American Society of Civil Engineers, Maryland Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement (Major Project) Recreation Pier Sagamore Pendry Hotel Baltimore, MD

On June 7, 2018, members of WBCM’s Building Structures and Marine-Industrial departments accepted the 2018 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement (Major Project) award at the American Society of Civil Engineering, Maryland Section (ASCE/MD) awards ceremony for the renovation and adaptive reuse of the historic Recreation Pier. WBCM provided a complete package of engineering services for the renovation of the historic Fells Point Recreation Pier, constructed in 1914, into a three-level, 128-room luxury hotel. The hotel uses the historic head house as the lobby and bar area while additional renovations restored the ballroom and grand staircase, rehabilitated the pier, installed a pool overlooking the Inner Harbor, created additional bar and restaurant spaces, and constructed a new boat launch.

WBCM led a team to investigate and stabilize a 700-foot long section of the cliff