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Seismic Retrofit of Soft Story
Soft Story Seismic Retrofit Cost.
February 1, 2017

Most seismic reinforcements of soft-story apartment buildings in Los Angeles require steel moment frames. The cost for each frame is between $18K to…

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Soft Story buildings In Los angeles.
April 22, 2016

Twenty-two years after the Northridge earthquake, Soft-Story building contractors began renovating buildings in Los Angeles city. On January 17, 1994, the Northridge…

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Soft Story Building
Seismic Upgrade to Soft Story Buildings.
July 2, 2015

The City of Los Angeles recently passed Ordinance 183893, requiring property owners to retrofit their wood-frame soft-story buildings. The goal of the mandatory retrofit…

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