Client:Department of Management Services
Location :Tallahassee, FL
Budget :$55,306,024
Architect :Hoy+Stark Architects
Completion :September 2020

Department of Management Services Florida House & Senate Garage Repairs

Florida’s Capitol Complex, located in Tallahassee, FL, includes a 22-story executive tower with domed House and Senate chambers. The Historic Capitol, built in 1902, is directly in front of the tower to the east, with the House and Senate chambers to its north and south.  In addition, there are three separate parking garages located underground on the complex and three state parks on the grounds of the Capitol Complex.

The New York firm of Edward Durell Stone & Associates designed the Capitol Complex in cooperation with Reynolds, Smith and Hill of Jacksonville. The first phase of the new Capitol Complex started in June 1970 with site preparation of the House and Senate’s five-story office buildings. These buildings were designed to provide legislative committee rooms and member offices.

Ajax and Hoy+Stark Architects were hired by DMS to renovate and provide upgrades to the Senate and House of Representative parking garages and also the State Parks above the garages. Read more in this article from the Tallahassee Democrat


CURRENT STATUS (as of 4/2/19)

During March, all of the pavers and granite curbs on Monroe Street were installed which finished the hardscaping. The sign wall trellis was installed near the guardhouse and will receive the final signage in the following months. Landscaping and irrigation along Monroe Street and on the trough level kick out planter was complete, marking the substantial completion of the Senate. Punch list items will be worked on during April. On the House garage, abatement of the existing waterproofing was complete. The stair tower near the Northeast corner of the garage was demolished in preparation for the new topping deck and wall additions. Metal deck was installed over the troughs for the topping slab which will be formed during April. On the interior, electrical conduit relocation for the new beam work was finished. Rebar cage  assembly is ongoing, with the first couple beams being formed. The first sets of beams will be poured during April while the remaining beam rebar is being assembled and lifted into place.