Niagara Falls Public Library

This library, also known as the Earl W. Brydges Building, was designed in the “Brutalist” style and constructed between 1969-1974.  Plagued with a series of roof and exterior wall leaks, the owner was initially concerned about the corrosion to library’s steel framework. RRJ’s investigation revealed that shoddy construction caused the leakage. Full repair consisted of removing the entire exterior wythe of masonry, reinforcing the structural frame, installing omitted vapor barriers and additional insulation, and replacing the exterior masonry with an exposed aggregate.

Scope of Services

  • Investigate water leakage
  • Design repairs that match original masonry

Project Details

Location Niagara Fall, NY
Market Public
Services Investigation + Repair Services, Water Leakage Investigation Services

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