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La Casa Bottoms Out

Process—————5 March 2013

In October, construction started on the La Casa Supportive Housing building in Columbia Heights. This past week evacuation for the basement was completed and there is now nowhere to go but up! This morning, the formwork for the tower crane pad was erected and readied for tomorrow’s pour. The adjacent buildings have been underpinned and stabilized. The scaffolding over the entrance to the adjacent building will protect pedestrians during La Casa’s construction. Activities will move quickly now as the concrete contractor mobilizes and begins work. In four months, the building will top out.

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