LOCAL LAW 11/98

THE DECONSTRUCTED SKETCHBOOK

your building concerns explained

September 26, 2018

New York City Building Code requires that railings and parapets around stairwells, balconies, roofs and other railings in similar locations shall be designed to resist the simultaneous application of a lateral force of 50 pounds per linear foot (plf) and a vertical loa...

September 22, 2018

NYC is not the only city with strict facade ordinance regulations, like Local Law 11. Cities around the United States have taken facade health seriously to proactively recognize and correct unsafe conditions that can put pedestrians at risk of injury or cause property...

September 20, 2018

Why were we on a telescoping broom lift, inspecting a Mott Street building on a Saturday? 

For a Local Law 11 inspection on this primarily glass curtain wall (masonry wall on the back), the Department of Transportation permit was required for a lift parked in the s...

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RJSA is recognized by its commitment to ensuring the safety and longevity of the built world.  We are founded on the hard work of licensed professionals and comprised of an innovative, forward-thinking and collaborative team. We strive to find the most appropriate and cost-effective solutions to any given project, affording our clients peace of mind.

RJSA is a firm recognized by its professionalism and commitment to ensuring the safety and longevity of the built world.  As an expanding firmwe are founded on the hard work of licensed professionals and comprised of an innovative, forward thinking and collaborative team.  We strive to find the most appropriate and cost effective solutions to any given project, affording our clients peace of mind.

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