Friday, July 1. The site is quiet today, as a lot of the guys are taking an early break for the long weekend. But they’ve been busy the last couple of weeks. Construction has really accelerated on the 4th floor,
Lots happening! First spiral stairs going in! Roof getting solar panel attachment points and insulation. Steel lintels installed in preparation for elevator lobbies. 3rd floor framing moving forward, and 4th floor prep. Wow!
On June 9, Mayor Jackson paid a lightning visit to the Roebling Center site, and toured construction progress on Roebling Lofts. These projects are among the most critical economic development projects in Trenton, and the Mayor pledged his continuing support.
Construction has continued at a good clip, though there haven’t been a lot of “new” image opportunities. It’s been a lot of the same stuff. On the north end of the building, masons are building the fire stair well. 3rd floor framing is nearly complete,
The 3rd floor is the most advanced in the building, with lofts units being framed-out rapidly. While it’s still early, the high ceiling heights and beauty of the i-beams are now evident. The sub-floor-boards will be exposed in the ceilings.
The 4th floor of Roebling Lofts will be an extraordinary place to live, as is becoming evident in this construction photo. Most of these units will be two bedroom. The steel trusses will be exposed, and every unit will get light from these clerestory windows, … Read More
As of late April, the subfloor replacement on floors 2-4 has continued. New, the roof deck is now being installed. Also, on the third floor you can see the first evidence of interior framing: the corridor with entrance doors is now being demised.
As of March 21, focus was on prepping the top floor: cleaning out the rotten roofing materials (to replace with a new roof); clearing the window openings, patching sub-flooring. Note a temporary staircase was built on the north facade in order to facilitate safe access.
March 3 was the official groundbreaking for Roebling Lofts. The Honorables Brian Hughes (Mercer County Executive) and Eric Jackson (Mayor of Trenton) showed up to speak and shovel some dirt. Click on an image to view it full size in light box