This 106 year old 19,000 sq / ft building was stripped down to the original structure and then underwent a full seismic and structural upgrade including underpinning of the existing foundation walls, new steel moment frames and brace frames. Full excavation of the lower level to achieve ceiling heights of 9’ from the original 6’10”. Heritage restoration work was also completed on the exterior and interior of the building and included; stripping existing brick finishes off to expose and clean original brick appearance, repointing interior and exterior of brick, heritage window restoration, heritage store-front restoration/replacement work. The buildings new structural design has included provisions to add a new floor in the future.