Other Projects

Description

150 Central Park South, also known as The Hampshire House, holds a prestigious and enviable position directly opposite Central Park. This iconic location has a storied history, shaped by the socioeconomic challenges of the Great Depression, which temporarily halted its construction. Originally built in 1938 as a rental building, it transitioned into a hotel a decade later before being converted into a cooperative in 1949. Hampshire House rises 35 stories high and features 220 residential units today. One of its most striking features is a large and steep copper roof. Additionally, its distinctive Art Deco architectural style not only encapsulates the era, but it also enhances the New York City skyline with its timeless elegance. 

Architect: Sciame Construction LLC 
Year Built: 1938  

Services

Facade Restoration: Cornice restoration, Face brick installation, Terra cotta brick removal, Removal of brick work, & Rebricking. 
Architectural Stone: Terra cotta brick removal, Steel restoration and replacement, Production of new cast stone copings, & Installation of new cast stone units. 
Architectural Metals: Cleaning, priming, and painting of steel, Installation of waterproofing on steel, Removal and resetting of railing. 

Hampshire House

Description

11-13 East 67th Street, located in the Upper East Side Historic District, is a rare architectural treasure. Originally two separate buildings, they have been combined to showcase a blend of Neo-French Classical and English Neo-Classical styles. This fusion of architectural influences creates a captivating structure that stands as a testament to both the district’s rich heritage and the city’s commitment to innovation and preservation. 

Architect: Sweeney and Conroy 
Year Built: 1921 

Services

Facade Restoration: Masonry Restoration, Facade and stone cleaning. 
Architectural Stone: Limestone, Brownstone, and Granite Repair & Replacement. 
Architectural Stone: Dormer Restoration, Copper Roof Replacement.  
Roofing and Waterproofing: Roof replacement. 

11-13 East 67

Description

The Pickman Building, located at 118-21 Queens Boulevard and completed in 1966, is a six-story structure serving both office and retail purposes. Offering modern conveniences like underground parking, its Mid-century Modern architecture is eye-catching, featuring a notable exterior of blue glazed brick and a marble entrance. 

Architect: MVN Architect LLC  
Year Built: 1966 

Services

Facade Restoration: Parapet reconstruction, Chimney brick cutting and pointing, Lintel replacement, Chimney reconstruction, Brick replacement, Spandrel brick repair, Window replacement.  
Roofing and Waterproofing Systems: Bulkhead base flashing, Installation of air barrier membrane system to existing CMU block, Stair repair. 

The Pickman Building

Description

Located in the historic Carnegie Hill district, Phillip House, also known as 141 East 88th Street, stands as a prime example of 1920s architecture that has been thoughtfully brought into the 21st century. Originally constructed in 1927, this pre-war building reflects the period’s distinctive design contributing to New York’s rich architectural heritage. In 2013, Phillip House underwent a significant transformation, converting into condominiums while preserving its historic exterior. Inside, the renovation was comprehensive, blending historical elements with contemporary design to create a living space that respects its past while embracing modern functionality and aesthetics.  

Architect: Lawless and Mangione Architects and Engineers LLP  
Year Built: 1927 

Services

Facade Restoration: Facade restoration, Masonry restoration, Window restoration, Cornice restoration, Terra cotta repair and replacement.  
Roofing and Waterproofing Systems: Roof replacement, Balcony and terrace waterproofing. 

Philips House

Description

Built in 1909, 410 Riverside Drive, which has also been known as Riverside Mansions—has stood in the historic Morningside Heights district for over a century. Located between the Upper West Side and Harlem, this storied building is home to Columbia University faculty and staff, placing it at the heart of academic life. The area’s rich history makes 410 Riverside Drive a notable landmark in New York City. 

Architect: CANY Architecture & Engineering DPC 
Year Built: 1909 

Services

Façade Restoration: Façade repairs, Corner stabilization, Brick replacement, Terra cotta repairs, Column repairs, Masonry repairs, Terra cotta unit replacement, Balcony cast stone window cleaning. 
Architectural Stone: Installation of new stucco. 
Roofing and Waterproofing: Installing new roofing base flashing, Skylight replacement and curb repairs, Installation of waterproof membrane. 

