Fresno City Hall in Historic Fresno, California

The Fresno City Hall, designed by Arthur Erickson, features a number of Zahner-manufactured systems throughout the interior and exterior of the building. Developed with associate architects Lew & Patnaude and Edwin S. Darden & Associates, the building includes a massive stainless steel roof and facade with a muted finish provided by Zahner. The 300,000 SF structure is five stories high, and measures 66' at its highest point.

Aluminum and stainless steel custom details can be seen throughout the interior and exterior. Zahner provided not only the exterior stainless steel metalwork, but also its interior stainless steel metalwork and staircase.

The building includes a range of metal details provided by Zahner. The metal aspects of its building envelope, the custom columns at its rear entrance, various soffit and metal cladding, awnings, mullions, and transoms. 

All of these metal components are designed and fabricated to endure the test of time. This building was completed in 1991, but the photographs below were taken in 2016, nearly thirty years after the project's completion. The images are a testament to the durability and longevity of stainless steel.

Aerial photo of Fresno City Hall in Fresno, California.
Aerial photo of Fresno City Hall in Fresno, California.
Fresno City Hall
An shaded walkway covers both the South and North (pictured) wings of the Fresno City Hall exterior.
An shaded walkway covers both the South and North (pictured) wings of the Fresno City Hall exterior.
Details of the metalwork for Fresno City Hall.
Details of the metalwork for Fresno City Hall.
Bullnose stainless steel details, Fresno City Hall.
Bullnose stainless steel details, Fresno City Hall.
Custom mullion and soffit on Fresno City Hall.
Custom mullion and soffit on Fresno City Hall.
Custom stainless steel column and light fixtures on the Northeast elevation of Fresno City Hall.
Custom stainless steel column and light fixtures on the Northeast elevation of Fresno City Hall.
Fresno City Hall Northeast entrance.
Fresno City Hall Northeast entrance.
Stainless steel columnsystems for Fresno City Hall.
Stainless steel columnsystems for Fresno City Hall.
Custom stainless steel column-clad system for Fresno City Hall.
Custom stainless steel column-clad system for Fresno City Hall.
Fresno City Hall
Fresno City Hall
Fresno City Hall
Custom bullnose mullion and soffit details.
Custom bullnose mullion and soffit details.
Custom mullion details for the Fresno City Hall curtainwall.
Custom mullion details for the Fresno City Hall curtainwall.