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 Hotel Blanche
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 Lake City development plan
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Mr. Ted B~essette
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Dear Mr. B3essette:

The Columbia County Hiistorical Society is pleased that
we are continuing to be able to sponsor and benefit from
specific academic projects of our University of Florida Schlool
of Architecture.

WI~e enthusiastically welcome your participation in our
Society's communitywide efforts to encourage preservation1-
restoration, rehabilitation and most importantly appreciation
of our architecturally and historically significant sites
and structures.

Since the inception of this longterm project during the
summer of '7b, we have appreciated the information provided by
Mrs. Reeves and his students. We are especially pleased that you
have selected The Blanche Hotel or the Knitting: Eill for your
project.

Thank you for being so very thorough and businesslike in
your relationships with the site owners and general public.

It is a pleasure to claim yrou for "our ownn because you
mad those of you who have worked on the previous project havre been
a credit to your professors, your school and our Columbia County
Historical Society.

The results of your studies wsill be a meaningful tool in our
efforts to encourage our citizens to treasure our past and relate
it to our future.

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HISTORICAL BACKGROUND OF LAKE CITY


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"The healthiest place in the state", often referred as
such for its lack of diseases and epidemics, originated on
the banks of lake De Soto, as a small trading center with a
population of about 100 people. It is in no sence a "new
town", it is the site of continuous material growth.
During the Seminole War of 1837 it was a military post
known as Alligator, named after a Seminole indian chief of
the name: Halpatter Tustenuggee, "alligator warrior". Chief
Alligator, with his tribes was found at this site in posses-
sion of the fertile land and lake banks, the original site
of their villages. Lake City may have also been the site
of the Indian town: Uriutina; as reported by Hernando de
Soto, which appears on the records of the Smithsonian Insti-
tut ion.
It obtained its present name by an Act of the Legisla-
ture in 1859, having been selected by Mrs. James M. Baker,
wife of an early Lake City attorney. The name is a referen-
ce to the many lakes; up to a dozen, surrounding the city
within a radius of three to five miles.
Lake City, hub of a good farming county, was one of the
important towns of early Florida, the north of the state ha-
ving developed more rapidly than the south.
From 1883 to 1905 it was the home of the State Agricul-
tural College until its removal in 1905 to Gainesville. The
loss of the college could have been one of the obstructing
factors affecting the town's rapid development into a good
size city such as Gainesville. Although the city did not go
through one of the "booms" most towns undergo; which later.
decline, it has slowly but surely progressed with its natural
aid of agriculture and its dedicated people.
The flourishment of the town was affected by the intro-












duiction of the railroad. By the close of 1855, the Florida
Atlantic & Gulf Central had surveyed the 60 miles from Jack-
sonville to Alligator. The Pensacola &t Georgia line was
proceeding at the same rate from Alligator to Tallahassee.
In the winter of 1857, iron rails were laid out and to seg-
ments of the Jacksonville to Tallahassee line were under
construction. The railroad had developed quickly to the
north of the state where the early establishments of towns
`had originated; and with it had brought the unification of
both coasts, the Gulf of Mexico and the eastern Atlantic.
The Jacksonville-Alligator line opened traffic operation
in June 1860.
The railway system was designed to develop the interior
of the state rather than make connections with railroads to
the north and keep the trade of Florida in Florida ports.
It was the railroad, and the town's great transporta-
tion facilities by this time, which had made Lake City "the
ideal locale" for the University of Florida in 1883.
Other factors affecting the city growth were: pure
well water, which brought people who were in need of cura-
tion and its great clima~te. The town also occupies the
heart of one of the best developed general agricultural and
horticultural regions of the state, additionally it was the
center of the Sea-Island Cotton and Cuba-tobacco Industry.
Florida use to export much yearly in these two products bring-
ing with it expertise needed in further development of such
industries, therefore aiding the county. Nowadays, again in
Agriculture, it specializes in timber. Industrially, they
are well-known for the manufacture of mobile homes, and for
phosphate mining. Their third source of income is tourism.
Lake City is often referred to as the "gateway to Flori-
da", her site marking the highest point of the state, or its
greater elevation above sea level, assuring sea breezes from
both coasts.























The town is located at the core of Columbia County,
which was established and named on February 4, 1832 as part
of Alachua County. It was the 16th county 6f the United State's
territory of Florida.
Lake City's streets radiate from a central square, on
which the Courthouse was always situated. This structure
was replaced four times because of fire reasons. The origin-
al was located on what is now 01uatee Park. After the last
fire on-December 20, 1874,.a two-story frame structure was
built, it is still existent in town, at Alachua Street. In
1902, after the construction of the present edifice, this
building was removed and Olustee Park was created.
Various interesting Houses of Worship are also present
in the town, as well as a Water Plant. Additionally, there
is the Veterans and Administration Hospital, founded in
1920, standing where the first University of Florida was
located. It has nine large brick buildings and is situated
on US 41, at the southern section of town.













The following is taken from the LIAKE CITY URBAN AREA 201
FACILITIES FPLAN:



8. 7.1 Archaeological and Histor~ical Features

It is believed that man first entered the Florida peninsula some
10 to 20 thousand years ago. These men were paleo Indians who subsisted
bynomadic hunting, fishing, and gathering. Undoubtably they ranged
through the Columbia County area.

By 500 B.C., about the time Rome was founded, primitive forms of
agriculture appear to have developed in the southeastern areas of the
United States. The civilizing force of agriculture was followed by
organized religious and leadership cults which zenithed in the centuries
preceding the European discovery of America in the early sixteenth
century. In the southeastern U.S. these Indian cultures were charac-
terized by death worship and mound building. There are numerous remains
of such mounds around the state and in the eastern part of the U.S.

Although there are no significant prehistoric temple or burial
mounds within the planning area, the State of Florida Division of
Archives,. History and Records Management has recorded seven significant
archaeological sites within 8 miles of Lake City. Two of these sites
are stated to be well within the urbanized limits of Lake City.

To prevent destruction of these sites by "trophy hunters" their
exact locations are not published in this report. Their locations are
retained confidential by the Division of Archives at the state level.
Documentation is made, however, of the general features and areas in
which archaeological sites are most likely to be found. These areas are
as. follows:

*- The drainages of all streams and their tributaries.

Upland locales within 1/2 mile of the lakes in the area.

The immediate vicinity of sinkholes, whether they presently~
contain water or are now silted in.

The break-in slope between swamp and upland areas.

As the entire planning area is characterized by these features,
it is concluded that archaeological sites are likely to be encountered
throughout the planning area. However, it is further concluded that the
areas more likely to contain archaeological sites are the areas contiguous
to Alligator Lake; Price, Cannon, Clay Hole, Rose, and Falling creeks;











and the vicinities of lakes Desoto, Montgomery (Hamberg), Isabella,
Harper, and Jeffery. These areas are delineated in part in Figure 8-8.

The historical period commences with the European discovery of
America by Christopher Columbus in 1492. Ponce de Leon's discovery of
Florida in 1513 was followed by several Spanish exploration expeditions,
the most notable being Hernando de Soto's which passed through north
Florida and possibly Columbia County in 1539.

Spanish attempts to colonize Florida finally materialized at St.
Augustine in 1565, some 52 years after discovery. Although the primary
reason for colonizing Florida was basically a defensive move to prevent
the French and English from colonizing the peninsula and subsequently
threatening the Spanish Armada's treasure ships laden with Aztec and
Inca gold, a strongly influential secondary reason was to christianize
the pagan Indians.

The Lake City area at the time of discovery was occupied by
tribes of the Timucua, who were probably the.1largest and most powerful
Indian nation in the peninsula. However, the Timucua were easily
influenced by the Spanish psychology of supremacy and compared to other
Indian nations they more readily accepted the teaching of the Spanish
missionaries.

As a result, by 1620 Spanish Franciscans had established over 20
missions in the Timucua and Apalachee Indian territories stretching from
St. Augustine to Pensacola. One of these missions is thought to have
been located on the northeast shore of Alligator Lake in the vicinity
of the old Lake City Country Club.

The wane of the Spanish Empire in the seventeenth century
witnessed the waxing of the British Empire. In 1704 allied English-Creek
raids into northern Florida destroyed most of the Spanish missions,
slaughtering or enslaving the Christianized Timucuans and Apalachee.
These raids combined with the European-introduced diseases of cholera,
plague, flu, syphilis, and others decimated the original Indian tribes
of Florida, leaving the interior of the peninsula in the early 1700s
essentially depopulated.

This depopulation of the original Indian peoples paved the way
for the movement into the peninsula of breakaway factions of the Creek
nation in Georgia, called by their peers Seminoles (tbe wild ones). One
such tribe of Seminoles, the Mikosuke, under Chief Halpatter-Tustennuggee,
Creek for Alligator Warrior, settled in the Alligator Lake area, hence
its name. HalIpatter-Tus tennuggee 's tribe is known to have inh abited the
area until 1817 when due to pressures of American settlers it relocated
elsewhere in northern Florida.

By 1824 several English-speaking families were living in the
Lake City area. The town of Lake City began in this period as a trading
outpost on the west "shore of Lake Desoto. Although the community was












originally called Alligator, the residents in 1854 changed the name to
Lake City.

-As noted above, the Seminole nation arose in the early 1700s;
however it remained fragmentized into several tribes until pressures of
land usurpation by settlers provided the impetus to unify the nation.
The inevitable consequence was agression--the second Seminole War of
1835 to 1842. Although the Columbia County area was not immune to Indian
raids, most of the conflict took place in more southern areas of the
state, particularly around Citrus, Miarion, and Sumter counties.

The 1820s and 1830s witnessed the first major wave of settlers
into Florida. These "crackers" were for the most part from Georgia,
relocating as a result of U.S. homesteading benefits in the newly
acquired territory of Florida. The primary crops grown by these
settlers were cotton, tobacco, corn, and indigo. In addition most
carried with them a few cattle and/or hogs and one or two slaves.

Although the area was originally designated as part of Alachua
County, the county of Columbia was established on February 4, 1832. By
the time Florida was admitted as a state in 1845, the Lake City area was
a thriving community. During this period, the U.S. Census (1850)
reported the population of the county to be 3,543 whites and free blacks,
and 1,266 slaves.

The plantation period in the antebellum years preceding in the
Civil War witnessed.several significant events in the area's history.
Although no large cotton plantations are known to have existed in the
immediate vicinity of Lake City, several such existed in the north Florida
panhandle area which influenced trade operations in Lake City and Columbia
County. These plantations spurred the need for better transportation,
with the result that in 1859 the first railroad to the area, the Florida,
Atlantic, and Gulf Central Railroad, was completed, opening service
between Lake City and Jacksonville. The completion of the railroad
brought the area's first real economic boom. Also, while cotton, tobacco,
and corn were the staple crops, citrus and timber operations were intro-
duced and soon became important to ~the local economy.

The oldest existing homes and churches in the area are believed
to date to this antebellum period. Within the rural confines of Columbia
County there are several farm and slave houses still intact, which in
their own right are of historical interest. One such is the Maidrion-Moore
home north of I-10 and State Road 25A just north of the planning area.

When Florida seceded from the Union on January 10, 1861, three
months before the bombardment of Fort Sumter, the residents of Columbia
County stood firmly behind the Confederate cause. Although no major
battles were fought in Columbia County, the area was severely threatened
in February, 1864, when a Union "search and destroy" force was defeated
at Ocean Pond approximately 13 miles east of Lake City. More damage to












structures, and indeed local history, occurred immediately following
the war when county residents burned the original courthouse and all its
documents to prevent their use by carpetbaggers during the Reconstruction
period.

The last 30 years of the nineteenth century in Columbia County
witnessed a slow but steady economic and population growth. Major fires
during this period (1874) severely damaged downtown Lake City including
the reconstructed County Courthouse with all of its records. Although
these fires forestalled the area's economic growth, they did not prevent-
it. However one climatic occurrence during this period did thoroughly
cease the economy of citrus production in the county.. The great freezes
of 1895 and 1899 wiped out essentially every citrus grove in north
Florida. During the latter storm, 4 inches of snow fell in the Columbia
County area. This occurrence shifted citrus production in the state to
more southern counties.

Most of the older and more historic homes in the area date to
this "gay ninety" period. Although there are no nationally significant
structures in the planning area, there are several of local historical
and architectural significance that were constructed during this period.
These include the following:

Henderson-Marcello House (1895)--located at the corner of
Johns Street and Marion Street. This is the only structure
in the planning area presently on the National Archives
Register of Historic Places. Its significance is basically
of a local nature, reflecting an excellent example of
nineteenth century architecture.

'Cline-Barfield Home (1865)--200 St. Johns Street. This house
was actually constructed during the Civil War and is the
oldest authenticated home in Lake City.

St. John's Episcopal Church (1885)--61-7 S Marion.

*Paul-Wiffenbach House (1896)--W~atertown.

Duncon-Wheeler House (1900)--U.S. 90 and U.S. 41.

These structures have been documented by the Columbia County
Historical Society in conjunction with the Department of Architecture,
University of Florida, to be of local historical and/or architectural
significance. 'These and several other structures also felt to be of
local historical significance are described below and located as shown
in Figure 8-8.

The~economy of Columbia County has always been largely associated
with Agriculture. Although the freezes of 1895 and 1899 wiped out the
citrus groves, the grove areas were soon replanted in row crops, pasture,
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Timber operations also increased in tempo during this time, with
slash pine pulpwood forests still an important "crop" in the area.

Due to the stable agricultural base of the area the State
Agricultural College, which later became the University of Florida, was
located in Lake City in 1883. For 22 years the college resided at the
present location of the Lake City Veterans Hospital. However in 1905 it
was relocated for economic and political reasons to Gainesville.

