Public School 60 Bronx

Designed by C. B. J. Snyder, this school campus dated to the 1920s. We addressed extensive water infiltration in the upper floors by replacing masonry parapets, replacing roofs, and reinstalling the existing windows to allow for the installation of flashing.

To redirect the flow of a stream that flowed through the cellar a comprehensive water-proofing package was installed there as well, which included lifting all mechanical, electrical, and plumbing equipment, placing a continuous waterproof membrane on the existing slab, and then pouring a new reinforced concrete slab over the top to resist hydrostatic pressure. Storm water detention was also provided at both play yards to mitigate peak flow effects on the city’s sewer system.

Architectural Staff
Vicente Quiroga
Jake LaChapelle
Bruce G. Nelligan
Valerie Nizewitz
Dianne Pohlsander
Monika Sasvary
Elizabeth Suarez
Amanda Stephens
Project Team

Client
New York City Department of Design and Construction (NYCDDC)

Structural Engineer
Gilsanz Murray Steficek LLP

Civil Engineer
Langan Engineering & Environmental Services

Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing Engineer
Beitin Associates

Cost Estimating
Toscano, Clements, Taylor, LLC, Ellana, Inc.

General Contractor
AG Contractors, IAQ Consulting Engineers, ABAX Incorporated