PS 158 – Bayard Taylor School

Built in 1898, PS 158 is a 5-story (plus cellar) primary school located in the Yorkville neighborhood of Manhattan. GMS provided structural engineering services for the extensive renovation of the façade and exterior concrete including removal, replacement, and repair of walkways and steps, repair and reinforcement of the original steel perimeter framing and repair of the built up spandrel members. The project also included roofing remediation of leaks in the basement. The renovation was completed in 2018.

Architect: Nelligan White Architects

Client: NYC SCA

Awards: SARA NY 2019 Design Award of Honor
Retrofit Metamorphosis Award for Historic Renovation 2019
The Victorian Society of New York Preservation/Restoration Award 2018
Friends of the Upper East Side Historic Districts Renaissance Award 2018