“The decrepit condition was uncovered by Calcedo Construction, the situation had not been noted during design... but by next September, Students will have a thoroughly modernized 169,000 sq ft school interior connected to a new 17,600 sq-ft gymnasium." - ENR, January 11, 1993
Gut rehab of an existing five story building/ rework of structural steel/cast iron framing of the existing eight story tower. Fabrication of the tower steel members had to be performed on site, along with refacing the tower with new stone & brick and a new copper roof as featured in the Engineering New Record.
Adjacent to the existing building Calcedo constructed a new gymnasium with a Mechanical Room on the Gym Roof, which fed the new mechanical system of both the existing building & gymnasium.
The auditorium was restored to its original condition, which included refurnishing the seating and existing brass railing, restoration of the existing plaster & construction of a new stage.
The Wadleigh School
Dilcia De La Cuesta
215 West 114th Street,
New York, NY
Contract Amount $37,300,000