Columbia University Hamilton Hall
Phase I – 40,000SF – $1.5 Million
This first phase of construction included the complete upgrade of the building mechanical plant. This involved removal & replacement of the air handlers servicing this (9) story McKim, Meade & White landmark building. Also, the electric service room in the building was relocated with new switchgear & distribution panels being installed. This was done while the building remained in operation. Lastly, new gang bath facilities were constructed to provide service to the entire building.
Phase II – 14,000SF – $4 Million
E. W. Howell has been on campus since 1999 acting in several capacities, starting as the Pre-Construction Construction Managers and then moving into the Construction Manager position for Hamilton Hall’s extensive multi-phased renovation. Given that the Building is used seven days a week, day and night, special attention was provided to avoid disruption to the end users.
Phase III – 20,000SF – $4 Million
This 20,000 sq ft interior renovation involved an additional (14) classrooms redone similarly with high end millwork paneling & trim. The 3,500 sq ft entrance lobby was redone to include all new Italian stonework on flooring and stairs, ornamental plaster crown moldings & friezes to replicate the existing artwork in the lobby, new stairs, new lighting, and the incorporation of century old stained glass panels into new millwork framed niches. Lastly, the entire Dean’s Suite was made over. This included high end millwork paneling and trim, strip maple flooring, re-finished stone archways, and custom built lighting fixtures.
Phase IV – 2,000SF – $700,000
The fourth of several phases of interior renovations to the McKim, Mead White building, E. W. Howell built the exterior entry and renovated the lobby on College Way.
Phase V – 4,900 SF – $600,000
The final phase of renovations took place over the course of three months. Interior improvements were made to 4 classrooms, 12 offices and the corridor on the 300 level of Hamilton Hall.
NEW YORK, NY
Project complete in various phases