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It’s a mystery to me. Scaffolding Conwyn Arms, Bryn Mawr, PA

I do know a Bronwyn… so I had to hit the google and see just what is the definition of Conwyn. Here’s what I found. _______________ Yep. Nothing. I couldn’t even get to the root of the word. So I looked up Bronwyn and this is what it said: English language feminine given name, which is an anglicized variant of the Welsh name Bronwen, meaning bron ("breast") and gwen ("white, fair, blessed)". Left with really no answer as to what exactly Conwyn Arms meant, I turned Superior Scaffold’s resident nerd, estimator, history buff, and garbage collector, Pat, to see what he knew. And I’ll...

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Access, Lift & Handlers magazine features two Superior Scaffold jobs

ALH Magazine featured two of Superior Scaffold's recent jobs.  The first was our work with Metropolitan Opera House - or Met.  It was quite a large project culminating in a work deck that was approximately 75 feet high.  Click here or on either picture to read the entire article or here to see our original blogpost. And the second article features our work at The Residences at Mid-Town Park at 9th & Orange, Wilmington, DE.  We had our new TP-2500 transport platform and several mast climbers there giving crews all access to this new building construction. Click on the image above to read...

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The Metropolitan Opera House in Philadelphia comes to life!

The Metropolitan Opera House or Met located at 858 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia (yes, Philly has a Metropolitan – not just NY) is undergoing a $56 Million restoration as a new Live Nation concert venue. The beautiful building has been sitting vacant for years. The 39,200-square foot theater was built in 1908 by Oscar Hammerstein I and called the Philadelphia Opera House. When it first opened in it was home to the Philadelphia Opera Company and sat some 4000 people as the largest venue of its kind in the world. In 1910 Hammerstein sold it to the Metropolitan Opera of New...

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Transport Platform, Mast Climbers, The Residences at Mid-Town Park, 9th & Orange, Wilmington, DE

Superior Scaffold does its part to help the rejuvenation of Wilmington’s central business district. We provided our TP-2500 transport platform and several mast climbing units to help BPGS construct this $75 million, 231 unit luxury apartment complex in downtown. The Residences at Mid-Town Park, located at 820 N. Orange St, are getting high end amenities such as 12,000 square feet of retail space, a 511 space parking garage, demonstration kitchens and dog-washing stations in each unit. The Residences also will feature an outdoor swimming pool, a fitness center and screening room. It’s all in the plan to create change in the struggling...

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Cantilever landing deck at Bryn Mawr Hospital

These are the kind of jobs that intrigue me. It’s not huge but it’s very cool and was designed for a unique purpose. Superior Scaffold was brought in to help Philly D&M solve a problem. They needed more room to fly pre-fabricated wall panels up with a crane and then land them somewhere so there was enough room to lean them over and pull them inside onto the floor where they could be placed. We designed a 23’ X 12’ cantilever landing deck that protruded out of the seventh floor giving crews just the extra room they needed to maneuver the large...

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Let the Pictures do the talking! Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital Expansion/Addition

5 stories of system scaffold. Odd shapes and customized layouts on every elevation. Giant dance floor at the top. One incredible job! With some jobs it’s better just to let the pictures do the talking and this is certainly one of them! [ngg_images source="galleries" container_ids="62" display_type="photocrati-nextgen_basic_slideshow" gallery_width="800" gallery_height="700" cycle_effect="fade" cycle_interval="5" show_thumbnail_link="0" thumbnail_link_text="Show thumbnails" order_by="sortorder" order_direction="ASC" returns="included" maximum_entity_count="500"] Superior Scaffold provided the scaffolding for the new 22,000 square-foot atrium/lobby as part of the hospital’s expansion/addition at the Cherry Hill campus. And as of this month Kennedy Hospital will be known as Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital as part of a merger between Jefferson Health and Kennedy Health. [ngg_images source="galleries"...

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Championship Scaffolding & Work Platform at Villanova University Swimming Pool

Back to school and back to winning championships!  It was the Wildcat men’s basketball program that got most of the glory for winning the 2016 NCAA Championship but this time it’s the three-peat BIG EAST champion Wildcat women who are looking for their fourth consecutive swimming and diving championship in 2017.  That’s quite a feat!  Coach Rick Simpson and his team deserve a hand! And Superior Scaffold wanted to do its part to lend a hand.  We were called in to provide access to the cieling of the swimming arena so new mechanicals and HVAC could be installed.  We erected three...

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“Meet me tonight in Atlantic City” – Resorts Casino Renovation

To quote Bruce Springsteen from the song, Atlantic City, “Everything dies, baby, that’s a fact.  Maybe everything that dies someday comes back.” Not that Resorts Casino has died but the building is coming back, and in a big way. Yes, I’m gong to reach with a few parallels from the song to our job so hold onto your shorts.  To hear the song - scroll to the bottom or (click here). I’m just pointing out that like our young couple in the song looking to rebuild in Atlantic City - we too are from Philadelphia coming to Resorts Casino to help revitalize...

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Hanging bridge platform, Smedley Park trestle, Springfield, PA

SEPTA (Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority) wanted to paint the structural steel beams and panels on the trestle that carries the trolley over Crum Creek at Smedely Park in Springfield, PA. Painters were only able to reach a portion of the exterior using a high-reach so they called Superior Scaffold to install a hanging bridge platform to give crews complete access to the exterior and interior of the trestle.  Superior’s crew clamped spreaders onto the flange of the steel beams on the trestle and then hung trees from them and then decked it in using steel plank.   I love these kinds of jobs! ...

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