IS 77 Queens

IS 77 Queens represents an early example of the Type-A school, a popularized building concept from the turn of the 20th century designed to be constructed rapidly for growing neighborhoods. Nearly a century later, the five-story, 135,000 square-foot structure was no longer fit to contemporary standards. Experiencing extensive water-infiltration damage, Nelligan White was tapped to…

Bedford-Atlantic Armory

Built in 1891, the Bedford-Atlantic Armory is an outstanding example of a late nineteenth-century National Guard Armory in New York City. It is the second largest armory ever built in New York City. Originally the home of the 23rd regiment, it has since served as both a homeless shelter and a stage set for films…

A. Philip Randolph High School

The auditorium is over 10,000 square feet, with a balcony, and is rendered in Collegiate Gothic style, with ornate plaster columns and architectural detailing. Of note are the molded plaster figures (grotesques) at the spring points of each of the plaster arches that span the aisles. Severe deterioration of much of the detailed plaster, and…

IS 201 Brooklyn

This extensive building shell renovation includes the removal of all face brick masonry and replacement over narrow cavity drainage plane, as well as a ten-foot perimeter excavation to provide waterproofing at the perimeter of the foundation of the building. Site civil work including new drainage and dry wells is provided as well.

IS 34 Richmond – Totten Intermediate School

The building is composed of a concrete-encased steel frame structure and solid brick masonry wall, with a limestone exterior veneer which extends from the water table at grade to the second floor. Foundation walls, floor slabs and roof are poured-in-place concrete. After thorough firsthand examination, our team attributed the school’s extensive water damage to previous…

Historic Richmond Town Archive

In addition to flooding, severe cracking in the masonry, and a damaged roof, many of the windows were inoperable and, in some instances, falling to pieces. After careful consideration, we recommended and executed a restoration campaign that included replacing all damaged windows and doors, replacing the masonry parapet and roof membrane, and installing new window…

1400 Williamsbridge Road

Originally it was the Old Westchester Square Municipal Court, but today it’s the Parking Violations Bureau and Highway Operations office for the Department of Transportation. This building suffered from years of neglect that led to potentially hazardous conditions. Our firm executed a renovation improving accessibility, facade rehabilitation, and roof replacement.

PS 19 Queens

To address the escalating cycle of façade failures, we first removed the entire outer layer of brickwork. We then installed new masonry, added a narrow cavity drainage plane, and spray applied a vapor permeable membrane to better insulate the building and protect it for the foreseeable future. Additionally, all windows in the building were replaced…

PS 138 Manhattan

The building is constructed with a reinforced cast-in-place concrete frame, except at the 7th floor, where the beams and girders are steel encased in concrete. The building enclosure is structural terra cotta tile infill at the frame with an exterior brick veneer supported on relieving angles, which in turn, are supported on the concrete (or…

Williamsburg Branch Library

Built in 1903, this 26,000 square-foot brick and limestone classical revival building was designed with wood wainscoting and fireplaces. It has a basement, 2 stories, and a mezzanine. Failing roofs and masonry required our office to design an upgrade and renovation campaign for the exterior masonry, roof, parapets, and interior. Among our extensive and detailed…