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Construction Update 09/28/2016

Windows – Crystal Windows/Marvel Contracting/East Coast Interiors

  • Completed Work: Install 5th & 6th Floor blinds
  • 2 Week Look Ahead: 7th floor sunshades

Structural Steel – BYN Ironwork

  • 2 Week Look Ahead: Delivery and installation of roof fence and rail. Delivery of steel post for Trellis.
  • Required Items: Install new open stair railings

Plumbing – TT Mechanical

  • Completed Work: Work in Cellar Gas line. 1st floor kitchen roughing. 5th floor kitchen sink preparation. Install 6th Floor kitchen sinks and escutcheon plates
  • 2 Week Look Ahead: Install sinks on 5th  Complete Gas Line in Building

Mechanical – Medley Air, Inc.

  • Completed Work: Thermostat installation on 6th Field measure 1st Floor Large Community Center – Phase 2
  • 2 Week Look Ahead: Thermostat installation on 5th P-TAC enclosures installation on 5th floors. Installation of bathrooms and corridors duct grills on 5th floors
  • Required Items: Awaiting mechanical room decisions for first floor west of auditorium.

Electrical – KGK Electric Corp

  • Completed Work: Work on risers and equipment for Mechanical Room on the 1st  Lighting roughing in 1st floor Community Center and Commercial Kitchen.  Completed 2nd Floor Roof Power for A/C units. Repowered 1st floor A/C units.  Installation of 6th floor Smoke Detector.  Installation of kitchen hood. Installation of kitchen under-cabinet light fixture.  Install light fixtures in front of elevator bank on 6th  floor.  Addressing FA Pre-test.  1st floor power for panel PP1B and mechanical equipment.  Disconnect roof panels.  Repowered convenience outlets in workout room.  Meeting between KGK/EME to address issues regarding Power/cables for RTU’s.
  • 2 Week Look Ahead: Complete boiler room punch list items. Installation of corridors lights fixtures on 5th & 6th Floors.
  • Required Items: Need to re-replace outlets in 1209 with tamper resistant – to be scheduled with ownership.

Carpentry – Procida Construction

  • Completed Work: Install of 5th Floor Entry Doors. Install of 5th floor apartment interior doors. Install of Kitchen Cabinets on 5th Install of apartment wood base on 5th floor.  Install 5th floor closet millwork.  Install apartment entry door hardware.  Install 6th floor doorstops.  Framing Door Cove in Boiler Room.  Install drop ceiling at 6th floor elevator section.
  • 2 Week Look Ahead: Lower transaction counter in Visions reception (needs to be scheduled with ownership).  Schedule removal of floor/glue in Arts & Crafts room #3 under kiln (to be scheduled with Visions via ownership).  Install bowling alley furniture – bolt down(awaiting confirmation from ownership on approval of layout).  Delivery of balance of 5th & 6th floors kitchen appliances.

Masonry and Concrete – Zaman Construction

  • Completed Work: Concrete pour for Boiler pit
  • 2 Week Look Ahead: Pointing 5th & 6th  Complete 2nd Façade punch list for 7 and 8 floors.  Boiler room out cove to begin.

Hoist – United Hoisting

  • Completed Work: Scheduled drop test hoist drop test for September 15
  • Required Items: Drop test every 90 days, maintenance as required

Tiling/Resilient Flooring – J&BB Tile Corp.

  • Completed Work: Installation of 6th floor corridor floor.  Install Hallway Vinyl Base.
  • 2 Week Look Ahead: Correct saddles as needed at apartment entries, 9-12 and 5-6.

Elevators – Kone Inc.

  • 2 Week Look Ahead: Awaiting fix of annunciator panel in both elevators – need CO and location approval.  Punch list on modernized elevators per report received 3/18/16.  Awaiting schedule of completion from Kone
  • Required Items: Travel distance for 2-stop (MRL); Verify in field.  Need custom elevator pads for modernized elevators

Scaffolding – Spring Scaffolding

  • 2 Week Look Ahead: Begin process to dismantle Scaffold September 20, 2016.

Cabinets – Brooklyn Woods

  • 2 Week Look Ahead: Provide appearance panels for H.C. kitchen sinks (floors 9-11)
  • Required Items: Check cabinet issue with 1216

Roofing – Famous Roofing of NY

  • 2 Week Look Ahead: Continue main roof installation following completion of Planter wall on main roof (and start of planter walls/main roof trellis)/

Fire Alarms – Simplex Grinnell

  • Completed Work: Complete Pre-test on 9/27

Countertops – LI Fabricators

  • Completed Work: Install of 5th floor kitchen countertops.

Painting – Pedro Mejias

  • Completed Work: Painting frame and doors on 5th Painting 5th floor apartments.

