Commerce Court – Masonry Rehabilitation
Project Location: 25 King Street West, Toronto
Owner: bcIMC Realty Partnership c/o GWL Realty Advisors
Consultant: Parsons Brinkerhoff Halsall Inc.
Commerce Court in Toronto is a financial and architectural hub of the downtown core. The 34 storey tower was constructed in 1931. K.I.B. has completed several restoration projects spanning from 2013 to 2015 to the exterior masonry, stones, and stone sculptures. Work included stone/Dutchman repairs, stone replacement, and masonry re-pointing. K.I.B. completed significant repairs to the iconic stone head statues including removal of each stone, upgrading internal weather shedding/stone protection, detailing, upgrading stone anchors and some stone repair. The heads were rebuilt to match their original historic appearance.