Dow School Restoration

1912
DOW SCHOOL
MASTER PLAN
MECA

PREPARED BY
MICHAEL GAERTNER & ASSOCIATES
2328 STRAND, SUITE 300
GALVESTON, TEXAS 77550
409/762-0500

November 19, 2001

CURRENT BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2014

Mardi Mayerhoff, President
Diane Morin, Vice-President
Jessica Diaz, Treasurer
Dora Cantu, Secretary
Luis Aragon
Arturo DeLeon
Joanne Dodd
Gladys Martinez
Ashley Monteil
George Quintero Jr.
Robert Rodriguez
Connie Rose

PROJECT TEAM


WJSA ACCESSIBILITY
ACCESSIBILITY ARCHITECTURE
16114 CAPRI DRIVE
HOUSTON, TEXAS 77040-1207
TEL.713-963-8983
FAX.713-466-8907
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MEYERSON BUILDERS, L.P.
1770 ST. JAMES PLACE SUITE 509
HOUSTON, TEXAS 77056
TEL.713-355-4443
FAX.713-961-2830
www.meyersonbuilders.com

THE WINDOW CENTER
WINDOWS AND DOORS
5729 SAVOY DRIVE 
HOUSTON, TEXAS 77036
TEL.713-952-0002
FAX.713-952-0006

MAYCO BUILDING SYSTEMS, INC.
WATERPROOFING, CAULKING, RESTORATION
3802 PINEMONT, SUITE B
HOUSTON, TEXAS 77018
TEL.713-682-7782
FAX.713-682-8712

MECA
CLIENT 
1900 KANE
HOUSTON, TEXAS 77043
TEL. 713-802-9370
FAX. 713-802-9403

MICHAEL GAERTNER AND ASSOCIATES
ARCHITECTURE & PLANNING
2328 STRAND, SUITE 300
GALVESTON, TEXAS 77550
TEL.713-762-0500
FAX.713-762-8797
MGAIA.COM

JONES ENGINEERS, L.P.
MECHANICAL/ELECTRICAL/PLUMBING 
10801 HAMMERLY, SUITE 100
HOUSTON, TEXAS 77043
TEL. 713-222-7766
FAX. 713-722-0930 
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CATON CONSULTING, INC.
COMPEHENSIVE CODE COMPLIANCE 
21175 TOMBALL PARKWAY #107
HOUSTON, TEXAS 77070-1655
TEL.281-376-4519
FAX.281-376-2210
WWW.CATON-CONSULTING.COM

ANNA MOD
PRESERVATION SERVICES 
PO BOX 15669
HOUSTON, TEXAS 77220-5669
TEL. 713-630-1086
FAX. 713-630-1096
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TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • INTRODUCTION
    • PROJECT HISTORY AND EVALUATION PROCESS
    • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT
  • EXISTING CONDITIONS
    • SITE
    • BUILDING
    • STRUCTURAL
    • BUILDING ENVELOPE
    • ROOF
    • INTERIORS
  • RECOMMENDATIONS
    • ARCHITECTURAL RECOMMENDATIONS
    • INTERIOR SPACE PLANNING RECOMMENDATIONS
  • BUDGET & PHASING
    • BUDGET
    • PHASING
  • CONSULTANTS REPORTS
    • BUILDING AND LIFE SAFETY CODES
    • MECHANICAL, ELECTRICAL AND PLUMBING
    • ACCESSIBILITY
    • WINDOWS
    • EXTERIOR BRICK
  • PRESERVATION STANDARDS
    • THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR'S STANDARDS FOR REHABILITATION
    • PRESERVATION BRIEF # 2,REPOINTING MORTAR JOINTS IN HISTORIC MASONRY BUILDINGS
    • PRESERVATION BRIEF # 9, REPAIR OF HISTORIC WOODEN WINDOWS
  • Dow School CMR Request For Proposals
    • Addendum No. 1