Updates: August 8, 2017

The following is a summary of construction activities taking place in the building as management continues to repair and rebuild the A-L lines so residents can return home as quickly as possible:

  • All interior asbestos abatement is 100% completed on the 2nd Floor.
  • Asbestos abatement is underway on the 1st Floor, with Ground Floor abatement to follow immediate thereafter.
  • All parapets on Bank C side of the building have been removed and are now being rebuilt in conjunction with roof joist replacement.
  • Interior demolition on the 6th floor is continuing and is 50% complete.

SBA LOAN – 8/11 DEADLINE REMINDER: 

As has been communicated on this site and via email, residents and businesses affected by the April fire at 56-11 94th Street have until August 11th to apply for low-interest disaster loans through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to repair or replace damaged/destroyed personal property

Please note that the deadline to submit applications for physical property damage is THIS FRIDAY, August 11, 2017. 

Information describing the SBA loan opportunity can be read HEREAs well, here are Fact Sheets in ENGLISH and in SPANISH. Residents may apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via SBA’s secure website at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela.

Updates: August 1, 2017

The following is a summary of construction activities taking place in the building as management continues to repair and rebuild the A-L lines so residents can return home as quickly as possible.

  • All interior asbestos abatement work is 100% complete on the 3rd, 4th, 5th & 6th Floors. Areas abated include kitchen floors, corridor floors and insulated piping.
  • A temporary rubber roofing membrane has been 100% installed at the floor level of the 5th Floor. This renders the first four floors of Bank C waterproof as repairs continue.
  • Interior demolition and stud removal has been 100% completed on the ground floor through the 5th Floor
  • Joist replacement on the roof will begin tomorrow.
  • Architectural filing plans are completed and will be submitted to NYC Department of Buildings this week.
  • Mechanical filing plans are being completed for submission this week.

Updates: July 25, 2017

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

  • Demolition of interior walls is 100% completed on the 5th Floor, 90% complete on Floors 1-4, and 10% complete on the 6th Floor
  • Interior abatement of the 4th Floor is 90% complete, with abatement work also underway on the 3rd Floor
  • Installation of a water-tight temporary roof on the 5th Floor is 95% complete

Updates: July 17, 2017

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

On the A-L Line of the building

  • Interior abatement on the 5th and 6th Floors is completed
  • Architectural drawings are 80% completed
  • Repair on the roof and parapets are ongoing

On the M-U Line of the building

  • Elevator repairs are completed and service is restored
  • The 6th Floor vacate order has been lifted
  • Gas risers have been tested and restored throughout the M – S Lines, along with the following apartments: 2P, 3P, 5P, 6P, 1R, 2R, 3R, 4R, 6R, LT, 2T, 3T, 5T, 6T, 1U, 2U, 3U, 6U; management is awaiting access to the remaining apartments on this line

Updates: July 12 — Information from NYC OEM

Dear Residents,

Please note: NYC Emergency Management and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) have announced that residents and businesses affected by the April 11th fire that occurred at 56-11 94th Street can now apply for low-interest disaster loans to repair or replace damaged or destroyed personal property.

Information describing the SBA loan opportunity can be read HEREAs well, here are Fact Sheets in ENGLISH and in SPANISH.

Residents may apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via SBA’s secure website at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela.

Please note that the filing deadline to submit applications for physical property damage is August 11, 2017.

In addition to posting information on this website, management will email residents of 56-11 94th Street to inform them of the new SBA loan opportunity and application deadlines.

Updates: July 10, 2017

Following is a summary list of construction activities that took place at the building prior to and following the July 4th holiday, as management continues to repair and rebuild the A-L line to the highest standard so residents can return home as quickly as possible.

On the A-L line of the building

  • Removal of pipe risers continue on the 5th and 6th Floors
  • Installation of temporary roof on the 5th Floor has begun
  • Removal of the 6th Floor parapet is 60% complete
  • Abatement of kitchen floors on the 5th Floor is scheduled to be completed this week
  • Pressure testing and gas riser work has been completed, with DOB inspections to follow
  • Interior demolition of the 3rd and 4th Floors remains underway

On the M-U line of the building

  • Elevator repairs continue, with completion anticipated next week
  • New temporary flooring on the 6th Floor hallway is installed
  • Coating and painting of the 6th Floor hallway is almost completed
  • Re-occupancy of the 6th Floor is now scheduled for the week of July 17, following DOB inspections

Updates: June 23, 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.

  • Content removal is 100% completed on Floors 1, 2 and 3 — and 90% completed on the 4th Floor
  • Interior abatement work is ongoing and will continue next week
  • Interior demolition permits have been granted by the NYC Department of Buildings, with interior demolition on Floors 1 and 2 to begin mid-next week
  • Parapet demolition continues and parapet rebuild has begun
  • Architectural and mechanical, electrical, and plumbing drawings for the rebuild are in progress

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