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As mentioned in the “Projects & Improvements” section of the November 2003 issue of
HABITAT magazine, Hartley House, 30-11 PARSONS BOULEVARD, a 104-unit
cooperative building in the Flushing section of Queens, recently began an exterior
renovation project. McFar Contractors has been hired to install a new railing for the
parapet wall, remove and replace the parapet wall around the entire perimeter of building,
replace the main roof and garage roof, and renovate the exterior façade including lintels,
brick pointing, and window sills. Julia Kodis of Kaled Management and Cathy Nemitz,
board president, are overseeing the $653,026 project, which began in August 2003.
Saxony Hall at 87-15 165 th STREET, an 85-unit cooperative in the Jamaica section of
Queens, recently began a façade replacement program. McFar Contractors was
contracted to perform a complete replacement of the entire brick façade on all exposures
and replace the shelf angles and a/c sleeves. J.J. Macaluso & Associates are project
engineers for the $825,000 project, which is being overseen by Richard Rossi of Kaled
Management and Michele Hart, board president. The work began in September 2003.
Lane Towers at 107-40 QUEENS BOULEVARD, a 162-unit cooperative building in the
Forest Hills section of Queens, recently began an exterior façade and terrace restoration
project, including rebuilding the north and east parapet walls and rebuilding the entire
façade from the 17 th to 19 th floors on the east and south exposures. McFar Contractors
was hired as the project contractor and project architect. The $555,000 project began in
June 2003 and is being overseen by board president Frances DiStefano and Richard
Rossi of Kaled Management.