The Florida boom of the 1920s witnessed the construction of the
area's first sidewalks, water and sewer systems (reference Chapter 6),
and the Veterans Hospital. During this era the tourism cult of drinking
and bathing in "sulfur water" enhanced the economy of the area. The
remains of sulfur spring hotels and swimming spas which attracted
numerous health-seeking tourists are still visible in White Springs and
Suwannee Springs on the Suwannee River north of Lake City.

The depression and the 1930s witnessed several WPA projects in
the area, the most significant being the original post office building
next to the County Courthouse (1902) and the waterworks .facility on
Alligator Lake. Both of these facilities are now abandoned, the first
due to the construction of the new post office on U.S. 41 (First Street)
and the second due to the plant's inability to adequately treat the
polluted groundwaters in the vicinity of Alligator Lake. In regard to
the WPA post office, the Columbia County Historical Society has recently
submitted an application to the Department of Archives to place this
structure on the National Register of Historic Places, with the intent
that the structure will be restored as a museum and library.

During World War II, the U.S. Naval Air Training Center was
located in the Lake City on the present airport-community college
grounds. The airport in its present form is credited largely to the
Naval Training Center being located there during this period. After the
-war'the training center was abandoned.

Significant historical events since World War II include the
following:

The establishment in Lake City of the northeast regional
DOT office (1950s).

The completion of I-75 (1965) and I-10 (1970) through the
area.

The opening of Aero Corporation and the Lake City Community
College (1965) at the airport grounds.

The opening of Occidental Mining and Chemical Corporation
(1972) north of Lake City.












Completion of the new Lake City lime-softening water
treatment plant (1975).

Completion of the new Columbia County Senior High School
on U.S. 441-41 South (1975).

This history continues and indeed this plan is a significant
part of that history. Expected future events of predictable historical
significance to the Lake City area include the following:

The completion of the Lake City St. Margaret Street
Wastewater Treatment Plant (1976).

The upgrading of ambient water quality in the area through
PL 92-500 efforts (1978-2000).

The environmenatlly sound use of the area's land through the
County Land Use Plan and zoning actions (1978- )

The upgrading of the Lake City airport (1980).

The widening dt~f.U.S. 90 (1978) .

The construction of the proposed new city-county
recreational facilities (1977).

-The HUD-sponsored storm and sanitary sewer installations in
the blighted areas of northeast Lake City (1978).

*The continued well-be'ing and cultural enhancement of the
area's people and their environment through planning and
the recognition of the events and forces tbat preceded them.

8. 7. 2 Eisting and:Proposed..Recreationzal Facilities

Existing and proposed recreational facilities are as located in
Figure 8-8. Existing facilities include the following:

State or Federal Land Areas

Osceola National Forest

County Parks

Alligator Laike boat ramp
County Fairgrounds

County, Private, and State Schools

Summer Elementary
Eastside Elementary









SOCIAL HISTORY
OF THE
HOTEL BLANCHE












The SociaL l iastry o ifs theAlnche I10te~l


liot many~ Columbi~a C~ounLy citizens cca re~::cmer! we. .ihe~ .lr.lake:: .iotel

was nlot theo mosti coljrlvul sipot oi ::ur townIi. I a laslydars

part iin the cul.tura.l, social nd1 ;uciness life: oC; tal: toi.!n~l and county.
Of course, Its l:.-
awas lon\ .bef~ore m-j any of s hlere~, no~ wou.ld i..iw

about, ex~cept thrrou hi thle stor~i.:s we: hav : hoard or pictucres ::~Jo L:eC.'Li nove men

Sjev ra! l timels, th~c butilildir as: been1 rc-tnova~ted, addi g w in:;i a to t;ie west

and north 3ildes. 't~ one tci;:le a fruit; stani: StUoo onl theC l:ort` corner:T a t

vacanlt lot;,

:'lo-rilcats tw~en-tyr-seventhi;: :;or/ouor, the. enOrableD::1 F~reelon anI`:: A: theic

r;i~rst :;:--~, Mirldredj, ".ia t:eiri a S'.the r:lanche, i-no-ia:iTtol 7 ollwi

hris administration in T~allahasssee.

s:!i of the local school faculty~ andi other- businnos ?ers:ons called

thic~ Hotel "Home".

l'he H~otel's dinfingroommcsa wa ui~te famos a for their ?!ourmait' fcood, and on~

Sunday, especially, the various churc con.,ore ;iatis ;ouldr rush, afiter ser-

vices; were over, in ordecr that~ theyi mightz2 :I i'ortunaite ensu: h to findr-~. a

vacrn~t table, before some of thel other ar Iwch I cer wouldi arrive. ee

they enjo;~.yed the foQod, pluis the plea~su're of seein._ and visiitin.: t;;eir' f'rienis.

Yes, qu~ite~ a b~it of trole- ....opin.;; went on.

Ma~iny of. theo wedding recau~iozns, reerosralr dinne~rst, coffee, tens an~d

pr-ivate dinn-r parties weir~e he~ld on the~l ruessanine or in! thi. lar e private :itsr

njxingroom. :en's civic clubz~s aid local soror-!itoils held their regut~la~r mont 17l~i

a::d wrekl~y m~etin s herse.
































!.ur~ring tche io.tobcco season, ithe l~obby was: fiilleda i~th jaurers e.:1~ ota;

who assisted in the~ color ul mnarket,

One of ther outsitandin,, nd: muoch looked~ forward~r to ev:ent-s holla at 'ia

Blancues was theU annlual in-vl'sioat ion dan~ e ho~li :in mem~:ber, :;isted iby tueC

hzotel ma7na ar. rO. K. ;olmeirs anid he la Itrr Resecca olm~es 'corrisonY.



it 10Chose 1- ':nI ':'7, th! !lanchol :Ie: been enjoi~ed bl llany7, other :;:han

ouir caml Tlake iYtrand: Columb~ia C~ounty persons.










HOTEL BLANCHE










HOTEL BLANCHE
LAKE CITY, FLORIDA


Hotel Blanche construction dates.


The Hotel Blanche was constructed in 1902 on a prin-
cipal North, South Florida route in Lake City, Florida.
It was the largest and grandest hotel in the area and was
a popular stop for Florida tourists. Prosperous times
caused the expansion of the hotel, and in 1925 the south
wing of brick and concrete construction was added. A
larger north wing was added in 1926 enlarging the hotel
to the entire city block size it is today.
The hotel was originally owned by the N.G. Wade
Investment Company of Jacksonville, Florida. It was
later purchased by 0.K. Holmes in 1924 and remained in
his possession until 1955. The Hotel Blanche is presently
owned by Bobby George, Tommy Ives, Palmer Purser, and
Herbert Boreman.





96--Hotel Blanche, Lake City. Fla. 60 kiles west of Jacksonville, 208 ft. above the sea
.v.! Surwrb wlnterr Climate. A Hunter's Paradise. Modern equipment,'32,799msg brick construction,
free-stone artesian water, pure and tasteless Rates $2.00 to $3.00 per day


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STORES


DESOTO STREET

QIHOTEL
BLANCHE



MADISON STREET

STORES


SURROUNDING STRUCTURES


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The Hotel Blanche is surrounded by two and three
story brick structures. There are new buildings designed
to look old and old buildings altered to look new. The
Marion Street stores to the south are buildings with at-
tractive brick work at the second story level and an
unattractive modified first floor facade.
On the north side there is a vacant building with
excellent
potential
for adapt-
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ing would be extremely beneficial to the Blanche shops
on Desoto Street.
At the north-west corner of the Hotel Blanche stands
a two story brick structure that was originaly used as a
parking deck for the Hotel Blanche. This building has
been adap-
ted as st-
ores at
the first
level.
The seco- k
nd floor, pg
supported men
by two by pe3
twelve in. -
joists
spaced at
twelve in.
on center,
although
structurally (2) Blanche Parking Deck
sound is
totally vacant. This building was sold separately and is
no longer a part of the Hotel Blanche.
The Mabry Bros. Hardware Store completes the block
to the west. This store also occupies part of the ground
floor of the old Hotel Blanche parking deck.


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The State Exchange Bank is located to the south-west
of the Hotel Blanche and is a major building in the area.


(4) The State Exchange Bank.





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on the facades still exists today and should be cleaned and preserved.

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the Hotel Blanche. The decorative brick work, now covered, still exists.


First Naltional
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CONSTRUCTION MATERIAL


WOOD FBRAE
II R ~COlNCRIETE BEAMi AND COLUHII!


The original 1902 Hotel is constructed of wood frame
construction with a brick facade. Latter 1925 and 1926
additions are of concrete column, beam, and slab constr-
uction and are in very sound condition.








PRESENT SITUATION OF THE HOTEL BLA~NCHE


In the Blanche Hotels present situation only one-
third of its space is occupied. The first floor is
occupied by stores, office space, and storage. The
second and third floors are totally vacant and deterior-
ating. All interior finishes on these upper floors are
in need of repainting and the carpeting has been devoured
by insects.


M STOBES
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The Marion Street facade of the Hotel Blanche reta-
ines much of its character at the second and third floor
levels, however much of the original detail is missing








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Hotel Blanche, Marion Street looking north,

and what is left is in need of maintenance. The cornice
should immediate attention, replacing missing parts and
cleaning
and paint-
ing with
a weather
resistant
high qual-
ity paint.
At
the first
floor, or
street le-
vel, the
Marion St.
facade has
Cornice.
suffered
many alterations. The collection of stores have become
divorced from one another and from the rest of the bui-

Iding. This can be seen clearly in the slides. A com-




























Hotel Blanche, south-east corner.


plete refinishing of this area is necessary. The large
variety of building materials applied to this area should
be removed and replaced
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with unifying materials IoE LNWE
and forms that relate
to the rest of the buil-
ding. A matching brick
should be the principal
surface material. exis-
ting metal awnings shou-
Id be removed and replac-
ed with canvas awnings.
What remains of the
original porch should
be retained and the
total porch should be
restored.
Evidence of the
original porch can be
seen over the porch
doors where original
roof connections were
removed and space Central facade.









was filled with red brick.


Central facade viewed from be-
tween, two buildings across the
street.

The balconies on the east end of the north wing
should be tested to insure safety, repaired and retained.























Balconies on east end
of north wing.




























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It is recommended that the small shops in the first
floor of the north wing be retained and that a canvas
awning be added to this side of the building.










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north side.















The original driveway through the north wing has
been enclosed and is now the suit department of Bruce's.
The brick fill used does not match the existing brick
and detracts from the appearance of the building. It
is recommended that this fill be removed and a display
window be put in this space. This would allow adverti-
sement, eliminate the unsightely fill, bring light and
life to the street, and enhance the environment of the
small shops on this elevation.


Enclosed driveway on north side.


By far the most unsightly area of the Hotel Blanche
can be found on the west side. This area is a collection
of building parts that have been missplaced. What is
needed in this area is a great deal of cleaning, organi-
zing, and unifying to eliminate the mess that now exists.

























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INTERIOR SPACES


The only interior spaces with enough detailing to
have character are the main stair, and the lounge. The
detailing of the lounge is also carried into the hotel
rooms on either side of it and it appears that these
rooms were a latter partitioning of the main lounge.


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Hotel rooms on either
side of the lounge having
the details of the lounge
continued into them.








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north wing.


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PROPOSED USES FOR THE HOTEL BLANCHE


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ggggg OFFICES
I LAW OFFICES
1111 STORES
| MULTI-~PURPOSE RENTAL, SPAGE
(receptions, group meetings, private parties,
etc.)
Analysis of needs and feisability of proposed funct-
ions the Hotel Blanche was to be adapted to was based on
discussions with the owners of the property and members
of the community. The designated uses were considered
needed, feisable, and acceptable to the owners,













SPECIFICATIONS
FOR


1953


ALTE ERAT IONS









SPESCIFCICATIONS
FORI
AL;TERAIOIINS
FOR~
HOTEL BLANCHEi
ILAEE CIT~s FLORIDA
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Abner C. Hopkins, Architect
lr09 West Adams Street;
Jacksonvile, Florida

September 22, 1993
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INDBI


SECTIONl PAGIE NOS.


GIENERA~L CONDITIONS
BID FORMER) A;LTERNATES ALND -
SEPPARATE CONJTRACTS
EXCAVATION A.ND FILL
CONGRHETE WdORiK
RE~INFORCING STEEL
MAhSONRY
MISCELLX)LANOU IRON, SPEE;L, ETPC,
ROUGH CARPESNTRY
SHEET METAL
ROOF ING
LATHINJG
PLASTERING
FINISH CARPENTRY AND MLaLWJOB IK
PAI`NTING
FINISH HARDJARE
TILE
SUN SIADE INiSECT SCREEFNS
FLOORING AND FINISH
PLATE WLASS ANID STORE FRON~S
NEW SIDEWALE
SPR~INK;LE SYSTEM .
PLUMBING
A.IR CON~DITIONJIJG


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9-10
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11-12
12-13
14-16
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sPECnIFCATIONS
F'OR
ALTERAETIONJS
IFOR
HOTEL BLANCHIE
LAKE CITY, FLORIDA
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Abner C. Hoapkins, Archiitect
609 West Adams Street
Jackcsonville, Florida

September 22, 1953
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GENERAL COlf)~ITIONJS t

1. The General Conditions forms of the latest editions of the Am~erican
Institute of Architects is hereby made a part of these specifications
and copies are considered a part of the signed contract papers. Copies may
be obtained from the Architect, if need of theml arises

2. Insurance ald Liabilities: Each Contractor is responsible for all
liabilities arising from his contract portion of this project, For
protection of all interests, each Contractor receiving contract from Owners
(their sub-contractors are their responsibility) is required to pay all
taxes, Social Security, fees, royalties, deductibles, licenses, etc. as re-
quired by law, as well as pay all direct and indirect job collsts arising
from this project. Owner provides the permanent building insurance, pro-
tecting Contractorts interest as well as his own,

3. Reg~ulationet All State, local and national regulations as applying to
this project shall be carefully adhered to.

Le Payments t Shall be as shown in the Contract, to be written in Al.A.
forms based on 89) of the value of materials and labor in place or
suitably stored at the site at the timle of' requisition about twice monthly,
on requisitionls approved by the Alrchitects Contractors shall, before re-
questing first requisition, provide said Architect or Owner's superintendent
with a jo'o cost breakdown, writh his profit and overhead costs prorated into
actual job routine, so that a check of the -total work and material at job can
be readily evaluated. Each requisition will follow this schedule by percenlt-
age of Ladividual items performed to date, less the retained percentage and
previous payments as lump amounts. All requisitions must be in quadtr~uplicate
and submitted to the Architect for approval. Acrcitect will issue certificate
of payment.

