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New York’s Moynihan Train Hall Named Top 2022 Engineering Achievement

Washington, DC, May 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The new Moynihan Train Hall in New York City received the Grand Conceptor Award Tuesday night, representing the year’s most outstanding engineering effort.

Designed by Severud Associates of New York City, the project was named the best of 195 entries from the U.S. and the world at the annual black-tie Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA), held in Washington, D.C., and moderated by Emmy-awarding winning comedian and TV host Ross Shafer.

NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital Launches Interventional Cardiology Program and Opens State-of-the-Art Cardiac Catheterization Lab

NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital celebrated the launch of its interventional cardiology program and the opening of its new cardiac catheterization laboratory, designed to support cardiac health and bring world-class interventional cardiology care to the Hudson Valley and upper Westchester region.

Construction Wraps Up On 100 Vandam Street In Hudson Square, Manhattan

Work is finishing up on 100 Vandam Street, a 25-story residential building in Hudson Square, Manhattan. Designed by COOKFOX and developed by Jeff Greene, the project involved the repurposing of a 134-year-old former power plant into the podium for a 300-foot-tall structure, and will yield 72 residential units and ground-floor retail space. Jili Properties is the property manager and Douglas Elliman Development Marketing is handling sales and marketing of the one- to four-bedroom homes within the tower, which is located at the corner of Greenwich and Vandam Streets.

Affordable apts. in Downtown Jamaica

Elite Builders & Management, a minority- and women-owned business enterprise steel fabrication company in Astoria, is putting the final touches on the Jamaica Apartments, a 100 percent affordable housing complex at 153-19 Jamaica Ave.

The 25 Most Significant Works of Postwar Architecture

Three architects, three journalists and two designers gathered over Zoom to make a list of the most influential and lasting buildings that have been erected — or cleverly updated — since World War II. Here are the results.

EXCELLENCE IN STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING AWARDS

The SEAoNY Excellence in Structural Engineering (EiSE) Awards Program recognizes the innovative and complex projects completed by structural engineering firms located in the New York City area.  The SEAoNY EiSE Awards Program is modeled after the National Council of Structural Engineers Associations (NCSEA) EiSE Awards.  The winning projects themselves can be located anywhere in the world but must demonstrate:

Michelin-Star Chef Daniel Boulud Debuts ‘Le Pavillon’ At One Vanderbilt In Midtown, Manhattan

This week chef Daniel Boulud and SL Green celebrated the opening of Le Pavillon, an 11,000-square-foot culinary oasis at One Vanderbilt. The restaurant occupies the tower’s second floor at the corner of Vanderbilt Avenue and 42nd Street.

First Glimpses Of Summit One Vanderbilt, Highest Observatory In Manhattan’s Midtown East

Yesterday SL Green Realty Corp. unveiled its plans for Summit One Vanderbilt, the new observatory in the crown of One Vanderbilt, a 1,401-foot-tall commercial supertall in Midtown East. Opening on October 21, the 65,000-square-foot experience center will top the 77-story skyscraper designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox and deliver views of all five boroughs. One Vanderbilt encompasses an entire block immediately to the west of Grand Central Terminal with Summit One Vanderbilt directly connected directly to the massive transit hub. Interiors of Summit One Vanderbilt are designed by Snøhetta with art installations by Kenzo Digital.

Constructing Moynihan Train Hall’s Barrel-Vault Atriums With Exclusive Video

In 1993, Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan, noticing that McKim, Mead & White’s James A. Farley Post Office Building (1912) was no longer the center of the city’s mail-handling operations, proposed that conversion to a railroad station could help relieve Penn Station’s notorious congestion. This problem-solving vision is finally being realized, as Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM), Skanska, and their collaborators transform the bulk of the Farley building into rail platforms and concourse/retail space for Amtrak and the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR). 

The Bryant concrete skyscraper by David Chipperfield completes in New York

British architect David Chipperfield‘s latest New York project is The Bryant, a 32-storey mixed-use concrete skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan.

David Chipperfield Architects undertook the project for New York-based developers HFZ Capital Group.