Java Grotto Building
1943 Lakeshore Drive, Mandeville, Louisiana
3-Story Multi-Family plus Coffee Shop
Construction Cost: $540,000
Reshore and elevate the Commercial/Residential Structure above BFE, rework vertical and horizontal circulation. All new construction in accordance with Wet Floodproofing measures. Cafe on ground level, with three living units up above the ground level commercial space. The building was classified as Substantially Damaged; however, the shoring, foundation and repairs were less than 50% of the value of the existing structure. New Breakaway Walls in accordance with ASCE-07, new porches, roof overhangs, shutters and stairs. All interior living areas, kitchens, cabinets and interior finishes required replacement, as well as mechanical and electrical systems. Full service coffee shop and juice bar service patrons on the Mandeville Lakefront.