Emma and Georgina Bloomberg Center at Cornell Tech

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Emma and Georgina Bloomberg Center at Cornell Tech

EMMA AND GEORGINA BLOOMBERG CENTER AT CORNELL TECH Location: 2 W. Loop Road, Roosevelt Island, New York, NY Owner: Cornell University, New York, NY Architect: Morphosis Architects, Culver City, CA, and New York, NY Structural Engineer: Arup, New York, NY Mechanical Engineer: Arup, New York, NY Construction Manager/General Contractor: Barr & Barr, New York, NY … Continued

Elmhurst Community Library

The borough’s second-busiest library engages the community it serves with a transparent and welcoming structure that is alive with activity day and night.

Flushing Commons

New York City's Flushing Commons embraces steel framing for the differing uses and layouts of a mid-rise residential tower and commercial building.

East Side Access: Manhattan Caverns

One of the largest transportation infrastructure endeavors ever undertaken in the United States, the megaproject will provide new Long Island Rail Road service to Manhattan’s East Side with an eight-track expansion beneath Grand Central Terminal.

Lenfest Center for the Arts

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Jerome L. Greene Science Center

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USTA Grandstand

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USTA Arthur Ashe Stadium Roof

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Prism Tower

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P.S.62

Officially named the Kathleen Grimm School for Leadership and Sustainability at Sandy Ground, the steel-framed, precast panel-clad P.S. 62 is the first net-zero-energy school in New York City and one of the first of its kind worldwide.

Capital One

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World Trade Center Transportation Hub

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Via 57 West

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New York City Police Academy

The largest public building in New York to achieve LEED Gold certification, a new campus prepares recruits for success with considerations for optimized training conditions, quickly evolving technology, and adaptation to future requirements for public safety.

10 Hudson Yards

The first of 16 new developments on Manhattan's west side, a striking high-rise features an expertly crafted curtain wall system held together by high-tensile cables.

7 Line Station at 34th Street / Hudson Yards

The structures and surfaces of the MTA's new Hudson Yards subway terminal make the most of steel’s strength, elegance, and durability. Designed around deep, challenging site conditions and built to accommodate the area’s dramatic expansion, the 7 line's westernmost station is the system's futuristic flagship.

Barclays Center Green Roof

On hold for years, plans for the arena’s green roof come to fruition with a structurally innovative, improvisational addition to the existing steel superstructure.

330 Madison Avenue

Over-cladding the façade of a 1960s high rise with a modern curtain wall system improves performance, appearance, and property value.

Hudson Yards East Platform

Structural gymnastics abound as a city on stilts is constructed on Manhattan’s West Side, all while hundreds of trains come and go beneath.

National September 11 Memorial Museum

The museum designed to address myriad memories and experiences sits at bedrock, the result of design innovation and complex engineering 70 feet below where the Twin Towers once stood.

Whitney Museum of American Art

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Manhattan Districts 1/2/5 Garage

A new toolbox for three Department of Sanitation garages conceals its operations behind an energy-saving operable façade designed to stand up to the neighborhood’s architectural dynamism.

7 Bryant Park

An innovative conical design, a luminous stainless steel and glass curtain wall allows a new office tower to be an extension of the neighboring park.

Campbell and Salice-Conley Halls

Structural steel provides flexibility and open spaces at Fordham University’s Rose Hill campus where Sasaki Associates designed Campbell and Salice-Conley Halls.

John F. Kennedy International Airport Terminal 4

The new terminal complex consolidates Delta's operations at JFK with a structural steel design that fulfills the original master plan for the terminal and improves the experience of the more than 11 million passengers who will pass through it each year.

Jacob K. Javits Center

A new, energy efficient curtain wall transforms Manhattan’s favorite convention venue into the crystal palace its original designer intended it to be.

121st Police Precinct Station House

A cantilevered structural steel design allows Staten Island’s new police station to sit on a challenging site—and become a new model for civic buildings in the city.

Fordham University Law School and Residence Hall

The new face of the school’s Lincoln Center campus uses two curved structural steel trusses to accommodate a tight budget and the need for column-free spaces within the new mixed-use building.

Fulton Center Structure

New York City’s subway system is a wonder of the world—which most riders take for granted. At the new Fulton Center in Lower Manhattan, a single escalator ride can remind even the most jaded urbanites of the marvel at their service.

Fulton Center Sky-Reflector Net

Lower Manhattan’s bustling transit hub is crowned with an ambitious tensile structure that required rigorous collaboration between designer, fabricator, and installer.

Promise Academy I

Promise Academy I, a new project by nonprofit organization Harlem Children’s Zone, relies on a steel structure to meet the building’s multiple educational programming needs and solve challenges posed by its tight construction site.

United Nations Secretariat

Recladding the Secretariat tower allowed designers to bring back the glazing’s original look while improving energy performance and security.

Bldg. 92

A renovated Brooklyn Navy Yard building becomes a new historical center with a digitally designed curtain wall that speaks to the evolving neighborhood’s maritime past.

One World Trade Center Structure

A product of both historic loss and future goals for Lower Manhattan, the building’s structural steel frame maximizes safety, construction efficiency, and tenant experience.

One World Trade Center Facade

An icon before it was ever built, the tower in Lower Manhattan is known throughout the world by a shimmering facade that protects those within even as it enhances the city around it.

Brooklyn Botanic Gardens

A new building celebrates the site’s 100-year history with a chameleon-like steel structure that unites the garden with its urban environment.

John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Structural steel enables a 15-story tower to overhang a train tunnel. Engineers knew that structural steel is the only material with the strength-to-weight ration capable of handling the dynamic forces at play.

International Gem Tower

A faceted façade, creative cantilever and tightly spaced top define the structural system of Manhattan’s new center of trade for diamonds, gems and jewelry.

Lehman College Science Facility

A new teaching and research building creates a gateway to the school’s science campus with a flexible structural steel design that will accommodate future changes and a four-story atrium that creates gathering spaces for students.

Madison Square Garden

Renovating and expanding “the world’s most famous arena” while it was still open and operating required close collaboration between everyone involved—and some creative engineering to add a new interior level for fans.

Belfer Research Building

A new research tower on the Upper East Side medical campus of Weill Cornell Medical College reflects a rethinking of academic science, fostering new ideas in interdisciplinary research behind an advanced, high-functioning facade.

Polonsky Shakespeare Center

In Brooklyn’s burgeoning cultural district, the Theatre for a New Audience’s new headquarters relies on structural sophistication to present an open, welcoming face to the neighborhood and a flexible space to the performers.

Queens Museum

A renovation transforms the Flushing museum’s facade, bringing it to life for those passing on Grand Central Parkway; a new vision of its modern mission awaits inside.

Hunter’s Point Campus

Structural steel allows a school to maximize its efficiency with a centrally located auditorium amid long-span spaces for varied student activities.

New School University Center

A brass and glass facade reveals a lively interior circulation system, reflecting The New School’s progressive approach to education and linking the institution to its roots in the surrounding New York neighborhoods.

Pavilion at Brookfield Place

A pair of 54-foot-tall expressive columns supports the roof of a new front door to Lower Manhattan’s transit hubs, bearing the structure’s loads with a woven basket of lightweight twisting steel tubing that spirals down to plaza level.

Barclays Center Facade

A pre-weathered steel shroud for Brooklyn’s new arena took shape with parametric design software that links architectural forms with advanced fabrication techniques.

Barclays Center Structure

Brooklyn’s new multi-purpose indoor arena relies on a structural steel geometry that will keep visitors coming back time and time again.

Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway

A sculptural entrance canopy reinvents the historic track’s image with an 11,000-square-foot, LED-lit lattice structure covered with transparent ETFE film.

Claire Tow Theater

To bring downtown theatrical innovation onto Lincoln Center’s dignified uptown campus, Hugh Hardy’s H3 and Severud Associates executed a tricky high-wire act atop the roof of Eero Saarinen’s iconic building.

Campbell Sports Center at Columbia University

Resting on steel point foundations, a new athletic facility is inspired by the crisscrossing lines of field-play diagrams and creates a gateway to the university’s Inwood sports complex.

51 Astor Place

A new multi-use spec building at the site of Cooper Union’s former engineering school brings Fumihiko Maki’s elegant design and Minskoff Equities’ market divination to Manhattan’s bohemian enclave.

Paerdegat Basin Bridge

The City of New York uses High Performance Steel, for the first time in history, in the first phase of a massive overhaul of the Belt Parkway.

Gateway Center

Custom-designed architecturally exposed structural steel creates a welcoming environment for Westchester Community College while expanding it's overburdened facilities.

Court Square Subway Station

A new glass pavilion shelters stairs and escalators to an under- ground passage and an elevated station, creating a day-lit connection between the transit hub and the surrounding neighborhood.

510 Madison

Some bold moves resulted in a minimal column-free interior for a new, high-end high rise located on Madison Avenue. Through a carefully conceived structural design, the designers were able to minimize the space lost to interior columns.

26 Broadway Educational Campus

The landmarked Standard Oil Building in Lower Manhattan gets a second life as a school thanks to its steel structure and an innovative adaptive reuse plan.

Harlem Hospital New Patient Pavilion

Modernization of the more than 100- year-old teaching hospital’s campus makes room for improved patient care and community outreach in Harlem.

CCNY Marshak Science Building

The City College of New York’s largest graduate science teaching and research facility finds new life with a steel- reinforced re-skinning of its deteriorating concrete facade.

Atlantic Terminal Pavilion

Formerly known as Flatbush Terminal, a new station at the corner of Flatbush Avenue and Hanson Place near downtown Brooklyn connects the western-most terminus of the LIRR with ten New York City subway lines.

8 Spruce Street

Frank Gehry’s new shimmering stainless steel facade makes waves in downtown Manhattan. A collision of Manhattan's famously vertical cityscape and Gehry's equally famous geometrics, 8 Spruce Street lives up to the billing.

Barnard College Diana Center

The school’s new multidisciplinary building relies on a steel structure to meet its complex and tightly packed programming requirements.

Learning Spring School

A sheltering facade of zinc panels and aluminum louvers lets filtered daylight in while keeping autistic students focused on the lessons at hand.

Hypar Pavilion

Lincoln Center’s new restaurant and rooftop lawn relies on structural steel to create a valuable public space and a reinvigorated campus.

Milstein Family Heart Center

A dynamic double curtain wall delivers energy performance and optimism for the cutting-edge medical community. The Vivian and Seymour Milstein Family Heart Center is one of the world's leading pioneers of cardiac treatment.

Columbia University Northwest Corner Building Facade

A glass and aluminum curtain wall system creates a fitting expression of structure on a 21st-century laboratory building. In addition to laboratories, the sciences facility houses a library, faculty offices, and student breakout space.

Rescue Company 3

Structural steel frames a new home for FDNY’s Bronx-based Rescue Company 3.

200 Fifth Avenue

From the inside out, renovation of the Toy Center building gives new life to the landmarked icon. Sometimes an icon of the past must undergo a facelift to become an icon of the future.

One Jackson Square

An undulating curtain wall brings kaleidoscope eyes to the West Village at One Jackson Square, a new 68,000-square-foot condo building.

41 Cooper Square

A double wall of glass and perforated stainless steel conveys Cooper Union’s commitment to forward-thinking education.

Frank Sinatra School of the Arts

Named after one of the most idolized singers of all time, Astoria's newest school brings its performance to the street in a budding arts district.

New York Law School

A new school in Tribeca expresses a unique institutional identity while raising the bar for student-oriented design.

Monroe High School Annex

Steel provides an elegant solution for the design and budgetary needs of a new high school addition in the Bronx.

The Standard Hotel

Beneath Manhattan's boldest new building, a steel truss and transfer slab does the heavy lifting. Visionary hotelier Andre Balazs' towering 337-room New York Standard Hotel is anything but standard.

Alice Tully Hall and The Juilliard School

The warp and weft of a cantilevered steel addition hits a high note for audiences and performers. Like the pieces performed there, the project was complex and multilayered.

Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building

When architects HLW International began a $40 million renovation of the Old Nassau County Courthouse, a neoclassical edifice with a decaying structure and outdated interiors, they turned to structural steel to restore the historic principles of the initial design while adapting to the present-day requirements of the county.

One Northside Piers

From a distance, One Northside Piers, a new luxury condo tower on the Williamsburg waterfront, might look a lot like other residential towers, but a closer look reveals a complex window wall system designed by FXFowle Architects.

High Line

When nonprofit organization Friends of the High Line saved the massive West Side elevated railroad from threatened demolition, it chose Diller Scofidio + Renfro to transform the track into a one-of-a-kind elevated park.

One Bryant Park Lobby

One Bryant Park is not only a symbol of LEED excellence, but also of the highest standards in engineering and technology. The intertwining of skyscraper and nature led to this building, an homage that begins in its dramatic lobby.

Rego Park II

One of New York City's first attempts to arrange big-box retail into a vertical format, Rego Park II occupies the equivalent of three to four Manhattan blocks with three floors of retail space, a residential tower, and a five-level car garage.

