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GREENSTAR COOPERATIVE MARKET

GREENSTAR COOPERATIVE MARKET – ITHACA, NY GreenStar’s West End project at 770 Cascadilla Street broke ground in mid-November 2018. This new location will be a one-stop shop with a sustainable, organic grocery including a deli, bakery, beer and hard cider, and bulk foods. The new facility will allow Greenstar to centralize its kitchen, administrative offices, […]

IVY RIDGE TOWNHOMES

IVY RIDGE TOWNHOMES – ITHACA, NY Ivy Ridge Townhomes are located at 802 Dryden Road and neighbor the Cornell Botanical Gardens. The new 50,000 SF housing development features 42 units on its 3-acre site. The apartments are a mix of 2, 3 and 4-bedroom units totaling 108 bedrooms. Exterior features include 70 parking spaces, bike […]

KENDAL AT ITHACA

KENDAL AT ITHACA Kendal retirement communities are Quaker-affiliated not-for-profit continuum-of-care facilities which aim to transform the experience of aging. Kendal at Ithaca is located in the Cayuga Heights neighborhood and consists of 47 buildings. The largest is the Community Building Complex, housing a community center, health center, and apartments, totaling about 200,000 SF. There are […]

SCIENCENTER MUSEUM

SCIENCENTER MUSEUM – ITHACA, NY The Sciencenter Museum is a non-profit hands-on science museum that grew out of a volunteer-run science program at a local elementary school. Founded in 1983, the Sciencenter operated from storefronts for nearly a decade and has since expanded to a 32,000 SF interactive museum space. During the decade from 1992-2002, […]

ARGOS INN

ARGOS INN – ITHACA, NY The historic 8,000 SF McCormick-Cowdry Mansion, circa 1831, was converted into an inn with 10 guest rooms, a lounge and other public spaces on the ground floor. The historic renovation showcases the building’s restored wood, stone, plaster, brick, and glass details. Modern amenities include low voltage LED lighting throughout the […]

ECOVILLAGE TREE SUSTAINABLE LIVING CENTER

ECOVILLAGE SUSTAINABLE LIVING CENTER – ITHACA, NY EcoVillage at Ithaca is an innovative co-housing community that emphasizes environmental stewardship, cooperation, and sustainability. TREE is the third residential neighborhood at EcoVillage and consists of 40 dwelling units and the mixed-use Sustainable Living Center (SLC), all designed using Passive House principles. Taitem served in a close advisory […]

SEWARD HOUSE – AUBURN, NY

SEWARD HOUSE – AUBURN, NY In 1951 William Henry Seward III bequeathed the family home in Auburn, NY to the Fred L. Emerson Foundation to serve as living memorial to his famous father and grandfather. After a few years of careful preparation, the Seward House opened to the public in 1955, was designated a National […]

HOLT ARCHITECTS OFFICE BUILDING

HOLT ARCHITECTS OFFICE BUILDING – ITHACA, NY HOLT Architect’s home office and studio space in Ithaca, NY had become outdated and was no longer able to fully support the technical or collaborative needs of HOLT’s employees and their practice. HOLT purchased an older structure in a shopping strip in the West End section of Ithaca, […]

LAMPHEAR COURT TOWNHOUSES – CORNING, NY

NRP LAMPHEAR COURT TOWNHOUSES The goal for NRP Lamphear Townhomes was to re-develop an existing site located at 101 Lamphear Court in Corning. The site had 23 single-story, wood framed townhouses and 10 two-story wood framed townhouses. These structures were originally constructed in the early 1960’s. The intent for this project was to reuse as […]

TOMPKINS CORTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE

TOMPKINS CORTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE For this project, Tompkins Cortland Community College Foundation, Inc. sought to renovate and convert a 13,500 SF office space into office and classroom space for a satellite location for the college. The project also involved design for building improvements based on a previous engineering study. Taitem provided mechanical, electrical and plumbing […]