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Safety on the Job

Safety on the Job

May 2021 –  Falls are among the most common causes of serious work-related injuries, and when you're demolishing an 18-story building, fall protection is paramount, The Queeny Tower demolition team on BJC’s Campus Renewal Project participated in OSHA’s National Safety Stand Down to prevent falls.

Time Lapse Captures Bridge Demo

Time Lapse Captures Bridge Demo

May 2021 - A crane lifted a 24,000-pound skybridge up and over the 18-story Queeny Tower and lowered it to the ground as contractors prepare to demolish the building. Watch the time lapse video and see some photos. 

Crane will lower Queeny Tower skybridge this week

Crane will lower Queeny Tower skybridge this week

April 2021 - The week of April 26, workers will attach crane rigging to the 24,000-pound steel frame, saw cut the steel from the two buildings, lift it over the vacant Queeny Tower, and lower it within the demolition site along Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza.

Rooftop Pool Removed from Queeny Tower

Rooftop Pool Removed from Queeny Tower

April 2021 - The long-shuttered pool on the rooftop of Queeny Tower has left the building. Demolition workers with Ahrens spent several days jackhammering out the concrete, sliding the 15,500-pound pool structure out of the former solarium turned mechanical room and onto the open rooftop.

Reflections on a Landmark

Reflections on a Landmark

Queeny Tower holds special memories for many, from those who reflect on its past to others who appreciate Edgar Monsanto Queeny's vision for Barnes Hospital, and the future of needs of health care. Watch The History of Queeny Tower, a piece developed by the Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital

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