Buckley Rumford Fireplaces
Elmira College Meier Hall
With Five Rumfords

Chimney with five clay pots

New Dormitory. Solid masonry construction with five Rumford fireplaces and five clay chimney pots.

Owner: Elmira College, Elmira, New York
Builder: Welliver McGuire, Inc.
Architect: QPK Design
Size: 61,004 square feet
Expected Completion Date: Fall 2010

Summary: This state-of-the-art facility will be designed in traditional collegiate Gothic architectural style to match the rest of the campus and feature approximately 140 new beds, air conditioning, laundry facilities, as well as common places for the students. This dormitory is expected to open in the Fall of 2010.

The project includes five working wood-burning Rumford fireplaces in Main Lounge and in lounge areas of several rooms. A slate roof design matches most of the dormitories already on campus and the building features Gothic style architecture including gargoyles, exterior reliefs and picture windows. Welliver McGuire performed the masonry work on the brick exterior and in the interior rooms

Welliver McGuire, Inc.
250 North Genesee Street
Montour Falls, NY 14865
607 535 5400, fax 607 535 9254
John Fritz, Assist. Project Manger (607 481 0247)

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