December 07, 2012
November 2012 Student Housing Construction Update
Up On The Roof
Framing of top floor is now complete and construction of roof has begun.
November 7: Site overview of the in progress framing of the fourth and final floor.
November 14: One week later, the fourth floor framing nears completion.
November 14: Worker constructs temporary safety railing around top floor, as framing reaches the final level.
November 14: Fourth floor framing is completed on west side as roof joist installation begins.
November 14: COO Janice Manis and CFO Paul Kalush discuss project during weekly inspection.
November 14: Architect, contractor, development consultant and Southwestern project team address arrangement of security station at top of 7th Street stair.
November 14: Don't look at the view. Construction worker installs roof joists.
November 14: The "Pearl" student lounge is framed out, and sheet flooring is installed for study rooms above.
November 14: The sky's the limit.
November 14: Curved living room windows frame the southwest corner units, this one on the top floor with views stretching to the Baldwin Hills and the coastline.
November 21: Site overview of completed fourth floor vertical walls.
November 29: Site overview of fourth floor ceiling framework.
November 29: Northeast corner, showing cantilevered upper level units.
November 29: Interior courtyard view showing framing completed to top floor.
November 29: The study rooms near completion atop the "Pearl" student lounge.
November 29: Bathtubs have been delivered to the units, awaiting installation, as plumbing, electrical and air conditioning progress.
November 29: Floor joists are being laid to form the sundeck that sits atop the Pearl structure.
November 29: Last portion of framing begins to tie fourth floor units to sundeck and stairway.
November 29: Southwestern's campus buildings converge in this view from the fourth floor.
November 29: A downtown skyline view (on a rare rainy day) from the top floor southeast unit.
November 29: Detail of framing and joisting of study rooms and sundeck.
November 29: Open corridors allow views such as this one of the Southwestern main parking entrance.
November 29: The iconic view of the "radius" corner takes full form as the building tops out.
November 29: Distinctive cantilevered units at the southeast corner.
November 29: View from 7th Street and Westmoreland of the now fully framed building.