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Cold formed steel framing installation with lateral supports

Cold Formed Steel Framing in a Structural Application

What is Cold-Formed Steel Framing?

Cold-formed steel framing (CFS) is made from sheet steel that is formed into C-sections and other shapes by roll forming the steel through a series of dies at room temperature.  Heat is not required to form the shapes, hence the name cold-formed steel. A variety of steel thicknesses are available to meet a wide range of structural and non-structural applications.

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Exterior of 5658 N Ridge Avenue before construction

North Park Ventures to Gut Renovate 5658 N Ridge

5658 N Ridge | Apartment Gut Renovation

Chicago based real estate developer, North Park Ventures, hired 3F Construction to gut renovate 5658 N Ridge.  The property is zoned RT-4 and has 6 units today.  North Park is digging out the basement to construct 4 legal garden units.  In addition, they are renovating the existing 6 units above grade.  The project is a full gut and demolition started in November 2018.

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