St. John's Hospital Complex

Santa Monica, CA



   The complex sustained damage as a result of the January 17, 1994, Northridge Earthquake, and subsequent aftershocks.

   The assessed buildings were the North, Main, South, West, and East Wings, and the Ross Center. 

   The extensive structural damage occurred in exterior and interior concrete walls, concrete floor slabs, and brick masonry exterior walls. The non-structural damage occurred in interior partitions, ceilings, floor finishes, expansion joints and flashing, stairs, site utilities, mechanical equipment, and elevators. The purpose of this assessment was to provide a basis for evaluating the extent and cost of repairs required to restore the buildings to their pre-earthquake conditions. 

   The criteria for damage repairs was based upon restoration of strength, function, and cosmetic appearance of damaged elements. 



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