Project Description

P.S.170K – New 5 Story Addition, Upgrade of services in the Existing School and Construction of New Playground.
Owners Name
NYC School Construction Authority
General description of the project type and size
The project entailed the construction of a 48,183 sq. ft. new addition along with the architectural and mechanical modification of the 65,032 sq ft existing school to bring the building up to code.
Description of scope of work
The construction process of Public School 170 was broken down into 3 phases:

Phase 1 included the demolition of the existing building stairway and the connection of temporary gas and electrical services.

Phase 2 included the construction of the new addition

Phase 3 and Phase 4 relate to the upgrade of the existing building and is currently ongoing.

Additionally, the new building boasts a multi purpose gym, multiple play areas for the children including an early childhood play yard and a 2nd floor roof top play yard complete with neo designed & constructed safety netting system and an auditorium.

Currently phase 1 and 2 of the project have been completed. The ongoing work involves the reconstruction of the entire first floor of the old building and is scheduled to be completed by the Summer of 2016.

Original Start and End dates of construction
Phase 1 Demolition and temporary gas line were completed in May 2014

Phase 2 Construction of new addition was completed in August 2015

Phase 3 and 4 Modification of the existing building is ongoing

Actual Start and End dates of construction
The project is currently ongoing.