Housing Newsletter: Week of May 8, 2017

Construction Updates

Bard Hall Local Law 11

Construction work at the east and north elevations has been completed. Work on the west and south façades continues through June as the contractor progresses toward final inspection. 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.

 

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. The new fan and roof installation will continue through May. Rooftop fan replacement will occur during the weeks of 5/8 and 5/15. The contractors will continue to access the roof until the project is complete. Please excuse the noise while this work is being performed.

 

 

Towers Modernization Project 

Tower 2- 29th Floor Apartment Renovation

The existing apartment located in Tower 2, #29A, is being renovated. Demolition is complete and construction will continue through May. Please excuse the noise while this work is being performed. Site protection is installed.

 

Tower 2- 26, 27, 28 & 29 floor(s) Office to Apartment Renovations

The existing office spaces located in Tower 2 on the 26th, 27th, 28th and 29th floors are being renovated back to apartments. Construction will continue through May. Please excuse the noise while this work is being performed. Site protection is installed.

 

Towers 2 & 3 Fire Alarm Upgrade

The fire alarm system is being upgraded in Towers 2 & 3. Conduit and device installation continues on Tower 2, 28th & 29th floors. Conduit installation has been completed in Tower 3 stairs A & B and at the B1 level of the parking garage. Note that the fire alarm devices are currently not active and have temporary covers fastened onto the face plates. Please excuse the noise while this work is being performed.

 

Photo Shoot- All Buildings- Monday, May 8

On Monday, May 8, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., a photographer will be capturing select residential spaces in each of the medical center residential buildings. Representatives from both the Office of Housing Services and Facilities Communications will accompany the photographer, and signage will be displayed in spaces that are being photographed. If you are in a common space that we are planning to photograph, you may be asked to sign a photo release form. If you do not wish to have your image captured, please alert our on-site representatives at that time. Photographs will be featured on the  Housing website, and could also appear in any and all media channels, including print, broadcast, and online platforms.

 

If you would like to participate in the photo-shoot as an extra, or if you have any questions, please contact Gina Rodriguez, communications and special projects coordinator, at gir2107@columbia.edu.

 

  

We invite you to share suggestions and feedback with us at cumc.housing@columbia.edu or via our feedback form.    

 

 

  

Need Help? Contact the Office of Housing Services

212-305-Help (4357), select 'Option 2'
cumc.housing@columbia.edu
Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
For all after hours emergency issues:
Georgian: 212-305-6868 | 154 Haven: 212-304-7144 | 390 Ft. Washington: 212-927-3539 | Bard/Tower 1 304-7002 | Tower 2: 304-7262 | Tower 3: 305-1300

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650 West 168th Street
Black Building, Room B-02
New York, NY 10032
Tel: 212-305-4357 (Option 3)
Fax: (212) 305-1026
cumc.facilities@columbia.edu

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650 West 168th Street
Black Building
New York, NY 10032
Tel: 212-305-4357 (Option 7)
Fax: 212-305-1026
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New York, NY 10032
Tel: 212-304-7000
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