Low Voltage – MDU Security System

  • 2 Week Look Ahead: Install Nurse Calls, Pull Stations and Corridor Nurse Call Lights on 5th & 6th
  • Required Items: Need 5 additional plates for nurse calls, 7th floor (will order extra in anticipation of upcoming floors).

Storefront – Ellipse Architecture Metal and Glass

  • 2 Week Look Ahead: Install SF-05 & SF-08. Fabricate SF-04 & SF-13.
  • Required Items: Submit Compliance Documents.

Cleaning – Pedro Mejias Cleaning

  • Completed Work:  Clean 6th floor apartments.
  • 2 Week Look Ahead:  Clean 5th floor apartments.
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Construction Update 05/06/2016

Demolition – Procida Construction

  • Demo water tower roof
  • Began non-ACM demo on main roof
  • Compactor demo/removal complete
  • Complete demo on main roof (non-ACM)

Windows – Crystal Windows/Marvel Contracting

  • Hoist-way apartment windows installed 10th and 11th floors
  • 7th and 8th floor window screens and stops installed
  • 7th floor sunshades (scaffold bicycles/planks in the way and need to be moved)
  • Planks to be moved only after 7th floor pointing inspection has passed (will be moved to floor below)

Structural Steel – BYN Ironwork

  • Install new open stair railings

Plumbing – TT Mechanical

  • Trap installed for 1011 floor drain (trap confirmed for 811 floor drain; 711 drain will be installed when we have access to 6th floor)
  • Install floor drain trap for 1111 (need to open wall in 1011) – awaiting date/schedule from ownership
  • Open wall in 907 to verify trap installed for floor drain in 1007 apartment (awaiting schedule from ownership)

Mechanical – Medley Air, Inc.

  • 7th and 8th floor PTAC work completed, start ups complete
  • Continue 1st floor ductwork

Electrical – KGK Electric Corp

  • 7th and 8th floor light fixture installation complete
  • Apts 1018 and 1118 roughed in
  • Complete 718/818/1018/1118 hoist apartment finishes
  • Complete boiler room punch list items
  • Sign and seal as-builts for Fire Alarm inspection (once revised originals received from EOR after Simplex has completed them)

Carpentry – Procida Construction

  • Punch list items, 7th and 8th floors
  • Lower transaction counter in Visions reception (needs to be scheduled with ownership)
  • Schedule removal of floor/glue in Arts & Crafts room #3 under kiln

Bamboo Flooring – NJ Resources

  • 7th and 8th floor wood flooring installation complete
  • Repairs to 1212, 1210, 1209, 1111, 1120, 920, 903 due to PTAC leaks/other water infiltration
  • Install wood flooring, 718 and 818
  • Check hoist apartments 718/818 for level floors prior to installing wood flooring

Masonry and Concrete – Zaman Construction

  • Complete brickwork at 7th and 8th floor exteriors
  • Correct brickwork, floors 9 through 12, per architect’s report
  • Zaman represents that punch list items are complete – awaiting re-inspection by architect

Hoist – United Hoisting

  • Hoist winterized

Tiling/Resilient Flooring – J&BB Tile Corp.

  • Correct saddles as needed at apartment entries, 9-12
  • Continue tiling at open stair where possible
  • Complete cellar locker room tiling (floor throughout and bathroom)
  • Complete porcelain tile base in laundry room (behind machines)

Doors – Long Island Fireproof Doors Inc.

  • Doors and frames released for 5th and 6th floors

Elevators – Kone Inc.

  • 2nd elevator modernization complete – Inspection passed
  • Awaiting fix of annunciator panel in both elevators
  • Punch list on modernized elevators per report received 3/18/16
  • Awaiting schedule of completion from Kone

Scaffolding – Spring Scaffolding

  • Schedule dismantle of the neighbor’s roof protection

Cabinets – Brooklyn Woods

  • 7th and 8th floor cabinets delivered
  • Snack bar cabinets delivered
  • Provide appearance panels for H.C. kitchen sinks (floors 9-11) (7th and 8th floors complete and installed)

Roofing – Famous Roofing of NY

  • Bulkhead roofing at east/west stairs, main roof, and water tower bulkhead
  • Main roof installation in process (first layers)
  • Continue roofing on main roof, to follow demo as scheduled, weather permitting

Fire Alarms – Simplex Grinnell

  • Programming devices complete cellar, first floor, and 7th floor through PH
  • Revised FA drawings received for cellar showing additional devices

Water Tank – Rosenwach Tank Co

  • New tank high/low alarm system installed per approved change order

Painting – CTP Painting

  • 1st floor priming/painting in laundry room, priming in community room
  • Polish and prime in locker room, cellar
  • 8th floor complete
  • 7th and 8th floor punch list items, 1018 and 1118 hoist room punch list items
  • Locker room in cellar – final coats

