New Luxury Apartments Renovation

300 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Brianne Kyle, Construction Management

Note: While great efforts have been taken to provide accurate and complete information on the pages of CPEP, please be aware that the information contained herewith is considered a work-in progress for this thesis project. Modifications and changes related to the original building designs and construction methodologies for this senior thesis project are solely the interpretation of Brianne Kyle. Changes and discrepancies in no way imply that the original design contained errors or was flawed. Differing assumptions, code references, requirements and methodologies have been incorporated into this thesis project; therefore, investigation results may vary from the original design.

Special Thanks To:

Thesis Research


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Intelligent Design Group (IDG), LLP. "River Vue Apartments Rendering." 2011. JPEG file.

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Ludwick, Kevin. Personal Interview. 11 November 2011.

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Special thanks to Turner Construction Company, especially Mr. Kevin Ludwick and Mr. Chris DiLorenzo, for providing all the information pertaining to River Vue Apartments. Another special thanks to IDG, LLP, especially Mr. Todd Havekotte, for providing all renderings for the project. Finally, special thanks to River Vue Associates, LP and Millcraft Industries, Inc. for providing owner's permission on the River Vue Apartments project to complete this AE senior thesis.