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NYU Reveals Global Public Health School Expansion Project In Greenwich Village

New York University has revealed renderings of a new medical school set to debut as part of its Greenwich Village campus. Located three blocks east of Washington Square Park, the project will establish much-needed facilities for the university’s rapidly expanding School of Global Public Health.

Severud Associates taps Wavelength Lighting to retrofit 14,000 s/f office with LED lamps and fixtures

Manhattan, NY Structural engineering firm Severud Associates retrofitted their Midtown office space with energy-efficient lights from Brooklyn-based LED lighting and networked controls distributor and project company Wavelength Lighting.

NYU’s Expansion At 181 Mercer Street Continues Ascent Over Greenwich Village

The massive steel superstructure of NYU‘s newest building is continuing to climb at 181 Mercer Street in Greenwich VillageDavis Brody Bond and KieranTimberlake are the designers of the 23-story, 750,000-square-foot structure, which sits along Houston Street directly to the east of I. M. Pei’s three-tower University Village complex.

FXCollaborative’s 185 Broadway Begins Vertical Ascent In The Financial District

Construction is going vertical at 185 Broadway, a 31-story mixed-use building in the Financial District. Designed by FXCollaborative and developed by SL Green, the 260,000-square-foot development is located at the southwestern corner of Dey Street and Broadway, directly next to one of the entrances to the Fulton Street subway station.

TSX Broadway to bring outdoor stage and 30 ‘Ball Drop Suites’ to watch New Year’s Eve celebrations

Love it or loathe it, Times Square keeps shining brighter, year after year. The most dazzling addition coming to the “Crossroads of the World” is TSX Broadway, a $2.5B redevelopment of the landmarked Palace Theatre and former DoubleTree Suites Hotel at 1568 Broadway. The 550,000-square-foot venture at the southeast corner of 47th Street and Broadway is being steered by a consortium of developers: L&L Holding Company, Maefield Development, and Fortress Investment Group.


The Pratt Institute Manhattan campus is undergoing renovations that will enhance its presence on 14th Street to better welcome both students and visitors. Work is underway to add facilities including a new lecture hall as well as to relocate the Pratt Manhattan Gallery from the second to the ground floor to improve access to its rotating exhibitions.

The 50 Most Influential Tall Buildings of the Last 50 Years

The skyscraper has a history extending back more than 120 years, but it entered a new phase of innovation and acceleration in the late 1960s. The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat was founded in 1969 to embrace and interpret the rapid changes taking place in the field of high-rise design and engineering. Throughout its history, CTBUH has highlighted best practice examples of tall buildings that represented a significant change in thinking or technique, by means of Journal case studies, conference proceedings, and since 2002, the annual Awards program.


AISC certified member fabricator Banker Steel Company recently announced the topping out and completion of the structural steel for One Vanderbilt in New York. One Vanderbilt now claims the title of tallest office tower in Midtown Manhattan. 

MoMA in New York reopens after expansion project by Diller Scofidio + Renfro

The famous Museum of Modern Art in New York reopened its doors to the public on October 21, 2019, following the completion of the expansion project designed by the Diller Scofidio + Renfro architecture studio, in collaboration with Gensler. An important renovation effort that required closing the museum for four months to allow for the completion of the works. The effort is actually part of a wider renovation project started in 2014, when the intervention was entrusted to the architecture firm, which saw the first part of works completed in 2017.

MoMA completes its diller scofidio + renfro-designed expansion in new york

the expansion allows MoMA to exhibit significantly more art in new and interdisciplinary ways.DS+R’s design, developed in collaboration with gensler, optimized the museum’s existing spaces to be more flexible and technologically sophisticated. as part of the renovation, the main lobby has been expanded to create a light-filled, double-height space that connects 53rd and 54th streets. in addition, a multitude of new circulation routes offer more areas for visitors to pause and reflect.