Category Archives: COMMERCIAL

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, […]

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 […]

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HOLT ARCHITECTS OFFICE BUILDING – ITHACA, NY HOLT Architect’s home office and studio space in Ithaca, NY had become outdated and was no longer able to fully support the technical or collaborative needs of HOLT’s employees and their practice.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

CASEY CENTER – TC ACTION

CASEY CENTER – GROTON, NY This project for Tompkins Community Action included a 3,900 SF renovation and a 6,300 SF addition to the existing facility. Added to the facility were three new classrooms, a spacious lobby and a rural outreach center with a commercial kitchen so that the facility could double as a community building […]

BANK TOWER

CFCU COMMONS BRANCH – ITHACA, NY The Bank Tower is a seven-story building located at 202 The Commons in Ithaca. The building dates from 1932, with two two-story additions constructed in the mid-1960s. Floors 1 and 2 are the new headquarters for CFCU Community Credit Union. The upper floors are near completion and are available […]

FRANZISKA RACKER CENTER

FRANZISKA RACKER CENTER – ITHACA, NY For 70 years, the Racker Center has provided strength-based support for individuals with disabilities and their families in Tompkins, Cortland and Tioga counties. Racker offers programs and services to more than 3,500 people, helping them to build lasting connections and lead fulfilling lives. Taitem performed a conceptual study including […]

MAGUIRE FAMILY OF DEALERSHIPS

MAGUIRE FAMILY OF DEALERSHIPS – CENTRAL NY Maguire Family of Dealerships offers 19 different car brands at 13 separate dealership locations in Central New York. Taitem has provided engineering services for renovations and new construction at many of these locations including: Maguire Automotive Headquarters – MEPS design, LEED consulting and construction phase services for this […]

CITY OF ITHACA

CITY GOVERNMENT FACILITIES – ITHACA, NY Taitem Engineering provided engineering services for two groups of projects at five buildings which house City of Ithaca government operations. Three backup generator systems were designed for City Hall, an 18,000 SF building in the heart of downtown; for Fire Station 6, a 9,600 SF building overlooking the Cayuga […]

STEUBEN ARC

ARC OF STEUBEN, BATH, NY Arc of Steuben is a not-for-profit organization committed to working supporting people with disabilities and their families. Taitem provided mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and structural design services for this new office building that was awarded LEED Silver Certification. LOCATION Bath, NY YEAR 2007 SQUARE FOOTAGE 18,000 SF

GRIFFIN BUILDING & SIMEON’S RESTAURANT

GRIFFIN BUILDING & SIMEON’S RESTAURANT The Italianate style building housed a soda and candy shop starting in the 1920s, then was home to a men’s clothing store for 40 years. In 1975 the bar called Simeon’s opened and became a full-service restaurant in 1986. Rebuilding was required after a horrific truck crash in 2014. The […]