5. This project will be under thle direct supervision of the Architect with
all instructions being handled by the Architect or his superintendent,
who shall be privileged to make decisions on the selection of materials, sub-
stitutions, and the extent of any changes which may prove advisable at any
time during the course of construction Should changes require a difference
in contract prices or arrangements, such changes shall be equitable and agreed
up~on mutually before they are authorized, such authorization to be in writing









6. Scope of Wiorks This contract contemplates remodleling, and modernizing,
to the extent indicated in the drawings and these specifications, an
extisting: building knwnl as the "H~otel Flanche", located at Lake City, Florida
and owned by W'ade Investment Company, Jacksonville, Florida. These premisree~
consist of an old wood frame and brick three story building (referred to
herein as the "central area") with a connecting brick and concrete three
story structure extending Fiestward from the East; end of the original building:
and separated therefrom by fire doors in the connecting corridors (referred
to as the South wing), and a larger three story brick and concrete structure
similarly connection at the North end of the original building and extending'
Westward (referred to as the N'orth wing),
Except in the Hotel Facilities (L~obby, Dining Rioom, Kiitchen, etc.) and
space designated as "Real, Estate Office", no work (other than sprinkler
system installation) is contemplated on the ground floor of the building
unless work on floors above shlall make i~t necessary to work to some degree
from the first floor area. Each Contractor shall be fully responsible for
any damage caused by his operations to either building or tenant's equipment
.or merchandise and shall be required to rectify innediately.
In general, work to be done comprises a complete new electrical system
in the centrall area" and additions to system in other areas as shown;
Air Cond~itioninn of the Real Estate Off'ice, Lobby and Dining Rioon? on the first
floor and, to thle rrreatest extent deemed economically practical by the Owner,
the second a~nd third floor N~ort~h and South Wi~ncs; extensive remodeling of the
ground floor hotel facilities and Real Estate Office; moderately extensive
remlodeling of the second and. third floors of the Central Area as shown; new
vater connections to fixtures and tiling: of w~ainscotes in toilet rooms and
general painting in second. and third floors of NJorth WinC; and general oaint-
ing of Sout~h Wing; with the purpose of bringinG the entire Hotel up to com-
mercially acceptable condition.
Work will of necessity be conducted in stages according to schedule to
be agreed upon by the Owner, Architec~t and General Contractor, so designed as
to disrupt and inconvenience the operation of H~otel to the least possible ex-~
tent. Consequently, all contracts shall be broken up into sections covering
the various areas of each floor and. sections of the ground floor, with a~lter-
nates as shown in the Did Form, It will be required that once work is started
on each of the various stages, it shall be carried through without delay. Any
sub-contractor not meeting his schedule as agreed upon with the General Con-
tractor may be required to work overtime at his owcn expense if deemed necessary
by the A~rchitect and General Contractor to avoid unnecessary delay in completion
of the project,

7, Measurement: Before making proposal, all Contractors shall visit the
site of the proposed work, checking over all work under their respective
contracts with the plans and specifications. Before ordering any materials - a.
or doing any work, each Contractor shall verify all measurements at the site:
and the neighl-boring buildings and shall be responsible for the correctness
of thle same. Njo extra charge or compensation will be allowed on account of
the difference between actual dimensions and measurements indicated at the
drawiings; any difference which may be foundc shall be submictted to the Archi-
tect for consideration before proceeding withl the work.








8o Examination of the Siter Before submitting proposals for this work,
each bidder will be held to have examinecd the site and adjacent neigh-
.boring buildings and to have satisfied himself as to the existing conditions
under which he will be obligated in performling his part of the work, or that
will in any manner affect the work under this contract. No allaoanoe shall
be made subsequently in this connection in behalf of the Contractor for any
error or negligence on his part,

9. Laying out of Work: Each Contractor shall lay out and be responsible for
laying out of work under his respective contract. 'Levels and grades shall:
be carefully checked and verified before proceeding with any work.

10. Water for Bruilding Wlork: Water is in the existing buildings and will be
furnished by the Owner,

11. Electrical Energye Owner will furnish all electrical energy for light
and power in connection with the work at the site, to the limit of exia6- ~
ing service.

12. Equipment s Unless otherwise specified, each Contractor shall. furnish at -
his own cost and risk, all tools, apparatus, hoists, scaffolding and all :;
temporary work and materials nocessaryS for the prosecution of his contract.

1.Handling Material~sr Each Contractor shallbte responsible for the proper
care and protect-ion of all of his mlateriails and equipment delivered at
the site

16. Cutting anld Patching: Each Contractor shall leave chases, holes or
openings straight, true and of the proper size in his own work, as may
be necessary for the installation of his own or the other Contractoral work,
after having consulted with the Ahrchitect and Contractors concerned regarding
proper location and size of sameo

150 Telephone: The Contractor sha~ll maintain a telephone at the job for the
entire duration of the job for the use of all Contractors on the job, and
Architect and Any other qualified persons.

16r Sub-Contractes All adb-contracts and sub-contractors on this job will be
subject to unqualified approval of the Architect. A complete list of all
such sub-contractors to be employed on the project vIill be required by the
Architect prior to beginning anly work. These General'Conditions are a part
of each aub-contract.

B. BID FORM; ALTERNATES ANDI SEPARATE CONTRACTS:

Various phases of the work will be accomplished by separate contracts, under
the supervision and coordination of the Architect. and General Contractor,
The following B3id Form Schedule indicates the alternates, separate contracts
and in general the various phases of the project:

Alternates Base Bid

1. Real Estate Office

11. Kitchen & Dining Room WJing
(Include all exterior work this area)








Alternates Base Bid

111. Lobby Area:

A. 0mnit Granite & Alum~iuna Facing Deduct

1V. SECOND FLOOR:

A. South W~ing Arear

1. Omit preparation for Air Cond. Deduct

2. Omit electrical outlets Deduct

3. Provide 208 V A.C. outlet ea. rooln-Add

B. Central Area (Old Frame Building)

1. Provide 208 V A.C. outlet ea. room-Add

C. North Wring Area

la Omit preparation for A.C. Deduct

29 Omit electrical outlets Deduct

3, Provide 208 V AC. outlet ea. room -
212 221 & 229 23L Add

6. Provide 208 V A.C. outlet ea. room -
222 228 inc, Add

V. THIR~3D FLOOR:

A. South Wi~ng

1. Omlit preparation for Alir Cond. Deduct

2. Omhit electrical outlets Deduct

3. Provide 208 V A.C. outlet ea. room-Add

B. Central Area (01d Frame Building)

1. Provide 208V A.C. outlet eao room -Add

C. North Wing

1 Omit preparation for Air Cond. Deduc~t

2. Omit electrical outlets Deduct

3. Provide 208V A.C. outlet each room -
313 319 &r 328 336 Add

L, Provide 208V A.C. outlet each room -
320 327 inc. Add







IAlternates BASE BID


71. Sunshade Insect Screens Unit Prices

TOTAL BASE BID -

V11. Separate Contractat

A. Sprinkler Contrac~t (Allroady awarded)

B. Air Conditioning Contract:

1. Dining Room (Inc. Tower)

2. Lobby Area

3.~ Second Floor South Wing
(Include Cooling Tower)

L. Third Floor South Wing

5. Second Floor North Wing
(lInclude Cooling Tower)

6. Third Floor North Wing

7, Second Floor Rooms 222 228

8. Third Floor Rooms 320 327

9. Real Estate Office

TOTAL AIR CONDITIONING

G. Steam Pipe System Repairs

D. Elevator Repairs & Remodeling
(Already~ awarded)

E. Newr Sidewalk (Marian Street)




C. EXCAVJATICON AND FZILL:

1. Excavation: Excavate for all walls, footings, trenches, basement, ettc.
where indicated on the drawings and to the depths indicated. The Archi-
tect will inspect the bottom of all excavations before concrete is placed and
this Contractor must give him notice in amrple time of his intention to install
the footings. No such footing installation shall be started prior to the.
Architects Inspection and approval, If, at the depth shown, a foundation
soil satisfactory to the Architect is not found, this Contractor shall excavate
as much deeper as may be necessary, upon written notice from the Architect,
and the cost of the extra excavation will be allowed, computed at the current
rates given in this Contractor's proposals








2r All footing trenches shall be perfectly; straiCght and level and stepped
as indicated. Excess excavation for footings shall be filled only with
concrete without additional charge. No earthly fills under footings will be
allowed. This Contractor shall protect his banks and do any work made neces-
sary by the caving in of the same without extra charge.

3. Trenches inside foundation walls and outside pipe tunnel walls, and automul
free-standing collmns shall be backfilled by puddling and tamnping; to solid
earth

Ire Fill area within foundation walls, as indicated in the drawings, in sue-
cessive layers of -clean fill sand. Thoroughly puddle and tamp each layer
of fill to solid earth,

D. CONCRETE WORK s

1. General Conditions r The Contractor shall carefully read the n~eneral
Conditions of the Contract", which, with the Tollowing specifications
for nConcre~te Work", are a part of this Contract.

2. Materials: All materials herein specified shall be the best of their
~respective kinds, acceptable in every way to the Architect. This Con-
tractor is advised to consult with the Architect before ordering materials
in order to save loss due to the delivery of unacceptable materials to the
site.

Water used in mixing concrete shall be clean and free from strong adids,
a~lkalis, oil, organic mlatt~er, or other deleterious substance.

.3 Any materials which has deteriorated or has been damaged shall be im-
modiately and completely removed from the work.

L Reinforced Concrete: All reinforced concrete shall be ',Ready-Mixn Con-
crete, meeting standard laboratory test to provide compressive strength
of not less than 2900# in 28 days. Not less than three test c~ylilnders shall
be made from each phase of concrete placement. These cylinders shall be
taken fran the final discharg~e from the mixer of the particular batch to be
tested. Any additional tests required by the Architect shall be made at his
direction. A copy of each test report shall be :D~uediately furnished the
Architect. Tests shall be paid for by the Contractor.

5. The concrete shall not be placed until the forms and reinforcements have
been inspected by the Architect or the Ar~chitectcs representative.

6. Concrete shall be placed not later than 30 minutes after mixing and no re-
mixing or tempering w~ill be allowed. When concreting is once started, it
shall be carried on as a continuous operation until the placing of the section
or panel is completed, Concrete shall be thoroughly compacted by puddling
with suitable toola during the operation of placing and thoroughly worked
around the reinforcing, around embedded fixtures, and into the corners of the
forms,

7/ Curing Concretes Exposed surfaces of concrete shall be kept moist for
a period of at least seven (7) days after being deposited.


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8 Construction Joints: 1/2 inch expansion joints shall be provided between
all major masonry walls and adjoining slabs, and between slab areas of
major divisions as directedi by the Alrch~itect's representative.

9. The level of the top of the finishedl slabs shall be as indicated on the
drawings. All slabs shall be smooth, hard trowel finished

E. REINFORCING STEE~ILr

1. General Cond~itions: This Contractor shall carefully read the "General
Conditions of the Contract", which, with the following specifications for:
"Reinforcing Steel" are a part of this Contracto

20 Metal Reinforcements Shall. conform to the requirements of the "'Standard
Specification for Eillet Steel Con~crete Roinforcement Bars" of Inter-
mediate Grade (Serial Designation A1$-30) or for Riail Steel Concrete Rein-
forcement B~ars" (Seria~l Designat~ion A16-18r) of the Am~erican Society for
Testing MIateri~als, and be provided as specified in "Miscellaneous Iron, Steel,
Etc.".,

3. lire Meshl For concrete reinfrcement of all slabs on the' ground shall
be 6 x 6 10/10 wire messh for all1 slab construction and shall conform
to the requirements of thle "Standard Specifications for Cold Drawn Steel
Wlire for Concrete Resinforcement'' (Serial Designation A82-27) of the American
Society for Testing Materials, and be provided as specified in "Miscellaneous
Iron, Steel, Etc,".

b. ending; and Delivery of the Reinforcement: Reinforcemnent shall be formed
to the dimensions indicated on the drawring7s and shall be bent and delivered
in accordance withI the "Code of Standard Practice" adopted by the Concrete
Steel Rteinforcement Institute. H~eta-l reinforcemlent shall be free from rust,
scale, oil, or other coatings which will destroy or reduce the bondo

5. PlaciLng or neinforcementt nletal reinforcement shall be accurately placed '
and secured by competent workmen.n Reinforcemlent in beams, slabe, and
foundation wralls shall be supported by metal chairs or spacers or metal
hangers, Reinf~orcermets in footings shall be supported by concrete blocks

6. Splices and Offsets in Rieinforcemenlt: Splices in all bare, where per-
mitted, shall provide sufficient lap to transfer the stress between bars
by bond and shear, in accordance witlh best standard practice.

