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Residential Care Center for Adults

Project: Residential Care Center for Adults, New York, NY
Owner: Manhattan Bowery Corporation
Architect: Schuman, Lichtenstein, Claman & Efron
Cost: $4,500,000

Description: Logistical and budgetary obstacles overcome in new construction of the first transitional housing facility for mentally ill homeless adults in Manhattan.

Highlights:

Value-engineered project down to $6 million from original $8 million projection. Saved an additional $1.5 million through aggressive subcontract negotiation and construction cost controls so that completed project was delivered for $4.5 million.

Project managed in association with Lehrer McGovern Bovis.