Museum of Arts and Design

Allied Works Architecture's reinvention of Edward Durrell Stone's 2 Columbus Circle, creates a new home for the Museum of Arts and Design that more than doubled the new owner's gallery space.

Eleven Times Square

One of the final pieces in the Times Square redevelopment project, Eleven Times Square will add 1.1 million square feet of office space to the 24-hour environment in which business and entertainment converge.

The Cooper Square Hotel

Cooper Square, the bowtie of streets at the throat of the bowery, is transforming into an intersection of important contemporary architecture that now includes The Cooper Square hotel designed by Carlos Zapata Studio.

Jacob K. Javits Federal Building Pavilion

The Jacob K. Javits Federal Building in Manhattan’s Civic Plaza is home to 20 federal agencies, including the Immigration and Naturalization Service, which receives more than 1,000 visitors each day. To solve the problem of long lines outside the building, the result of the security screening process implemented in 1995, the General Services Administration hired architecture firm Lehman-Smith + McLeish and structural engineering firm Weidlinger to design a new pavilion on the building’s Broadway side. Wanting to maintain the open, glassy aspect of the original 1967 Kahn & Jacobs-designed lobby, the team framed the pavilion in structural steel to create a light-filled, lightweight structure that could be supported by an existing underground garage. Location: 26 Federal Plaza New York, NY Owner: General Services Administration, Public Building Services New York, NY Architect: Lehman-Smith + McLeish PLLC Washington, DC Structural Engineer: Weidlinger Associates New York, NY Mechanical Engineer: WSP Flack + Kurtz New York, NY General Contractor: Volmar Construction, Inc. Brooklyn, NY Curtain Wall Consultant: Advance Structures Inc. New York, NY Structural Steel Erector: Global Iron Works New York, NY Miscellaneous Iron Fabricator and Erector: Global Iron Works The Bronx, NY Architectural Metal Fabricator and Erector: Action Bullet Resistant Inc. West Islip, NY Ornamental Metal Fabricator and Erector: Global Iron Works The Bronx, NY Curtain Wall Fabricator: United States Aluminum Waxahachie, TX Curtain Wall Erector: Action Bullet Resistant Inc. West Islip, NY Metal Deck Erector: Integrated Construction Inc. Hicksville, NY

Bank of America Stair

When Bank of America commissioned Gensler to design a staircase uniting its trading floors at One Bryant Park, the architects knew that the design would represent the bank's brand in addition to streamlining the flow of traffic between trading rooms.

Riverhouse

When designing the Riverhouse condo project in Battery Park City, Polshek Partnership Architects had two main goals: maximize views of the Hudson River for occupants, and design the first LEED Platinum-rated building in New York City.

JetBlue Airways Terminal

A new glass pavilion shelters stairs and escalators to an under-ground passage and an elevated station, creating a day-lit connection between the transit hub and the surrounding neighborhood.

Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Facility

Though early egg shaped digester (ESD) facilities were constructed of concrete, the Department of Environmental Protection's decision to use steel as the primary material throughout the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Facility.

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

To foster a collaborative environment at Albert Einstein College of Medicine’s Michael F. Price Center for Genetic and Translational Medicine, Payette designed a dramatic steel spiral staircase that resembles the form of a double helix.

One York

In planning and constructing Tribeca condo project One York for developer Stanley Perelman, TEN Arquitectos used the properties of structural steel to make the most of an extraordinarily difficult site.

School of American Ballet

An ethereal design of steel and open space, the two newly renovated dance studios are as graceful as the dancers that practice within them. Quickly outgrowing its space, the school looked for creative expansion solutions.

40 Bond Street

In a city full of glass and steel luxury condo developments, 40 Bond Street stands apart from the crowd with it's exterior of cast aluminum gates, stainless steel plates, curved bottle-green glass, and blackened copper.

Brooklyn Children’s Museum

A building with a double purpose, the Brooklyn Children’s Museum is meant to house its works, and incorporate learning into its very design.

One Bryant Park

A crystal palace for the Green Generation, One Bryant Park boasts both LEED Certification and one of the most unique exteriors in the New York skyline.

Tiffany & Co Wall Street

Before its make-over and high-end retail tenant, 37 Wall Street had been home to The Trust Company of America. While its exterior retained its grandeur, its interior was sadly neglected.

1095 Avenue of the Americas

As common in office construction built in the 1970s, 1095 Avenue of the Americas was faced with an aging, out-of-date façade and energy systems while its sleek, modern neighbors attracted all the attention – and coveted tenants.

Manhattan Bridge Rehabilitation

The Manhattan Bridge has repeatedly been described as the workhorse of the East River. So it was no surprise that, after nearly a century of service, the crossing was found to be in dire need of repair.

The Plaza Hotel

For more than 100 years The Plaza symbolized New York luxury and excess. Its exterior a co-star in countless Hollywood stories, the building’s interior began to slowly fade in glamour and stature.

Flushing Meadows Corona Park Natatorium and Rink

Offering city inhabitants a year-round Olympic size swimming pool and NHL sized skating rink, the facility’s masts of its highly-efficient cable stayed roof tower above the green of park below.

40 Mercer Residences

For years the SoHo neighborhood in downtown Manhattan has been recognized as the epitome of modern chic – and construction-wary.

Institute for the Study of the Ancient World

A newly-created graduate center of NYU, the Institute needed to house a recently donated and extensive library in an Upper East Side townhouse that, while regal, had no designated space for such a purpose.

New Museum of Contemporary Art

Nestled on the street once famous for flophouses and mayhem, the New Museum floats above the Bowery as a series of shifting rectangular volumes, as unique and astounding as the art it houses.