F. M4ASONSRY:

1. General Conditionst This Contractor shall carefully read the nGenieral
Conditions of the Contractrr, which, with the following specifications for
"PMasonry" are a part of this Contract.

20 M-aterials: Samples of all masonry materials herein specified shall-be
submitted to the Architect and his approval secured before the material
is purchased

3. Common Bricks Shall be first quality, hard burned common brick, free
from checks, cracks or other defects.

3-.A. Slump Brick shall be Rainbow range colored cement slump brick, laid w~ith
raked joint.


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3-B. Roman Brick shall be hard bui-ned roman brick ranging in color fran mediumn
to dark red. They shall be laid with split face exposed and raked joint~o

4. Jurmbo Bricks Shall be hard burned red clay, 4 x 8 x 12 brush face unites
complete with necessary utility and closu~re units.

5. All mortar for masonry shall be composed of one part M~aon's cement and
three parts sand, measured by volune. Cemed Land sand shall be mixed dry
untiZ- tE color of the mass is uniform. Water shall then be added to make a
mortar of thle proper consistency for thie work to be done. Add one sack Port-
land Cement per yard of mortar.

6. Mason's Cemlentt Shall be a cement of fine quality, plastic and having
proper smoothness without the addition of lime, and shall meet the require-
ments of the Federal Standard Specitfication No. ES-C-181 for bricks Mason's
cement. 100L of hydrated lime may be added if recommended by manufacturers

7. Water shall be clean and free from oil, acid, arganic matter or other.~
deleterious substance.

8. Sand shall be clean, sharp, well-graded, uncoated, and free from loan, /
clay or other deleterious matter,

90 NJo mortar slhall be retempered after it has begun to seto

10. All masonry shall be thorougLhly bonded together and to colu~ms, as shown
in the dralwings.

11. Except as otherwise specified, all exposed exterior joints shlall be
approximately 1/2 inch joints and shall be rubbed with a round tool to
form a smooth, compact, conca~ve jointo All other joints shall be plain or
flush.

12. Anchors, Sleeves, Etonr This Contractor shall build in aill door bucks
and shall set or build into place all required anchors, ties, etc. and
eals approved metal wall anchors furnished and where required for securing
wood grounds, furring, standard finish, etc. All built in sleeves for pipe
lines through walls as furnished and located by the Contractors for Heating,
Ventilating, Plumbin~3s Electrical Work, etc.

G. MiISCELLANEOUS IRON, STEB~L, ETClt

1. General Conditionst This Contractor shall carefully read the utGeneral
Conditions of the Contract", which, with- the following specifications for
miscellaneous s Iron, Steel, Etc,"' are a part of the Contract.

2. Steel and Irons Provide all manner of iron and steel indicated on the
dra~winGs or necessary for the construction of the building (except re-
inforcements for concrete as specified under ttConcrete WJork"), lintels,
channels, bolt, ties, etc.

3. Anchors: Furnish anchors for all bucks of the door frames throughout
the building and metal wall anchors as indicated on the drawings,

Le All1 bolts, anchors, plates, connectors, etc. including all nails shall be
galvanized.

5. Furnish and erect steel beams and columns as shown in drawings
60 Furnish brass hand rail for main stair as shown in drawings
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H. ROUGH GARPENTR'IYI

le General Conditionas This Contractor shall carefully read the 'tGeneral
Conditions of the Contract", which, with the following specifications
for "R~ough Carpentry", are, a part of the Contract.

2. General s This Contractor shall furnish all necessary materials, including
all rough hardware, nails, etc. required for thle completion of his work;
build all scaffolding and forms for reinforcedi concrete work, board up all
openings and cover than wilth canvas before plastering is started if necessary,
clean out all rubbish caused byg his craft and leave the building clean at
final completion.

3r Materials Framing Lumber shall be No, 1 dimension yellow pine.

ri. Buck~s: Furnish factory treated bucks for the jambs of all doors, windows,
and other openings as indicated on the drawings and set. T'he~re shall be
at least three buck anchors to each jamnb.

5o Furnish and place all concrete screeds.

6. Furring and B~lockings This Contractor shall furnished place a~ll rough
furring and blocking necessary.

7. Grounds r This Contractor shall furnish and place all plaster grounds
around all doors, windows or other openings in plastered wall and par-
titions, cove base grounds for receiving composition base, grounds, for all
chair rails, and trim and hanginZ strips, shelves, etc. All grounds shall
be set level, plumb and true, and shall be of required thicknessa

8. Incidental Works D~o all necessary ~carpentry work in connection with. the
work of other trades.

I. SHEE~T METAL:

le General Conditions t This Contractor shall carefully r~ead the riGeneral
Conditions of the Contract", which, with the following specifications
for 'cSheet Metal" are a part of this Cont~racto

2. Materialsa Naila used in attaching all copper work shall be copper wire
nails .

3. Galvanized Irons Shall be rust resistant, galvanized iron, with the
trademark of the Manufacturer plainlyr stamped on all sheets, and shall
be of a manufacture approved by the Architect and of whatever gauge as here-
inafter specifiedo

b. Tin shall be of a standard brand of copper tin with 40O# coating and shall
be of I. C, thickness.

5. Copper shall be of the best grade of rolled sheets of either hard or soft
copper as hereinafter specified, of uniform thickness, and shall weigh
not less than 16 oz. per 6eq Its


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9. Wherever walls, partitions, ceiling and columns join or butt one another
in plaster partitions, w~hether th:e~y are of the sam!e or different materials,
cover the joints with metalrJ lath lapping on each surface not less than 4
inches and securely fasten the lath, Shoucld the junction be at right angles,
turn~ the lath neatly and lap and secureo

10a Gypsum Lath s Partitions or walls not otherwJise specified shall be stud
partition with 3/8" perforated gypsuml lath applied with japanned lath
nails, with joints properly broken and stagge];red,

11. ~Placing Corner Beadst On all exterior corners, place corner beads as
specified above. The corner becnds shall be put up straight and plumb,
or lever as the case may be. They shall be put on with heavy roofing nails
attached to wood grounds or with wire in such manner that they will be per-
fectly rigid before plaster is applied. Such faste~ninIgs shall be not more
than 10 inches on center

All corner beads not over 12 feet in length shall. be in one pieces

12. Steel Casing Beads 3/6" radius bullnosed, galvanized steel casing beads.

Le PLJASTEING~:

1, General Conditions t Th~is Contractor shall carefully read the n~eneral
Conditions of the Contract", which, with the following specifications for'
"Plastering", are a part of this contract.

2. Examination of the Work: Before beginning this work, th~e plaster foreman
shall examine all surfaces which are to receive plaster and report to the
Architect any which are out of plurmb or out of true, as the Architect will
demand that the finished work shall be perfectly plumb and trueo

3. Protection of Propertyt ThiscContractor shall be responsible for the
condition- of the building in his charge. He shall protect adjacent work
and materials, as well as his aown

b. Scaf fold: This Contractor shall provide and later remove all necessary
scaffolding or staging as required for the proper execution of his works

9. Materials Plaster for interior plastering except as otherwise specified.
shall be gypsumo plaster manufactured by manufacturer approved by the
Architect. Exterior plastering to be cement plaster Bath room nalls, ete,
to be Keene's cement. See plans.

6, Lime : Shall be hydrated lime as specified under nConcrete Work" or a
very flat finish quick lime especially processed and pulverized, and made
by an approved manufacturer

7. Portland cement shall be, as specified for Portland canent under ,'Concrete
Work".

8. Sand shall be clean, sharp, -durable, uncoated, dry sand, free of loams
slag or other foreign matter.


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9. Hanir or fiber shlla be long, cattle hair, well picked, beaten and water
soaked to distribute well through the plaster or an approved fibear.

10. All plaster shall be mixed witlh clean water in clear tight boxes and
applied strictly according to the specifications of the manmufactureir.

11. The 10me shall be soaked in water tight boxres for at least 2f6 hours be-
fore using.

12. All masonry surfaces shall be broomed off and washed before the plaster
is applied and shall be damp when it is applied.

13. Screeds on metal lath shall be 3/L inch. They shall be set at intervals
of not over $ feet, plumb and accurately tr~imm~edl with the straight-edge,

1o All plaster shall be rodded, darbiod and trowelled to a straight and plum~b
surface. No :surfaces shall project beyond th-e screeds, and all surfaces
shall. be free fromt blisters, plaster dropp~ings, trowrel mnarkcs, discolorations
and other defects.

15. No mortar shall be used or worked after it has partly set.

16. The walls of all the bathls, -toilet rooms and kitchens shall be plastered
with Portland Cement plaster to which may be added not more than 10 per
cent by weight of lime and Keenels cement, and have a hard, smooth finish.
See finish schedule.

17. The brown coat shall be applied, to a thickness of at least 1/2 inch and'
rodded straight and floated to a true plane writh screeds placed at 5 foot
intervals o

18. After the brown coat has become set and hard, not earlier than~ three (3)
days, the finish coat shall be applied.

19. Patchingr This Contractor shall repair in a neat and workmanlike manner
all breaks, cracks, or other defects app~earing in the new~ plaster work
caused by the execution of his own work.- HeI shall do all patching requlired
to make a whole, perfect and complete and finished job, patching: around all
openings, registers or other portions that may have been damaged slightly.

20s Unclosed Openings: Plastering shall not be done during weather unsuitable
for the work w~ith openinGs not closed.

21. Clean-Up t This Contractor shlall remove, when finished with his work, a~ll
old plaster, rubbish, scatffoldiing~ or other debris leaving each room in
broom clean order.

FINSISH CARPENTRY AN) DILDWOR~Kt

1. General Conditions: This Contractor shall carefully read the "General
Conditions of the Contract", wlich, with the following specifications
for "Finish Carpentry and Millwork", are a part of this Contract.

2. Yellow pine shall be nilled from N~o. 1 yellow pine lumber, free from a~ll
defects .


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3. All millwork shall be machine sanded with a fine sand paper to a smooth
even surfaces

4. Rough H~ardw~ares ThiPs Contractor shall provide all rough hardware necessary
and incidental to the completion of the execution of his work in "Finish
Carpentry and Millwork".

5. Measurements : All measurements for the installation or fabrication of
"finish Carpentry and Mlillwork" shlall be verified at the work and eash
measurement shall supersede dimelnsions shwnt on the drawings and details.

60 Window Ftramns s All window framnes shall be toxtic treated white pine or
cypress.

7. Shelving Generally: shall be 1/2" anld 3/L" SIS plywroode

8. Finish Hardware: This Contractor shall set all finish hardware provided
as hereinafter specified under "Finish Hlardware"o

9. Interior Door Frames r All interior door frames,' shall be of yellow pine
and shall be made to conform to details as indicated on the drawings, heads
shall be mortised into jarnbs and thley shall be put together in a workmnanlike
manner. The frames shall b~e set level, plumb anrd true, ami wedged tightly
against the rough jambs, sad securely nailed to the same, All nail heads shall.
be set.

10. Interior Trim: All interior trim shall be of the size and shapes as in-
dicated on the drawings and shall be applied level and plumb and securely
nailed to the rounds, blocking, bucks or franles with 8d finish nails. All
joints shall be mitered and shall be closely fitted and tight. Interior trin
showing hammer marks will not be accepted. All nails shall be set for puttying

311. Interior doors shall bie first quality guml veneered doors of the aises and
design as indicated on the drawings, except as otherwise indicated. Stiles
and rails shall be mortised and tenoned of solid stock.

12. All doors shall be hung with the proper amount of clearance for easy
operation. Exterior doors shall be hung so as to properly fit the thres-
hold. Interior doors shall clear the floor 1/2 inch,

13. H~irrors t This Contractor shall install mirrors in-th~e toilet rooms. The
mlirrors shall be of metal framed venetian style plain mirrors 18" x 221
over lavatory in each toilet room, except where medicine cabinets are indicated.

18, Paneling s Lobby wall paneling shall be M~arsh "Gorelock"s 2( x 85 panels
in striped mahogany finish installed in accordance writh thte manufacturers
directions (Marsh Wall Products, Inc,, Dover, Ohio). Column Facings shall be
3/L" thick striped mahogany plywood as detailed finished to match H~arsh nKore-
lockN panels.
Alternate: 2r-0" x 8r-0" x 1/2" factory finished (or equal) panels of
striped mahogany may be substituted for "Korelock" panels.

19 otel Desk: To be factory finished kbth painted drawer faces and shelves
formica top and edg~es of color to be selected and other exposed faces in
striped mahoganyt plywood to match wall paneling. Shop drawings required for
approval.











N. PAINTINOI

1 General Condi~tips: This Contractor shall carefully read the "General
Conditions of the Contract", whlich, with the following specifications for
nPainting", are a part of this contract.

2o Scope of'Workt The work to be done by the painting contractor includes
the furnishing~ of all material, labor, tools and equipment which shall
be required to complete the painting and finishing of the building as specified.

3. Workmanlship t All work shall be done in a workmanlike manner by skilled
mechanics. All materials shall be evenlly spread and smoothly flowed on
and shall be free from runs or sags, mad no paint, varnish or enamel shall be
applied until preceding coat is thoroughlyl dry a~nd hard.
No exterior painting shall be done in rainy, damp or frosty weather or
until surface is thoroughly dry,
Nio interior painting or finishing shall. be permitted until plaster has
been thoroughlly dried outo
In general and unless otherwise recommended and specified, exterior, oil.
paints shall be allowi~ed to dry at least forty-eight hlous between coats and
interior paints shall be allowed to dry at least tweJnty-four hours between
coats.
Enamels and varnishes shall be allowed to dr:: at least twenty-four hours
between coats unless notedl in the detail specifications and shall be sanded
lightly between coats with NJo. o sandpaper and dusted before succeeding coat
is applied.
After applying paste wood fillers, excess shall be carefufty and neatly
cleaned from surface by rub3bing across grain. AIll nail holes shall be filled
with putty, tinted to match finish.

