Updates: June 19, 2017

Following is a summary list of construction activities that took place last week at the building as management continues to repair and rebuild the A-L line to the highest standard so residents can return home as quickly as possible.

  • Parapet demolition has been completed on the north and east walls of the A-L line; re-build of the parapet will begin next week
  • Interior demolition of the 5th Floor is completed
  • Interior demolition of Floors  1 & 2 is about 80% completed
  • Content removal of Floors 3 & 4 remains underway

Updates: June 9, 2017

Following is a summary list of construction activities that took place this week at the building as management continues to repair and rebuild the A-L line to the highest standard so residents can return home as quickly as possible.

  • Interior demolition of the 5th floor is 95% completed
  • Content removal on the 1st and 2nd Floors is 100% completed, in advance of commencement later this month of interior demolition on these floors
  • NYC DOB permits have been approved and pulled for roof parapet work, to commence within the next two weeks
  • Ongoing interior abatement throughout the A-L line, conducted by CMC Environmental Corporation, a certified asbestos removal company. This work is being carried out under the supervision of the NYC DEP and NYC DOB

Updates: June 2, 2017

Following is a summary list of construction activities that took place this week at the building as management continues to repair and rebuild the A-L line to the highest standard so residents can return home as quickly as possible.

  • Interior demolition plans for the Lobby through 4th Floors of the A-L line have been approved by the Department of Buildings
  • Content removal on the 5th Floor of the A-L line is completed and interior demolition of this floor is 85% completed
  • Content removal on the 1st Floor of the A-L line will begin next week
  • A new badge ID system will be implemented next week for all residents living in the unaffected M-U line of the building; all residents will be issued new building ID for security
  • Reminder to all residents who moved back into the building last month in apartments on the M-U line: the parking garage has been reopened and is available for resident use

Updates: May 25, 2017

Over the last several weeks management has been working closely and around the clock with its construction professionals and the City to develop construction plans and a timetable for repairs and renovation. As communicated previously, management’s goal is to ensure that the affected A – L line of the building is fully and securely rebuilt so residents can return home as quickly as possible. Below, please find a summary of recent construction activities.

  • A Tenant Protection Plan has been approved for the building in connection with interior demolition plans that have been filed with the Department of Buildings
  • Interior demolition plans for the 5th & 6th Floors of the A – L line have been approved by the Department of Buildings
  • Interior demolition plans for the Lobby and Floors 1-4 of the A – L line will be submitted to the Department of Buildings for review next week
  • Construction plans for the parapet wall on the roof level have been approved by the Department of Buildings, with work scheduled to begin next week
  • Roof framing and replacement plans will be submitted to the Department of Buildings for review next week
  • Management is in the process of formulating a detailed schedule for abatement, mold remediation and content removal of Floors 1-4 of the A – L line
  • Interior reconstruction plans for the A – L line are being drafted
  • Residents who have moved back into the unaffected lines of the building (M – U) should expect to see remediation and demolition activity occurring onsite over the summer, with rebuild of the A – L line to begin on or around Labor Day; most of this construction activity will be concentrated in the A – L line
  • The Lobby will remain closed for several months due to construction activity; residents will continue be asked to enter and exit through the South entrance. All construction personnel will enter and exit through the North entrance
  • As with all work that has or will take place onsite, activities are being done in accordance with Department of Buildings and Department of Environmental Protection standards and are being supervised by licensed contractors
  • Reminder to all residents who moved back into the building last month in apartments on the M-U line: the parking garage has been reopened and is available for resident use

Updates: May 5, 2017

Note to all residents: Management’s network will be temporarily interrupted today beginning at 3pm and continuing until 12 noon tomorrow. We will be unable to respond to emails during this window.

We apologize for any inconvenience and will respond to all emails received later this afternoon/tomorrow morning as soon as our network service is restored.

Updates: May 4, 2017

Reminder to residents of 5th Floor on the A-L line: If you are living in one of the following apartments — 5A, 5B, 5C, 5D, 5E, 5F, 5G, 5H, 5J, 5K, 5L  and have not yet retrieved your  personal property, please make arrangements to do so by no later than 5pm tomorrow, May 5th.

To schedule a retrieval appointment, please call or email Maria Shah at (212) 213-9600 Ext. 145 / ms@alginny.com.

Updates: May 1, 2017

Construction activities continue this week with interior abatement and the installation of a temporary roof.

5th Floor Residents (A-L line): Reminder to residents of this line that the removal of your personal belongings must be completed by tomorrow, May 2.  

6th Floor Residents (M-U line): As of today, management still does not have a time frame as to when you can permanently re-occupy your apartment, but we are able to grant temporary limited access to your apartment this week — on Friday, May 5th from 8am – 5pm and/or Saturday, May 6th from 8am-5pm — for the removal of personal property that you may need until you are able to re-occupy your apartments. Residents of these apartments should contact the super, Peter, at 203-893-7475, upon your arrival to grant you access.

Management continues to thank all residents of the A-L line who have retrieved their personal belongings over the last 2 weeks so that we can commence with interior demolition and renovation of this line as quickly as possible.

Updates: April 24, 2017

Updates: April 22, 2017

  • Work will continue on Saturday and Sunday with asbestos abatement of the 6th floor and roof of the affected line of the building. As noted previously, abatement work is being conducted by CMC Environmental Corporation, a certified asbestos removal company, under the supervision of the NYC Department of Environmental Protection and NYC Department of Buildings. Air testing has been and continues to be performed throughout the building by People’s Environmental, Inc., a certified air quality testing firm. All floors that have been accessed by residents for re-occupancy as well as on a temporary basis for the removal of personal belongings have passed air quality tests. Air monitoring and testing will continue throughout the abatement and renovation process.
  • As management continues planning ahead of a full interior construction and renovation of the A-L line, residents living in apartments from the Ground Level to the 5th Floor are encouraged to continue to call and/or email management to schedule an appointment to retrieve their personal property. To contact management over the weekend, please call or email Maria Shah at (646-784-5020) or ms@alginny.com.