Low Voltage – MDU Security Systems

  • Installations complete, 7th and 8th floors, and 1018 and 1118

Cleaning – Pedro Mejias Cleaning

  • 7th and 8th floor cleaning, 1018 and 1118 cleaning
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Construction Update 02/29/2016

Asbestos AbatementUS Environmental

Completed Work:

Abatement of main roof parapet flashing, north and south parapets

7th and 8th floor interior abatement complete

7th and 8th floor shelf angle caulk/tar abatement complete

2 Week Look Ahead:

Water tank & stair bulkheads roof abatement

WindowsCrystal Windows/Marvel Contracting

Completed Work:

8th floor window demo, installation complete

7th floor window demo, installation complete

Glass replaced in apartment 912

Bulkhead windows (stair bulkheads) replaced

Structural SteelBYN Ironwork

Completed Work:

Boiler room utility stairs installed

2 Week Look Ahead:

Install new open stair railings

Installation of steel plate/tubes at Visions, 1st floor, for canopy, in process

PlumbingTT Mechanical

Completed Work:

Tubs, toilets, and bathroom sinks installed, 8th floor

Tubs installed, 7th floor

Shower body replacement and tub drain tie-in complete, 7th and 8th floors

2 Week Look Ahead:

Install pipe wraps at all bathroom sinks, and select kitchen sinks, 9th through 12th floor

Install toilets and bathroom sinks, 7th floor

MechanicalMedley Air, Inc.

Completed Work:

Laundry room ductwork complete

Steam piping and PTAC sleeve installation complete, 7th and 8th floors

2 Week Look Ahead:

Complete boiler training, A/C turnover with building staff

Continue 1st floor ductwork

Install electric wall heaters, (4) bathrooms, 7th/8th floors

Complete installation of PTAC units/thermostats, 7th and 8th floors

ElectricalKGK Electric Corp

Completed Work:

8th floor demo, panel replacement, rough-ins complete

7th floor demo complete, rough-ins and panel replacement in process

2 Week Look Ahead:

Complete 7th floor power, light, and fire alarm rough-ins

Need to re-replace outlets in 1209 with tamper resistant – to be scheduled with ownership, PCO

CarpentryProcida Construction

Completed Work:

7th and 8th floor bathroom, kitchen, and exterior wall framing complete

8th floor bathroom, kitchen, and exterior wall sheetrock and taping

8th floor cabinet installation nearly complete

2 Week Look Ahead:

Complete sheetrock and taping, 7th floor bathrooms, kitchens, and exterior walls

Pending electrician’s rough-ins

Continue closet framing, sheetrock, and door frame install 7th and 8th floors

Bathroom door frame installation 7th floor

Complete kitchen cabinet installation 8th floor, begin 7th floor

Install bathroom accessories, 8th floor

Begin millwork, 8th floor

DoorsLong Island Fireproof Doors Inc.

Completed Work:

Delivery of doors/frames for 7th and 8th floors

2 Week Look Ahead:

Delivery of correct strike-side frame legs for T12 openings

Masonry and ConcreteZaman Construction

2 Week Look Ahead:

Begin brickwork at 7th and 8th floor exteriors (after MAP approval)

HoistUnited Hoisting

Completed Work:

Hoist winterized

Tiling/Resilient FlooringJ&BB Tile Corp.

Completed Work:

Laundry room tiling complete

Small community room VCT installation

Bathroom tiling, 8th floor

8th floor kitchen VCT tiling complete

2 Week Look Ahead:

Correct saddles at apartment entries, 9-12

Bathroom tiling, 7th floor

Kitchen VCT, 7th floor

GypcreteNew York Gypsum Floors/East Hudson Flooring

Completed Work:

9th – 12th floor gypcrete

8th floor topping installation complete

2 Week Look Ahead:

7th floor topping installation

Bamboo FlooringNJ Resources

Completed Work:

Delivered half of 8th floor materials and started installation

2 Week Look Ahead:

Repairs to 1212, 1210, 1111, 1120, 920, 903 due to PTAC leaks/other water infiltration

Complete delivery of materials/complete installation for 8th floor

ElevatorsKone Inc.

