Archive for July, 2011

Historic Count Basie Theatre Seating Restored by Longo Associates

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

Project: Count Basie Theatre, Building Renovation Story

Location:  Red Bank, New Jersey

Design Firm: Mills + Schnoering Architects, LLC, Architect Project Description of Count Basie Theatre Renovation


Scope: 1,500+ restored historic theatre chairs

Related Website Links & Downloads:

New York Times Article on Count Basie Theatre Renovation

Alton Auditorium Seating Manufactured by Irwin Seating

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

Project:  Elizabeth B. Alton Auditorium at Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

Location:  Galloway, New Jersey

Design Firm: Architect Firm:  Farewell Mills Gatsch Architects – firm now known as Mills + Schnoering Architects, LLC

Scope:  6,000 s.f. renovation that increased seating capacity to 276 seats.

Please direct all inquiries with regards to university auditorium design and construction projects to the marketing department at Longo (info@longoinc.com).  To request a seating space evaluation, email Anthony Stellatos (anthonys@longoinc.com).  Longo has been designing university auditorium venues for over 40 years.

Related Website Links & Downloads:

Auditoriums, Lecture Halls at Rutgers University

Alexander Kasser Theater at Montclair State University

Dorothy Young Center for the Arts at Drew University

Planetarium Seating project at County College of Morris

James Caldwell High School Center for the Performing Arts

Irwin Auditorium Seating Catalog

Irwin Theatre Seating Catalog

The \”Irwin Seating Difference\” Brochure

 

School Library Furniture at Westlake High School Provided by Longo

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

Project:  Westlake High School Library – Project Scope

Location:  Thornwood, New York

Architect:  Dimovski Architecture, Paulette Dimoski’s Projects – schools and public libraries in Westchester County, New York in need of architectural services can email Paulette to learn more about the firm’s services

Products:  Wood Library Shelving, Study Carrels, Circulation Desk, Reading Tables

The school library underwent a 7,000 sqft interior renovation that included new media center computer stations, study carrels, shelving and circulation desk.

Related Website Links to Longo Library Services & Projects:

Contact Longo for School Library Furniture Design and Planning

Jasper Library Furniture Library Shelving Website, Wood Library Shelving Brochure

Jasper Library Furniture Circulation Desk Website, Wood Circulation Desk Brochure

Jasper Library Furniture Study Carrels & Tables Website, Library Study Carrels and Reading Tables Brochure

 

 

Alexander Kasser Theater Seating Provided by Longo

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

Project:  Alexander Kasser Theater at Montclair State University

Location:  Montclair, New Jersey

Theater Consultant: Cosler Theatre Design – website for Alexander Kasser Theater

Below is an excerpt about the Alexander Kasser Theater from the Montclair State University website:

The heart of the Kasser is its intimate 500-seat auditorium, including an oversized stage, orchestra pit, and state-of-the-art technical features. Equipped to exacting standards, Kasser includes a guest artist suite, green room, scenery/props construction shop, makeup room, electric shop, wardrobe room and control room.

Please direct all inquiries with regards to university theater design and construction projects to the marketing department at Longo (info@longoinc.com).  To request a seating space evaluation, email Anthony Stellatos (anthonys@longoinc.com).  Longo has been designing university theater venues for over 40 years.

Related Website Links & Downloads:

Auditoriums, Lecture Halls at Rutgers University

Dorothy Young Center for the Arts at Drew University

Planetarium Seating project at County College of Morris

James Caldwell High School Center for the Performing Arts

Irwin Auditorium Seating Catalog

Irwin Theatre Seating Catalog

The \”Irwin Seating Difference\” Brochure

 

Science Lab Renovations at Purnell School Feature Sheldon Axis Tables

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

Project:  The Purnell School – School Photo Gallery

Location:  Pottersville, New Jersey

Design Firm:  DiCara Rubino Architects

General Contractor: Lasley Brahaney Architecture + Construction, Project Photo Gallery

Products:  Sheldon Wood Laboratory Casework, Sheldon Axis Laboratory Tables, Sheldon Trifacial Fume Hood

Scope: Renovate three science classrooms with new wood laboratory casework, height-adjustable student lab tables and fume hoods.