The New York Times Building Lobby

Architects wanted the 52-story, 1.6 million-square-foot New York Times building to communicate the idea of transparency at The New York Times. The sleek and tapered exposed steel structure does just that, while providing large, open office bays and adaptable space. Owners: The New York Times Company New York, NY; Forest City Ratner Companies Brooklyn, NY Developer: Forest City Ratner Companies Brooklyn, NY Architect: Renzo Piano Building Workshop Paris, France in association with FXFowle Architects, PC New York, NY Interior Architect: Gensler New York, NY Structural Engineer: Thornton Tomasetti New York, NY Mechanical Engineer: Flack + Kurtz New York, NY General Contractor: AMEC Construction Management, Inc. Schenectady, NY Interiors Contractors: Turner Construction New York, NY; Lehr Construction New York, NY; Structure Tone New York, NY; J.T. Magen & Company Inc. New York, NY Curtain Wall Consultant: Heitman & Associates, Inc. New York, NY; testing consultant, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. New York, NY Structural Steel Fabricators: W&W Steel Co. Oklahoma City, OK; Owen Steel Co. Columbia, SC; Afco Steel Little Rock, AR; ADF Terbonne, Quebec, Canada Structural Steel Erector: DCM Erectors, Inc. New York, NY Miscellaneous and Architectural Metals Fabricators and Erectors: Empire City Iron Works Long Island City, NY; Skyline Steel Corp. Brooklyn, NY; P.I.I. Waterford, NY Curtain Wall Fabricator and Erector: Benson Global Portland, OR Metal Deck Erector: Solera/DCM, Inc. New York, NY

Renaissance Square

The aggressive schedule for the Renaissance Towers employed a hybrid curtain wall system which allowed for two separate sub-contractor teams to finish both towers in less than 10 months.

Citigroup LIC2

Conceived as a two-phase project, work on the development stopped due to national security concerns. Once resumed, the architects faced the challenge of building phase one with only the possibility of phase two.

Bronx Library Center

With its LEED Silver certification, this five-story, 78,000 square foot building is the first green public building in New York. Its steel structural system allowed for its unique design features, including unusually shaped cantilevers.

IAC/InterActiveCorp Headquarters, New York

This Gehry-designed building employed a special anchoring system to install the aluminum frame curtain wall system, accommodating panels of different shapes and sizes with a sophisticated bracketing and installation system.

Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, DNA Forensics Biology Laboratory

Steel answered the challenges posed by this high-rise laboratory because of its ideal weight, flexibility for future adaptation and cost-effectiveness. To minimize floor vibration, unusually deep steel girders and W18 and W24 shapes offer rigidity to accommodate the versatile floor plans. Owner: NYC Office of the Chief Medical Examiner New York, NY Architect: Perkins Eastman Architects New York, NY Structural Engineer: Severud Associates Consulting Engineers New York, NY Curtain Wall Consultant: Gilsanz Murray Steficek New York, NY Construction Manager: Gilbane/TDX J.V. New York, NY General Contractor: T.A. Ahern Contractors Corp. Woodside, NY Structural Steel Fabricator: Kline Iron and Steel Corp. Columbia, SC Structural Steel Erector: A.J. McNulty & Co. Inc. Maspeth, NY Curtain Wall Fabricator: Sota Glazing, Inc. Brampton, Ontario, CA Curtain Wall Erector: W&W Glass Systems, Inc. Nanuet, NY Precast Erector: A.J. McNulty & Co., Inc. Maspeth, NY Metal Deck Erector: Solera Construction, Inc. New York, NY

Bronx Museum of the Arts Expansion

This remarkable $19 million building embodies the image of a notable cultural institution. Structural steel supports the long-spans of an open and vertically spacious building, timelessly designed but flexible enough to accommodate for future growth. Owner: The Bronx Museum of the Arts Bronx, NY Developers: New York Department of Cultural Affairs New York, NY; Department of Design and Construction Long Island City, NY Architect: Arquitectonica New York, NY Structural Engineer: Thornton Tomasetti Group, Inc. New York, NY Construction Management: New York City Department of Design and Construction Long Island City, NY General Contractors: M.A. Angeliades Long Island City, NY; PMS Construction Management New Rochelle, NY Structural Steel Erectors: E-Z Erecting Corp. Astoria, NY Miscellaneous Steel Erector: E-Z Erecting Corp. Astoria, NY Architectural Metal Fabricator: Omnitec Building Systems, Inc. St. Laurent, Quebec, CA Architectural Metal Erector: Jordan Panel Systems Corp. Northport, NY Ornamental Metal Erector: E-Z Erecting Corp. Astoria, NY Curtain Wall Fabricator: Omnitec Building Systems, Inc. St. Laurent, Quebec, CA Curtain Wall Erector: Jordan Panel Systems Corp. Northport, NY

Hearst Icefall

A two story lobby water feature of glass and stainless steel, the Icefall represents the highest level of design and craftsmanship. The artistic structure is not only visually arresting, but functional, running on collected rainwater to cool and humidify the spacious seven story, sky-lit column free atrium. Owner: Hearst Corp. New York, NY Developer: Tishman Speyer New York, NY Architect: Foster and Partners London, UK Associate Architect: Adamson Associates New York, NY Architectural Design Consultant: James Carpenter Design Associates New York, NY Structural Engineer: WSP Cantor Seinuk New York, NY General Contractor: Turner Construction New York, NY Structural Steel Fabricator: Cives Steel Company Gouvernor, NY Structural Steel Erector: Cornell and Company Westfield, NJ Miscellaneous Steel Fabricator and Erector: Empire City Iron Works Long Island City, NY Ornamental Metal Fabricator and Erector: Allied Bronze LLC Long Island City, NY Curtain Wall Fabricator: Permasteelisa Cladding Technologies LTD Windsor, CT Curtain Wall Erector: Tower Installation LLC Windsor, CT

Orion

60 stories of glass curtainwall, this sleek residential high-rise condominium is the first building in New York to utilize a new hybrid installation system, cutting the cost of installation. Prefabricated panels were erected around each floor, rather than by elevation, allowing installers to complete the job two floors at a time. Owner: CRP/IMICO 350 West 42nd Street L.P. New York, NY Developer: Extell Development Company New York, NY Architect: Cetra/Ruddy New York, NY Structural Engineer: WSP Cantor Seinuk New York, NY Curtain Wall Consultant: Sota Glazing, Inc. Brampton, Ontario, CA Curtain Wall Fabricator: Sota Glazing, Inc. Brampton, Ontario, CA Curtain Wall Erector: W&W Glass Systems, Inc. Nanuet, NY

Williamsburg Bridge Rehabilitation Contract 8

Steel breathed new life into this venerable New York icon, built in 1903. Nearly every structural component has been replaced or refurbished on this 18-year rehabilitation project, which will have incorporated 29,000 tons of structural steel, millions of hours of labor provided by hundreds of ironworkers and other skilled craftspersons, and more than $1.2 billion in construction costs. Owner: New York City Department of Transportation New York, NY Designer: Parsons Transportation Group New York, NY Resident Engineer: Greenman-Pedersen Babylon, NY General Contractor: Koch Skanska Carteret, NJ Structural Steel Fabricators: American Bridge Coraopolis, PA; Michelman-Cancelliere Ironworks, Inc. Lehigh Valley, PA; JA McMahon Niles, OH; Northeast Structural Steel Yonkers, NY Structural Steel Erector: Koch Skanska Carteret, NJ Miscellaneous Steel Fabricators: Hurtt Fabrication Marceline, MO; Regal Industries Painesville, OH; Shenandoah Steel Corp. Lansdale, PA; Wecall, Inc. Orwell, OH; Francis A. Lee Company Hicksville, NY; Strocchia, Patsy & Sons Iron Works, Inc. Brooklyn, NY; Seibel Modern Manufacturing & Welding Corp. Lancaster, NY Miscellaneous Steel Erector: Koch Skanska Carteret, NJ Architectural Metal Fabricator: Allen Architectural Metals Talladega, AL Architectural Metal Erector: Koch Skanska Carteret, NJ Ornamental Metal Fabricator: Selco Manufacturing Corp. West Caldwell, NJ Ornamental Metal Erector: Koch Skanska Carteret, NJ