410 Riverside Drive

Description

505 LaGuardia Place is part of a trio of identical towers, each soaring to an impressive 30 stories. These towers collectively constitute University Village, spanning 5 acres in Greenwich Village. Standing prominently among them is the west-facing 505 LaGuardia, a restoration project we contributed to.  
Inspired by the Brutalist architectural style, these structures took shape between 1964 and 1967. Under the ownership of New York University (NYU), 505 LaGuardia has been designated as a middle-income cooperative, offering housing opportunities while the other towers serve as residences for NYU faculty and families. 
Today, these towers are celebrated for their iconic 20th-century modern architectural design.  

Architect: Accardo Engineering LLC.
Year Built: 1967 

Services

Facade Restoration: Facade restoration, Structural repairs, Window replacement, Wood window restoration, Steel spandrel replacement. 
Roofing and Waterproofing Systems: Roof repair, Aluminum window flashing. 

505 LaGuardia Place  

Description

Founded in 1903, The Colony Club was a groundbreaking women’s-only social club, inspired by the exclusive men’s clubs of the time. In 1916, it moved to 564 Park Avenue, retaining many features from its original location. Despite its significance, it wasn’t until 1981 that it was designated a NYC Landmark. Today, 564 Park Avenue is celebrated for its enduring modern architectural design.  

Architect: Howard L. Zimmerman Architects
Year Built: 1916 

Services

Facade Restoration: Crack repairs, Removal and reinstallation of existing bluestone and cast stone windowsills, Removal and resetting of marble coping stones, Masonry removal and repair, Removal and rebuilding of existing parapet walls. 

Colony Club 

Description

In 1852, the Trustees of the Trinity Church constructed what is now known as 66 Morton Street. This Italian-style townhouse has captured significant attention due to its long list of celebrity owners, famous neighbors, and appearances in numerous Hollywood movies. Despite several renovations and restoration efforts over the years, many original features still grace the home. Notably, the residence boasts nine fireplaces, adding to its unique character. Today, 66 Morton Street stands as a testament to both its rich history and the revitalization efforts that have restored its beauty.  

Architect: Sweeney and Conroy Inc.
Year Built: 1901  

Services

Facade Restoration: Masonry restoration, Facade and stone cleaning, Limestone, brownstone, and granite repair and replacement, Masonry repair, Cornice restoration, Backup wall infill. 
Architectural Stone: Cast stone installation, Fabrication and installation of bluestone units, Chimney brick replacement.
Architectural Metals: Copper roof replacement, Skylight replacement, Flashing Cornice outrigger installation. 

66 Morton Street 

Description

Constructed in 1925, 940 Park Avenue combines the distinct Art Deco style of its era with subtle touches of Mesoamerican motifs. Today, serving as a co-op building, it retains its original architectural allure. Noteworthy for its ornamental details, the facade boasts warm orange cast stone, a defining feature that adds to its unique character and charm.  

Architect: Bertolini Architectural Work D.P.C  
Year Built: 1925 

Services

Facade Restoration: Masonry restoration, Terra cotta repair and replacement, Granite repair and replacement.
Roofing and Waterproofing Systems: Roofing and waterproofing systems, Balcony and terrace waterproofing. 
*Landmark Preservation. 

940 Park Avenue  

Description

660 Park Avenue, located in the Upper East Side, was built in 1926. This pre-war co-op houses only 12 apartments, making it an exclusive location. The Italian Renaissance style of the building is perhaps its most striking feature. Its proximity to Central Park has also added to its appeal.  

Architect: Joseph K. Blum Co. LLP 
Year Built: 1926 

Services

Facade Restoration: Facade restoration, Stone cleaning, Canopy, entrance, and gate restoration, Window restoration, Masonry restoration. 
Architectural Stone: Stone cleaning, Canopy, entrance, and gate restoration, masonry restoration.
Roofing and Waterproofing Systems: Roof replacement. 

