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  Scarsdale Public Safety FacilityScarsdale Public Safety Facility

Construction Manager & Cost Estimator

Calgi Construction Management
116 Radio Circle, #305, Mt. Kisco, NY 10549

General Description

Location: Scarsdale, New York
Date Bid: Dec 2008 Construction Period: June 2009 to Nov 2011
Total Square Feet: 26,250 Site: 1 acre.
Number of Buildings: One
Building Size: Ground floor, 7,600; first floor, 7,000; second floor, 7,000; attic, 4,650; total, 26,250 square feet.
Building Height: Ground floor, 8’6”; first floor, 9’; second floor, 8’6”; floor to floor, 13’9”; attic, 8’6”; total, 45’.
Basic Construction Type: Addition/Renovation.
Foundation: Cast-in-place, reinforced concrete, slab-on-grade. Exterior Walls: CMU, brick. Roof: Slate shingles. Floors: Concrete. Interior Walls: CMU, metal stud drywall.

Construction Team

Architect: Peter F. Gaito & Associates - 333 Westchester Avenue, South Building, #S303, White Plains, NY 10604
Structural Engineer: Hillman & Miley Consulting Engineers PLLC - 222 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains, NY 10605
General Contractor: Piazza Brothers, Inc. - 3 West Stevens Avenue, Hawthorne, NY 10532
Mechanical & Electrical Engineer: TSF Engineering PC - 200 Park Avenue South, #1020, New York, NY 10003
Communications: L. R. Kimball - 328 Innovation Boulevard, #222, State College, PA 16803

The Village of Scarsdale's Police and Fire Departments recently moved into their newly renovated and expanded Public Safety Facility. The new Headquarters, situated on 0.99 acres in the Village, incorporated 17,250 square feet of renovations to the existing facility, built in 1924, and a 9,000-square-foot addition. This new addition effectively and seamlessly ties into the existing 1924 facility paying tribute to Scarsdale's police and firefighting history as it gracefully stands apart from its neighbors as a proud symbol of confidence, fortitude and safety.

The design of the Facility, by Peter F. Gaito Architects, Engineers and Planners cleverly satisfies all of the present and future expansion needs of both Departments. Special attention was paid to the flow of public and private traffic as well as noise level concerns and multi-use flexible spaces. Also, the design fulfills all of the program requirements including a commercial kitchen, male and female bath, shower and locker facilities, various offices for the Chiefs, Inspectors, Tour Commanders, Detectives and other Officers. The Facility also includes a new Dispatch Center, Multi-Purpose rooms, an Audio-Visual training room, Exercise room, comfortable living quarters, various equipment and clerical storage areas, an underground 3-lane Firing Range, miscellaneous support spaces as well as a mini-museum to include a "wall of history."

Additionally, the Public Safety Headquarters project, which was managed, coordinated and supervised by Calgi Construction Management, includes a series of improved exterior and interior design features. The energy-efficiant building includes an established street presence to signify the building as the Scarsdale Public Safety Facility, a tower to serve as a visual roof icon. In keeping with the character of many of the homes and buildings in the Village, the design of the exterior incorporated the use of an EIFS stucco system and half-timbering to maintain the contextual Tudor style. Interior wise, a careful organization of space was designed so that Police and Fire activities do not interfere with the public and office environment. An additional Apparatus Bay for the Fire Department was also incorporated to accommodate a future Pumper Fire Engine. Complete new telecommunications systems were installed in the New Facility using CAT 6 cabling throughout as well as Fiber Optic cabling, a UPS system and the inte
gration of Security, Fire, 911, Intercommunications, Audio-Visual and Building Automation systems. The Facility was also equipped with a diesel powered 300 KW Emergency Generator.

Calgi Construction Management, provided the pre-construction and bidding phase services as well as the construction phase services.

This project is successful on a number of design, planning and engineering levels. It is suited to meet the immediate and future needs of the Police and Fire Departments as well as the entire civic community and will serve the residents of the Village of Scarsdale for many years to come.

Product Information
Brick: Redland, Glen Gery
Acoustical: Armstrong
Gypsum: USG Slate Roofing: Vermont Structural Slate Co., Inc.
Carpet: Mohawk VCT: Armstrong
Windows: Peerless
Entrances & Storefronts: YKK-America
Signage: Mulberry Signs
Elevators: KONE

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