best college and university renovation and remodeling projects by Gran Kriegel Architects

John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Kassin Lab Renovation (DASNY)

Under a term contract with the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY) to provide architectural services for housing and educational projects statewide, Gran Kriegel is undertaking adaptive re-use renovation work at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice. This ongoing renovation project will convert John Jay’s Kassin Lab (1,000 s.f. of classroom space) into a suite consisting of a waiting area, four sm
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architectural design and planning for supportive and affordable housing by Gran Kriegel Architects in NYC

Elton Ave Apartments, Affordable Housing

Gran Kriegel provided schematic designs for this new affordable housing project in the Bronx. The designs will be used for the construction of a four story apartment building (5,100 s.f.) on a currently vacant lot at Elton Ave. Building amenities will include a landscaped rear yard, laundry room and community room Scope: 19-unit affordable housing project Adherence to Quality Housing Guidelines HPD Design Guidelines
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interior design for supportive housing residence in NYC by Gran Kriegel Architects

Park Ave Apartments, Affordable Housing

Gran Kriegel provided schematic designs for this new affordable housing project in the Bronx. These designs are provided in advance of POKO’s construction of affordable residential buildings on vacant lots at Park Ave (4,353 s.f.) and Elton Ave (5,100 s.f.). Designs required MTA filing and approval due to one location’s proximity to Metro North tracks. Scope: 14-unit affordable housing project Adherence to Quality Ho
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ny supportive housing architecture project by Gran Kriegel Architects - best supportive housing designers

White Plains Road SRO

These new masonry bearing wall buildings have about 50 efficiency apartments. They were built with funding from the New York State Office of Mental Health and house mentally ill individuals, some of who were homeless. In addition to the apartments, the residence contains lounges on each floor, a common kitchen and dining room, laundry room and social services offices. Client: Federation Employment & Guidance Serv
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new construction architecture project - best supportive housing design by Gran Kriegel Architects in NYC

Hunterfly Trace Residence

This new 62-unit project was designed for the Lantern Organization, a not-for-profit operator of transitional housing. In addition to the apartments, the residence contains a penthouse with outdoor space, common kitchen, dining room and laundry room with social services on the ground floor and basement level. The site provides for a large, landscaped rear yard. The project follows LEED guidelines with an emphasis on
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New supportive housing residence in NYC some of the best multifamily housing architecture by Gran Kriegel Architects

El Rio Supportive Housing Residence

The El Rio residence is a new 11-story supportive housing residence designed by Gran Kriegel Associates for Comunilife with funding from NYC’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development. in the West Farms area of the Bronx has a consistent plan on all apartment floors for a total of 65 efficiency units. The lobby, offices, a multi-purpose room, food storage, laundry and resident storage are placed on th
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k-12 school design - major adaptive reuse remodel by Gran Kriegel Architects in NYC

Courthouse Conversion Into Two High Schools

Located in downtown Brooklyn, the symmetrical plan of this 140,000 s.f. building with a central core facilitated conversion of this vintage 1951 courthouse into two 500-seat high schools. The interior of the building was completely demolished and reconfigured to accommodate the new program. A rooftop addition provides a multi-purpose room for sports and assembly. The steel-framed, long-span joist addition was separat
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Corridor seating at YAI Manhattan Star Academy interior retrofit special needs school design by Gran Kriegel Architects in nyc

YAI: Manhattan Star Academy

Gran Kriegel designed a fit-out of raw space to create a new home for Manhattan Star Academy, a special needs school serving children on the autism spectrum. This project, completed in NYC in 2014, provides a recent example of our experience with school interiors, as well as our commitment to serving each school’s unique student body. The goal of this project was to provide a welcoming environment that would be condu
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public school designers in nyc - architecture work by gran kriegel architects

High School Restructuring

Gran Kriegel provided planning, design, and administration for the reorganization of five large, underperforming high schools into smaller academies. Part of New York City’s “small school initiative”, the schools included: Erasmus Park West Seward Park Wingate Prospect Heights This endeavor required time-sensitive planning, design, and construction monitoring in response to multiple phased constructions. Six addition
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school design by gran kriegel architects in nyc ps 109 auditorium

PS / IS 109

Community School District 22 in Brooklyn required this new school to accommodate its growing population. The 140,000 s.f. new construction serves 1,100 students. A central core includes an auditorium, gymnasium, kitchen and dining spaces. Two classroom wings, one serving elementary grades and the second for intermediate grades, are linked to the central facilities core. Traditional school construction materials, bric
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