Project Name: Kean Building Addition/Renovation/Restoration
Project Address: Kean University, Union, NJ
Total Project Cost: $9,271,000
Project Executive: Mark D. Hall
Director of Construction & Safety: Scott V. Hall
Project Manager: Joseph Isdanavage
Project Engineer: Peter Egan
Executive Supervisor: Paul Ralph / Richard Lefebvre
Owner's Name/Contact Person: Kean University - Eduardo N. Del Valle, R.A., P.P.
Owner's Address: Union, NJ
Owner's Phone/Fax Numbers: Phone: 908-527-2798/Fax 908-354-0823
Architect's Name/Contact Person: Nadaskay Kopelson Architects - Joseph P. Lobdell, AIA
Architect's Address: 95 Washington Street, Morristown, NJ 07960
Architect's Phone/Fax Numbers: Phone: 973-539-5353/Fax: 973-539-0916

Description of Project:

  • Complete Interior and Exterior Restoration of Senator Kean's prior residence
  • Substantial addition to facilities to convert to new University Administrative Headquarters and Board of Trustees offices
  • Asbestos abatement
  • Substantial Selective demolition
  • Repair historic concrete exterior walls
  • Repointed all cracked joints in exterior concrete walls
  • Restore wood doors and windows
  • Provide new and restore original woodwork throughout
  • Restore historic light fixtures
  • Metal restoration of finials, weathervane and clock tower
  • ADA upgrades
  • Site restoration
  • Replace all site utilities with new services; water, sewer, storm, telephone, teledata, fiber optics, electric and geothermal systems
  • Install 70 geothermal wells (320' deep) and new geothermal heating and cooling system
  • New site landscape, hardscape, ornamental walkways and lighting
  • New architectural concrete and masonry
  • Precast architectural concrete - new and historically restored
  • Masonry restoration
  • Structural steel framed building addition
  • Curved ornamental metal and glass stairs
  • Glu-lam beams and purlins
  • Restored slate shingle roofs/new slate shingle roof
  • New metal framed skylight
  • Manufactured roof and wall panels
  • New aluminum and glass curtainwall and storefront/entrances
  • Interior finishes; lath and plaster, drywall, acoustical wall and ceiling panels, carpet/resilient/tile flooring, mosaic floor and wall tile, painting and wall covering
  • Louvers, toilet partitions, accessories, signage, miscellaneous specialties
  • Extensive audiovisual system including teleconferencing facilities networked between conference rooms
  • Hydraulic elevators
  • New plumbing systems
  • New fire protection systems
  • New HVAC systems
  • New electrical systems