L. Preparation of Surfaces: Painrting Con-tractor shall be wholly responsible
for finish of his work, and tChere~fore, shazll not commence amy part of it
until surface is in proper condition in everyr respect If Painlting Contractor
considers any surface so un~suitab e for proper finish of his work that it
cannot be rectified by slight sandi g, he shall notify the Architect of this
fact in writing before may materials are applied and he shall not apply any
material until the unsuitable surfaces have been made satisfactory, or the
Architect has instructed him to proceed.
All knots or sappy spots shall be given one coat of shellac at least ten
hours before painting.

All necessary putt~ying, of nail holes, cracks and blemnishes shall be done
after priming coats have become har~d an~d dry and before second coat is applied,
and putty shall ma~tchl the shade of finish coat

6. Nterials t All materials used under painting contract shall be as manu-
factured by the Pit~tsburgh Plate Class Company, or equal, except as other-
vfise specified, and shall be delivered on the work in the original sealed
container.
All mixing required shall be done on premises, and materials shall be
thoroughly stirred and agitated. N~o materials shlall be reduced or changed in
any way except as specified, and thinners murst be pure,
Any tinting or matching of colors shall1 be done under the supervision of
the Archlitect. In all cases a sample shall be applied on the job aral the
Architect must give his approval of it before work is actually begun.








6. Protection of Propertyr: Painting~ Contiractor shall be responsible for
condition of building in his cha~rge. H~e chall protect adijacent; work and
materials as well as h~is own. Thlis applies particularly to hardware and
floors, and any damage will be baLckzchaQrgd.

70 Inspection: Every facility shall beF provided for inspection of work at
anry time by the Architect or hisj~ authorized reprocen~tative. Anyl~ work
not conlforming: to these specifications shlall be cleaned off and repainted at
expense of Painting Contractor.

8. Removal: Wjhen work is completed, the Painting Contractor shall remove
all surplus materials, scaff'old, etc., and he shall clean off all mis-
placed paint, varnish or enamel, so as to leave pronlises in perfect condition,
acceptable to the Architect.

90 Exterior Painting: A. Paint entire porch on front and all new and
rem~odeled w~ork.
(a) Wood Windiows, Dioors I& Tirimn, :;iding, etc.
Primer Coat Sun-Proof Primner.
Finish Coat Sun-Proof H~ouse Paint (do not add linseed oil or varnish).

(b) Galvanized Iron
Cleaning Clean w-i~th copper sulphate solution (1 lb, to 1 gal, water)
or "galvaprep" and rinse thoroughly.
Primer coat Ironh~ide galvanized priraer 8-1
Finish coat Sun-Proof house paint

(c) Ile-tal eave drips and flashing No Pain~tinge

(d) Cement plaster

10. Interior Paintingr: 2 coats cement paint.

(a) Wdood and plaster walls anid ceilings (Kitchen, baths & toilet rooms)
Primer coat Wallhidle primer dealer 26-10 or PBX undercoater 23-24
Finish coated PBX Enamel.

(b) Interior wood and metal trim
Primer coat Wallhide primer-sealer
Finish coat Wallhide semni-gloss wall paint

(c) Panel Wall9s & Hotel Desks Factory Finish

(d) Existing Plastor IWalls &c Ceilings; Trim
1 or 2 coats ~a'llhide semi-eloss or Mallh-ide rubberized satin finish
as necessary.l

(e) Steps &L Floors 1 coat porch &c deck enamel

(f) Exterior Doors, Bath side of Eatch rooms and toilet room doors.
Primer Wallhide primer sealer
Finish W'aUlhideg semli-gloss wall paint

(g) Other Interior Doors.
Primer Fill with pasttowood filler, tinted with stain and reduced
to brushing consistency writh leptyne or naptha allow to
set, wipe clean across grain of wood and allow for over-.
nigh~t dryring.









Second Interior trim varnish 83,-120 reduced with 1 qt, leptyn~e or
turpentine Dry overniht.llt

Third Interior trim varnish 83-120 Dry overnight.
Finish Interior trim varnlish 83-120.

11, Caulking: All exterior door and window framels shalnl be thoroughly and
ef'fective~ly caulkedi with elastic caullrint; conlpound., Interior wood trim,
cab~inets, etc,, shall be caulked With a needle point caulking: gune

12. Colors r Colors throughout the job~ Ehall be as selected by th-e Architect
and it sh~al~l be the Pain~t Contractor's responsibility to obtain color
selections before priming in order to use the proper undercoloro

CO FINISH HARLDWARIE

1 General Conditions: This Contractor shall carefully read the General
Conditions of the Contract, which, with the following specifications for
'Winish Hardware"!, are a part of this Contract.

2. Work Includeds Furnish all finish hardware required for the f"inlishing
and operation of 11 doors shownm on plans, details and standard details
included in the specifications

3. Materials: Hanrdware shal~l be of manterials and finishes as selected and
shall be furnished with screws, bclts a~nd fitinents for a complete in-
stallationo

6.Installation: Installat~ion of' hardware is specified under th.e several
different trades but it sha:ll be the~( responsribilit~y of thle General Con-
tractor to have all hardware properly installed.

SoKeys: Aill keys shlall be tagge~d and turned over to the Owaner's repre-
sentative at thle completion of -the work.

P. TILE:

1. General Conditiones A ill provisions of the "General Conditions", shall
apply to this wrork and are r.adte a part of this division of thie speci-
fications; all Contractors shall refer to same before sub~mittingf estha~ates
and before proceeding with the work.

2. Work Included: Furnish all Clabor, materials, tools, equipment, trans-
portation appliances and services necessary to complete the installation
of ceramic tile floors, wainscots, drain boards and back splash as shown on
plans and required by their specific~trions.

30 Relations with Other Trades: Cooperate writh other trades whose work is
affected by this installation.

Ire Workmansnhip s All work shall bet installed in accordance with the best
standard practice anld by mecchanics skilled in their trade

All surfaces shall be true vertical and Ihorizontal surfaces, level and
true, as may be required.


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S. Tiles All ceramic tile shall be standard Grade tile as manufactured by
th e MIosaic Tile C company of Z anesville Ohio, and Ameri can-Frank~lin- 01ean
Tiles, Incr of N~ew York, N.Y.

60 Setting M'ateriales Cement for setting bed mortar shall be standard grey
Portland G~enent, sam~e as is specified for concrete.

CemTent for mortar u~sed for setting~ the tile shall. be Atlas Naterproofed
White P~ortlndc Cemnento

Sand shall be clean, sharp and washed.

Water shall, be same as is used for drinking purposes.

7, Samples t Submit samples of each kind of tile to thre Architect for approval,

8. Setting Bed for Floor Tiler Thorough~ly clean concrete surface. Furnish
and install a setting bed mixed one pa~rt Portland Cem~ent and four parts
sand to which may be added not more thela 1/4 part lime putty. It shall be
not less than 3/1( inch thick on concrete,

Before applyingr the setting bed, th~e concrete floor shall be moistened
and shall be uniformly dusted with pure cemen~t.

Before setting the tile, dust pure white cement on the surface of the
setting bedo

9. Ceramic Floorst Fl.oor tile for Toilets shall be non-clip tile, sheet
mounted.

Joints 1/16 inch to 3/32 inch wide as furnished.

Tile shall be set in non-staining waterproof cement mortar con3posed of
one part White Portland Cement, one-half part lime purtt~y and three parts sand.

10o Cerantic Floors; Pitch floors to floor drains as shown on plans, all
planes shall be true,

Base'shall be six (6) inch sanitary cove base of a color to match floor.
Include all necessary trimmers.

Grout all work with neat white cement.

Wash the face of all tile after grouting has been completed,

11o Tile Whinsocoting: Furnish and install tile wainscoting on walls of baths
and showers as shown on plan; provide all trimmuers and base of same color.
Tile shall be No. 38 Butteranut as manufactured by Amelrican 01ean Tile Co.,
or equal

All wall tile shall be set in accordance with the specifications of the
Tile Institute.

12. Cleaning Tile: Thoroughy clean all tile upon cocmpletion, replace any
defective work and leave the installation in perfect condition.


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13. Cutting and Fit~tings: Do all necessary cutting and fitting of all m~aterial
: ~'Thaid securing work in position, and to acconodate the wrork of other Con-
traLctors.o

Enatall recessed china accessories as follows:

1-Glass holder at lavatory
1-Soap dish at lavatory
1-Paper Holder
1-Towel 13ar
1-Soap Dish &e Grad Daer in Shower

11C. Metal Tiles Wainscot~es sha!ll be installed in all Bath Rooms on second
and third floors of blorth W;ing to a height11 of $3 inches, except in showers
where height shall be 73 inches.

Tile shall be corrosion resistant steel or aluminum not less than 29 gage,
embos~sed not less than .075" with porcelain enamel jinishl in uniform color,
as manufactured by the Ohio Can and Crown Companyg, Miassillon, Oihio.

Fill tiles shall be 5 x 5 inches cap to be S x 2-1/2 inches, installed
with mastic with joints grouted, all in strict accordance with the manufacturers
recommendations.- Work shall include all patching of walls as necessary for a
smooth, even and true! job. (W~alls will boe cut to accommodate new water piping~).

Q. SUN SHADE INSESCT SCREEN~-SI

1. General Conditionas A ll provisions of the "General Conditions" of the
Contract shall apply to this work and are made a part of this division of
the specifications; all Contractors shall refer to samle before submuitting es-
timates and before proceeding with the worko

2, Scope s Provide new screens for windows as indicated in th~e plans; generally,
all windows of the Hotel facing either South or Mest. Alternates as noted.

3. Screens t Shall be copper alloy screen with louvered vanes, 16 per inch,
secured at one-half intervals with vertical wire ties, as manufactured
under the trade name ulngersoll Koolshade Sun Screens".

1Ce Framess Mfay be wood (cypress or toxic treated pine painted three coats)
or copper alloy at the Contractor's option,

5. Openings to be screened shall be screened to the full extent of the wall
opening in order to provide protection for the entire glass area from the
suno
R. FLOGRING AND FIJNISH:

1. General, Conditionas This Contractoar shall carefully read the "General
SConditions of the Contract", which, with the following specifications for
Flooring and Fi-nish", are a part; of this Contract,

2o Scope: Furnish all labor and materials and perform all work necessary to
refinish floors~ in the Dining Room.

30 Finish F;loor shall be finished withz one coat "Lignophol Penetrating Finish"
(Na~tural) in strict accordance with the manufacturer's; recommendations
ateel wooled and waxed with a heavy coat of paste was, weoll buffed.
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S. PLATE GLA~SS ANrD STORE FRONT1SI


1. This Contractor shall carefully read the nc~oneral Conditions of the
Contract", which, with the following: specifications, are a part of the
Contract.

2. Scope t 'urnish all labor, materials, shop plans, work and services
necessary to make a complete installation of ;1ll plate Glass wrindowrs,
doors, hinges, push and pull bars, locks, sash, etc., shown for the new
front treatment of the Real Estate Off'ice and the Hotel.

3. Plate Glass shadll be 1/lr" thick polished platen

Le Sash and trim shall be satin finished, Alumalite treated aluminum as
detailed,

5;o Allsork shall be,done in a g:oodl workmanlike manner writ~h joints, miters,
ecto neatly done

6. Granite Facing should be done in conjunction with the glaoing contract,
but probably by separate contract, Ni\ote that Granite Palcing panels are
to be omlitted as an alternate. Granite sh;all be 7/8" thick, "Imp~erial M~ahoganyn
secured to masonry back-up with #17 stainless steel anchors, Properly pointed
up and expertly set to true and level planes.

T. NEWi SIDEWABLK AT i;ARIONi STRET. Another Contract

U. SPR~IlKL~;~EI~R SYTEsy Separate Contract.

V. PLUMB~INGt

1. General Conditions t T~his Contractor shall carefully read the IGeneral
Conditions of the Contract", which, with these specifications for "Plurmbing",
are a part of this contract.

2. Scope of Works Furnish a~ll labor and ma~terials, services, transportation,
plant, equipment and perform all work necessary to produce a complete
sanitary sewer and water supply system~ for th:e project, as shown in the draw-
ings and called for in these specifications or required byr local code.

3. Fees and Permits r All fees and pel-rmits for installations, inspections,
connections, etc, shall be taken out and paid for by this Contcractore

4e Codes t All work shall conform strictly to all applicable State and Local
Plrmb~ing Codes, and be done in accordance with best current standard
practice.

S. Sites This Contractor shall examr~ine the site and familiarize himself with
conditions at the site prior to submsitting his bid. He shall conduct any
necessary research to assure himself as to location of connecting: facilities
and their adequacy for this installation. Any difficulties in this respect
shall be mentioned in his bid or it w~ill be assumed that any unusual neces-
sary costs have been included in his contract,

6. Materials All materials shall be new and of the qualities herein specified.








7. Excavation and Backfills All excavation required. for his work and sub-
sequent backfill shall be done by the Plumbiin(; Contractor. Backfill
shall be well tem~ped, placed in layers, not over six inches th~ick. Where
caulked, joint pipe and fittinlgs areo installed on fill, it shall be supported
on 212 creosted plankingo

8, W~orkmanshs-ip: All materials and equipment shall be installed and completed
in a first class worknanlike mlanncor Thle Architct reserves th~e right to
direct the remroval anzd rep~lacernent of any item which, in his opinion, does
not present an orderly and reasonably neat and workmanlnike appearance. Such
removal. and replacement sh~all be done, where directed in writing by the Archi-
tect, at the Plumbing Contractor's expense and. without additional cost to the
Owner

9. Water Supply and Pipings Furnish and install complete hot and cold water
connections to fixtures, as indicated on the dlrawingsa

Piping shall be properly graded for drainage and to prevent binding. Pipe
shall be reamted and cleaned before installation.

