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Scales Hall, at 55 years old the last of four SUNY Oswego residence halls built on the Lakeside area of campus, will follow in the footsteps of Waterbury Hall, undergoing a $13.1 million renovation scheduled to begin Dec. 19.
The project should be done by July 1, following completion of work by Oswego-based general contractor PAC Associates, the same company that renovated Waterbury in 2014-15. The completed renovation will increase Scales’ capacity to house students from about 200 to approximately 210.
Nationally recognized for its technology education program, State University of New York Oswego’s School of Education gives future instructors the tools they need to guide tomorrow’s students in managing the technological innovations of the future. In short, this is where STEM teachers learn to teach STEM.
Western New York architectural and utility precast operator Lakelands Concrete has begun shipping 950 16-ton structures for the Corps of Engineers’ Oswego Harbor Detached Breakwater project along Lake Ontario’s southern shore. The individual structures are known as dolos, derived from South African and Latin terms meaning knuckle bone; through weight and geometry, dolosse (plural) quell shoreline erosion from waves and undercurrent.
Less than a year after Waterbury Hall closed for an $8.8 million facelift and update, the residence hall opened its doors for 230 student residents.
At first glance, students will notice the striking new entrance to the 56-year-old building. The atrium-like entranceway, designed to save costs and energy, serves as a solar chimney to pull in cooler air during warm months to the building’s upper levels.
This is the first major renovation to the building since its creation. Work was completed by general contractor PAC & Associates of Oswego. King & King Architects of Syracuse, working with Facilities Services’ major projects unit, designed the project to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold standards of sustainability.
PACNY is pleased to present this Stewardship Award to Robert Branshaw, the owner of Wayne Drug Store, in recognition of his efforts and success to restore the historic department store façade and contribute to maintaining the character and integrity of Bridge Street in Oswego
OSWEGO — Waterbury Hall, a 211-bed residence hall that opened in 1960 along the lakeshore at SUNY Oswego, will close to residents by Dec. 13, be emptied of all its contents by Dec. 22 and reopen in August 2015 after $8.8 million in renovations.
In between, workers for general contractor PAC & Associates of Oswego will have added eight rooms, three kitchens, lounges on each floor and a solar chimney; made all floors, rooms and common spaces wheelchair accessible; rebuilt the rest-rooms in modern configurations; upgraded technology and mechanical systems; and installed new windows and a new entrance, roof and lake-side terrace and otherwise rehabilitated the exterior. Furnishings will be new.
Architects for 100-year-old Sheldon Hall’s 2011-13 exterior renewal recently earned a top design award for historic preservation from the American Institute of Architects New York State.
OSWEGO — Contractor PAC & Associates of Oswego has won a $10 million contract through SUNY Construction Fund to restore the exterior of SUNY Oswego’s flagship Sheldon Hall, with a keen eye to historical detail in this, the college’s sesquicentennial year.
The college has begun work to add definition to four campus entrances and erect nearly three dozen exterior signs around campus—some as tall as 10 feet with color-changeable LED lighting.
OSWEGO – Park Hall, SUNY Oswego’s second-oldest building at age 82, reopened this semester at the end of a two-year, $17.5 million modernization, as did a soaring new entrance to the School of Education.
Cayuga Community College’s trustees have chosen the companies that will transform a closed supermarket into the Fulton campus’s first permanent home. Trustees meeting in a special session Tuesday night chose Rochester Rigging and Erectors of Bloomfield to provide structural steel work and PAC Associates of Oswego for demolition work.
OSWEGO, New York – The Oswego Salvation Army project currently underway on West Second Street is a community project in the truest sense. More than 90 percent of the contractors and sub contractors are local community workers from the greater Oswego County area.