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Beacon Condominium
Washington, DC

$3,500,000 Fire Restoration
Aetna Insurance

When a 3-alarm fire raged through the 49-unit, 6-story Beacon Condominium, more than 2,000,000 gallons of water were required to extinguish it. The resulting damage was far reaching – the roof and all interior finishes were completely destroyed and structural damage was quite extensive. The Beacon Condominium board immediately formed an ad-hoc committee and interviewed a dozen contractors before making the decision to hire Minkoff.

Throughout the work on this $3,500,000 project, Minkoff paid special attention to restoring all parts of the building, which was built in 1912. As a result of the roof fire and water damage, all drywall insulation and wiring was replaced. Stripped down to its masonry shell, with only the floor joists in place, the building interiors were removed and all 49 units were rebuilt. Many units were actually improved, as the condominium board opted to finance


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