660 Park Avenue

Description

The Clebourne, situated at 924 West End Avenue, stands as a testament to history. Built in 1913 on the former estate of Isidor and Ida Straus, tragic victims of the Titanic in 1912, it was transformed into an apartment building. Isidor, a co-owner of Macy’s, and Ida are honored by Straus Park nearby. In 1974, the building became a co-op, maintaining its unique trapezoidal shape and historical significance as a local landmark

Architect: Capobianco Engineering Group LLP 
Year Built: 1913

Services

Facade Restoration: Steel reinforcement, Masonry parapet and corner reconstruction, Facade repairs, Lintel replacement, Stone pointing, Additional masonry work. 

The Clebourne

Description

Located in SoHo, NYC, this iconic structure, built in 1900, embodies Manhattan’s rich history. It now stands as a rental building, with recent years witnessing its transformation into a hub of retail activity. Named after the 19th-century titan and philanthropist, Williams Bedloe Crosby, the street it resides on echoes with tales of wealth and ambition. It’s a testament to the enduring legacy of New York’s past, seamlessly integrated into the fabric of the city. 

Architect: Thomas A. Fenniman  
Year Built: 1900

Services

Facade Restoration: Facade Restoration, Facade and Stone Cleaning, Cornice Restoration.  
Architectural Stone: Facade and Stone Cleaning.
Roofing and Waterproofing Systems: Roofing and Waterproofing Systems.  
Architectural Metals: Window Restoration, Steel Restoration and Replacement, Entrance and Gate Restoration. 
*Landmark Preservation 

35 Crosby Street

Description

St. Marks Church in the Bowery holds a rich history that stretches over two centuries. Built in 1795, it stands as one of the oldest church buildings in Manhattan. Over the years, the church has undergone various additions and improvements, including the construction of a steeple, the addition of a parish hall, renovations to the sanctuary, replacement of pillars, installation of an iron fence, and the inclusion of an altarpiece, with the structure being completed in 1854. In 1978, the church experienced damage due to a fire that broke out in the area. Restoration efforts to mitigate the damage caused continued until 1983. 

Recognizing its cultural and architectural importance, St. Mark’s Church in the Bowery was designated as a New York City Landmark in 1966 and has been listed on The National Register of Historic Places. 

Architect: Walter B. Melvin Architects, LLC.   
Year Built: 1795 

Services

Façade Restoration: Limestone, brownstone, and granite repair and replacement.  
Architectural Metals: Cast iron repair and replacement, Railing replacement and repairs, Entrance and Gate Restoration. 
Site Improvements: Installation of new paving, Construction of ADA compliant ramp. 
 *Landmark Preservation 

Saint Marks Church in the Browery

Description

Established in 1888 by Shakespearean actor Edwin Booth, The Players Club serves as a private social hub for artists and enthusiasts. It holds the distinction of being New York’s oldest club still in its original location and was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1963, reflecting significant American history. Initially exclusive to men, it admitted its first women members in 1989, marking a notable shift in tradition. Situated within a grand mansion built in 1847, its historical significance is further enhanced by its impressive location.  

Architect: Thomas A. Fenniman 
Year Built: 1847
Awards: The 25th Lucy G. Moses Preservation Award – 2005, AIA NYS Design Award (2015) 

Services

Facade Restoration: Facade and stone cleaning, Terra cotta repair and replacement, Cornice restoration and replacement. 
Architectural metal: Cast iron repair and replacement, Railing replacement, Entrance and Gate Restoration, Window restoration. 
*Landmark preservation 

The Players Club

Description

Once known as Central Park Studios Co-Op, 15 West 67th Street stands as a timeless piece of New York City’s history, built over a century ago in 1905. The co-op Situated within the esteemed NY Artists’ Colony Historic District, this building contains murals created by various artists and has served as the residence for numerous renowned American artists and writers throughout its storied past. The external façade is a testament to its rich heritage, featuring an impressive Gothic two-story vestibule at the entrance. Inside, the lobby is adorned with intricate Gothic ornaments, contributing to the city’s vibrant architectural landscape.   

Architect: Walter B. Melvin Architects LLC 
Year Built: 1905

Services

Facade Restoration: Limestone crack repairs, Masonry repairs, Stucco panel repairs 
Architectural Metals: Railing fabrication, Railing installation. 
Access: Areaway stucco replacement, Areaway stair replacement. 

