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Christiana Hospital Expansion

Superior Scaffold tackles difficult Christiana Hospital Expansion in Newark, DE When Christiana Hospital in Newark, DE decided to expand their South wing they called on trusted masonry experts, Joseph Rizzo & Sons.  But Marc Rizzo, being a good production manager, took one look at this patient and realized that it was a little out of their normal scope – so he called Tony P at Superior Scaffold for assistance. Superior had to design and build a heavy duty, elaborate shoring system below the main level to hold the load of the entire frame scaffold, all the equipment and crews above it. Marc Rizzo,...

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SCAFFOLDING ST. AGATHA – ST. JAMES CHURCH, 38TH AND CHESTNUT Working on The Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral at 38th and Chestnut is one of those once in a lifetime projects. Formerly known as the Protestant Episcopal Church of the Savior, it was built in 1855, renovated in 1898, and rebuilt in 1906, after a fire.  The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.  So what does it take to be able to work on these historic structures?  It takes skill, patience, customer service, more skill, and the ability to adapt quickly and think outside the box. This particular job took three...

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Penn Tower Scaffold / Shoring

Massive Scaffolding, Shoring, Mast Climber job at Penn Tower Philadelphia, PA This is a huge scaffold, shoring and mast climber job at the old Penn Tower.  The building is being demolished for the new Hospital Pavilion at the University of Pennsylvania.  Not only did we erect a giant scaffold all around three sides of the exterior…But we also shored up 16 floors at the same time! That’s correct 16 floors at the same time!  And we installed the 3 mast climbers on the opposite side of the building.   It all has a very specific purpose in the overall plan.  Look carefully, into...

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Reading Terminal Market – Work Platform

Reading Terminal Market, Giant Work Platform and overhead protection Reading Terminal Market, Philadelphia, PA Superior Scaffold erected a 580 foot long work deck or platform on both sides of the barrel shaped Reading Terminal Market (RTM) so crews could get access to replace the roof. The platform is 5 feet wide by 6 feet High by 580 feet long and allows crews to roll their equipment from the mast climber at one end to their location anywhere along building. Reading Terminal Market is a sprawling, somewhat chaotic indoor farmer’s market and food haven where over 100 merchants offer culinary treats, fresh produce and unique...

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Divine Lorraine, Scaffolding & Shoring

Divine Intervention – Scaffolding & Access of Biblical Proportions! This abandoned building is coming back to life.  And what I life it’s had.  This has some absolutely fantastic architecture.  Built back in 1892, the Divine Lorraine is going back to its original function - apartments.  Back then it housed some of Philadelphia’s wealthiest residents and soon will again. Superior Scaffold was brought in as part of the $44 Million redevelopment to provide the scaffolding and shoring support to give crews complete access to the exterior of this 10 story structure. The plan is to create over 100 luxury apartments and 20,000 square feet...

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University of Pennsylvania, Quadrangle

University of Pennsylvania, Quadrangle When the University of Pennsylvania needed scaffolding to renovate their 1895 Quadrangle, they turned to Superior to provide it. The $67 million dollar project has restored and adapted the U of P’s most prominent historic buildings and once again made it the hub of intellectual, social, and recreational activity....

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Drexel University, The Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building (ISB)

Drexel University, The Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building (ISB) Superior Scaffold was the company of record to provide scaffold services to this $49.7 million five story, 135,000 square feet, modern marvel that will house 39 research and teaching laboratories for biomedical engineering, biology and chemistry. It also will have a fossil preparation lab. ISB is expected to be LEED silver and Green Globes-certified, partly because of a bio-filter wall, which will be the first of its kind in an American university. The vegetated wall will be nearly 40 feet high and covered in live plants to help purify the air and oxygenate...

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Baptist Temple Church

Baptist Temple Church Superior Scaffold was at the heart of this historic building’s rebirth and revitalization. The 36,000 square foot structure, designed in the Victorian Romanesque Revival and Richardsonian styles, received a full renovation that resurrected the building as a premier venue for arts and cultural productions. Thanks to Superior’s engineering team, the spectacular Thomas P. Lonsdale-designed edifice is now poised to reclaim its historic role as the heart of Temple University....

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