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Construction Activity for June 27 - July 9

The following is a schedule of construction activity at Hunter Hall (222 East 16th Street) from June 27 through July 9, 2016. Please feel free to contact us at or call our Information Line at 646-979-5225 for questions or comments.


  • Monday through Friday: 7am – 6pm

  • Saturday: 9am – 3pm

  • No work on Sundays throughout construction (except in an emergency)

As weather conditions and unforeseen circumstances may influence the progress of the work, all dates and times mentioned may be subject to change.

Temporary closure of East 16th Street, between 3rd Avenue and Rutherford Place, July 11 – July 29.

  • This area will serve as a short-term staging area for placement of steel and a mobile hydraulic crane.

  • This street closure has been approved by the NYC Department of Transportation for the period July 11 through July 29.

  • During this time, a detour plan will be in effect, redirecting Eastbound vehicular traffic along East 18th Street.

  • Flagmen will be onsite to ensure safe passage of pedestrians, and to coordinate pick-ups and deliveries to Fineson House and St. George’s Church.


  • Continued deconstruction of existing spaces to allow for installation of new sprinkler/plumbing systems.

  • Build-out and reconstruction of interiors.

  • Removal and/or relocation of existing mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) services.

  • Continued abatement of all asbestos containing materials (ACM) undertaken in strict compliance with all city, state and federal regulations.


  • Welding of column plates on both north and south facades.

  • Abatement of all asbestos containing materials.

  • Waterproofing and begin enclosing of exterior columns.

  • Removal of the existing parapet and play deck structure.

  • Decommissioning and removal of rooftop equipment such as chillers and related mechanicals.

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