Historical Restoration & Adaptive Re-Use: The New Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute

NYC

Historical Restoration & Adaptive Re-Use: The New Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) – LEED® Gold

NYC

CSA Group was hired for full Architecture/Engineering design and construction support services for the adaptive re-use of this historical firehouse located on East 125th street in Harlem, New York City. The exterior of this building was restored to its historic beauty bringing back its original attributes. The design intention was to keep the exterior of the building aesthetically intact. The existing large vehicular entrance was repaired and a new transparent glass entry system was designed to engage the buildings original historical character with the neighborhood. This project was designated as a LEED® Gold building.