Towson University | Newell & Richmond Halls Restoration

The renovation and restoration of both Newell and Richmond Halls—two iconic dormitory buildings on the Towson University campus originally built in 1914 and 1923 respectively, total 89,492 SF. Exterior work included the replacement of original copper scuppers, conductor heads, downspouts, wall gutters and wall flashing throughout, the re-pointing and repair of all concrete and masonry, and installation of specialty sealants, and the repair and replacement of broken terra cotta tiles and precast stones to match the existing materials. Interior work included the replacement of all windows, the installation of an elevator in Newell Hall, and the evaluation of both structures for ADA accessibility and code compliance. MEP work included the replacement of the HVAC and water heating systems, the replacement of electrical panels and partial power distribution systems, the installation of 35 security cameras as well as the installation of wireless internet equipment and systems in each residential room.

Towson, MD
  • 4 Building & Congress Exchange Craftsmanship Awards - Terracotta, Cast Stone, Masonry & Roofing
  • LEED Silver
  • ABC Baltimore Excellence in Construction Award


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