4 Mercer Street Renovation
This historic Empire-style mixed use building, former home of the “Town Topics” newspaper, will be fully renovated to allow for three apartments on the upper floors for off-campus faculty housing, plus new office space on the ground floor for University administrative use. All building systems and finishes, as well as basement foundation waterproofing and incoming utilities, will be replaced. A modest brick addition to the east side will replace a replace a current non-compliant egress stair. The design will be in accordance with Princeton Historic District guidelines and bring the building into compliance with current fire code.
- Energy-efficient heating system
- Low-flow plumbing fixtures to reduce water consumption
- Replacement Thermal-Pane Windows (with appropriate Historic Profiles)
- Energy Code-Compliant Wall/Roof Insulation
Photo taken December 6, 2012. (Not a live view.) Please see the photo gallery for past progress frames.
Renderings and construction photos are located in the photo gallery. Please note that renderings and artists' conceptions are presented here for historical purposes only. The final designs of these projects may have evolved since these renderings were created.