The grounds at St.
Nicholas Houses in Manhattan are slated for a major renovation under a
$2,215,510 contract recently awarded by the Board of the New York City Housing
Various pavements, benches, footings
and plant material will be torn out and replaced with new pavement, benches,
fencing, handrails, tables, lighting, recycling containers and lawns and
This is an improvement that will
benefit the entire neighborhood by upgrading its appearance and making the
grounds a place where the residents can better enjoy their leisure time,” NYCHA
Chairman Tino Hernandez said.
Constructamax Inc. was awarded the
contract that is expected to take about nine months to complete, once work
St. Nicholas Houses consists of
thirteen 14-story buildings with 1,523 apartments housing an estimated 3,521
residents. The 15.63-acre complex was completed September 30, 1954 and is
between West 127th and West 131st Streets, Douglass and Powell