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Jeffrey S. Levine

Associate Principal

 
REPRESENTATIVE PROJECTS

 

Roofing and Waterproofing

  • University of Pennsylvania, Module VII Chiller Plant - Philadelphia: Replacement and upgrade of 35,000-square-foot modified bitumen roof system *
  • Pier 3 Condominium - Philadelphia, PA: Replacement of plaza waterproofing above a parking garage, including a new sloped parge for enhanced drainage and reinforced concrete topping slab
  • Mann Center for the Performing Arts - Philadelphia, PA: Investigation and analysis of oxide staining on terne coated stainless steel (TCS) roofing and wall cladding *
  • Haverford College, Union Hall - Haverford, PA: Roof replacement, including new slate roofing, copper built-in gutters, liquid-applied low-slope roofing, and associated carpentry and masonry restoration work
  • Academy of Music - Philadelphia, PA: Design development documents for replacing National Historic Landmark’s lead-coated copper standing seam roof system and associated built-in gutter liners

 

Roof Assessment and Design

  • Swarthmore College’s Worth, Lodges, and Bond Halls - Swarthmore, PA: Feasibility study and condition assessment of slate roofs, flat seam copper roofs, and steel casement windows for three interconnected, c.1920s, Cotswold-style buildings, including expected remaining services lives and the merits of repair versus replacement
  • Sheraton University City - Philadelphia, PA: Roofing condition assessment and infrared survey to determine the feasibility of roof re-cover in lieu of roof replacement
  • University of Pennsylvania, Fisher Fine Arts Library - Philadelphia: Feasibility study for repair/rehabilitation of National Historic Landmark structure, including tile, batten seam lead-coated copper, and low-slope EPDM membrane roofs and associated flashings and rainwater conduction systems
  • Delaware County Courthouse - Media, PA: Condition assessment and feasibility study for existing batten seam copper, built-up, EPDM, and asphalt shingle roofs at the c.1850 courthouse (with later additions)

 

Repair and Rehabilitation

  • Merck - Rahway, NJ: Roof replacement at historic Building 50, including slate roofing and cladding, new copper box gutters, flat seam copper gussets, liquid-applied membrane roofing, and associated flashings
  • Girard Museum - Philadelphia, PA: Repair and rehabilitation of existing TCS II roofing and pole gutters, wood shingle roofing, and brick masonry chimneys *
  • Haverford College, Whitehead Campus Center - Haverford, PA: Slate roof rehabilitation, including slate repair and upgrade of snow retention, lightning protection, and skylight systems

 

Water/Air Leakage Assessment

  • Cornell University - Ithaca, NY: Review of construction documents, survey, analysis, and resolution of leaks at several buildings, including a slate roof, new copper gutter liners, and new zinc roofing and gutters *
  • Ardmore Presbyterian Church - Ardmore, PA: Slate roof condition assessment and investigation of eighteen roof leaks followed by multiphase roof repair program

* Projects with previous firm

Professional Affiliations

Association of Preservation Technology International - Delaware Valley Chapter
International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants
National Roofing Contractors Association
National Slate Association
National Trust for Historic Preservation

Education

The University of Pennsylvania
Bachelor of Science, Finance, 1984

Cornell University
Master of Arts, Historic Preservation Planning, 1988