Oversaw development and construction of a new 30,000 square foot K-8 charter school that was completed in the Fall of 2014. Assisted School in identifying potential sites and developing final construction scenario involving developer-generated building and fit-out. Retained design consultants, oversaw design development, oversaw construction process and coordinated client move-in and post-occupancy issues. This project required vigilant advocacy and negotiation on behalf of the School with the builder-developer. The final project came in on budget and has been enthusiastically received by students, parents, educators and visitors alike.
Lavelle School for the Blind
Lavelle School for the Blind, Bronx NY
Developed Master Plan for expansive multi-building campus that serves physically and emotionally challenged youth. LOM created a master plan and oversaw implementation of three phases of a campus-wide exterior restoration project. Oversaw gut rehab of 25,000 square feet of new classroom space in main facility. Developed strategic plan for consolidating campus and leasing out surplus space to like-minded agencies.
Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club Coudert Clubhouse
This 27,000 square foot, $15 million redevelopment of the once-vacant historic Hebrew Institute building in the West Bronx is now a state of the art Boys and Girls Club. As Owners Rep, we developed the original Master Plan, feasibility study and funding streams for the project. We oversaw the project from design though construction and move-in. This was a complicated project starting with the disposition of a long-abandoned city-owned property with HPD and then developing an ambitious gut renovation with NYCHA and multiple city-agencies. The end product, a streamlined, efficient and aesthetically exciting modern facility, has been teeming with members from the day of its opening.
Rocking the Boat
Rocking the Boat, Bronx NY
Managed the development of a boat making shop, classrooms and administrative offices for youth development organization in Hunts Point, Bronx. Oversaw the design, construction and fit-out for the initial space, as well as subsequent alternations. Currently developing plan for acquiring adjacent facility and tripling the size of operation.
Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club
Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club, Bronx, NY
Developed and implemented the original Master plan (1985) and most recently developed a multi-phase renovation for the organization’s 47,000sf flagship facility. LOM oversees the ongoing operations and project development of site including renovation of 15,000sf multi-purpose field under an inflatable air structure (Current), installation of an exterior skating rink (2010), and renovation of various program and administrative spaces within the Club.
Bronxworks, Bronx NY
Oversaw development of a new 50-bed short stay facility for the homeless and a drop-in social service clinic. Also oversaw planning, design and construction of new consolidated administrative offices.
Madison Square Boys & Girls Clubs
Madison Square Boys & Girls Clubs, 4 locations
Developed and implemented a multi-year capital improvement program for four facilities.
Mosholu Montefiore Community Center
Mosholu Montefiore Community Center, Bronx NY
Developed Master Plan, schematics and programming with developer for construction of new 60,000 sf community center. Provided feasibility studies, design consultation and construction oversight of new UPK facility.
Boys & Girls Club of Harlem
Advise and oversee strategic partnerships in the design and early construction of a new 11,000 square foot facility, co-located in the affordable housing development of historic PS. 186. Developed programming requirements, oversaw design schematics and design development, and developed preliminary fit-out specifications.