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Construction of the Barrel Vaulted Steel Roof

Barrel Vaulted Steel Roof Construction

Completed end arch, facing west, September 25, 2000.

Barrel Vaulted Steel Roof Construction

Sunrise on The Kimmel Center arch, September 28, 2000.

Barrel Vaulted Steel Roof Construction

Progress on the barrel vaulted roof; view of counterweight cables, November 14, 2000.

Barrel Vaulted Steel Roof Construction

Sections of trusses sit on the roof of Verizon Hall. The first section is in place on the end arch, November 13, 2000.

Barrel Vaulted Steel Roof Construction

A section of the first truss is lowered into place on the end arch by the tower crane, November 13, 2000.

Barrel Vaulted Steel Roof Construction

The first truss on the barrel vaulted roof, November 14, 2000.

Barrel Vaulted Steel Roof Construction

Barrel vaulted roof steel in the snow, December 22, 2000.

Barrel Vaulted Steel Roof Construction

Steel workers on the trusses, March 14, 2001.

Barrel Vaulted Steel Roof Construction

Installing glass on the steel roof, March 27, 2001

Barrel Vaulted Steel Roof Construction

The tower crane under the vaulted roof, April 5, 2001.