Engine 259 Firehouse

Long Island City, NY

Structural Design for the upgrade and rehabilitation of an existing three story firehouse with cellar, originally constructed in the late 1800’s, to meet modern equipment requirements and specifications.  The design involved the replacement of the existing apparatus floor at ground level to support HS20-44 and Tower Ladder Truck equipment, relocation of interior columns to provide an additional vehicle bay and upgrade of foundations and upper floor framing.

Client: NYC Department of Design and Construction for the Fire Department of NYC

Architect: Andrew Berman Architect

Queens Chamber of Commerce – Design Excellence Award