Completed Work:

2nd elevator modernization complete

2 Week Look Ahead:

Awaiting replacement of 12th floor panel (in elevator lobby)

Awaiting inspection date for 2nd elevator modernization

Cabinets – Brooklyn Woods

Completed Work:

8th floor cabinets delivered

2 Week Look Ahead:

Provide appearance panels for H.C. kitchen sinks (floors 9-12) and provide with cabinets for 7th and 8th floors

Deliver cabinets for 7th floor

CountertopsLI Fabricators

Completed Work:

Transaction counter delivered (and installed)

2 Week Look Ahead:

Counter tops for 1st floor laundry room/snack bar as required

RoofingFamous Roofing of NY

Completed Work:

Installed temp roofing at roof rails on lower roof

2nd floor roof partial replacement, new roof over addition

2 Week Look Ahead:

Water tank bulkhead roofing (pending abatement)

Fire AlarmsSimplex Grinnell

2 Week Look Ahead:

Complete programming devices (installed on 12th, 11th, 10th and 9th floors, plus cellar and 1st floor)

PaintingCTP Painting

Completed Work:

1st floor priming in laundry room/community room

Polish and prime in locker room, cellar

Primed first floor corridor ceiling

2 Week Look Ahead:

Continue priming apartments, 7th and 8th floors

Continue skim coat existing walls, 7th and 8th floors

Begin final paint coats in apartments, 8th floor

Begin skim coat of corridor walls

Low VoltageMDU Security Systems

Completed Work:

Nurse pull wiring complete on 7th and 8th floor

2 Week Look Ahead:

Test intercom wires on 7th and 8th floors

Continue tying in smoke detectors to intercoms, 7th and 8th floors (to follow electrician’s installation of smoke detectors)

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Construction Update 02/01/2016

Demolition – Procida Construction

Completed Work:
CMU at exterior walls removed on 7th and 8th floors
Corridor ceilings removed, 7th and 8th floors
Interior door frames removed, 7th and 8th floors

Asbestos Abatement – US Environmental

Completed Work:
Abatement of main roof parapet flashing, north and south parapets
7th and 8th floor interior abatement complete
7th and 8th floor shelf angle caulk/tar abatement complete

Windows – Crystal Windows/Marvel Contracting

Completed Work:
8th floor window demo, installation complete
7th floor window demo, installation complete
Glass replaced in apartment 912

Structural Steel – BYN Ironwork

Completed Work:
Boiler room utility stairs installed

Plumbing – TT Mechanical

Completed Work:
Tubs installed, 7th and 8th floors
Shower body replacement and tub drain tie-in complete, 7th and 8th floors

Mechanical – Medley Air, Inc.

Completed Work:
Laundry room ductwork complete

Electrical – KGK Electric Corp

Completed Work:
8th floor demo, panel replacement, rough-ins complete
7th floor demo complete, rough-ins and panel replacement in process

Carpentry – Procida Construction

Completed Work:
7th and 8th floor bathroom, kitchen, and exterior wall framing

Doors – Long Island Fireproof Doors Inc.

Completed Work:
Delivery of doors/frames for 8th floor

Masonry and Concrete – Zaman Construction

Completed Work:
Cast stone sills installed at water tower bulkhead
Parapet rebuild (brick and block) complete at south and north parapets
Coping stone installation, main roof parapets

Scaffolding – Spring Scaffolding

Completed Work:
Scaffold dismantled outside of water tower bulkhead

Hoist – United Hoisting

Completed Work:
Additional Procida employees trained to operate hoist
Hoist winterized, entry gate fixed

Tiling/Resilient Flooring – J&BB Tile Corp.

Completed Work:
Laundry room tiling complete

Gypcrete – New York Gypsum Floors/East Hudson Flooring

Completed Work:
9th – 12th floor gypcrete

Bamboo Flooring – NJ Resources

Completed Work:
11th/12th floor wood flooring installation
9th/10th floor wood flooring installation

Elevators – Kone Inc.

Completed Work:
Shop drawings for 2-stop approved
1st elev. mod: Temp floor installed, inspection passed, elevator turned over
Voice annunciator wording changed

Cabinets – Brooklyn Woods

Completed Work: N/A

Countertops – LI Fabricators

Completed Work:
Transaction counter delivered (and installed)

Roofing – Famous Roofing of NY

Completed Work:
Installed temp roofing at roof rails on lower roof
2nd floor roof partial replacement, new roof over addition

Fire Alarms – Simplex Grinnell

Completed Work:
Devices (installed on 12th, 11th, 10th and 9th floors, plus cellar and 1st floor)

Concrete Cutting – Composite Technologies

Completed Work: N/A

Painting – CTP Painting

Completed Work:
1st floor priming in laundry room/community room
Polish and prime in locker room, cellar
Primed first floor corridor ceiling

Low Voltage – MDU Security Systems

Completed Work:
Nurse pull wiring complete on 8th floor

Cleaning – Pedro Mejias Cleaning

Completed Work: N/A

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We finally closed! Yay!


We are THRILLED to be able to tell you that we have closed on the HUD refinance, and the Selis Manor renovation project is now underway!

Stay tuned for frequent updates as the project revs up — we’re going to have lots to tell you!