DOMINO CONSTRUCTION UPDATE:Week of December 8th, 2014 and December 15, 2014

Mechanical demolition of the Building 16 tower has been completed. Demolition is currently paused at the Boiler House while asbestos abatement activities are underway inside the stacks. Sorting and grading activities are ongoing throughout the Site. Support beams were installed on several structural steel beams at the Raw Sugar Warehouse as additional support.

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DOMINO CONSTRUCTION UPDATE:Week of November 24th, 2014 and December 1, 2014

Sorting, grading, and cleaning activities are ongoing at the Raw Sugar Warehouse. Mechanical demolition of the Boiler House continues – workers were demolishing the building’s exterior bin structure. Hand demolition is ongoing at Building 16. Workers aided by a man-lift break brick away from the exterior at the top of the building.

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DOMINO CONSTRUCTION UPDATE:Week of November 10th, 2014 and November 17, 2014

Demolition activities concluded at the Raw Sugar Warehouse and Sorting, grading, and cleaning activities are ongoing at the Raw Sugar Warehouse.The structural steel frame along the East River remains to be used for the construction of an elevated public park. Sorting, grading, and cleaning activities are continuing at the site. Mechanical demolition of the Boiler House is ongoing. An excavator with a long-reach attachment demolishes the building from the north side. Hand demolition is ongoing at Building 16. All of the non-structural steel has been removed from the building. Workers aided by a man-lift are breaking brick away from the exterior at the top of the building. A geotechnical investigation is underway at Site E.

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DOMINO CONSTRUCTION UPDATE:Week of October 27 , 2014 and November 3, 2014

Demolition activities are ongoing at the Raw Sugar Warehouse. Hand demolition is continuing on the west side of the building along the East River. Mechanical demolition continues on the south and north sides of the building. Skidsteers sort demolition debris outside of the Raw Sugar Warehouse along its eastern side.

Mechanical demolition of the Boiler House is ongoing. Hand demolition is ongoing inside Building 16.

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DOMINO CONSTRUCTION UPDATE:Week of October 13 , 2014 and October 20, 2014

Demolition activities are ongoing at the Raw Sugar Warehouse. Hand demolition is continuing on the west side of the building along the East River. Mechanical demolition continues on the south and north sides of the building. Skidsteers sort demolition debris outside of the Raw Sugar Warehouse along its eastern side.

Mechanical demolition of the Boiler House is ongoing. Hand demolition is ongoing inside Building 16 where workers are flame-cutting metal.

Plexiglas windows were installed at various points along the perimeter fence at Kent Avenue to allow for public viewing of the Site.

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DOMINO CONSTRUCTION UPDATE:Week of October 6th, 2014

As of September 30th, Havemeyer Park (previously located on Site E) has closed for the season. We are working to find a new home for the Brooklyn Bike Park and North Brooklyn Farms across the street for next summer.

The Boiler House is continuing to undergo Phase III mechanical demolition work. A long-reach excavator is installed along the north side of the Boiler House to demolish the upper floors. Excavators and skidsteers are sorting the demolition debris stockpiled in the location of the former Building 16/Adant House.

The “Domino Sugar” sign removal is ongoing from the west side of Building 16. Hand demolition is ongoing inside the Building 16 tower where workers are flame-cutting metal.

Hand demolition is ongoing at the Raw Sugar Warehouse. Workers finished removing wooden planks from the roof and have begun hand demolition on the north side of the building along Grand Avenue.

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DOMINO CONSTRUCTION UPDATE:Week of September 22, 2014 and September 29, 2014

The Boiler House is continuing to undergo Phase III mechanical demolition work. A long-reach excavator is working along the north side of the Boiler House to demolish the upper floors. Excavators and skidsteers are sorting the demolition debris stockpiled in the location of the former Building 16/Adant House. Preparations to move the long-reach excavator to the south side of the Boiler House are ongoing. Workers are in the process of creating a flat platform along the south side of the Boiler House.

The “Domino Sugar” sign removal is ongoing from the west side of Building 16. Hand demolition is ongoing inside the Building 16 tower where workers are flame-cutting metal.

Hand demolition is ongoing at the Raw Sugar Warehouse. Workers aided by a man-lift are removing wooden beams from the warehouse roof. Scaffolding was erected along the north side of the warehouse on Grand Avenue. A platform will be constructed in this area in preparation of hand demolition work to serve as a buffer between the Raw Sugar Warehouse and the East River.

A geotechnical survey is in progress on Site E.

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