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Seismic Retrofit of Soft Story

Soft Story Seismic Retrofit Cost.

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

Soft Story buildings In Los angeles.

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

Soft Story Building

Seismic Upgrade to Soft Story Buildings.

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...