Construction is complete on Torrance Memorial’s new $480-million Melanie and Richard Lundquist Tower. McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. served as general contractor of the hospital facility.

Located on an existing medical center site in Torrance, California, the Lundquist Tower replaces Torrance Memorial’s original facility built in 1971, which no longer meets state seismic regulations for an acute care facility. The new tower utilizes a buckling restraint braced-frame structure, and meets California’s strict seismic requirements for both the structure, as well as its contents.

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