Seismic Success

by Robert L. Reid, Senior Editor, Features Manager; ASCE, ASCE World Headquarters, 1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Reston, VA

Serial Information: Issue 01, Pg. 44-49

Document Type: Feature article

Abstract: An innovative seismic retrofit has prepared the nearly 90-year-old Robert A. Young Federal Building in St. Louis for the future. Despite extensive work within the 1 million sq ft structure, the building remained fully occupied throughout the roughly two-and-a-half-year construction phase.

Subject Headings: Seismic tests | Seismic effects | Government buildings | Innovation | Rehabilitation | Federal government | Construction management

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