Building Lift At SF’s Pier 70

2,250-ton building lift at SF’s Pier 70
The transformation of San Francisco’s historic Pier 70 shipyard into shops, offices and housing comes with a heavy lift.

The 4.5 million-pound Building 12, where workers toiled during World War II to build metal ship plates, had to be protected from a different threat: rising seas. Developer Brookfield Properties needed to lift the structure 10 feet, shielding it from the anticipated effects of climate change through 2100.

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Location: San Francisco, CA