8 S. Michigan

Chicago, Illinois

LSE (Life Safety Equivalency)

AVA implemented Life Safety Equivalency modifications in this landmarked building.  Installed fifty (50) 2-hour rated doors within the tower portion of the building. AVA installed fire-stopping in all vertical and horizontal penetrations between floors and between public areas and tenant’s spaces.

AVA installed a new fire alarm system, including a one and two-way voice communication systems within stairwells, common areas and spaces in excess of 5,000 SF.

Upgraded elevators to include fireman’s recall device/switch in all elevators and added communication devices within all elevators.

Client
Marc Realty

Project Cost
$150,000

AVA Role
Heather Amro- Owner’s Representative