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Eric Elsesser, Nicholas Frank Forell

Active 1960-

Firm Notes

The firm was headquartered in San Francisco, CA, in 2011. Tel: 415.837.0700. In 2015, the firm was located in offices at 160 Pine Street, 6th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94111. It remained at this address, in Suite #600, in 2023.

Its website said of the firm's specialties: "San Francisco-based Forell | Elsesser Structural Engineers, founded by Nicholas Forell and Eric Elsesser in 1960, is one of the most active structural and earthquake engineering firms in the Western U.S., known for providing innovative, customized solutions across all product types. F|E was a pioneer in seismic base isolation systems now common today, and is a leader implementing new strategies such as buckling restrained-braced frames, passive damped systems, and cross-laminated timber (CLT) as a structural and aesthetic design solutions." (See Forell | Elsesser Structural Engineers,, "About Us," accessed 09/19/2023.)

Tel: (415) 837-0700 (2015).

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