The 850-student primary/intermediate school on the campus of Queens College is the second constructed by New York School Construction Authority
using a superstructure comprised solely of structural reinforced concrete.
The association alleges that the Department of Education does not require professional competency and criminal background checks for contractors on leased space and charter/ partnership school projects, which is required by the New York School Construction Authority
The legislation also created the New York School Construction Authority
to oversee the program.
The deputy mayor also talked about the reallocation of school funding, pointing out how the New York School Construction Authority
spends approximately $600-per-SF, or twice the national average.
So far, Burdick, Shiffer, and their team have done projects for a wide range of clients, including the New York School Construction Authority
, the New York Times, Sears, Sony Theaters, and New York University.
The New York School Construction Authority
has retained Swanke Hayden Connell Architects (SHCA) to design a new school in Corona, Queens.