Current Projects

Ambassador Hotel

Olson Steel is responsible for retrofitting the interior structural steel for the extensive Seismic Retrofit of the historic Ambassador Hotel building in Downtown San Francisco. This challenging project includes erecting 6 stories of new interior structural steel framing and exterior steel buttress structures to seismically strengthen the existing 111 year old brick/wood framed building structure.

Chabot Library & Learning Connection Building

Olson Steel has been awarded the Chabot Library and Learning Connection Building contract by General Contractor Rudolph & Sletten. Olson Steel is responsible for the structural steel, miscellaneous metals, stairs and rails for the new building which will be located in the Grand Court at the Chabot campus. The new structure will be approximately 70,000sf […]

China Basin

The Wharfside Building at China Basin is a waterfront six-story 540,000 square foot structure originally constructed in 1922. Olson Steel was contracted by Hathaway Dinwiddie Construction Company to detail, fabricate, and install five buttress towers in the property’s elevated courtyard, each one six stories tall and weighing 225 tons. These buttress towers required 72 steel […]

Potrero Power Station A Building

The Potrero Project is located in San Francisco‚Äôs Central Waterfront and is part of a large 30-year multiphase development for additional growth of land use such as residential, commercial, and parks. Our contracted work included the structural steel shoring retrofit of the Historic Potrero Power Station A Building. Partnering with Plant Construction, Olson Steel fabricated […]

San Mateo County Office Building No. 3

Olson Steel topped out the last beam on the structural steel framing for the braced frame cores for the new, beautifully designed 5-story structural steel and cross-laminated timber (CLT) framed building structure that will be the future home of San Mateo County. Olson Steel detailed, fabricated, and erected nearly 1,100 tons of structural steel on […]

Transamerica Pyramid Retrofit

Reigning in as the second-tallest skyscraper in San Francisco, the iconic Transamerica Pyramid is a 48-story futurist building with 10 additional stories of crown feature completed in 1972. As a trade partner to Hathaway Dinwiddie Construction Company, Olson & Co. Steel was responsible for retrofitting the structure at the top of the building to resist […]