Cleveland Construction, Inc. was recently awarded the pre-construction and construction management contract for historical rehabilitation and core construction of the Rockwell Building in Cleveland, Ohio. The 7-story, 117,000 square-foot historical office building was originally built in 1911 and will under go complete exterior and interior renovation to house the buildings new tenant, Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP.

Cleveland Construction’s work on the Rockwell Building includes restoration of the exterior façade, ornamental metal entry doors, reinstatement of ornate plaster ceilings in the multi-story atrium, reconditioning of the building’s existing historical clock, replacement of all windows with historic replicas and installation of new mechanical and electrical systems for the buildings tenant.

Throughout construction, Cleveland Construction will be working in coordination with the owner, CRM Real Estate Services and design team, Sandvick Architects, Inc. to comply with all historical guidelines and ensure material adherence with Ohio Historic Preservation Office and the National Park Service.

The buildings interior build-out will be completed by Albert M. Higley Co. for Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP. Upon completion, the building will be renamed The Calfee Building.

Core and shell construction on the building began in September and is scheduled to be completed June of 2011.