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New York State Office of General Services South Mall Project Specifications

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
Architectural project specifications define the procedural and administrative requirements for a project, as well as the materials, equipment, products, systems, and standards of workmanship required for the project's completion. This series contains specifications relating to all components of the South Mall construction project.
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Quantity:
28.25 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1964-1982
Series Number:
16195

Scope and Content Note

16195-90: This accretion contains specifications for components of the South Mall project including, but not necessarily limited to the air conditioning plant, the Cultural Education Center, the main platform, and the solid waste transport and processing system.

16195-91: This largest accretion contains specifications pertaining to nearly every component of the South Mall project, including but not limited to heating systems, electrical systems, fire detection systems, water lines, storm sewers, emergency power systems, computer sites, building foundations, building superstructures, interior finish work, partitions, pedestrian walkways, sidewalks, and reconstruction of neighboring streets.

16195-97: This accretion contains copies of specifications, special amendments to general conditions, and a small amount of annotated cross sections and plans for a reconstruction of South Swan Street from State Street to Madison Avenue, in Albany. Since completed, the "Swan Street Building" at that location has held offices of the Department of Motor Vehicles, among other state agencies. The records may be duplicated in other accretions of the series, or may have been removed for unknown purposes and not refiled.

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Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions regarding access to or use of this material.

Related Information

Related Materials

Series B1350 New York State Office of General Services Index of South Mall Project Contracts and Specifications, indexes this series.

Other finding aids

16195-90: container list is available at the repository.

16195-91: folder list is available at the repository.

Processing Information

16195-97: This accretion resulted from a project by Archives staff in 1997 to accession or integrate estrayed or unidentified records.

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