Water piping shall. be galvanized iron pipe and galvanized iron fi-ttingls,
with necessary brass valves, hose cocks, etc.

Hangers shall be spaced not mnore than 8' on centers and shall be secured
with galvanized screws.

HIot water lines shall. be insulated with 1" thick corrugated asbestos
insulation., in 3r lengths, with canvas jackets with laps neatly pasted. In-
sulation buried in concrete shall be painted w~ith one coat of bit~umastic
paint. Insulation shall not be applied until system has been tested and ap-
proved

10. Soil, waste and Vent Pipingl Furn-ish and install a complete sanitary
system additions as required by the drawings anld thlese specifications, or
by Code.

Pipe and fittings shall be standard weight cast iron, hub and spigot
soil pipe with makers name and weight: per foot cast into each section. Pipe
and fittings shall be tar coated aid. free from cracks, holes, etc. Joints
shall be caulked with a gasket of pick~ed. oakum and not less than 12 ounces of
bar lead per inch of pipe d~iameter. Joints between lead and cast iron pipe
shall be made with brass ferrules, solder wiped and caulked into h~ub, Fix-
ture connection shdLl be extra heavyr lead pipe rwith solder wiped joints.
Pipe underground shall be on firmly tamped soil with bell holos at joints.
Bases of~ stacks shall be supported on rigid mlasonry piers or concrete steps
Hung pipe shall have hangers spaced not to exceed S1 on center an~d at fittings.

Cleanouts shall be located at bottom of each fixture trap not integral
with the fixture, at changes in horizson~tal directions, at the base of each
stack, and in horizontal lines as required by local code, Cleanouts under
floors and in concealed places shall be extended flush to floor or wrall.
Clean-outs shall consist of caulkingftrierue and scr < caps,
11. Flashings All pipes passing through the roof sh-all be flashed and counter-
flashed, using six pound per square foot sheet lead. F~lash~ing shall extend
at least 10 inches in all directions and at least 6 inches above roof.


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W. AIR CONTDITIONISNGs

1. Air Conditioning Contract wrill be handled either as a separate contract,
under the coordinatling su~penrision of the Gecneral Contract, or miay be
made a sub-contract, under the G~eneral Contract by arrangements writh? the General
Contractor. Thle termlS of th-e "Gecnerasl Condittions of the Contract" shall be
a part of thle Air Condlitionling: Contract in either events

2. Scopet F urnish all labor and m~ateriazl and perform all work necessary to
provide complete air conditioning syrstemns to -the extent specified in the
drawings aLnd indicated in the bid form.l It; is inlten~ded to install air con,-
ditioning: to the fullest extent economically practical, with priority given
to various areas as follows:
.1. Lobby, Diniing Room a~nd Real Estate Office.
2. Second. Floor. H~orth W:ing.
3. Th~ird Floor Horth Wines,
L. Second ~Floor- South TWince
'. Third Floor South Wing,

The Lobby system sh~all have installed a hot water heating coil and humidi-
fier as indicated in the drawings, connectedi to the existing c~ircullating
domestic h~ot water system Thle Dining Rioomr- system shall be interconnected
with the existing oil fired furnace as indicated.

3. Supervision of Work: The Contractor shanll have a com~petent superintendent
in charge of thte worked at all times during the construction. This super-
intendent shall be qlualified and- have a w~ide experience in the type of work
to be installed under thlis contract.

Anyone not deemed capable by thle Architect shall be replaced jnmlediately,
upon request, by a superintendent wh~o is satisfactory. After a satisfactory
superintendent has been accigned, he shall not be withdrawn without the con-
sent of the Architecto

L Workmnanships All materials and equipment shall be installed in a neat
and first class workmalcnlike manner.

Tlhe Architect reserves the right to direct the removal and replacement
of any items which, in his opinion, do not present an orderly and reasonably
neat or workmnanlike appearance, proved such an orderly installation can be
made using: customary trade method. The removal and replacement shall be
done when directed in wri-ting: by the Architect, at th~e Contractor's own ex-
pense and without additional expense to the Ownero

fo Connecting to Work: of Others: Dlefore starting his work, aral from time
as his work progresses;, the Contractor shall examine the work and material
installed by others insofar as they apply to his own works and shall notify
the Architect immredliately in writing if anyi conditions exist which willl pre-
vent satisfactory results in the iFnstallation of the system

Should the Contractor start his work without such notifications it shell
be construed as an acceptance by h~im of all1 claims or questions as to the
suitability of the work of others to receive his work. He shall remove and
replace, at his own expense, all work under this contract which may have to
be removed on account of such defects,


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6. Drawings: Blef'ore starting: the work, the Contractor shall examine the
Architectural, Structural, and Hochianical D~rawings, and if any dis-
crepancies occur between them or between theml and these specifications, he
shall report the same to thle Arch~itect in wrriting and obtain written in-
struct~ions for changes in theor~k,

The Architectural drawings sh~all take precedence over the Mechanioal
drawings, with reference to building~ construction. The Hechf-anical drawings
arediagrammatic, but chlall be followed as closely as actual construction of
the building and the work of others trades will p~ermit.

All changes from thne drawings necessary to make the work of the Con-
-tractor conform with the buildings as constructed and to fit the work of
other trades or to the rules of the bodies h-aving jurisdiction shall be
made by the Contractor at his own expense.

To Changes and Charges: The A~rchitect reserves the right to add to or sub-
tract from the work called for under the contract1 without invalidating
the same. Paymecnt for or receiving allowances for the amount, invdved in
changes will be on a basis to be determined.

8. Damage to Other Work ard Personnel: The Contractor shall be responsible
for proper protective measure when working. He shall. repair, replace
or touch up all finished surfaces which may be d~namaed as a result of his
work or operations.

The Contractor shall carry suitable insurance as prescribed by law and
as required under the Gjenerl~ Specifications paragraphs for the protection
of his employees, other persons, materials and equipment on the building site

9. Cutting, Patching and Excavationr All cutting and patching of walls,
partitions, floors, concrete, pits, and chases in wood and masonry will
be done by the Generat Contractor as provided on the drawings or as directed
by the Architlect, All cutting of steel, wood or other maain structural parts
of the building shall not be done unless approved by the Architect.

Any cutting and patching required in connection with the installation of
this work due to errors, defective work, illtimred work, or tardiness on the
part of the Contractor to properly designate sizes and locations in sufficient
time, or by failure to notify o~their trades shall be paid for by this Contractaor

This Contractor shall do all necessary excavation and backfilling in-
cid~ental to his work

10. Removal of Rubbisht The Contractor shall at all times keep the premises
free from accumulations of waste material or rubsbish caused by his
employees or work. At completion of the work he shall remove all his tools,
scaffolding, materials, and rubbish from the building and site, He shall
leave the premises and his work; in a clean, orderly, and acceptable condition.

11o Ordinances and Permits: The work shall conform with all local and state
ordinances gbverningr thie installation of such equipment. The equipment
and installation shall conformn with the ASME codefor Low Pressure Heating
Boilers (1950), the Standards of the National Board of Fire Underwriters, the
ASH1E Code for Unfired. Pressure Vlessels (1966) and the N~ational Electric Code
(1951).


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The Contractor shall obtain al~l necessary permits and inspection re-
quired for his work and payr all charges incidental thereto. Hie shall deliver
to the Arch~itect all certificates of inspect-ion issued by the authorities
having jurisdiction,

12. Schedules M materials and equipment are specified herein by particular
manufacture to indicate quality;, material, and type of construction de-
sired. The products of other manurfacturers will be considered and approved
for use, if, in the Architect's opinion, thec item requested for substitution
is equal to that specified

Before ordering any mraterial or equipment, the Contractor shall submit
to the Architect a schedule showing the make, typie, manufacturer's nam~e and
trade designation of all valves, ch-ecl: valves, safetyJ valves, pum~p, mixilng
valve, controls and other equipment, wherever those differ from those herein
specified.

This schedule shall be accomlpanied by L copies of the manufacturers
printed specifications and shop drazwin~s for each piece ofeguipment or
specialty and shall give thec dimensions, capacityr or rating:, kind of material,
finish, guarantoo, etco, and such other detailed information as the Airchitct
may require,

When approved, such a schedulle shall be an addition to the specifications
herewith, a nd shlall be of' equal force in that no deviation will be permitted
except with the approval. of the Architect.

13, Cleaning and Adjustmentr Upon completion of the work, this Contractor
shall clean, oil and grease all fans, motors, and other running equip-
ment and apparatus, md make certain that all such apparatus and mechanisms
are in proper w~orking order and made ready for test.

1. Instructions t The Contractor shall, at the completion of the wor~k,
provide a competent and experienced moan, thoroughly familiar with the
work for a period of 6 days to instruct the penrmanent operating personnel
in-the operation of the equipment and control systems.

This Contractor shall furnsih three complete sets of Operating Instruct-
ions apoplying to each piece of eq~uipment installed in conjunction with this
contract. An "As Installed" dliagram of all control wiring shall be framed
behind glass and mounted near equipment.

15.' Acceptancer Acceptance of the plant shadll be made by the Architect or
his representative. Acceptance will be-mnade on the basis of tests and
inspection of th~e jobs anid the receipt of the necessary operating in-
structions.

Should the installation be completed at a season not suitable for an
acceptance test to be run, due to wetather conditions, tests shall be made
at the beginningr of the first season the equipment is operated.

16o G~uarantee and Service s In addition to the guarantee of equipment by
the mnanufacturer of each piece of equipment specified! herein, th~is Con-
tractor shall also guaran-tee such eqjuipment and shall be held for a period
of one year from final acceptance test, to makte good any defect of material
or workman~ship occurring: during: this period, writhout expense to the Ownero


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The Contractor is to furnish service for one year from~ final acceptance
of thle contract for all portions of the, sys~tem. Such service waill include
necessary adjuestnlent and2/or replac~ennts of all equipment and m.aterial
furnished.

MA~TERIALS ANJD INISTALLATIOH:l

17. .Generalt All materials used. in anyS part of the work shall be new and free
front~ defects. All1 materials acnd equipment shall be installed and completed
in a first class workrmanlik~e manner. Piping and ductwork ar~e to be concealed
in building partitions anld furrod spaces w7herever possible.

18 D Piping: 1. General: Aell piping: shall be run straight, plumb and graded
in the dliredtion indicated on thle dirawings. All cut pipe shallbe
squarely cut and properly reamned to remove all constriction and burrs before
making: up the joints, Hea~ting piping =ihall be installed in such a manner
that grade is m~intained in b~oth the cold. and heated position.

All piping: shall conform in weight and dimensions to the' standards -to
the American Societyr for Te'sting Hatorials for the schedule specified,

18-20 Heating H~ot W~ater Pipings I!ecating hot water piping~ shall. be schedule
80 black mild steel pipe,

18-3, Wrater Piping: Wjater piping shall be schedule 40 calva~nized' mild steel.

18-4. fiefrigerant P'iping:: Akll refrigerant piping shall be tyjpe L hard drawn
copper tubinl;. Pip~in;: less than 7/83" 0.D. may be soft dlrawn type i
copper tub~in~o

18-$. Fuel Oil Piping: F'uel o:il supply n~d return piping hall be type L
hard draunm copper tubinto0

Fuel oil vent piping shall grade down to tank mad shall be schedule
Ir0 galvanized n~i'ldt steel.

19. Pipe FEitting: 1. Screw~ed Llacke Fittings: All fittings installed in
black s;teel piping shall be black: molleable iron, 150 psi class, as
manufactured by the: Crane CompanyJ, or equal.

19-2.. Welded Black FittiFnEs: Th-e C~on~tractor may install welded sittings on
Black steel pipe large-r and 1 inch diameter. ifl welded joints are
used,- fittings sha~ll be equal to butt welded, s-tandard weight, as manufactured
by Tub~e Turns Company, or equal.

19-3. Galsvanized Yittingst A ll fittings installed on galvanized. steel
piping hall be galvanized mnalleable iron, 150 psi class, as manu-
f~actured by the Crane Company, or eqiualo

19-6. Brass and C~opper F~itt~ings: Cast brass or wroug~htl copper fittinge
shall be installed on, all copper tub~inC lines, 'These i'ittings shall
be equal to those manufactured by the 11uoller iErass Company, Fittings on
piping larger than 3/8" 0.D. shall ~B of the solder type.

Joints sh-all be made w~it~h 95-5 streamline solder or "Silfoss", The
use of acid will not be permitted either in the 'solder or fluxo









20. Hangers, Inserts, Sleeves mad ':scutcho~onst Wh~ere excess loads occur and
in no cases spaced greater than 10 feet apart, piping shall be supported
by split ring hangers, with ajucstablel threaded rod3, of types and size suit-
able for the pipe. Hiang~ers and anchors shall be placed to permit expansion
without excessive stress on lines. F~or concrete wrork, approved tyIpe inserted
shall be set in forms as wJork of this Division, before concrete is placed.
Where additional inserts are requ~irel in existing concrete work, these
shall be lead expansion shields of theo ta;r.1in tyeoo

Sleeves of standard galvanized iron pipe, large enough to permit pipe
and insulation to pass throuGh easily and to maintain proper alignment and
gradeo sh~all be provided wherever pipes pass through walls, floors, ceilings,
mad beams. Sleeves shall be of sufficient length to extend flush with
finished surfaces, and furnished and installed in the forms as workr of this-
Division before concrete is poured, Chromi~um plated brass escutch~eon plates
with set screws for the tightening: shl;l be furnished and installed on floors,
coilinl~s, walls and beams where pi-pes pass through these sections at finisited
surfaces.

