St. Dominic’s Church – Restoration

The seismic renovation of a church in San Francisco's Lower Pacific Heights included the addition of nine flying buttresses and a ring beam that connected them at the roof line, surgical demolition of earthquake damaged portions of the church, and the construction of new partial foundations and structure.

Address: 2390 Bush Street

City: San Francisco

Size: 35,000 s.f.

Owner: Western Dominican Province

Architect: Esherick Homsey Dodge & Davis