U.S. District Courthouse, Cadman Plaza

Security and design upgrades were foremost in the selection of steel for the retrofitting of this Brooklyn Courthouse. A paragon of high-rise building safety, aesthetic considerations included raising the ceiling between beams and reducing floor thickness to create an open, inviting space Owner: United States General Services Administration New York, NY Design Architect: Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects New York, NY Architect of Record: HLW International New York, NY Structural Engineer: Narov Associates New York, NY Curtain Wall Consultant: Gordon H. Smith Corp. New York, NY General Contractor: Bovis Lend Lease New York, NY Inspection: URS Corp. New York, NY Steel Inspection: Cole Consulting Structural Steel Fabricators: ADF Steel Corp. Canada Structural Steel Erector: DCM Erectors, Inc. New York, NY Miscellaneous Steel Fabricator and Erector: Post Road Iron Works Greenwich, CT Architectural Metal Fabricator and Erector: Airflex Industrial, Inc. New York, NY Ornamental Metal Fabricator: SRS, Inc. Metuchen, NJ Ornamental Metal Erectors: Airflex Industrial, Inc. New York, NY; SRS, Inc. Metuchen, NJ Curtain Wall Fabricator: LBL Sky Systems Bois-des-Filion, Quebec, CA Curtain Wall Erector: Solera/DCM New York, NY Metal Deck Erector: Walker/Solera/DCM New York, NY

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Research Center

Construction of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Research Center, one of the tallest research facilities in the world, was an experiment in itself. The design of architects at Skidmore, Owings, & Merrill and Zimmer Gunsul Frasca meets the rigorous requirements of the laboratories and also cantilevers 13 levels over an existing building that will be demolished in phase two of construction. Owner: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; Division of Facilities Management New York, NY Project Manager: Granary Associates New York, NY Architects: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLC New York, NY; Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Partnership Portland, OR Structural Engineer: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLC Chicago, IL General Contractor: Turner Construction New York, NY Structural Steel Fabricators: Kline Iron and Steel, Inc. Columbia, SC; Cives Steel Company Gouvernor, NY Structural Steel Erector: Cornell and Company Woodbury, NJ Miscellaneous Steel Fabricators: Cornell and Company Woodbury, NJ; Cives Steel Company Gouvernor, NY Miscellaneous Steel Erectors: Cornell and Company Woodbury, NJ; Post Road Iron Works Greenwich, CT; FMB, Inc. Harrison, NJ; Superior Erectors Centereach, NY Ornamental Metal Fabricators: Coordinated Metals, Inc. Carlstadt, NJ; All State Erectors Centereach, NY Ornamental Metal Erectors: Coordinated Metals, Inc. Carlstadt, NJ; Ornamental Erectors West Hempstead, NY; McFarlane Contracting LLC Hackensack, NJ Curtain Wall Fabricators: Permasteelisa Cladding Technologies Windsor, CT; Allied Bronze LLC Long Island City, NY Curtain Wall Erectors: Tower Installation LLC Windsor, CT; Diamond Installations Long Island City, NY

Cornell University, Joan and Sanford I. Weill Medical College, Ambulatory Care & Education Facility

Polshek Partnership Architects of New York City avoided the typical institutional look of healthcare centers when designing the new Ambulatory Care and Education Facility for the Joan and Sanford I. Weill Medical College. By wrapping the 15-story building in a reflective glass skin that mirrors the surroundings, the building exudes calm and beauty. Owner: Cornell Weill Medical College New York, NY Architect: Polshek Partnership Architects New York, NY Structural Engineer: Severud Associates New, NY Curtain Wall Consultant: R.A. Heintges & Associates New York, NY General Contractor: Bovis Lend Lease New York, NY Structural Steel Fabricator: Cives Steel Company Gouvernor, NY Structural Steel Erector: Cornell & Company, Inc. Woodbury, NJ Curtain Wall Fabricator: Permasteelisa Cladding Technologies Windsor, CT Curtain Wall Erector: Tower Installation LLC Windsor, CT

Bathgate Educational Campus

John Ciardullo Associates expanded an existing 68,000 square-foot, one-story building to 140,000 square feet over two floors. The 84.5 tons of steel recycled from the existing frame make this high school campus an A+ example of sustainable design. Owner: NYC Board of Education/NYC School Construction Authority New York, NY Developer: NYC School Construction Authority New York, NY Architect and Structural Engineer: John Ciardullo Associates, P.C. New York, NY General Contractor: DeMatteis Construction Corporation Elmont, NY Structural Steel Fabricator and Erector: MoMetal Structures, Inc. Varennes, Quebec, CA Miscellaneous Steel Fabricator and Erector: MoMetal Structures, Inc. Varennes, Quebec, CA Architectural Metal Fabricator and Erector: MoMetal Structures, Inc. Varennes, Quebec, CA Ornamental Metal Fabricator and Erector: MoMetal Structures, Inc. Varennes, Quebec, CA

The New York Times Building

Architects wanted the 52-story, 1.6 million-square-foot New York Times building to communicate the idea of transparency at The New York Times. The sleek and tapered exposed steel structure does just that, while providing large, open office bays and adaptable space. Owners: The New York Times Company New York, NY; Forest City Ratner Companies Brooklyn, NY Developer: Forest City Ratner Companies Brooklyn, NY Architects: Renzo Piano Building Workshop Paris, FR; FXFowle Architects, PC New York, NY Structural Engineers: The Thornton Tomasetti Group, Inc. New York, NY General Contractor: AMEC New York, NY Structural Steel Fabricators: W&W Steel Co. Oklahoma City, OK; SMI-Owen Steel Co. Columbia, SC; Afco Steel Little Rock, AR Structural Steel Erector: DCM Erectors, Inc. New York, NY Structural Steel Erector: DCM Erectors, Inc. New York, NY Miscellaneous Steel Fabricators and Erectors: W&W Steel Co. Oklahoma City, OK; SMI-Owen Steel Co. Columbia, SC; Afco Steel Little Rock, AR Structural Steel Erector: DCM Erectors, Inc. New York, NY Miscellaneous Steel Fabricators and Erectors: Empire City Iron Works LIC, NY; Skyline Steel Corp. Brooklyn, NY; Hillside Ironworks, Inc. Waterford, NY Curtain Wall Fabricator and Erector: Benson Industries New York, NY Metal Deck Erector: Solera/DCM, Inc. New York, NY

