63 Bank Street Waterbury, CT
Apothecary Hall, located in downtown Waterbury, Connecticut, is an adaptive reuse of vacant office building. This building housed the Apothecary Hall Pharmacy for 70 years and acted as the center of Exchange Place and Downtown Waterbury.
63 Bank Street is a gut rehabilitation of an existing seven story building on an irregular site in historic downtown Waterbury, CT. The upper floors were converted to residential apartments, and the ground floor has a commercial space. The façade of the building was restored to its original appearance, including maintaining and restoring all decorative elements, such as molding, cornices, and faux balconies. The inside of the building has new interior partitions, energy efficient heating and electrical systems, and water efficient plumbing systems.
The luxury rentals bring life back to a downtown currently undergoing its own revitalization, while maintaining the historical integrity of the community. The project has received funding from Connecticut Light and Power and Yankee Gas for included energy efficient measures. It is also currently listed on the National Registry of Historic Places.
Client/Owner: 63rd Street CT LLC
Description: Adaptive reuse of a historical building in downtown Waterbury, CT
Year completed: 2013
Size/number of units: 12 DU + 1 Commercial Space