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Historic Plaza in Downtown Philadelphia Receives Renovations

The exterior plaza at the main entrance of the historic Wanamaker Building in Center City Philadelphia received major upgrades by Rycon. The existing ​granite paver sidewalk, ​waterproofing membrane, planter area, light poles, and sculpture were all demolished while utility manholes and ventilation grates were adjusted. New work consisted of the installation of ​waterproofing system over existing structural slab, concrete sidewalks, stone pavers, low concrete wall with metal cover and metal structured display plaque with lights, ADA ramp, benches on the existing stone wall, lighted letters signage, bollards, and light poles. We enjoyed working with Philadelphia Center Realty Associates and Tantilo Architecture.



Founded in 1989, Rycon Construction is an employee-owned company (ESOP) that provides construction management, general contracting, and design-build services nationwide. Rycon is an ENR Top 400 Contractor, ENR Top 100 Green Contractor, and specializes in new construction, renovations, and adaptive reuse projects.
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