Longchamp Soho

Half the fun of Longchamp’s new 5,000-square-foot boutique in Soho is getting there. The delicate, ribbon-like stair that entices passersby to make the one-flight climb is actually made from 55 tons of 1 ¼ inch-thick steel plate. Owner: Lonchamp Paris, FR Architect: Heatherwick Studio London, UK Architect of Record: Atmosphere Design Group Mount Kisco, NY Structural Engineer: Helmut Jobs, Building Structural Engineering Services General Contractor: Shawmut Design and Construction Boston, MA Structural Steel Fabricator and Erector: Hillside Ironworks, Inc. Waterford, NY Architectural Metal Fabricator and Erector: Hillside Ironworks, Inc. Waterford, NY Ornamental Metal Fabricator and Erector: Hillside Ironworks, Inc. Waterford, NY

Bellevue Hospital Center Ambulatory Care Facility

This 207,000-square-foot addition to New York’s Bellevue Hospital houses specialized services, including cancer care, radiology, pediatrics, and psychological services, while respecting Bellevue’s historic entrance. A block-long, 90-foot-high glazed atrium, supported by a system of steel bow trusses, echoes the hospital’s original monumental entrance. Owner: Health and Hospitals Corporation New York, NY Developer: Dormitory Authority of the State of New York New York, NY Architect: Pei Cobb Freed & Partners Architects LLC New York, NY Renovation Architect: Guenther 5 Architects New York, NY Structural Engineer: Leslie E. Robertson Associates New York, NY General Contractor: Turner Construction New York, NY Structural Steel Fabricators: SteelCo./Metropolitan Steel Industries, Inc. Sinking Spring, PA Structural Steel Erectors: Midlantic Erectors, Inc. Roselle, NJ Architectural Metal Fabricator and Erector: Champion Metal & Glass Deer Park, NY Ornamental Metal Fabricator and Erector: Christy’s Glass Jamaica, NY Curtain Wall Fabricator and Erector: W&W Glass System, Inc. Nanuet, NY Metal Deck Erector: A.C. Associates Lyndhurst, NJ

Whitestone Bridge Redecking

The extra lanes added on to the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge in its 60-plus years of use led to a weight problem and undue strain on the aging structure’s suspension cables. Weidlinger Associates designed a new deck-stiffening system, and the original poured concrete steel grid deck will be replaced with a lighter steel orthotropic deck in the next phase of construction. Owner: MTA Bridges and Tunnels New York, NY Structural Design Engineer: Weidlinger Associates, Inc. New York, NY General Contractors: Joint venture Perini Corp. Framingham, MA; O&G Industries Torrington, CT Construction Management: GPI/Parsons Bronx, NY Structural Steel Erector: Perini/O&G

Court Square Place, United Nations Federal Credit Union

This credit union headquarters needed to be constructed efficiently, with a tight budget and an open mind. HLW International’s flexible steel design ensures that future spatial changes, like an extra staircase or shift in loading, could be accommodated without incurring exorbitant renovation costs. Owner: United Nations Federal Credit Union New York, NY Architect and Structural Engineering: HLW International LLP New York, NY General Contractor: Tishman Construction New York, NY Structural Steel Fabricator: Cives Steel Company Gouvernor, NY Structural Steel Erector: AJ McNulty & Co., Inc. Maspeth, NY Miscellaneous Steel Fabricator and Erector: Empire City Iron Works Long Island City, NY Architectural Metal Fabricator and Erector: Allied Bronze LLC Long Island City, NY Ornamental Metal Fabricator and Erector: Allied Bronze LLC Long Island City, NY Curtain Wall Fabricator: Permasteelisa Cladding Technologies Windsor, CT Curtain Wall Erector: Tower Installation LLC Windsor, CT Cable Net Wall Fabricator: Permasteelisa Europe Cable Net Wall Erector: Tower Installation LLC Windsor, CT Metal Deck Erector: A.C. Associates Lyndhurst, NJ

New York Hall of Science Expansion

The steel, aluminum and unique saw-tooth pattern glass curtain wall system meet post 9/11 security requirements while creating an inviting, daylight-infused building. Thirty-foot cantilevers and hung stairwells add to the airy feel of this blast-resistant structure. Owner: City of New York, Department of Citywide Administrative Services New York, NY Developers: Dormitory Authority of the State of New York New York, NY Architects: Rafael Viñoly Architects PC New York, NY; DMJM Harris Architects and Engineers New York, NY Structural Engineer: Ysrael A. Seinuk, PC New York, NY General Contractor: Bovis Lend Lease New York, NY Structural Steel Fabricator: SMI Owen Steel Co. Columbia, SC Structural Steel Erector: AJ McNulty & Co., Inc. Maspeth, NY Miscellaneous Metal Fabricator and Erector: Post Road Iron Works Greenwich, CT Ornamental Metal Fabricator and Erectors: A-Val Architectural Metals Corp. Collegepoint, NY; Kosson Architectural Aluminum & Glass, Inc. Passaic, NJ Curtain Wall Erectors: Ornamental Installation Specialists Warwick, NY; Enclos Corp. Egan, MN Metal Deck Erector: Solera Construction, Inc. New York, NY

Bronx Criminal Court Complex

The steel, aluminum and unique saw-tooth pattern glass curtain wall system meet post 9/11 security requirements while creating an inviting, daylight-infused building. Thirty-foot cantilevers and hung stairwells add to the airy feel of this blast-resistant structure. Owner: City of New York, Department of Citywide Administrative Services New York, NY Developers: Dormitory Authority of the State of New York New York, NY Architects: Rafael Viñoly Architects PC New York, NY; DMJM Harris Architects and Engineers New York, NY Structural Engineer: Ysrael A. Seinuk, PC New York, NY General Contractor: Bovis Lend Lease New York, NY Structural Steel Fabricator: SMI Owen Steel Co. Columbia, SC Structural Steel Erector: AJ McNulty & Co., Inc. Maspeth, NY Miscellaneous Metal Fabricator and Erector: Post Road Iron Works Greenwich, CT Ornamental Metal Fabricator and Erectors: A-Val Architectural Metals Corp. Collegepoint, NY; Kosson Architectural Aluminum & Glass, Inc. Passaic, NJ Curtain Wall Erectors: Ornamental Installation Specialists Warwick, NY; Enclos Corp. Egan, MN Metal Deck Erector: Solera Construction, Inc. New York, NY

Pierpont Morgan Library

At the Pierpont Morgan Library, the old and the new are seamlessly connected with the use of light, but strong, structural steel and low-e glass. Architect Renzo Piano’s design integrates landmarked buildings with a soaring modern atrium.