21. Valves, Check Vfalves: All valves And check valves may not be
every instance on the drawings, but whether shown or not, all ,va~lv
check valves necessary to the proper operation of the system shall'be fuarni
and installed by this Contractor in an approved manner and locationo.~~~

Globe valvtes shall have rising stems, iron wheel, rough body brass,::r
with inside screw and finished Cgland nut, equal to Crane Company 190-pound
Class ;J. 16-1/2 P or No. 16-1/2 P. .

Gate valves shall have bronzeo stems and double-seated bronze seats, iron
wheel, rough body brass, writ~h inside screws, finished giland nut, equal to
Crane Company 150-pound Class iNo. 660 for 3-inch and smaller and No. lr61 for
4-inch and larger, unless specifically designated otherwise on drawingso

Check valves shall be of rough brass body and finished nut, equ~al to
Reading, Pratt &c Cady Compyany 125-pound Class Fign 1?8 with regrinding bronze
d~isC.

22, Air Vents: Automatic air vents hall be installed as required by good
practice. These vents shall be equal to Taco Hly Ve~nt Plate C;-30 and shall be
suitable for operation at 30 psi workrinC pressure. Tihe discharge from these
vents shall be piped into thLe nearest plumbing vent stack at a point at least
3 feet above the lowest fixture interval.

.23 Equipment s Shall be complete carries weathermaker package units as
indicated in the drawings. Cololing towers sha~ll be sized to fit the
equipmelcnt served, madee of redwood, located as indicated and equipped with
properly sized p~umps, etc.

2k. Controls shall be complete and as furnished with the units installed.

25. Sheet Metal Works All ductwork is to be constructed of copper bearing
Cilvanized sheet metal steelo

The following minimum schedule of we~iihts for ducts and outside air
intakes is to be usedo


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Round Ducts Rectangle
Inside Dialet~er Hazimumrr Iimension Uo S'. Gae

6 to 12 L to 12 26
13 to 30 13 to 30 2k
31 to 39 31 to L8 22
60 to 69 69 to 60 20

All sectangular ducts are to h-ave panels cross broken for stiffness,
otherwise two gages heavier shall be used,

Standing seams of 1 inch shall be used on widths up to 68r inch and 1-1/2
inch on widths over hO; inches, bid~ths over 60 inches to Lea provided w~ith
reinforcing bLrSS or angrles. Cr2oss searms shall be staggered,

Longit~udinal demas a~nd tranoverse joints shlall be f'lat and smooth inside,
A~ny slip joints shall. be ma~de in directions of air flowo

All turns- and elbows to be made wijth centreline radius equal to 1-1/2
times diame~ter when posrib~le, ''ur~ns havinC centerline radius less than 1
diameter are to be providedtl wit:1 Lorbier-Colmaln Airtulrns, or a-pprovedi equal,
to assist in smooth flow of a~irg

Transitions shall be mlade w~ith side angles not over 300 from longitudinal
aris e

All branch ducts are to be provided with dampers and regulators
accessibly located, Denp~Ier blades are to be rigidly attacched. to spindles
and free from all vibration and noise, All dauipers are to be providedi with
locking device capable of halding dampner in a fixed position, fromn closed
to full open, The dampers sha~ll be capable of reducing air flow to at least
10 per cent of design flowr when closed

Access door, Type P, as manufactured by Mcta~lcraft Company of iMarietta,
Georgia, or equal, shall be provided on all ducts over 18 inchl x 2L inch to
permit cleaning of the ducts.

Grilles are to be installed and C~rilles and dam~pers are to be: set to
balance syJstem prirbr to final acceptance of sheet metal w~ork

26. Insulation: 1. General: Nao insulation is to be installed until the
system has been checked and found free of all leaks.

26-2: Hiot Wtater Pip-inl:: Insulation sha~ll be applied to all hot water piping.
This insulation shall be Johns-;anville C;ompany,~ or equal, standard
thickness, 85: per-cent man(esia split sectional pipe cwvering. Tihe covering
shall have a Ir o=. canrvas jacket and; overlappedl secliw:s on longitud-inal and
tra~nsverse joints. The covering shall be secured wiith 3 motal bands per 3
foot section and all secms sha~ll be overlapped, neatly sealed.and pasted down.

Fittings and valves shall be covered with Johns-Mianville Company, or equal,
No. 302 plastic cement. This insulation shall be smoothly served un, to ad-
jacent covering or flanges. All1 flanto:s and unions ar~e to ~be insulated.,
Location of such flanges and uions11 shall be identified by larger diamlet~er
sections. Phe thickness of insulation shall be in General the same as for
piping; however, due regardl f'or appearance shall be observed.


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2-.Ductworks All air conditioning : supply and return air ducts in un-
conditioned or conceafled areas shall be insulated with Ownes-Corning
F'iberglas Corporation, diiverelas Vapor Loal Dluct Insu~latioon Two inch thick-
noss shall be applies to supply air duc-ts, one inch thickness to return air
ducts,~

Insulation shall be attach-edl with sheet metal screws and 1-1/2 inch
diameter caps. Screws shall be 1/2 inch longer thian .thickness of insulation
and shall be spaced to afford a minimum of one screwr per two square feet of
Insulation. Joints and corners shall be reinforced with Glasfab open m~esh
tapon

All joints, corners, andi fastoningi caps shal~lbe filled and covered
with 1/8 inch thickness of B~enjamln-FL~oster's 60-29 vapor resistant matstic
trow~elled and wi~ped to eliminate pin holes.


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SPEC IFICATIONS
FORH
ALTE~ATIONSS
FORP
HOTEL B3LANCHE
LAKEI CITYs FLORIDA


Abner G. Hopkins, Architect .:i.. ,.ct
lt09 West Adams Street ~ ~
Jacksonville, Florida This permit is issued with the specic
condition that all provisions of the State
September 22, 1953 Hotel Laws and the Rules and Regulations3
thereunder will be complied with.
w #t 3t & & & WM W MAtM & W jr 9 K MMW & W & se + W t~ ti r i k~99~~+Q+~ :tl

ADDENDUM NO. 1
October 27s 1993

The purpose of this Addendun is to revise and modify the plans and;
specifications to the extenrt enumuerated. Items are covered in accordance to
the sequence of items in the bid form. All trades sha~ll be affected to the
extent necessary to accomplish changes indicated

A. Real Estate Office No change.

B Kitchen and Dining Rooan Wingo e" ',i
1. Kitchen:
(A. Omit quarry tile floor and base. Substitute therefor hard trowel
finish concrete floor (and raised curbs) hardened with La;pidolith
in accordance with manufacturer's recommendations.
2. Dining Rooms
~A Floor and base are not intended to be covered, but refinished.

~B Omit Mlodern Fold Door and demrolition of existing partition. ~n lieu
Abs thereof, close existing openings with plasters repair and
paint

C.~ Lobby Area.
1 Front Waolla
(A.) Install new beam at 111-L" height; Onit wall below and replace ~
gran~ite facing withU glass. Provide drape track, etc. at oeil- : ~.
ing for each window
(B~ Omit light cove and panelling at front wall North side of entrance
(c, Omit H~arah "Korelock" panelling on North vall and substitute` there-
for "M~arlit~e" 16n x 16" prefinished panels on furringo







Addendaim NJo. 1

,D Second Floor -
1. South WinQAreat
(A) Omit preparation for central air conditioning system, including
acoustical. ceiling, reworking doors, etc. and electrical and
plumbing connections, and insulation.

(B.) AAA 220 V outlet in roan Nio. 259, located on North vall.
In effect, omit all work in South Wding except addition of electrical
outlets in rooms and patching and painting.

2, Central Area No change. I

3. North kiing s
(A3 Omit preparation for central system air conditioninge

(B3 Omit newJ acoustical tile ceiling.
E. Third Floor -
1. South Wings
(Ag Omit~preparation far central air conditioning sys~teml including
acoustical ceiling, reworking doors, etc. and electrical and
Plumbing connections, and insulation.


2. Central Areat
Omit all vbrk except electrical work and patching and paintings
as necessary.

3. North Wings
(A.) Omit preparation for central systemair conditioning.

S(B) Om~it new acoustical tile ceiling.
F. Sun Shade Insect Screens:
Omit all excepts

2 wiridows in South wall Kitchen
6 windows in South wall Dining Room
10 windiows, South and West walls, main landing and second floor corridor.

G. Air Conditionings

1. Dining Roan no change.

2. Lobby I no change.

3. Real Exta~te Office no change.

Le Omit all other central systems

5, Suibmit unit price for one-ha~lf H.P. room units, installed complete.
(Note: ElectricC1 outlets are provided in Electrical Specifications)


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Alternates ~.Base B~id

111. Lobby Area:

A. Omit Granite &e Aluminunn Facing Deduct

1V. SECOND FLOOR:

A. South Wing Area:

1. Omlit preparation for Air Cond. Deduct

2. Omit electrical outlets Deduct

3. Provide 208 V A.C. outlet ea. room-Add

B. Central Area (Old Frame Buil!ding)

1. Provide 208 V A.C. outlet ea. room-Add

C. North wing Area

la Omit preparation for A.C. Deduct

20 Omit electrical outlets Deduct

3. Provide 208 V A.C. Outlet ea. rooma -
212 221 & 229 231r Add

6. Provide 208j V A.C. outlet ea. room -
222 228 inc, Add

V. THIRD FLOOR:

A, South N~ing

1. Omlit preparation for Ai~r Cond. Deduct

2. Onit electrical outlets Deduct

3. Provide 208 V AoC, outlet ea. room-Add

B3. Central Area (01d Frame B~ulding)

1. Provide 208V A.C. outlet eab room -Add

C. North WingQ

1 Omit preparation for Air Cond. Dedtuct

2. Omit.electrical outlets Deduct

3. Provide 208V A,C. outlet each room -
313 319 &t 328 336 Add

h.Provide 208V A.C. outlet each room -
320 327 inc, Add









IAlternates BASE BID


VZ. Sunshade Insect Screens Unit Prices

TOTAL BASE BID -

V11. Separa e Contracts :

A. Sprinkler Contract (Al~ready awarded)

B. Air Conditioning Contracts

1. Dining Room (Inc. Tower)

2. Lobby Area

3. Second Floor South Wing
(Include Cooling Tower)

U.Third Floor South Wing

5. Second Floor North Wing
(Include Cooling Tower)

6. Third Floor North Wing

7. Second Floor Rooma 222 228 _

8. Third Floor Rooms 320 327

9. Real Estate Office

TOTAL~ AIR COND~ITIONING

G. Steam Pipe System Repairs

D. Elevator Repairs &c Remodeling
(Already awarded)

E. Newr Sidewalk (Marian Street)




C. EXCAV~TION AND FILL:

1. Excavation: Excavate for all walls, footings, trenches, basement, etc.
where indicated-on the drawings and to the depths indicated. The Archi-
tect will inspect the bottom of all excavations before concrete is placed and
this Contractor must give him notice in amlple time of his intention to install
the footingfs. N~o such footing installation shall be started prior to the
Architects inspection and approval, If, at the depth shown, a foundation
soil satisfactory to the Architect is not found, this Contractor shall excavate
as much deeper as may be necessary, upon written notice from the Architect;,
and the cost of the extra excavation will be allowed, computed at the current
rates given in this Contractor's proposals.








12. Approved heavy steel floor plates and ceilinl: plates of a type which will
remain permanently in position shall be installed on all pipes in finished
rooms where they pass through floor, ceiling; or walls. Wall plates shall be
prime coat finish and floor plates chromium finish.

13, Testat All drainage and vent piping shall be tested before fixtures are
connected to it. Test shall be by fill-inc the entire system with water
and allowing it to stand for three hours. System must hold the water without
loss for thlis period, A~ny joint found to be faulty shall be repaired and
caulked and then retested,

Water piping shall be tested at 150 P.S.I. hydirostatic pressure.

'The Architect shall be advised in sufficient timle to be present at test,
and no acceptance test shall be made without h~is presence.

All fixtures shall be tested for soundness, stability of support, and
satisfactory operation of all its parts

16.r Fixturess Plumbiing fixtures shall be as manufactured by Crane Company,
in accordance with the following Schedule; complete with fittings as
indicated by catalog numbers

Lavatories -1-$10-8, 20 x 18
Water Closeta (Flush Valve) 30340, Speedway
Water Closets (Tank) 3-160, Neudlay T/open F'ront seat
Janitor Sinks 1 6-130, 20 x 18
Service Sinks -168, 21 x 15
ShowJers -2-30~, Regal
Medicine Cabinets Lawson 2296-70
Glass Shelf #!826, Gerity (1 for each public bath;).

15. On the second and third floor of the North Wing;, cut into walls and pipe
chases and make newr water supply connections to all fixtures, showers, etco
Wling 1/2" copper tubinglo

16, At each Aiir Conditioning equipment apace, provide, a three inch floor drain
and capped one inch cold water supply.

17, Install. new positive action leather gasket valve on each water supply main
above pressure valves


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ELECTRICAL SPECIFICATIONS

FORf

HOTEL BLANCI~E

iSAKE CITY:, FlDRIIHA











Abner C. H~opkins, Archi~tect
LO9 W. Adams Street
Jack~sonville Florida










Etaugh & Coette~t
Consullting Engineers
700 C.E. Third Street
Gainesville, Florida


September 30, 1993














1. Supplementary general Conditions:


The Electrical work shall be ~installed subject to the "Ceneral Conditions"
for the entire Specification, whether attached hereto or not, and the
Sub-Csontra ctor is notified to refer theret-o as he will be held res-
ponsible for all requirements therein.

