Garland completed renovations to the existing Management Offices, Childrens’ Play Center, and Laundry Room on the mezzanine level of Peabody Terrace Building D. Scope included two new kitchenettes, three upgraded restrooms, reception desk, new laundry millwork, and new millwork cubbies for childrens’ clothing and toys. Complexities included close coordination of water, HVAC and electrical modifications with Harvard facilities management, as the project is located on the first floor of residential units and adjacent to a daycare facility.
Garland was hired by Harvard to construct a new trash and recycling area fence to accommodate the trash collection and compaction activities for the Peabody Terrace residents. Work included close coordination between the miscellaneous metals provider and the sitework/concrete trades as the fence was fabricated prior to the foundation construction.
Garland has recently been hired to return to Peabody Terrace to upgrade 3,350 SF of space on the 21st floors of Buildings X, Y and Z which will be turned into Study/Conference Centers and Laundry Facilities. Work is scheduled for Fall 2013.
Peabody Terrance is an existing landmark housing development designed in 1964 by Jose Luis Sert, the then dean of Harvard School of Design, to house married students studying in a center. Today, the buildings continue to host students from around the world and stand as iconic set that defines the profile of Cambridge from the Charles River, from the adjacent campus buildings, such as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Boston University.
900 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA 02138
Northstar Project & Real Estate Services
Elkus Manfredi Architects
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