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Compass Center

Seattle, WA


The Compass Center project involved the renovation of the 77 Building – five-story, century-old facility that was heavily damaged during the 2001 Nisqually Earthquake. A hygiene center and bank were renovated and reopened. In addition, twenty-three apartments for low-income tenants were added to the 2nd - 5th floors of the building. 


The project also included the construction of the new 42,000 sq. ft. 210 Building on the parking lot directly south of the facility.  The 210 building is now home to a large commercial kitchen and dining room, commercial laundry facility and chapel. Floors two through five consist of 78 units of transitional housing for men. The top floor houses offices for the Compass Center. The five-story addition is connected at the basement and first floor.


Architect: Stickney, Murphy, Romine Architects





Dexter Horton Seismic Repairs and Renovations

Seattle, WA


Built in 1924, the Dexter Horton Building suffered severe damage in the February 2001 earthquake. In addition to the emergency repairs, Turner  provided preconstruction and construction services for a 130,000 sq. ft. renovation and cosmetic seismic repairs.


Architect: JPC Architect



Skinner Building Seismic Upgrades

Seattle, WA


Turner's Special Projects Division provided construction services for seismic upgrades to this eight-story, 300,000 sq. ft. historic building. A concrete/frame structure with sandstone exterior, the Skinner building includes street level retail, seven floors of offices and the 5th Avenue Theatre, a historic landmark.


Architects: HOK/Burgess





Starbucks Center Seismic Upgrades and Re-skin

Seattle, WA


Starbucks Center Building, damaged by the February 2001 earthquake, underwent thie complex project which incorporated eight individual phases to demolish and replace the building’s original unreinforced masonry with metal stud walls, laid-up brick and a prefabricated Barkshire panelized system. 


Architect: Ron Wright & Associates



Bread of Life Mission Seismic Upgrade and Repairs

Seattle, WA


This historic, unreinforced masonry building was substantially damaged in the February 2001 earthquake and was repaired while the building remained occupied.


Architect: Merrick Lentz



Union Gospel Mission Seismic Renovation

Seattle, WA


Turner's Special Projects Division  provided preconstruction and construction services to rebuild and seismically brace this building, which was damaged during the February 2001 earthquake. Scope of work also included a complete seismic upgrade of this six-story building and rebuilding of parapets.


Architect: NBBJ


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