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Western Speciality Restores Masonry Facade of Glen Oak Towers

Western Specialty Contractors restored the masonry facade on Glen Oak Towers, a housing building constructed in 1954.

September 26, 2017 — Glen Oak Towers is a housing building in Peoria, Illinois, that was originally constructed in 1954. The 15-story masonry structure and its attached 40-space parking garage were showing signs of deterioration and corrosion of the concrete surfaces, as well as weathering from salts and deicers brought into the garage from outside vehicles. Western Specialty Contractors’ Springfield, Illinois, branch recently completed restoration of both structures, as two separate projects.

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