• Truman Elementary—Capital Improvements

Lackawanna, NY

In 2012, the Lackawanna City School District approached Kideney Architects for planning for a capital improvement project at Truman Elementary. Built in the 1960s, the school has never undergone any major improvements other than routine maintenance projects. Utilizing EXCEL funding, a project was identified and budgeted at $6.65M, consisting of site improvements, envelope repairs, interior finish upgrades, and replacement of major mechanical and electrical systems.

Scope of Services

  • Architectural design
  • Project management
  • Interior design
  • Construction documents
  • Landscape architecture
  • Mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineering

Design Features

  • Replacement of major mechanical systems
  • Interior finish upgrades
  • Asbestos abatement
  • ADA accessibility upgrades
  • New entry canopy
  • Masonry repairs
  • Site improvements, including expanded parking and bus loop area
  • Updated electrical service and generator
  • New stormwater conveyance and treatment system