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Highlighted Projects:  Condition Assessments

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A Condition Assessment or Preservation Plan is typically used to determine a site's overall condition.  It can also be used to target a specific building material or system (roof, masonry, windows, etc.).  A condition assessment can assist a site steward as a basis for fundraising, establishing project priorities, and as the first step for project design and construction. 


sbk has served as the prime contractor for many condition assessments, conducting architectural condition assessments or leading multi-disciplinary teams that may include structural engineers, mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineers, and cost estimators.  At any scale, prioritized recommendations and cost estimates provide vital information for budgeting, grant writing, and fundraising. 


sbk also provides Project Design services (field survey, construction documents and construction observation).




Multiple Historic Religious Properties Assessments

Philadelphia, PA


Condition assessments for four historic United Methodist Church sites in Philadelphia. 


Masonry Condition Assessment

University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Philadelphia, PA


Comprehensive survey of the brick, granite and marble Kamin Entrance stairway structure. 


Condition Assessment

Saint Michael's Episcopal Church

Philadelphia, PA


sbk led a multi-disciplinary team to conduct a comprehensive condition assessment for this historic Philadelphia church. 


Multiple Projects

Johnson House Historic Site

Philadelphia, PA


Field survey and construction documents for exterior restoration of the main house and outbuilding. 


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