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Project Tour: Mission Beach Boardwalk

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Mission Beach Boardwalk!

On Tuesday, April 18, 2017, Heather Crane, AIA — IS Architecture and John Harris — Michael Baker International led a tour of the historic Mission Beach Boardwalk.

To find out more about this beautiful project, follow this link: https://isarchitecture.com/mission-beach-boardwalk-seawall-anmppost-reconstruction/d-la

Tour highlights included:

  • History of Mission Beach Amusement Center and Boardwalk
  • Reconstruction with today’s needs in mind – to provide a safe environment for all users
  • Construction Techniques
    • Maintain size of historic spacing between solid and void while meeting current code and design requirements (concrete mix, concrete cover, rebar size)
    • Modern day construction techniques vs. 1925 construction techniques
  • Lampposts – Historic Research and Reconstruction
  • Challenges with concrete color matching and acid etch finish to achieve historically appropriate color and texture
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