Flushing High School

Queens, NY

Modernization of 1890’s landmark school building formerly listed as on of those in the poorest physical condition and most highly contaminated with lead and asbestos.


URS Consultants, New York, NY


NYC School Construction Authority, Long Island City, NY


  • the complete reconstruction of all interior walls and ceiling entailing over 1,500,000 SF of pigmented synthetic plaster
  • extensive asbestos and lead paint abatement
  • restoration of the ornate gothic-style façade and repair of original exterior stone carvings
  • replacement of all copper roofs and repair of the existing slate roofs
  • work performed under the Scorecard Program designed to facilitate emergency repairs at NYC public schools

Special Interests

Work fast-tracked over an eleven week period so that the school could open on time.


Construction Management