Hearst Tower

Architect Sir Norman Foster added 40 new stories to this historic midtown low-rise without compromising its legendary art-deco facade. Reliable and precise the innovative diagrid framing system uses a backbone of steel that sets higher standards for structural strength in post-9/11 New York.

Brooklyn Museum Entry Pavilion

The entry redesign of this classic beaux arts building demonstrates the precedence of steel design. Architects highlighted Brooklyn Museum’s existing steel and glass skylights while crafting a cutting-edge stepped skylight that ascends two stories.

Top of the Rock

The re-opening of Top of the Rock, the three-tiered observation deck atop seventy-story 30 Rockefeller Plaza, demanded the strength and flexibility of structural steel. Engineers cut through the original steel beams to insert a curving ornamental stair and constructed a new entry sequence from West 50th Street.

330 Jay Street, Brooklyn Supreme Courthouse

Perkins Eastman architects knew that steel framing is as flexible and accommodating as the new 32-story, 473-foot-tall tower, called 12 MetroTech Center, needed to be. Containing offices, courtrooms, detention facilities, and more, this high-rise includes an unusually large number of long span spaces and specialized circulation routes. Owner: Forest City Ratner Companies New York, NY Architect: Perkins Eastman Architects New York, NY Structural Engineer: Gilsanz Murray Steficek, LLP New York, NY General Contractor: Turner Construction New York, NY Structural Steel Erector: DCM Erectors Inc. New York, NY Miscellaneous Metal Fabricator and Erector: Empire City Iron Works Long Island City, NY Ornamental Metal Fabricator and Erector: A-Val Architectural Metal Corp. College Point, NY Curtain Wall Fabricator and Erector: Enclos Corp. Eagan, MN Metal Deck Erector: Solera/DCM Erectors, Inc. New York, NY

Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital

Steel frames were as uplifting to the whimsical roofline of this 260,000-square-foot children’s hospital, as its dollhouse-like corner towers and pitched roofs and gables are to young patients. The roof frame members were shop welded and bolted on site.

ICAHN Stadium

This Randall’s Island athletic facility gave the historic, yet dilapidated, Downing Stadium a new name, a new look, and the first IAAF Class 1 running track in the United States.

7 World Trade Center Lobby

The first building to rise from the site of the 9/11 attacks, 7 World Trade Center is symbolically and architecturally meaningful. Architect James Carpenter showed that steel guarantees safety – the Cable Net Wall at the entrance and lobby is blast resistant – without compromising aesthetics. Owner: Silverstein Properties New York, NY Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill New York, NY Engineers: WSP Cantor Seinuk New York, NY; James Carpenter Associates New York, NY Consultants: Israel Berger and Associates New York, NY General Contractor: Tishman Construction Corporation New York, NY Miscellaneous Steel Fabricator and Erector: Empire City Iron Works Long Island, NY; Skyline Steel Corp. Brooklyn, NY Curtain Wall Fabricator and Erector: Permasteelisa Windsor, CT Cable Net Wall Fabricator: Josef Gartner Germany Gundelfingen, DE Cable Net Wall Erector: Ment Bros. Iron Works New York, NY Architectural and Ornamental Fabricator: Allied Bronze LLC Long Island City, NY Architectural and Ornamental Erector: Ornamental Installation Specialists Warwick, NY Metal Deck Erector: A.C. Associates Lyndhurst, NJ

St. George Ferry Terminal

Whether a tourist headed to Staten Island or one of the 60 to 70 thousand daily commuters, all can appreciate the steel makeover of St. George Ferry Terminal. Once dreary and dark, it now features a waiting room bathed in natural light and a boldly avant-garde 350-foot arch of painted steel. Owner: NYC Economic Development Corp. New York, NY Architect: Helmuth, Obata + Kassabaum New York, NY Engineer: Thornton-Tomasetti Engineers New York, NY General Contractor: Skanska USA Building, Inc. New York, NY Structural Steel Fabricator: Owen Steel Company SC Structural Steel Erector: AJ McNulty & Co, Inc. Maspeth, NY Ornamental Steel Fabricator and Erector: Post Road Iron Works Greenwich, CT Miscellaneous Steel Fabricator and Erector: Transcontinental Steel Newark, NJ Metal Deck Erector: A.C. Associates Lyndhurst, NJ

Time Warner Center

Time Warmer Center’s strength and beauty come in big numbers – 2.7 million square feet of space, nearly 1,000,000 square feet of ornamental metal, and 13,000 panes of glass. Its exterior façade also features 12 types of curtain wall, with the 150-foot-high entrance-framing the largest cable net wall in the United States. Owner: The Related Companies, Inc. New York, NY Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill New York, NY Engineer: WSP Cantor Seinuk New York, NY General Contractor: Bovis Lend Lease, LMB New York, NY Miscellaneous Steel Fabricators and Erectors: Skyline Steel Corp. Brooklyn, NY; Coordinated Metals, Inc. Carlstadt, NJ; Empire City Iron Works Long Island City, NY Miscellaneous Steel Fabricators and Erectors: Melto Metals Freeport, Long Island; Gold Coin Ironworks Elmsford, NY Curtain Wall Erector: Diamond Installation New Rochelle, NY; W&W Glass Nanuet, NY Metal Deck Erector: Solera/DCM Erectors, Inc. New York, NY

Third Avenue Bridge

Commuters woke up one morning and discovered a new Third Avenue Bridge. To minimize disruption to the flow of 72,000 vehicles that use it daily, Hardesty & Hanover, LLP Engineering fabricated the 3,500 square foot reconstruction, which included ramps, approach spans, and swing spans, off-site in Alabama in six phases and later barged it 1,800 miles to New York. Owner: NYC Department of Transportation New York, NY Architect/Engineer: B. Thayer Associates New York, NY Structural Engineers: Hardesty & Hanover, LLP New York, NY General Contractor: KiSKA Construction Corp. New York, NY Structural Steel Erector: KiSKA Construction Corp. New York, NY

