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Preservation League of New York State

Written by Mike Rice on Jul 8th, 2013 in Building Restoration | No Comments

In the fall of 2010, the Jewish Federation of Ulster County was awarded a Preserve New York grant by the Preservation League of New York State in conjunction with the New York State Council on the Arts.  The $9,000 grant was awarded to partially fund a Historic Structures Report (HSR).  The HSR ties together all of the historical and technical […]

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City of Kingston – Reher Bakery Interim Building Access Project

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The Reher Bakery Interim Building Access Project was undertaken in December 2012 using the $5,900 CDBG award combined with our award from 2011 and the remaining funds from the 2010 award after concluding the Window Restoration Project.  The purpose of the Interim Building Access Project was to acquire an architectural /engineering report that provides us with a master plan to […]

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City of Kingston – Window Restoration Project

Written by Mike Rice on Jul 8th, 2013 in Building Restoration | No Comments

Thanks to the 2010 CDBG award, the Jewish Federation of Ulster County entered into an agreement with Yourji Donskoj of Donskoj & Company, Inc., to restore the three windows on the second floor of the 99 Broadway building overlooking Broadway.  These windows had deteriorated the most seriously in the Bakery. Work began in the summer of 2011 and was completed […]

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City of Kingston – Storefront Restoration Project

Written by Mike Rice on Jul 8th, 2013 in Building Restoration | No Comments

In the fall of 2009, the Jewish Federation of Ulster County awarded Musialkiewicz Construction Company, Inc., of Kingston, NY, the contract to stabilize and restore the storefront after a competitive bidding process.  The scope of work was conceived and managed for the Jewish Federation by our architect,  Marilyn Kaplan, and the plans approved by the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO).  […]

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City of Kingston

Written by Mike Rice on Jul 8th, 2013 in Building Restoration | No Comments

The City of Kingston has supported the Reher Center building stabilization efforts through its Community Block Development Grant (CDBG) program with the following grants: 2008 – $10,000 toward the restoration of the storefront 2010 – $10,000 toward the reconstruction of several seriously deteriorating windows 2011 – $10,000 to be combined with the 2012 award to fund a mechanical engineering and […]

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Building Stabilization Project – Archaeological Study

Written by Mike Rice on Jul 8th, 2013 in Building Restoration | No Comments

The scope of work for the Building Stabilization Project called for significant ground disturbance in the courtyard area along Spring Street, behind 101 Broadway.  As the Reher Bakery is located within an archaeologically sensitive area, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) required the Jewish Federation of Ulster County to retain an archaeological consultant to […]

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Building Stabilization Project

Written by Mike Rice on Jul 8th, 2013 in Building Restoration | No Comments

BUILDING STABILIZATION PROJECT Our architect and engineering team spent over two years studying the needs of the Reher Bakery buildings to develop their Full Concept Plan and specific plans for the Stabilization Project.  We went to bid last spring and awarded the contract to Musialkiewicz Construction of Kingston, NY.  Construction began in late summer of 2013 and should be completed […]

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Grants From New York State

Written by Mike Rice on Jul 8th, 2013 in Building Restoration | No Comments

The following grants have been combined to fund our Building Stabilization Project: $275,000 Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) grant from the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP), spring 2009 $250,000 Economic Development Assistance Program (EDAP) grant from Senator William Larkin’s office being administered by the Dormitory Authority of the State of NY (DASNY), spring 2008 These […]

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