The State Museum of Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania State Archives are part of the Pennsylvania State Capitol Complex in downtown Harrisburg, PA. The five-story Museum is circular in plan, with 32 facets around the exterior. Each facet is comprised of four-story high panels of Indiana limestone units between the recessed limestone masonry at the column lines. The 22-story Archives building is a windowless rectangular slab, also clad in Indiana limestone panels.
Scope of work
- Close visual examination and hammer-sounding of limestone cladding at exterior of buildings.
- Documentation and quantification of fault conditions using TPAS direct digital annotation system.
- Comparison of findings from current survey to previous survey data.
- Completed comprehensive close visual examination of end wall with minimal impact on building occupants and public.
- Compared findings from current survey to previous survey data using digital documentation.
- Lawrie and Green (completed in 1964)
- The State of Pennsylvania