Project aimed at economical seismic retrofits on historic Memphis structures

The group will develop a low-cost seismic retrofit model that would benefit aging brick-and-mortar structures. It involves bolting steel brackets to existing wooden floor and ceiling joists.

February 08, 2012 |

A coalition of local designers, seismologists, heritage organizations, and professional associations have begun outreach efforts for the proposed South Main District Seismic Retrofit and Historic Conservation Demonstration Project in Memphis.

The group will develop a low-cost seismic retrofit model that would benefit aging brick-and-mortar structures. It involves bolting steel brackets to existing wooden floor and ceiling joists.

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