A master plan was produced to upgrade an existing 36 building site with more light, air, and modern energy-efficient MEP systems. Detailed surveys of all MEP systems were performed to determine the equipment’s condition and the best way to upgrade them. The project met the guidelines of The State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO).
The master plan was used by The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) for financial planning and issued as part of an RFP for Developers to finish design and build. NYCHA is the largest public housing authority in the United States with 334 housing developments in New York City and a resident population over 400,000.
Operating from 1892 until 1954, Ellis Island was the nation’s busiest immigrant inspection station, processing an estimated 12 million people during its 62 years of service, and today nearly one third of Americans can trace their ancestry back to the island.
NY Engineers was hired by Mark Mariscal Architect to perform a building conditions assessment on a building belonging to the Bialystoker Synagogue which is used to provide housing community members in need, most of whom are elderly.