Philadelphia Navy Yard – Building 18: Wings 5 & 6
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Application: Historic replication
SCW Model Series: SCW2500
The SCW2500 Series historic replica windows were selected to maintained the historical integrity of one of the oldest structures in Philadelphia’s navy yard but also provided modern-day energy efficiency
Built in 1904, the 110,000 square-foot building served as a shipbuilding machine shop with the Annex added to the building in 1942. Through coordination with National Park Service, St. Cloud Window custom-made over 900 custom windows to meet glass, sightline, and finish requirements to match the original windows.
The two wings are part of Urban Outfitters headquarters and retail campus and serve to frame a courtyard meeting area and create a source of inspiration.
Project Scope: 925 fixed frame windows
Architect: Meyer, Scherer & Rockcastle
Construction Manager: Blue Rock Construction
Installer: Glazing Concepts
Building Status: Listed on National Register of Historic Places as part of the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard Historic District
Awards: Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia Grand Jury Award for the historic renovation, 2016