Adaptive Reuse at U-Haul Moving & Storage at Broad St

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1589 Broad St   Augusta, GA 30904
(Old Claussen Bakery Bldg)

(706) 722-4396

Location Hours

  • Mon-Thur: 7 am - 7 pm
  • Fri: 7 am - 8 pm
  • Sat: 7 am - 7 pm
  • Sun: 9 am - 5 pm

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(706) 722-4396

1589 Broad St
Augusta, GA 30904
(Old Claussen Bakery Bldg)

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Location Hours

  • Mon-Thur: 7 am - 7 pm
  • Fri: 7 am - 8 pm
  • Sat: 7 am - 7 pm
  • Sun: 9 am - 5 pm
  • Free towing inspection
  • Propane pay at pump
  • 24 hour customer return
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Adaptive Reuse in Augusta, GA at U-Haul Moving & Storage at Broad St

Serving U-Haul customers since 1978, this facility was built through Adaptive Reuse of an abandoned building.

Building History

The Claussens brand is particularly known for pickles that have a satisfying crunch. It is this level of pickle perfection that has allowed them to remain a popular household brand since 1870. The original pickle company, C. F. Claussen & Sons, was founded by Claus Claussen Sr. in Chicago in May 1870. Mr. Claussen was a vegetable farmer on land just outside of the Chicago city limits. One year he had a surplus of cucumbers and decided to pickle them for sale. The pickles were a success and Mr. Claussen was able to continue to grow and produce pickles on the same plot of land until 1976. In 1976, the company was purchased by Oscar Mayer and pickle production was moved Woodstock, Illinois. Oscar Mayer was later acquired by General Foods and then also merged with Kraft Foods in 1995. The Claussens pickle building was built in 1917 and U-Haul acquired the hostorical building in 1978.

Environmental Impact

Serving U-Haul customers since 1978, this facility was built through adaptive reuse of an abandoned building. Adaptive Reuse promotes infill development in an effort to strengthen communities, with the following benefits achieved at this site:

  • 49 tons of metal manufacturing & transportation prevented
  • 3,449 tons of new concrete pours avoided
  • 4,706 tons of construction and demolition debris prevented

Energy-efficiency and waste-reduction programs at this facility provide the following estimated benefits each year for the Augusta community:

  • 41,282 kWh annual energy savings
  • 1,617,537 lbs greenhouse gas emissions prevented
  • Steel Use

    Steel Production 49 tons (44 tonnes) of steel manufacturing and delivery saved to date

  • Energy Use

    Energy 41,282 kWh annual energy savings

  • Concrete Use

    Concrete 3,449 tons (3,130 tonnes) of new concrete pours avoided to date

  • CO2 Emissions

    Emissions 1,617,537 lbs (733,710 kgs) of greenhouse gas emissions prevented

  • Landfill Debris

    Landfill Debris 4,706 lbs (4,270 kgs) of construction debris prevented

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