Many architecture firms ask their design staff to perform building surveys and field work, and the line between designer and surveyor (data collector) often becomes blurred or confused. Much time can be wasted dreaming about the possibilities, instead of collecting raw data. Survey data must be collected accurately, consistently and clearly and the best way to do this is to hire a pro. [Read more…]
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Can you name this historical building?
…No? Take a close look at the second picture:
Hint: Look at the iron sign over the entry.
Answer: This is the old Singer Manufacturing Company headquartered in New York between Prince and Broadway Streets! BSC was recently here and could see how drastically this historic building has evolved. Singer is an American manufacturer of sewing machines , and this historical building was resurrected in 1904 and is known as the “Little Singer Building” in NYC. It was designed by architect Ernest Flagg and features an Art Nouveau style.
Check out the building and see some history.
Theatre history for broadway lovers: do you know the history behind The Stephen Sondheim Theatre? This New York City landmark is formerly known as Henry Miller’s Theatre, built by and named for actor Henry Miller. The theatre was opened in 1918 with the play The Fountain of Youth. In 2010, it was revealed that the theatre would be renamed to The Stephen Sondheim Theatre after the American composer for his contributions to musical theatre for over 50 years. Below are some of the drawings BSC did for the theatre before its renaming including the gate, the lobby floor, lobby ceiling, and outside of the building!
Happy Thanksgiving from your friends at The Building Survey Corp.! Warm thoughts and wishes to you and your family, friends, and co-workers this Thanksgiving. We hope that you find this year to be especially bountiful!
Keep up with your home renovations! Home renovations are rising in popularity, and homeowners are going for a more basic design with and low maintenance feel. This year’s trends include updating kitchen cabinets, quartz counter tops, pre-finished wood flooring, earthy color tones, and deep single bowl sinks. Many homeowners are remodeling their homes with the intention of “growing old” in them, and recent trends reflect this mentality. Before you begin to renovate your home or even remodel part of your kitchen, keep in mind the importance of obtaining updated property surveys and professionally taken photographs to have the most accurate existing conditions documents. Home renovations, house plans, and other remodeling efforts all start with an accurate set of the current as built conditions of the property.
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