Donations

COST TO MOVE THE SHIPPEY HOUSE AND BUILD A NEW FOUNDATION

(Excerpted from email received from Mr. Pat Burdette, President, Modern Movers)

…Relocation of the house to Himmarshee Village (see attached email proposal from Modern Movers for details) – $18,000.00.

This bid does not include Law Enforcement Escorts, Utility Escorts or tree trimming or removal.

The  bid for the construction of the new pier-type foundation for the main house is $7,000.00. Construction for new pier-type foundation for front and back porches is $7,000.

Total = $32,000

This bid does include engineered foundation plans and permits.  It also includes relocating the Cooley’s Landing Marker to the adjacent swale in front of the marina parking lot along 7th Avenue.

This bid does not include any impact fees or other developmental fees

ESTIMATES FOR SHIPPEY HOUSE RENOVATION/RESTORATION:

Below are costs provided by a general contractor, New World Builders.  These estimates are to be used for purposes of roughly defining the financial scope of the project.  Fundraising will focus on direct monetary donations and companies who can provide the required work as an ‘in-kind’ donation.  For tax purposes donations can be accepted by The Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale Trust as it is a 501(c)(3) non-profit.

The estimates are guidelines for completely securing the structure, bringing in all utilities to code and restoring the appearance of the exterior of the house and surrounding grounds.

This estimate does not include interior work such as drywall repair, light fixtures, additional plumbing, etc.

Roof  – $20,000 including decking

Electric -$18,000 including power panel, burying the line and porch pre-wire

Plumbing – $5,000 – sewer lateral only

Windows – $28,000 repair/replace with historically accurate hurricane glass

Structural repair, contingency fund -$10,000

Front and back porches (total reconstruction) – $47,000 lumber and carpentry

Exterior Painting – $30,000 including sanding and prep and waterproofing

Landscaping – Parks and Rec, and Sailboat Bend Green Team

Total = $158,000 – (does not include General Contractor’s fee of 20%, if needed)

WHAT CAN YOU DO?

DONATE TO SAVE THE HISTORIC SHIPPEY HOUSE!
Call Alysa Plummer to find out how you can help save the Shippey House!

Alysa Plummer: 305-331-5578
Donation checks should be made payable to: ‘Friends of Shippey House’

Mailing address:

ReMax Preferred
Attn: Paul Caillaud/Shippey
2810 E. Oakland Park Blvd., Suite 200
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306

You may also make an online donation here: