Housing Newsletter: Week of February 27, 2017

Construction Updates

 

Bard Hall Local Law 11

Construction work at the east and north elevations has been completed. Work on the west façade continues and should be complete mid-March, weather permitting, at which time work on the south elevation will begin. Architect and Contractor inspections of the west and south façades continue. Please make sure that your window blinds are closed during the day for privacy. Please excuse the noise while this work is being performed.

 

Local Law 11 Inspections

Façade inspections will occur in the upcoming weeks at 154 Haven Avenue, 309 Fort Washington Avenue, and Towers 1, 2 and 3. Inspections for Towers 1 and 2 are scheduled to occur on Friday, March 3. Inspections for Tower 3 and 390 Fort Washington Avenue are scheduled for Wednesday, March 8. Inspections for 154 Haven are scheduled for Wednesday, March 8, and Thursday, March 9. In the event that inspections are delayed due to weather, additional dates are scheduled for March 10, 15 and 16. Please make sure that your window blinds are closed during this time for privacy. Please excuse the noise while this work is being performed.

 

Towers 2 and 3 Dryers

Temporary dryers are installed in both Towers 2 and 3 temp locations.  The Engineer and Architect are preparing design documents for the permanent dryer installations. Upon selecting a contractor, we will issue an installation schedule.  

 

Tower 3 Roof and Exhaust Fan Replacement

The existing exhaust fans servicing the Tower 3 bathrooms, kitchens and corridor will be replaced with new fans and the roof will be replaced in its entirety. Fans were delivered to the site and the new installation is scheduled to begin on Monday, March 6. Please note that contractors will continue to access the roof in preparation for the new fan and roof installation. Please excuse the noise while this work is being performed.

 

Tower 2: 28th & 29th Floor Office Renovation

The existing office spaces located in Tower 2 on the 28th and 29th floors are being renovated back to apartments. Demolition has been completed and construction has commenced. Construction will continue through to April. Please excuse the noise while this work is being performed. Site protection is installed.

 

Tower 2: 26th & 27th Floor Office Renovation

The existing office spaces located in Tower 2 on the 26th and 27th floors are being renovated back to apartments. Demolition has commenced and will be completed on 03/14/17. Demolition may get loud on the week of 03/06/17. Construction will start on 03/15/17 and will last through May. Please excuse the noise while this work is being performed. Site protection has been installed.  

 

Towers 2 & 3 Fire Alarm Upgrade

The fire alarm system will be upgraded in the basement and garage levels of Towers 2 & 3. Work has commenced on the B4 level and will continue on the B3 level on the week of 02/27/17.  Please excuse the noise while this work is being performed.

 

Towers 1, 2 & 3 Egress Sign Installation

We have commenced new egress sign installation at the Tower 1 stairs A & B. Installation will continue, and be completed, on the week of 02/27/17.  Tower 2 installation will be performed on the week of 03/06/17 and Tower 3 installation will be performed on the week of 03/13/17. Please note that this work will not be noisy. 

 

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