Voorhies Hall

About this project

Town Hall Presentations


The DCM team met with building representatives in May 2021. View the presentation

Voorhies Hall has been identified as a high priority, level VI rated, building for seismic improvements. 

Seismic Renovation

  • Strengthen floor diaphragm at interior building corners
  • Strengthen building foundations at the building perimeter and courtyard
  • Improve column lateral stability with concrete shear walls at exterior corners

Fire, Accessibility & Other Code Improvements

The following scope will bring the building into compliance with the National Fire Protection Association standards (NFPA), the California Building Code (CBC) and Americans with Disabilities Act Standards (ADA).

  • Upgrade the existing fire alarm system
  • Install an accessible parking stall
  • Update path of travel to entrances
  • Update interior illuminated exit signage and room signage
  • Remodel existing restrooms (men’s and women’s)
  • Remove and replace interior stair guardrail and handrail

Critical Deferred Maintenance

  • Renovate electrical paneling
  • Update chilled water system