b'PROJECT PROFILEContractor: Central Roofing CompanyProject Name: Historic 1888 Masonic TempleLocation: Minneapolis, MN tie-offpointsfor worker safety . These Project Type: Roofing and Architectural Sheet Metal .werealsoneeded forcleaningdavit Manufacturer of Roof System: Sika Sarnafilarms .Theworkers cutthroughan Historic preservation projects are tricky . Holdingancientclaytileroofdecktotieintothescissor history in one hand and the future in the other,truss system below .CentralRoofingCompanyhascarefullyreplaced the roofing on many notable projects during theAswecarefullystartedtheproject,we companys90-yearhistory .Onespecificproject,discoveredthattheoriginalslopedroofwas theMasonicTempleindowntownMinneapolis,standing seam, says Wilcox . Flat areas had a flat required intricate work to recreate the roof on anseammetalproduct . Overtheyearssomeone 1888 structure using modern materials . addedabuilt-uproofovertheflatroof .And,it appears that a spray foam contractor buried the We had to dig deep to even start the roofingentire building in a horrible product . Our challenge workonthisformerlocationfortheHennepinwas to find a way to safely remove all those layers .CenterfortheArts,saysJesseWilcox,project managerwithCentralRoofingCompanyinThe challenges didnt end there . The re-roofing Minneapolis . There was asbestos that had to beprojecttookplaceinthemiddleofthewinter, safely removed and two layers of old roofing . on an eight-story tall structure that sits at a busy intersection . The team also had to repair ancient To begin the project, the Central Roofing teamsheet metal facades .had to find a way to attach lifeline stanchions and 20 www.mrca.orgMidwest Roofer'