Ellen Driscoll is an existing Playhouse for the Piedmont Middle School. There was ongoing concurrent construction requiring constant coordination with other contractors. Overaa was called in to help the school meet their budget goals. Overaa collaborated with the District and provided major preconstruction solutions, resulting in not only meeting, but exceeding the district’s budget goals.
This lease leaseback project included protection of existing historic type finishes, demolition and abatement as necessary, wood framing and concrete foundations for seismic improvements, new plywood roof diaphragm, new fire sprinkler system, reinstalled existing tile roof with seismic anchorage added, removed/cataloged/reinstalled historic type decorative hand painted ceiling tiles and wood trim, refurbished existing historic type chandeliers, historic restoration of wood windows, special concrete floor finishes, restored wood floors, new wheelchair lift, new bathrooms, remodeled music room, new exterior plaster and plaster shapes to match pre-existing conditions, and other selective improvements.