Webster Avenue Adult Care

Bronx, NY

New 200-bed, 80,000 SF SRO for AIDS patients and others in transitional housing.

Architect

NYC Dept. of Design & Construction (DDC), Long Island City, NY

Client

Casino Reinvestment Development Authority, Atlantic City, NJ

Features

  • application and permitting for de-landmarking the existing building, The Sheffield Dairy, including preparation of a Level 1 Historic American Building Survey report for the New York City Landmarks Commission as well as demolition the existing 5 story building which was completed in 6 months under budget
  • centralized kitchen/dining facility for staff and kitchenettes for residents as well as administrative areas for HRA, social workers, and staff
  • elimination of the existing environmental contaminants including asbestos, PCB’s in the light fixtures, and PCB contaminated groundwater caused by leaking service transformer