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16.5 Million Restoration and Addition to Brooklyn Navy Yard’s Historic Exhibition Center Breaks Ground

16.5 Million Restoration and Addition to Brooklyn Navy Yard’s Historic Exhibition Center Breaks Ground

Restoration of Building 92, a three-story circa mid- 1800’s brick building and new addition at the Brooklyn Navy Yard (BNY), breaks ground this month with an expected completion date of February 2011.
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Innovation in Managing High Risk Construction

Innovation in Managing High Risk Construction

The NYC Buildings Department has raised the bar for safety procedures and construction processes. The industry also has risen to the challenge, developing new and improved ways to build more safely. Read more about how several of New York’s leading construction managers are advancing construction safety and building a better New York.
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Riverhouse – Double Vision

Riverhouse – Double Vision

When designing Riverhouse, a new 32-story condo located in Battery Park City, designer Todd Schliemann of Polshek Partnership Architects had two main goals that, at first glance, appeared to be irreconcilable: he wanted to maximize views of the Hudson River for occupants, while at the same time he was charged with creating the first LEED Platinum building in New York City, meaning energy conservation would limit glazing.
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New York: Joël Robuchon Strides In

New York: Joël Robuchon Strides In

JOËL ROBUCHON’S flight from Paris to New York last Wednesday landed at 5 p.m., two hours late. Without even checking in at the Four Seasons hotel, he went directly to its new restaurant, L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon, which is scheduled to open to the public today.
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Work Gets underway on Brooklyn’s tall towers

Work Gets underway on Brooklyn’s tall towers

New York-based developers Ron Hershco and Dean Palin, along with Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, have officially broken ground on a $400 million, two-tower project that will showcase the tallest new construction tower in Brooklyn.
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