Please direct all inquiries with regards to school laboratory planning, science furniture and construction projects to the marketing department at Longo info@longoinc.com.  To request a consultant & laboratory space evaluation, email Nat Longo (nlongo@longoinc.com).  Nat Longo has been building school science labs and commercial laboratories for over 25 years.  Project lists are available from Longo if you wish to see where we have worked in NY, NJ, PA, CT, MA & RI.

Related Website Links and Downloads:

Sheldon Wood Laboratory Casework link

Sheldon Wood Casework Brochure

Sheldon Wood Casework Specifications

Sheldon Axis Student Lab Tables link

Axis Lab Table Brochure

Axis Lab Table Specifications

Axis Lab Table Engineering Drawing

Sheldon Fume Hoods link

*A special thanks to both the Purnell School & Lasley Brahaney for documenting the work performed at the school.

 

Tesco Wood Library Furniture on New York State Contract

Monday, July 25th, 2011

Longo Associates is an authorized dealer of Tesco Industries’ wood library furniture on New York State Contract. Below you will find contract discount percentages and products available under NY state contract. If you would like an library space evaluation, please call (800) 635-6646 or email info@longoinc.com.

Contract No. PC63419
$0 – $39,999 – 48%
$40,000 – $60,000 – 50%
$60,001 – $100,000 – 52%
$100,001 and up – 55%

Inside Delivery: Upstate +15% of net, Downstate +20% of net

Warranty: 5 years

Contract Term: October 29, 2007 – October 28, 2012

Products Available:

Wood Library Shelving Website Link, Library Shelving Brochure

Wood Circulation/Reference Desks Website Link, Circulation Desk Brochure

Wood Library Tables Website Link, Library Tables Brochure

Wood Library Seating Website Link, Library Seating Brochure

Wood Stains by Tesco Industries

Learn More About Tesco

Longo’s wood school library & public library projects utilizing Tesco furniture:

Avon School – Avon, NJ

Bayonne School #14 – Bayonne, NJ

Cliffside Park High School – Cliffside Park, NJ

Countryside Elementary School – Mount Laurel, NJ

Emerson Jr./Sr. High School – Emerson, NJ

H.W. Mountz School – Spring Lake, NJ

Hillside Elementary School – Mount Laurel, NJ

Lawrenceville Intermediate Middle School – Lawrenceville, NJ

Memorial School – South Hackensack, NJ

Parkway Elementary School – Mount Laurel, NJ

Robert Treat Academy School – Newark, NJ

St. Dominic School – Brick, NJ

Woodrow Wilson Elementary School – Bayonne, NJ

Related Website Links to Longo Library Services & Projects:

Contact Longo for School Library Design and Space Planning

Longo’s library furniture can be found in public school libraries, university libraries and public libraries. Below library projects completed by Longo:

The Academy of Information Technology and Engineering School Library in Stamford, CT

Avalon Free Public Library in Avalon, NJ (photos on Facebook)

Bogert Elementary School Library in Upper Saddle River, NJ

Darien High School Library in Darien, CT

Fairfield Public Library in Fairfield, CT

Montclair State University Library (University Hall ADP Center) in Montclair, NJ

North Haven High School Library in North Haven, CT

Randolph High School Library in Randolph, NJ

Teaneck High School Library in Teaneck, NJ

Union City Demonstration High School Library in Union City, NJ

 

NJ College Selects Longo for Planetarium Seating Project

Monday, July 25th, 2011

Project:  Morris County College, Madeline D. and Joseph J. Longo Planetarium

Location: Randolph, New Jersey

Architect Firm:  NK Architects

Seating Product: Irwin’s Signature Chair Series

Please direct all inquiries with regards to college/university planetarium design and construction projects to the marketing department at Longo info@longoinc.com.  To request a seating space evaluation, email Anthony Stellatos (anthonys@longoinc.com).  Longo has been designing college planetariums for over 25 years.

