Formed in 1975 during a nationwide grassroots movement to preserving and improving threatened urban areas, St. Nick’s is a non-profit, nonsectarian community-based organization that is dedicated to keeping North Brooklyn sustainable for low to moderate income families. Created by a determined group of local residents and businesses, St. Nick’s Alliance provides services to more than 90,000 people in five main areas: affordable housing, health care, workforce, economic development, and youth and education.
New York Engineers provided professional mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineering consultation services for two of the organization’s buildings. Identical in structure, both buildings contained 45 units within five stories that were all undergoing a substantial rehabilitation, including gas and plumbing riser replacement and various upgrades to improve ventilation and overall energy efficiency of the buildings.
The story of Bethel Gospel Assembly is one that began with humble beginnings, starting with two young black girls that were denied membership into a New York City church in 1916.
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.