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MMNC LogoThe Spring Creek Education Building
at Millbrook Marsh Nature Center, 528 Puddintown Road, College Township.


Review the project construction photos on the CRPR Photo Site! LEED Silver Certification for the SCEB

The "Green" Guide to the Spring Creek Educ. Bldg. (PDF)

Brochure for a self-guided "Green Walk" around MMNC (PDF)

Provided by HP Architects

After years of planning and fundraising, on 29 March 2010 the Centre Region Parks & Recreation Authority awarded five contracts for the Phase 1 construction of the Spring Creek Education Building at Millbrook Marsh Nature Center. This phase of the project will include the Phase 1 section shown in the renderings below, including the foundation of the entire structure.  Specifically, the Authority awarded the following contracts:

1. General Contract - Haranin Construction., Bellefonte, PA
2. Fire Sprinkler Contract - Anchor Fire Protection., Perkiomenville, PA
3. Plumbing Contract - Jos. C. Hazel Inc., Bellefonte, PA
4. Mechanical Contract - Allied Mechanical & Electrical, State College, PA
5. Elect. Contract - Strouse Electric., Howard, PA

$ 19,659.
$ 29,678.
$ 78,900.
$ 68,157.
$ 773,894.

The Bid Tabulation for the project is available HERE (PDF). The building is being funded by the Capital Campaign involving private contributions, municipal contributions and a $200,000 grant from the PA Dept. of Conservation & Natural Resources, Bureau of Recreation & Conservation. Construction started in April and will be complete by Spring 2011. The architect for this project is HP Architects, Boalsburg.

Side Section

Above: Building elevation looking west.

Rear Section

Above: Building elevation looking south.

Click HERE to view a large-scale rendering of the front view (172 KB JPG image)

The CRPR Authority is a publicly-funded, municipal agency serving 5 municipalities since 1966. The Authority also maintains 501c3 status.
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