July 2008

Federal Hall

by Old Structures on July 1, 2008

Federal Hall National Memorial, New York, NY

Structural repairs and complete renovation of this 1842 marble landmark on Wall Street including movement/vibration monitoring, underpinning, strengthening of masonry and repair of structural cracks

Ellis Island

July 1, 2008

Constructed circa 1931, the ferry building at Ellis Island received immigrants debarking from boats where they were directed either to the south side where they would be treated for illness or disease, or to the north side where they would begin the immigration process. This is the first of the buildings on the portion of […]

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Fleming Smith Warehouse

July 1, 2008

Fleming Smith Warehouse, 135 Watts Street, New York, NY Façade restoration of an 1891 NYC landmark and National Register building; recommendations for protection of the historic structure during adjacent construction involving pile driving.

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Maine Bank & Trust

July 1, 2008

The Maine Bank & Trust Building, Portland, ME Conditions assessment followed by preparation of construction documents for the façade repair/restoration of a c1910 ten story limestone bank building; work included resetting of stones and in-situ pinning repairs.

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John Street Methodist Church

July 1, 2008

John Street United Methodist Church: This 1841 building was investigated for weathering, deferred maintenance, floor load capacity, and the effect of vibrations from the collapse of the World Trade Center three blocks away. An initial report written shortly after 9-11 had indicated the possibility of damage to the structure; field examination was able to show […]

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Battery Weed

July 1, 2008

Battery Weed, Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island, NY Conditions assessment and feasibility report to repair seawall and refurbish existing pier for a new ferry service to the National Park Service site.

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Inebriate Asylum

July 1, 2008

Inebriate Asylum, Binghamton, NY The 1858 Inebriate Asylum is currently empty, but undergoing study for reuse. OSE is examining the floor and roof load capacities as well as the overall structural condition. Structural repairs and complete renovation of this 1842 marble landmark on Wall Street including movement/vibration monitoring, underpinning, strengthening of masonry and repair of […]

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