MoMA

The paradoxical architecture of the 630,000-square-foot Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is so striking and well-executed, it disappears, and that’s exactly what architect Yoshio Taniguchi intended. The grand lobby, atrium space, and surfaces throughout the interior achieve a flatness and transparency with 20 different types of curtain wall to keep visitors focused solely on the artwork. Owner: Museum of Modern Art New York, NY Architect: Taniguchi and Associates Tokyo, JP Executive Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates New York, NY Structural Engineers: Severud Associates New York, NY; Guy Nordenson and Associates New York, NY General Contractor: AMEC New York, NY Curtain Wall Consultant: R.A. Heintges Associates New York, NY Curtain Wall Fabricators: Josef Gartner Germany Gundelfingen, DE; Permasteelisa Windsor, CT Curtain Wall Erector: Tower Installation LLC Windsor, CT Miscellaneous Ornamental Metal Fabricator and Erector: Allied Bronze LLC Long Island City, NY Miscellaneous Iron Fabricators and Erectors: Empire City Iron Works Long Island City, NY; Ment Bros. I.W. Co. Inc. New York, NY

300 Madison Avenue

This 40-story, 1.2 million-square-foot skyscraper was already under construction when the events of September 11 forced architects to rethink the design. Its revisions included an imaginative curtain wall façade of stainless-steel spandrel panels and fins to meet post-9/11 security requirements and a structural steel core. Owner: Brookfield Properties Corporation New York, NY Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP New York, NY Engineer: Gilsanz, Murray, Steficek LLP New York, NY General Contractor: Turner Construction New York, NY Structural Steel Fabricator: Canron Corp. New York, NY Structural Steel Erectors: Cornell and Company Woodbury, NJ; Canron Corp. New York, NY Miscellaneous Steel Fabricators and Erectors: Empire City Iron Works Long Island City, NY; Post Road Iron Works Greenwich, CT Metal Deck Erector: Solera Construction, Inc. New York, NY

Atlantic Terminal Office Building

The building has a modern structural steel frame and a unique terra-cotta, glass, and aluminum curtain wall, which helps the building harmonize with its neighbors while meeting contemporary office and retail needs.

American Airlines Terminal

After demolishing an older terminal building and constructing a new 2.2-milion-square-foot complex in several phases, the operators of the new American Airlines Terminal will have created John F. Kennedy International Airport’s largest terminal.

JetBlue Technical Operations Campus Hangar

JetBlue Technical Operations Campus Hanger Owner: JetBlue Airways New York, NY Architect: Hellmuth, Obata + Kassabaum New York, NY Engineer: Butler Heavy Structures Kansas City, MO General Contractor: Turner Construction Company New York, NY Structural Steel Erector: Midlantic Erectors, Inc. Roselle, NJ Metal Deck Erector: A.C. Associates Lyndhurst, NJ

Ornamental and Architectural Ironworker’s Training Facility

Ornamental and Architectural Ironworker’s Training Facility Architect: Daniel Goldner Architects New York, NY <br/> Structural Engineer: Neil Wexler & Associates New York, NY<br/> General Contractor: Structure Tone, Inc. New York, NY<br/> Ornamental Metal Fabricator and Erector: United Iron Mt. Vernon, NY<br/> Architectural Metal Erector: Empire Architectural Metal and Glass Corp. College Point, NY<br/>

FDR Drive Reconstruction: Outboard Detour Roadway

The Outboard Detour Roadway, a recyclable superstructure consisting of transverse steel-cap beam and longitudinal steel girders, is a unique solution to diverting traffic during the FDR Drive Reconstruction. A civil engineering and urban planning accomplishment, this innovative use of steel and pre-cast concrete slabs reduces the impact on traffic patterns as well as noise levels for nearby residences. Owner: New York State Department of Transportation Structural Engineering Consultants: Earth Tech, Inc. New York, NY Engineer-in-Charge: Tom Bowers, New York State Department of Transportation New York, NY General Contractor: Slattery Skanska/Weeks Marine Carteret, NJ Structural Steel Erector (roadway): Archer Steel Construction Co. Manalapan, NJ Structural Steel Erector (noise wall): Francis A. Lee, Inc. Hicksville, NY

360 Madison Avenue

Challenged by multiple structural systems and movement issues of a combined structure, 360 Madison’s high-performance glass curtain wall seamlessly merges classic with modern. Uniting the new 26-story concrete tower with the original 18-story steel framed building showcases construction innovation. Owner: Madison 45 LLC New York, NY Architect: Richard Cook & Associates Architects New York, NY Structural Engineer: Rosenwasser Grossman Consulting Engineers New York, NY General Contractor: Pavarini McGovern Construction Co. New York, NY Structural Steel Fabricator: ADF Steel Corp. (USA) Montreal, CA Structural Steel Erector: DCM Erectors, Inc. New York, NY Curtain Wall Fabricator: Permasteelisa Cladding Technologies, Ltd. Windsor, CT Curtain Wall Erector: Tower Installation LLC Windsor, CT Architectural Metalwork Erector: Airflex Industries Inc. Farmingdale, NY

7 World Trade Center

Architect James Carpenter showed that steel guarantees safety – the Cable Net Wall at the entrance and lobby is blast resistant – without compromising aesthetics.

Polytechnic University

Polytechnic University’s 89,000 square foot addition combines seven floors of academic space above 26,000 square feet of athletic space at street level.

Macombs Dam Bridge

This $140 million, three-phase rehabilitation project scheduled during NY Yankee off-seasons included replacing the bridge deck, roadway and deteriorated structural steel members while maintaining transportation access to and from the Bronx. Owner: New York City Department of Transportation New York, NY Design Engineer: Modjeski and Masters Inc. Mechanicsburg, PA General Contractor: Schiavone Construction Co./American Bridge Co. Pearl River, NY Structural Steel Fabricator: American Bridge Co. Pearl River, NY Structural Steel Erector: Schiavone/American Bridge Co. Bronx, NY

Airis Cargo Facility

A combination of fast-track value engineering and steel allowed for completion of this $89 million, 563,000 square foot facility at JFK International Airport in 13 months. Design features include 150-foot-long spans and 70-foot-high bays.

Intermediate School 137

Lower cost was only one reason why steel was chosen for l.S. 137 in Ozone Park, NY, a new $55 million, 181,000-square-foot intermediate school four stories in height and 500 feet long.

NYU Dormitory

Dorm life at New York University (NYU) is anything but dull these days following the recent completion of the new Palladium Residence Hall.