610 and 630 Court Street Recent Progress

April, 2017    

Monthly Summary: At 610 Court Street the common area hallway received carpet, remnants of an old concrete stairway were removed, security cameras were added to the downstairs common area, sound insulation was installed in a ceiling, and miscellaneous electrical work took place. The building at 630 Court Street remained unchanged.


Grinding down a rough spot on the concrete slab.

610 Court Street: A worker grinds down a rough spot on the concrete slab in the downstairs common area hallway, prior to installing carpet tiles.

Carpet tiles are installed in the downstairs common area hallway.

610 Court Street: Carpet tiles are installed in the downstairs common area hallway.

Removing the left-over remnants of an old stairway.

610 Court Street: When sheetrock was removed from a wall, part of an old concrete stairway was revealed.  The majority of the stairway had been removed during a prior remodel, but about 8 to 10 inches remained sticking out from the wall.  In this image, a worker removes the remnants of the old stairway.

Security cameras added to the downstairs common area.

610 Court Street: Security cameras were added to the downstairs common areas.

Sound insulation installed in the ceiling.

610 Court Street: Sound insulation was installed in the ceiling of Suite 103 because that portion of the building has a wooden second story floor, which permits too much sound transmission between stories.

Conduits for electrical receptacles and phone wires that were added in the unfinished downstairs suites.

610 Court Street: Conduits for electrical receptacles and phone wires were added in the unfinished downstairs suites.

March, 2017

Monthly Summary: At 610 Court Street electric meters were installed, and work progressed on getting the downstairs suites more ready for tenants.  At 630 Court Street, more holes were drilled in the bricks for epoxied rods.


Electric meters for the individual suites and the common areas, as installed by Pacific Gas & Electric Company.

610 Court Street: The electric utility, Pacific Gas & Electric Company, installed electric meters for the individual suites and the common areas.

A load of sound insulation.

610 Court Street: A load of sound insulation arrived.  This insulation will be placed where the second story floor is made of wood (which is about half of the building -- the other half of the second story has concrete floors and does not require sound insulation).

Purple drywall at 610 Court Street.

610 Court Street: Purple-colored drywall was added against some of the exterior concrete walls, where moisture might penetrate the concrete.  This type of drywall resists moisture, mold and mildew.

February, 2017

Monthly Summary: At 610 Court Street rigid steel conduit was added and wires pulled for two more electric meter panels.  At 630 Court Street plans were approved for a moment frame on the inside of the Main Street façade, a security alarm system was installed, and an interesting old lumber label was discovered.


Rigid steel conduit bender.

610 Court Street: The electrician brought in a rigid steel conduit bender to make pieces of conduit required for the installation of the last two electrical panels.

Wires pulled through rigid steel conduits.

610 Court Street: After rigid steel conduits were installed, wires were pulled from the main "bussed gutter" (shown in this image) to the new electric meter panels.

Plans for a steel moment frame.

630 Court Street: Plans for a steel I-Beam moment frame to reinforce the Main Street façade were approved by the City. 

Installing cables for a security system.

630 Court Street: A worker from ASI Alarms installs cables for a security system.

4C Logo on Kiln Dried Old Griowth Yellow Fir label.

630 Court Street: An old lumber label was found while performing some more demolition.  This label might be from the "4C Lumber Company" and was apparently affixed onto Kiln Dried Old Growth Yellow Fir lumber.  It is unknown if this label was from the original 1920's construction or a later remodel.

January, 2017

Monthly Summary: At 610 Court Street cables for security cameras were run, the transom windows of the sidewalk entrances received address signage, preparations were made for electric utility meters, and a mis-manufactured front door was replaced.  At 630 Court Street reinforcement steel continued to be installed and work was begun on the foundation of a seismic moment frame.


Yellow cable for security cameras is taken off the spool.

610 Court Street: Yellow cable for security cameras is taken off the spool for running in the building.  These cables will eventually transmit images from security cameras.

Vinyl street address and suite numbers placed on the transom windows.

610 Court Street: Vinyl street address and suite numbers are placed on the interior side of one of the transom windows by an employee of GLT Sign Solutions.  All sidewalk entrances received address signage.

Custom engraved phenolic plastic identification plates.

610 Court Street: In preparation for electric meters, custom engraved phenolic plastic identification plates were affixed to each meter box.  These plates came from our preferred vendor, Elko Trophy & Engraving.

Drilled head screws added to an electric pull box.

610 Court Street: Drilled head screws were added to an electric pull box so it could be sealed by the utility company.

A red and white sign on the Main Service Disconnect.

610 Court Street: A red and white sign was added to the Main Service Disconnect for easy location in an emergency.

A crew replaces one of the mirror finish doors that had been mismanufactured.

610 Court Street: A crew from Commercial Glass and Aluminum, Inc. replaces one of the mirror finish doors that had been mis-manufactured.

A non-structural plate is welded onto a steel angle iron.

630 Court Street: A non-structural plate is welded onto a steel angle iron for use in the seismic reinforcement project.

Part of a concrete slab is removed to make room for a new concrete foundation that will hold up a steel I-Beam moment frame.

630 Court Street: Part of a concrete slab is removed to make room for a new concrete foundation that will hold up a steel I-Beam moment frame, as required by the seismic reinforcement project.

   

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