State of Conn. Tops Off Garage

Amenta Emma Architects

Hartford, CT – A topping-off ceremony for the new state of Connecticut Buckingham Street Garage was held on Tuesday, December 18, 2018.

Speaking at the event was state of Connecticut Deputy Commissioner Pasquale Salemi, Commissioner Melody Currey, and Governor Dannel P. Malloy.

This project involved the demolition of a worn-out 450-space parking garage and service station and the construction of a new 1,005-space parking garage to better serve the area. The garage building will also contain retail space along Washington Street.

Final garage rendering

Amenta Emma Architects is the architect for the project, Gilbane Building Company is construction manager, and Skanska acted as construction administration.

The estimated completion date is April 2019.

The garage construction cost of $38.9 is included in the overall cost of the state office building renovations and new parking garage project, totaling $205.5 million.