15 West 67th Street  

Description

Located in Locust Valley, New York, stands the Pratt Family Mausoleum, a testament to architectural grandeur and familial legacy. Designed in the 1890s by the architect William Tubby, this mausoleum exudes Romanesque charm and elegance. What sets it apart is not only its striking design but also the exceptional quality of materials utilized in its construction.  

Built from exquisite pink granite stones and adorned with ornate gates, the Pratt Family Mausoleum commands attention and reverence. Within its grounds rest Charles Pratt, alongside several family members, including children and grandchildren. Charles Pratt, renowned as a visionary American businessman, is particularly celebrated for founding the esteemed Pratt Institute, leaving an enduring mark on both industry and education.  

Architect: Walter B. Melvin Architects. LLC
Year Built: ca. 1890

Services

Facade Restoration: Facade and stone cleaning, Face brick replacement, Brick cutting and pointing, Terra cotta parapets reconstructed with cast stone, Balcony balustrade reconstruction. 
Architectural Stone: Limestone, brownstone, and granite repair and replacement. 
Roofing and Waterproofing Systems: Terrace replacement. 

Pratt Family Mausoleum

Description

In the heart of NoHo, Manhattan, at 59 Bleecker Street, stands a captivating piece of history. Originally a residential space, this address underwent a transformation in 1929, emerging as an Art Deco-style automobile service station, emblematic of its era’s forward-thinking design. Over time, the building saw structural changes, most notably in the 1960s. 59 Bleecker Street lies adjacent to the famed Bayard Condict Building, it’s a testament to Manhattan’s ever-changing landscape, where the past intertwines with the present. 

Architect: Westerman Construction Co, Inc.  
Year Built: 1929 

Services

Roofing and Waterproofing: Roof replacement, Roof installation. 
Architectural Stone: Terra cotta replacement, Terra cotta installation, Terra cotta glazing. 

59 Bleecker Street

Description

Located in the vibrant Flatiron Union Square district, 16 West 16th Street, which is also known as ‘The Chelsea Lane,’ stands out with its distinctive design and impressive stature. This co-op, comprised of 14 stories and 489 apartment units, was built in 1964, showcasing exquisite Art Deco-inspired architecture that remains an iconic symbol of its era. 16 West 16th Street stands as a timeless testament to mid-century design. The building epitomizes historical significance and timeless allure, meticulously maintained over the years to retain its enduring charm over the decades.  

Architect: Thommas A. Fenniman 
Year Built: 1964

Services

Facade Restoration: Brick masonry crack repairs, Brick reconstruction, Brick repointing.  
Roofing and Waterproofing Systems: Fan curb replacement, Roofing membrane and flashing installation, Roofing overburden installation, Concrete roof deck patching. 

16 West 16th Street

Description

700 Park Avenue, a luxury co-op in Manhattan’s Upper East Side, was completed in 1961. The building’s origins trace back to the site’s previous occupant, the Union Theological Seminary. Over time, this location underwent a transformation, evolving from an educational institution to prestigious residences. Its distinguished gray glazed brick facade and polished granite exterior stand as enduring symbols of its rich history and prime Manhattan location. 

Architect: Walter B. Melvin Architects LLC. 
Year Built: 1961 

Services

Facade Restoration: Masonry repointing, Removal and replacement of existing mandrels, Quarry tile removal and replacement. 
Architectural Metals: Terrace railing repairs, Gate replacement, Railing painting, Counterflashing replacement, Railing handrail extension. 
Roofing and Waterproofing: Roof membrane system replacement. 
Access: Access for railing refurbishment, Sidewalk bridge. 

700 Park Avenue

Description

108 Leonard Street is a historically significant structure, listed on The National Register of Historic Places since 1982 and designated a New York City Landmark in 1987. Originally built in 1898 for The New York Life Insurance Company, its Beaux Arts Style reflects remarkable craftsmanship and adds to the architectural diversity of New York City. Today, the building is home to numerous well-known celebrities and continues to attract public attention. 

