EHDOC - ROBERT SHARP TOWERS I
TC Architects has completed a comprehensive needs assessment and construction documents package for Robert Sharp Towers I. The seven-story, 109-unit affordable senior housing facility was originally built in 1979.
The parking area will be expanded to accommodate 20 additional cars. Site and area lighting will be replaced.
Apartment windows and sliding glass doors will be replaced with ENERGY STAR®-rated, hurricane resistant windows. Apartment units will be renovated; entries and kitchens will receive new VCT flooring and rubber base. All shelving and rods will be replaced. All light switches and receptacles will be replaced. Lighting fixtures and appliances will be ENERGY STAR-rated.
Kitchen cabinets, countertops, sink, faucet, and exhaust fan are to be replaced. The bathrooms will receive new, wall-hung cultured marble integral sinks and countertops.
The Community Room will be remodeled, including ENERGY STAR-rated appliances in the common kitchen area, as well as the casework and countertops. The exercise room will receive new lighting, cabinets, countertops, and an emergency call pull cord station. The mailbox area will be reworked to be ADAAG compliant. The laundry room will be renovated.
Six new outdoor closed circuit TV cameras will be added and solid-state electronic locking devices will be installed at all entrances and at the motorized gate. A computer system will be provided to monitor and record the opening of all doors entering into the building and any other common area doors that are normally locked. The existing emergency call system will be replaced with a remote transmitter system. Detecting/transmitter devices will be provided throughout the affordable senior housing building and a transmitter will be provided for every resident.