank Park, home of baseball's Philadelphia Phillies. But little did the capacity crowd know what it took to get that ice onto the ground.  Weeks of preparation, hard work, and yes, advertising. Advertising?  Yep.  All over the place.  And it's a brilliant way to cover up scaffolding that might be necessary for the "behind the curtain" workings of an event like this. If you recall, Superior Scaffold wrapped the...

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Superior Builds “Ice Bridge” at 2012 Bridgestone NBC NHL Winter Classic @Citizens Bank Park, Philiadelphia, PA

It's a big game.  Some even say "a holiday tradition".   This year’s game features an intense rivalry between the top two teams in the Atlantic Division as the Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers battle outdoors at Citizen’s Bank Park in Philadelphia, home of the Phillies. This is the fifth iteration of the NHL Winter Classic, an event created by both NBC Sports and the NHL. Superior Scaffold was brought in to build the "Ice Bridge" that spans the fan's walkway (concourse) down to the rink itself.  The scaffolding allows the pipes that bring in the water and chemicals to...

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