Designs for the renovation of Weaver High School are being developed now that two architectural firms have been selected for the massive project in the city's North End. The S/L/A/M Collaborative in Glastonbury and Amenta Emma Architects in Hartford will draw up renovation plans for the 40-year-old building.
As a strong proponent of giving back to the community, Newfield has entered our second year of mentoring Southington High School students for careers in ACE – Architecture Construction Engineering.
To the Capitol Region Education Council, the new Reggio Magnet School of the Arts facility is more than a building. "This school is a monument," CREC Executive Director Bruce Douglas said. "It would send a message that everyone who comes into this school is highly valued."
City officials dedicated the Fire Department's new headquarters on Connecticut Avenue, a $13 million building that enables firefighters to train inside the structure. "We were fortunate to incorporate that into the building," said fire Capt. Edward McCabe during a tour of the three-story headquarters before the dedication ceremony began. "This allows us to train while we're in district, while we're still on duty."
The newly refurbished Robinson assisted living community celebrated a grand opening last month at the McLean Health Center, as an extensive four month renovation project, completed by Newfield Construction, came to a close
City and district officials gathered on Tuesday, October 1st for a ceremony to dedicate the Journalism and Media Academy Magnet School building at 150 Tower Avenue, the renovated site of the former Barbour Elementary School. The $37.4 million makeover includes a TV studio, recording studio, surround-sound movie theater, radio station, editing suites, numerous computer labs and flat panel display monitors.
Newfield Construction, a 43-year-old commercial construction company in Hartford, prides itself on its diversity of services. Now it has a new distinction: It has passed the $1 billion mark in business. Newfield officials credit the firm's abilities to acclimate to a changing market climate and address the complex needs of its customers with helping the company do steady business in an unsteady economy.
Working with Strategic Building Solutions and the Office of Michael Rosenfeld, Newfield Construction, Inc. was fortunate to be selected as constructor of this 100,000 square foot facility. Built on a tight site surrounded by wetlands, the Flood Athletic Center features two full size basketball courts, eight squash courts, an Olympic-size hockey rink, training room, fitness room, free weight room, wrestling room and locker facilities.