Architect: New Line Structures   
Year Built: 1898

Services

Facade Restoration: Masonry restoration, Facade and stone cleaning. 
Architectural Metals: Cast iron repair and replacement, Railing replacement. 
Architectural Stone: Terra cotta repair and replacement. 
Roofing and Waterproofing: Balcony and terrace waterproofing. 
*Landmark Preservation 

108 Leonard Street 

Description

Situated on the Upper East Side, 171 West 71st Street, also known as The Dorilton, stands as both an architectural marvel and a historical landmark. Constructed in 1902 in the Beaux Arts Style, this building embodies more than a century of New York City’s rich architectural history. Our team at Nova Construction Services takes pride in restoring The Dorilton, a structure that is celebrated not only as a New York City landmark, but also recognized on The National Register of Historic Places. 

Architect: Walter B. Melvin 
Year Built: 1902

Services

Facade Restoration: Partial replacement of terra cotta stone, Wood door and window restoration
Architectural Metals: Flashing and sheet metals.
Roofing and Waterproofing: Membrane waterproofing, Caulking and sealants, Siplast roof assembly.

The Dorliton

Access

Nova Construction Services offer access services.
We offer the following services:

Sidewalk Shed

Suspended Scaffolding

Pipe Scaffolding

Material Hoist

Consulting

Based on our many years of experience, we offer consulting services in the following areas:

Emergency Repairs

Mortar And Stone Analysis

Aeriallift Inspections

Test Cleaning

Suspended Scaffolding Inspection

Roofing Analysis

Concrete & Coating

Nova Construction Services offer concrete & coating services.
Concrete is one of the most frequently used building materials. It is used extensively for a wide range of construction work, such as footpaths, driveways and roads, residential and commercial construction – floors and walls, foundations and footings, for posts, fences and walls, and even boat hulls.
Precast concrete is typically stronger than natural cut limestone, but it doesn’t have the look of natural cut stone. Cast Stone, on the other hand, solves both problems. Cast Stone can be stronger than precast concrete and is easily cast to produce identical pieces.

Sidewalk Replacement

Coating Repair And Installation

Cast Stone Installation

Vault Repairs And Replacement

Gfrc / Gfrp Cornice Restoration

Concrete Eyebrow And Structural Repairs

Architectural Metals

Nova Construction Services offer architectural metals services.
Architectural metalwork is a unique factor in the building process that involves using metalwork practices to create structures that are not only functional but also have a strong aesthetic role to play too. It is the bringing together of metalwork and architecture.
Architectural steel fabrication often involves the use of decorative elements, such as ornamental railings, staircases, and facades. On the other hand, structural steel fabrication is concerned with the strength and stability of the building.
As part of the architectural metals service, Nova Construction Services offers:

Cast Iron Repair & Replacement

Fire Escape Restoration

Cornice Retoration  & Replacement

Steel Retoration & Replacement

Canopy, Entrace & Gate Restoration

Window Restoration

Copper Roof Replacement

Ralling Replacement

Skylight Replacement

Structural Shoring

Architectural Stones

Nova Construction Services offer architectural stones services.
Stone is a highly durable, low maintenance building material with high thermal mass. As a natural substance that is quarried and mined from the earth and used in a variety of applications in construction, including: masonry, including decorative elements such as pillars, swags and porticos, floor and wall tiles and cladding.
As part of the facade restoration service, we offer the following:

Landmark Preservation

Terra Cotta Repair Replacement

Limestone, Brownstone and Granite Repair and Replacement

Roofing & Waterproofing

Nova Construction Services offers roofing & waterproofing services.
Waterproofing is a process designed to prevent liquids from entering a structure. Comprehensive waterproofing measures are often added to the building to provide moisture control during construction, and waterproofing materials are applied after the structure is built to eliminate any problems that may be encountered.
As part of the roof & waterproofing service, Nova Construction Services offers:

Roof Replacement

Slate Roof Replacement

Roof Recovery

Balcony and Tarace Waterproofing

Façade restorations

Nova Construction Services offers façade restorations services.
This process is the process that reveals the appearance of the building. Facade systems are made with very different materials. These can be processes such as styrofoam coating, glass coating and metal coating. The main purpose of facade treatments made of these, or other materials is to protect the building.
Façade restorations means aesthetic improvements to the front of a building including installing, restoring, replacing or repairing awnings, windows, doors, cladding, and architectural features.

Mansory Restoriation

Stucco Installation

Local Law 11 Repairs

Facade and Stone Cleaning

Metal Panel Systems