Chatham Towers

Industry Sector:

- Multi-Unit Commercial/Residential

Services Provided:

- Exterior Restoration

Project Overview:

Designed by Gruzen and Partners and built in 1971, the twin concrete towers are a prime example of modern mid-century Brutalism: where the raw forms and unadorned surfaces of formed-in-place concrete was fully expressed. The challenge was to reverse the insensitive mismatches of prior repair attempts and to faithfully replicate the color and subtle textures of the original concrete formboards impressed on the raw concrete structure. HLZA worked closely with the contractor and the manufacturer of concrete repair materials to bring about an almost “new” appearance while providing added benefits of anti-corrosion and water repellency from the modern repair materials.