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Pulling back the curtain for opening night. Restoring the Forrest Theater.

The Forrest Theater is a beautiful, classic, playhouse built in 1928 and located at 1114 Walnut Street in the Center City area of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Built at a cost of $2,000,000 it was one of architect Herbert J. Krapps more elaborate theaters. The interior is intricately decorated with gilt detailing (silver gilded with gold) and silk fabrics.  And that’s exactly why Superior Scaffold was brought in.  We provided the painting and restoration crews access to the entire perimeter of the theater, including the walls, ceiling and all surfaces, so they could restore it to it's former glory. [ngg_images source="galleries" container_ids="58" exclusions="545" sortorder="546,544,549,547,543,542,550,548,545" display_type="photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails" override_thumbnail_settings="1" thumbnail_width="200" thumbnail_height="200" thumbnail_crop="1" images_per_page="9" number_of_columns="3" ajax_pagination="0" show_all_in_lightbox="1" use_imagebrowser_effect="0"...

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Superior is featured in Scaffold & Access Magazine!

Scaffold & Access Magazine's latest issue features an article exploring the dynamics of working with family in the scaffold industry. Superior Scaffold is honored to be one of 3 companies featured. You can read the article here or click on the photos below. Look at a young Albert!  The physical similarities to our CEO, his son, Guy are staggering.  It's from Albert's original vision that Guy was able to continue to grow and build Superior into the customer-centric, quick responsive, scaffold company that it is today. A big shout out to Miss Cathee at Scaffold & Acess Magazine for her work on the article and featuring us.  And...

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4601 Market Street (Phase 2 – Scaffolding) Access

We are back for phase two of the renovation process.  This time around we are providing restoration crews access to the top portion of the building, including the 7 foot long wind vane ship.  Yes, incredibly, that IS a giant wind vane. I wish I could have gotten a close up shot of that old ship but as you can see the scaffold crew was just erecting the base portion when I got there. Look at the corrosion that has built up over the years on the dome and the ship.  Those will be brought back to their former glory.  We’ve blogged...

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3 Story Loading Platform & Debris Chute, Wilmington, DE

We normally talk about building a loading/work platform or a debris chute but not a combo loading platform and debris chute in one.  Well here it is - a combo platform at CSC (Corporate Service Company) in Wilmington, DE. Our customer called Superior Scaffold and asked if we could come up with a solution to load material into the building while at the same time allowing debris to be moved out.  And this is what we came up with. You see, this ain't our first rodeo folks (see below).  But this one is constructed from shoring posts and hi-load frames and not system...

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Divine Intervention – Access and Renovation of Biblical Proportions!

This is a giant job with many phases.  Just scroll through the pictures and you'll see its size and scope.  I'll do my best to condense all of the parts into a cohesive post.  So here goes!  Superior Scaffold was brought in, by General Contractor – Domus, Inc., to provide the scaffolding and shoring support to give crews complete access to the exterior of this 10-story structure for a massive renovation. This is part of the $44 Million redevelopment of the Divine Lorraine Hotel.  In a nut shell, this beautiful hotel is coming back to life.  And what a life its...

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Upper Moreland High School Swimming Pool Deck and Rolling Towers

Now, this is the second way to scaffold a swimming pool so crews can get to the inside ceiling area for work, renovation or additions. The first way, as we showed you, in this article at Plymouth Whitemarsh High School, was to scaffold the entire pool and then continue the scaffolding right up until just beneath the ceiling where we added a deck or dance floor.This way can be used when there are only sections of the ceiling that need to be addressed.  We scaffold the entire pool area and then deck it in using steel plank and ¾” plywood to...

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Superior Scaffold Races into Indianapolis for the SAIA Annual Convention & Exposition

Yes, it was scaffold convention and exposition time again and this year it was held in Indianapolis, Indiana, home of the Indy 500 and Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  The SAIA (Scaffold & Access Industry Association) is a great way to see new equipment, connect with vendors, learn new things and have a great time.  Oh yeah, and our team of bad boy scaffolders came out to defend their title at the Scaffold Builder’s Challenge (I’ve already spilled the beans on that but I’ll recap it for you here).And then it culminated with a party at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and racing around the...

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Construction Today Magazine features an article by Superior Scaffold

Superior Scaffold is proud to have an article in the new Construction Today Magazine about our work with Vibration Mitigation at the Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.In a nutshell, the article details how Superior Scaffold was called in to provide access to help dismantle two giant, 16 foot tall, 14th/15th century Chinese Buddhist murals in preparation for the demolition of the building right next door. Click on any of the pics to read the article.These giant murals are just two of thousands of priceless artifacts that are being moved so the vibrations from the heavy equipment next door doesn't...

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