2. Workmanshipt

All materials and equipment. shall be installed in a neat and first
class workmanlike manner.

The Architect reserves the r~ipht to direct the removal and replacement
of any items which, in his opinion, does not present an orderly and
reasonably neat or workmannlike appearances, provided such an orderly
installation can be made usr-inp customary trade methods. The remova~l and
replacement shall be done wihen directed ini writing by the Architect, at
the Sub-cointrctcr's owni expense and without adJitional expense to the
Owner.

3. Drawns

Before starting the work, the Sub-Contractor shall. examine the Archi-
tectural, Structuiral, Electrical and Mecha~nical D~rawinFgs, and if any
discrepancies occur betw~er themI or between theml and these specifications,
he shall report the same to the Architect in writing and obtain written
instructions f'or changes in thle work.

The ArchFitectural drawings Ehall take precedence over the Electrical
draw~ings withi reference to building construction. Ihe Electrical drawings
are diagranmmtic, but shall be followed as closely as actual construction
of the building and the work of other trades will permit.

All changes from the drawings necessary to make the work of the Sub-
Contractor conform to the buildinF as constructed and to fit the work
of the other trades or to the rules of the bodies having jurisdiction
shall be made by t~he Sub-Contractor at hLis own expense.

L.Cutting, Patching aind Excavation:

All cutting and patchinp of walls, partitions, floorE, concrete, pits,
and chases in wood and nrasonry for his work will be done by the! Sub~-
Contractor as provided on the drawings or as directed by the A~rchitect.
All cutting of steel, wood or other main structural parts must be ap-
proved by the Architect prior to commencinp the cutting~.










Thi~s SutJcontractor shall do all necessary pxcavartion an~d backfilling:
incidental tG h:isq w-ork.

6.Removal of lintbi sh:

Th~e Sub-Contractorr haba at all tonelS kC-eP t~he prea;.:Joe free from
;Icciumulations of was'A mate~r 311 orT rubbish COScauedb iic emjHployees
or work%. At compl.let~ion of tle! work% he sobell remojnve all1 his too~ls,
Ecaffolding, materials, and rubtbisi from the tWldini g and site. He
shall leave the premnises and g1Js wortk in a clean, orderly, and accept-
able condition.

6.Ord~ina3nce and He ulations

Trhe won' rhall confo:-? wi~th all local and state ordlinancep or regu-
l~ation e ovc!rninp the inP'allation of such equlipment. If .the work
as late out, in l~ated, or Frccifie~d is contraryc to or conflicts with
local o~-~jrlinnces or regulatiour,, theO.Rubl-r''ont;tractor sll revDort the
sa~me to the Arc~itct. before Fubmrittiner his bid. The ArCitect Wi~ll
then isue instructions a' to crocecdure.

If the Srub-C~ontractor fails to notify the Architect of conflicts or
omissions as noted above, all chabnFes required to comp~ly with the
ordinances and regullatio~ns shall be~- mac!, without additi-,nal expnse
to the Cwner.

7. Codes:

The work shall comply with the Naetional Electric Code o' 1991.

All materials r.hall be new and listed as approved by the Underwriters
LaboratorieP, Inc. for the particular apllication and shall be of the
Fradle and tyue specified.

A. Fees and Fernits:

The Suib-Contractor shall obtain all necessary permits and in~aection
required for his work and! pa~y all charges inlcidentil thereto. Hec shall
de'l~ivr to the Architect all certificates of inspection issued Ly the
authorities having, julrisdiction.

9. Schedule:

Mater~ials and equipment are soacified herein byr particular manufacture
to indicate quality, material and typeo of constructions! desired. The
products of other manufacturers will be considered and approved for use
if, In the Architect's opinion, the? item requested for Sulbstitution
is equal to that snecified~. Note the special requirements of th~e entire
specification Foreri~np the use of alternative eaniipn:ent.

Before? order~ing anyr material or co~uipment, the .Sub\-Co~ntractor shall submit
to the Archit~ect a schedulle showi~ng the maker, type, mnfa~l~'ctulrer's name and
trade dfesipnation of all eqluipment, wherevcr It ditlff~s fr.om that, heroin
sneoci fied.










This schedule shall be accom~paniedl by bI copies of the manufacturer's
printed specifications and sh:op drawinpe for each piece of equipment
or uoecialty and shall pive the dimensionc, capacity or rating, kind
of tiataer~l, finish, guarantee, etc., and! ea.ch other detailed in-
formation as the Architect. may req~uire.

10. Cleaning and Ad ustmen~ts:

Upon completion of the work, the Sub-Contractor shlall clean, oil and
grease all .fans, motors, andi 39kr runni.ng~ equipment ind apparatus
which he installs and make certain that all s:uch spr~alatus and mechanisms
are in proper working order and made ready for test.

11. Sc~ope of Work:

The work incl~uded under. this diviol~on shall include all labor and materials
for the installation of the complete wjring system of the buildings as here-
in called: for and shown on the plans and the testing thereof shen completed.

12. Installations

The installation shal.l comprrise the following, subject to the alternates
listed:

a. Complete rewiring for lighting: andl power in the old portion of the
building, incluliing power :'or the air condiltioning system and in-
cluding revamp~ing of existing distribution system to refeed the
elevator and the ex.t.ling wiringe in !.he :. & S. wings on the 2nd
and ?rd floors and reconnecting: existing equipment, which is to
remain,

b. Wiring for air ccow itioning system in the north and south wings
on second and third floor.

c. Wiring for the new convenience outlets in the north and south
Wings on second and third floor,.

d. Wiring for the power outlets for unit air conditioners in the
north and south wi~ngs on the second and third floor.

e.' Wiring for the power outlets for unit air conditioners on the
second and third floor of the old portion of the building.

f. Service for emergency lighting,, emergency wiring in old building
and revamping of emserency wiring in north and south wings.

g. Installation of conduits for relocation of telephone switchboard.

b. Rewiring of the pageing system.

i. Buzzer call system for bellboys.

J. Wiring in Real Estate Office (north of lobby).











13. Systems

a. Service: 120/21r0 volt, 3 phase, 1( wire relta.

b. Li ghtin,-: Feeders 120/2010 volt, 3 wire single p~hase.

c. Power: Feeders 2Lr0 volt, 3 wire three phase.

Pranches 210 vokg, 3 wire 3 phase and 2L00 volt
2 wire single phase.

10. Methods:

The wiring method shall be metallic raceway thrroughout, "he intent
is to conceal as much of theJ wiring7 as practicable and install as
much of the wiring as possible in rigid and thinwall condui~t.

All conduit is to be concealed except in the following locations

a, Distribution panel~board areas.

b. Feeder to old distribution area.

c. Air conditioning equipment; rooms and closets containing
electric panelboards.

d. Feeders to panelboards.

All exposed wiring (second and third floor) is to be run in metallic
raceways.

In the event that wiring for unit air conditioners (12- d. and e. above)
is installed, both systems of wires serving a given area are to be
installed in a single raceway.

16. Materialst`

a. ~RaceWayst

(1) Conduits All conduit, cond~uit fittings, boxes, etc., shall
be galvanized or sherardized.

(2) Racavays Riemovable cover steel, rust inhibiting undercoat
and finish coat.

b. WIrseand Cable t All wire and cable shall be 600 volt., synthetic
insulation type oTW" except as otherwise noted below or on plans.

c. Distribution Panelboard: Shall be surface mounting, safety dead
front combination switch and fuse type with locking doors. Units
shall indicate whether they are on or off and shall be capable of










beinp locked in the open position. Individual units shill be
rermovable from the front. Square "T'9 SCaflex or equal.

d. Power Panelboards Si~milar to distributionn powerboard above.
All keyed allke.

e. LightinF Panelboards: Shall be safety breaker type with removable
trim, hinired door and flush lock. Flush or surface mounting as
called for on plans. Breakers shall be nQuick-Maken and "Quick-
Breakn, inverse time trip, three definiite positions, Mon", "off",
and "trippedn. All keyed alike. Westinghouse N LAB or equal.
Units in closets narrow.type.

f. Oultlet Boxes Liphting:

(1) Conduit Un" octagon or t-11/16" square boxes with fixture
studs and covers of raised canopy type with ears.

(2) Raceway Minimum dimension 1-" x: LI diameter (wiremold).

g. Outlet Boxes Switch and Convenience Outlet:

(1) Conduiit

(a) Genceral Ir" square b~ox with device cover or solid
ganp 'oox.

(b) Sectional switch boxes 2" x 7" xr 2-1/2n deep will
be permitted where it is impractical to
use the solid box.

(2) Raccway: Minimum of la deep.

h. Switches: Switches controlling lighting outlets shall be
totally enclosed bakelite, flush, tumnbler switches for Type
"Cn lamp loads (T rating). They shall b~e of thea type indica-
ted on'the plans and rated as follows:

1)Load up to 900 watts, 10A 125V
(2) Load 901 watte-1900w, 20A- 12SV
(8) HTubbell #3901 98"03 or equal
(b) Hubbell k'9805 or equal

i. Convenience Dutlets: Shall ie durnlex 10) amoere, 2c;0 volt
brown bakelite rec~eptacles, T slots with plaster ears.
Ibbll 9F95 or equal.

j.Convrenience Outlets :rith G~round:: Shall be duplex 10 ampere,
250 volt, b.rownl bakelite reacup~tacles with lroundi.ng :lot..
Furbb~ell rjc262 or equal.










k. Weathorproof Conveniencr? Outlets: Shall be sing>~ 10 amyere,
2f;0 volt, 2 wire, 3 pole (1 pole g~rounded) simi~la to j. above
in cast box and cover withi th~eaded cap. Crouse-!Jinds or eaual.

1. 220 Volt Oultlets: Shall be sintgle 10 ampere, 2';0 volt, 2 wire,
3 pole (1 pole grounded) flush polarized receptacle. Bryant
No. 9120 or equal.

m, Pilot Lights:

(1) General: Shall be 75 watt, 125 volt, flush unit with red
jewel. Bryan~t Po. 027 or equal.

(2) Vapor-tight cast feralloy gaeskerted cover with red jeweli.
Crousie-ind~s DB2jig C3310 or equal.

n. Vapor-tipht Switche s: Same as ,(hn above in cast box with
earketed cover. Crouse-!fiods DC-128 or equal.

o. Pla ts s: All switch, con~venlience outlet and power outlet plates
shall be 0.000" steel, brown~-X and ivory-X finish as directed by
the Architct.

p. Fuses: This contractor shall furnish and- Install~ a complete
set of non-renes~tle fuset. All furss i~n mot~or circuit shall
be Bus-Fuestr~ons or equal

q. Safety Switches: Shall to 2C50 volt, type C safety switches,
polses and amrpereae as called for cn plans. Exterior sw~itches
for cooling towers shall be weatherproof.

16. Construction:

a. General

(1) All cutting and consequen~t repairing for their work
shall be at tkc expense of this Contract~or, but no
bekms or other supports shall be cuit wilt~hout the
knowledge and consent of the Architect.

(2) All conduit runs occ~urring in concrete, outside walls
and underyroun~d shall be waterproofed.

(3) Cutt~ing of chases is prchib~ited.

(t) All conduit rune, whether terminated in boxes or not,
shall be capped! or plugged during construction (until
wheet are pulled) to prevent the ent!ance of foreign
ma teriali.

(5) Galvanized iron pull vires shall be left in all
conduits wheirein electric wires ar~e not called for.









(6) All cabinets, boxeF, etc., shall ie rigidly installed
(not supported by conlduits).

(7) All firing devices shall b;e rigidcly installed (so t~hat
plates do not support r'evices) and plumb wi~th tFe finlish.

(") All device plates srhal! be set. true anrd pl~umb: uing no


(9) A common neutral wire may be run for two Circuilts provrided
th~e twro ci~rcuits are fedl from opposite hot legs of the
120/21r0 volt circuit. Neu~tral shall be c-ame sire as larfger
ui~re.

(10) Raceways shall be rigidly attached to surface wired over,
use wood screws on wood, togele bolts on hollow masonry
and lead chields oni solid masonry.

b. Se rvicest Service Fhall run as shown on the drawings. Me tiring
equipmsnt is t.o be flurnished5 by the utility compan~ry but such
parlt as required by theml sh-all~ be! SIntalled by this Contractor.
Install an ayproved weathlerhead and heavy dutl~y I spool rack for
bttachm~ent of service drop.

c. Di strijbu tion PanelbSoard st Shall be mountedl on a 3/11" waterproof
plywood backboard rigidly bolted to the wellU.

d. Lightinlg and Po~wer P;nelboards: Shall. be rigil~) y mounted, where
flush type they sihall L~e plurmb hithl the finished well.

e. Feeders: Feeders to third floor Danelboard in old building and
second and third floor paneltoardss in north and south wings~ shall
run through attic and down. Conceal as m~uch as possible of the
third floor viring in the attic.

f. Ceiling Outl~etn: Abehll be accuirately located. Consult archi-
tectural plans for dimensions.

g. Bracket 3utletas

(1) Ou~tdoor: Seven! (7i) feet ab~ove ,rou~nd.

(2) Indoor:

(a) Ov~er levoratiories six (6) feet above floor.
(t) Elsewhere As directed by the Architect.

b. Convenience OutletP: Shiall be placed 15n above the finished
floor. Long side of outlet vertical. Those in kitchen above
work surface.

i. Switch Outlets: Switch outlets shall be placed as shown on the
plans and at a height of F;0" above the finished! floor. Where
located at~doors, edye of plate shall be approxim~ately l" from
door casinp.




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