Yesterday Two Trees Project Executive Sam Charney showed us around the development company’s residential conversion at 30 Washington Street. Two Trees undertook the job this April, soon after a successful, and similar conversion over at 25 Washington. The six-story building is very much under construction and work won’t start on interiors for another three months or so. Currently construction workers are removing the roof, which will be replaced with steel, and then topped with a rooftop addition. By August 20th, the roof will be totally gone. Workers are also building out the core of the building, which will house the elevator and stairwell. In much of the building, the ceilings, beams and steel windows will remain. The aesthetic and price point will be very similar to 25 Washington (both are rental buildings). The entire project is expected to wrap in April of next year. Click through to take an entire tour through all six stories!
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The view from the sixth floor. The roof is currently being removed from the building.
The wooden beam in the far right corner runs through all six floors. The developers wanted to keep the beam, but in the basement it was in the way of the elevator build-out. So they wrapped this massive steam beam around the wooden beam to support it and then cut the bottom of the wooden beam in the basement. The steel structure will eventually be removed.