Service: Featured Projects

Veteran’s Memorial Park

November 20, 2017
Veterans Memorial Park, Cohoes, NY

This community engagement project involves the renovation of an existing public greenspace (West End Park) to transform the site into a first-class memorial park honoring the City of Cohoes’ service veterans. The park development process is a collaboration of the Cohoes Veterans Committee, City Officials and contributions from the City Department of Public Works (who will provide a portion of the construction) to maximize the available funding to deliver maximum impact for the community. Memorial elements include relocation of monuments … Continue reading “Veteran’s Memorial Park”

Tapestry on the Hudson & Sky Garden

August 2, 2017

Chazen prepared applications and engineering reports/plan on behalf Community Builders to secure GIGP funding from EFC for critical elements of an adaptive redevelopment of a deteriorated commercial building located in the Hoosick Street Waterfront District. The redevelopment of the existing historic 84,000-square foot, seven-story, brick-masonry and wood-frame building, led by Dave Sadowsky Architect, PC, was highlighted by Chazen’s innovative “sky garden” construction design which included green roof sections, rainwater cistern, permeable pavers, bioretention area, raised planters, tree planters, playground and … Continue reading “Tapestry on the Hudson & Sky Garden”

Lake George Gateway

July 7, 2017
Lake George Gateway

The Town of Lake George retained Chazen to assist the community in developing a new vision for Route 9, the gateway to this tourist destination, with the goal of transforming a sea of pavement to a Complete Green Street. The Vision Plan identified traffic calming measures including a planted median, mid-block pedestrian signals/crossing, permeable pavements, native plantings and other green infrastructure techniques. The Plan was successful in securing community support and over $7M in construction funding. Chazen engineers and landscape … Continue reading “Lake George Gateway”

Forever Wild Water Company

Forever Wild

Chazen was retained by the Forever Wild Water Company (FWWC) to assist in the evaluation of its existing finished water storage tank. The tank was constructed in the early 1960s and was in a state of disrepair. Chazen performed an alternatives analysis of tank styles for the replacement of the existing tank. Chazen also provided assistance to the FWWC with coordinating with the NYS Department of Public Service and Adirondack Park Agency. After selecting the preferred alternative Chazen designed the … Continue reading “Forever Wild Water Company”

Revere Smelting & Refining Corporation

June 27, 2017
RSR Corporate Plant

Chazen provided structural and geotechnical engineering services, including design and construction documents as well as project management, for a $50M plant upgrade and expansion. The project includes a new pre-engineered metal building housing state-of-the-art refining processes, a containment area slab, 120-foot tall stack and tower, equipment bridges, catwalks, sampling platforms, storage tanks, a cooling tower and generator all supported by a deep foundation system and framed slab on grade. The framed slab on grade supports all plant operations including a … Continue reading “Revere Smelting & Refining Corporation”

Angry Orchard

Angry Orchard

Chazen worked with the Boston Beer Company to develop a cidery for their Angry Orchard brand cider. Chazen was responsible for all aspects of site design including survey, master planning, civil/site design, water supply, wastewater disposal, and stormwater management. Chazen conducted structural evaluations of several barns being re-purposed for the project and developed a groundwater treatment system so that source water will meet the company’s exacting water quality standards. Chazen obtained site plan and special permit approvals from the Planning … Continue reading “Angry Orchard”

Culinary Institute of America

June 8, 2017
Culinary Institute of America

Chazen was contracted to obtain site development permits for the construction of additional student housing on its main campus located on Route 9 to provide accommodation for 304 students. Gravity sanitary sewer collection system conveyed wastewater from the new student housing to a new sanitary sewer pump station. The wet well mounted pump station pumps the waste to the existing campus gravity sanitary sewer collection system via a 6-inch diameter sewer forcemain. Responsibilities included the preparation of detailed plans and … Continue reading “Culinary Institute of America”