J.M. Wilkerson Construction Co., Inc. was selected as the Design/Build contractor for the renovations and restoration of the historic 1924 Sweet Auburn Curb Market, known originally as the Municipal Market of Atlanta, located in Atlanta, GA.
Renovations included improvement of the base building systems, the replacement of over 160 tons of HVAC equipment and the retrofitting of lighting throughout the entire facility. Improvements were made to electrical, plumbing, fire and security systems, as well as the renovation of all restroom facilities. Additional work to the interior included paint throughout the entire facility, as well as cleaning of all ductwork, framing and surfaces. Exterior restoration included all of the exterior façade, overhangs and brick surfaces. This work also included the removal of all non-original steel canopies, removal of paint applied to the historic brick surfaces, as well as window and door restoration. Concrete repair work along with steel handrails and doorways were also included in the scope of work. All of this work took place while the market remained open. JMW facilitated all drawings, permitting and historic approvals.
2013 AGC Build Georgia Awards First Place – Restoration
2013 AGC Build Georgia Awards First Place Best Sustainable Building Practices – Restoration
2013 Urban Design Commission Awards Of Excellence Award First Place – Restoration