Related Website Links & Downloads:

Irwin Auditorium Seating Catalog

Irwin Theatre Seating Catalog

The \”Irwin Seating Difference\” Brochure

 

NJ School District Selects Longo for School Performing Arts Theater

Monday, July 25th, 2011

Project:  Caldwell-West Caldwell Public Schools’ Performing Arts Center at James Caldwell High School

Location:  West Caldwell, New Jersey

Architect Firm:  FKA Architects (Visit Website)

Product:  Irwin Auditorium Seating

Please direct all inquiries with regards to auditorium seating, theater seating, and performing arts centers design and construction projects to the marketing department at Longo info@longoinc.com.  To request a seating space evaluation, email Anthony Stellatos (anthonys@longoinc.com).  Longo has been building middle school, high school, college auditoriums and performing arts theaters for over 40 years.

Related Website Links & Downloads:

Irwin Auditorium Seating Catalog

Irwin Theatre Seating Catalog

The \”Irwin Seating Difference\” Brochure

Tesco Wood Library Furniture on New Jersey State Contract

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

Longo Associates is an authorized dealer of Tesco Industries’ wood library furniture on New Jersey State Contract. Below you will find contract discount percentages and products available under NJ state contract. If you would like an library space evaluation, please call (800) 635-6646 or email info@longoinc.com.

Contract No. A66914
$0 – $24,999 – 35%
$25,000 – $49,999 – 36%
$50,000 – $74,999 – 38%
$75,000 – $99,999 – 40%
$100,000 – $350,000 – 45%

Products Available:

Wood Circulation/Reference Desks Website Link, Circulation Desk Brochure

Wood Library Tables Website Link, Library Tables Brochure

Wood Library Seating Website Link, Library Seating Brochure

Wood Stains by Tesco Industries

Learn More About Tesco

Contact Longo for School Library Design and Space Planning

Longo’s library furniture can be found in public school libraries, university libraries and public libraries. Below library projects completed by Longo:

The Academy of Information Technology and Engineering School Library in Stamford, CT

Avalon Free Public Library in Avalon, NJ (photos on Facebook)

Bogert Elementary School Library in Upper Saddle River, NJ

Darien High School Library in Darien, CT

Fairfield Public Library in Fairfield, CT

Montclair State University Library (University Hall ADP Center) in Montclair, NJ

North Haven High School Library in North Haven, CT

Randolph High School Library in Randolph, NJ

Teaneck High School Library in Teaneck, NJ

Union City Demonstration High School Library in Union City, NJ

 

Auditorium Seating Restoration Services

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011

Longo’s auditorium seating experts have consulted on hundreds of chair renovation projects.  Below is an excerpt of the services provided by Longo when contracted to provide auditorium seating restoration services:

Chair Restoration Process:

  • Chairs Are Removed from the Site and Carefully Shipped to a 500,000 Square Foot Facility in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
  • Metal Components Are Stripped Clean, Prepared, and Powder Coated for A New, Durable Finish.
  • Worn, Damaged or Broken Parts Are Repaired or Replaced.
  • New Poly Foam is Added Prior to Upholstery.
  • Cushions and Backs are Custom Fitted with Tailored Covers.
  • Stained Wood Parts Are Stripped, Sanded, and Refinished With a Clear, Hard Lacquer.
  • Seat Lifting Mechanisms are Repaired or Replaced.
  • Aisle Lighting Can Be Repaired or Added, as Required.
  • New Assembly Hardware is used on Chair Components.
  • Chairs Are Carefully Returned to Your Auditorium and Installed to Strict Accordance with Your Schedule.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Longo’s auditorium seating restoration services are available for public schools, private schools, universities, performing arts theatres and concert venues located in New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. If you would like an auditorium seating evaluation, please call (800) 635-6646 or email info@longoinc.com.

Related Website Links & Downloads:

Auditorium Seating Restoration (Metal), Irwin Seating Brochure

Auditorium Seating Restoration (Wood), Irwin Seating Brochure