The State University of New York at New Paltz this week celebrated the completion of a $13.5 million Engineering Innovation Hub located on the institution’s Hudson Valley campus. Designed by Urbahn Architects, the two-story building comprises 19,500 square feet and serves as a central headquarters for the university’s bachelor’s degree program in mechanical engineering that has seen rapid enrollment growth since launching in 2014.
The New York City School Construction Authority has nearly completed a major expansion of PS 144Q, where work has officially topped-off. Located at 93-02 69th Avenue in Forest Hills, the project will better serve a growing population of children in the quiet Queens community.
Located at 2800 Goulden Avenue, at the perpendicular intersection of West 197th Street and Goulden Avenue, a new nursing education facility will soon span 51,670 square feet. The building is being designed by Urbahn Architects PLLC, an architecture firm located in the Garment District in Manhattan.
Permits have been filed and approved for a three-story addition to P.S. 131 Abigail Adams at 170-07 84th Avenue, in Jamaica Hills, Queens. The site is seven blocks away from the 169th Street subway station, serviced by the F trains. The NYC School Construction Authority will be responsible for the development.
Last week, ground was broken on the site of a new Jersey City school. BelovED Community Charter School is building a new middle school at 535 Grand Street. The organization, currently serving 960 students, is named to honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s vision for a “Beloved Community.” New Jersey Community Capital and Provident Bank have given $12.5 million for construction financing of the project. Friends 2 and Hollister Construction Services are responsible for the development.