Building of the Day: The Residences at PS186 and Boys and Girls Club of Harlem

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Attendee$10.00 USD

Event Details

The adaptive reuse of this abandoned 1903 public school saved it from the wrecking ball, and transformed it into a vibrant new Boys & Girls Club and affordable housing. As a result of Dattner Architects’ thoughtful renovation, which included recreating original building details from photographs and retaining the original character of the school as a backdrop to new uses, the building was placed on the National Register of Historic Places. 

Architect: Dattner Architects

Tour Guide: Joseph Coppola, AIA, Principal, Dattner Architects; Kristin Nelson, AIA, Senior Associate, Dattner Architects; Sara Agrest, AIA, IIDA, LEED AP, Senior Associate, Dattner Architects

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