Publications

Banking on the Future

In a 405,000 sqft industrial complex that got its name local nickname “Penny Factory” for producing foreign currency, postage stamps, war bonds, and half the certificates used at the New York Stock Exchange, a charter school had just renewed its 28,800 sqft space until 2022.

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Medical Office Gets a Clean Bill of Health

As baby boomers reach their “mature years”, their interest in medical cares is expected to rise, and there is a continuing demand for medical space. In this sense, investing in healthcare centers is a good idea, and many hospitals and property owners are doing so. However, not all medical specialties fit well with corporate environments.

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A Design to Set Thoughts Aloft

The new school chapel in St. Anthony’s High School, with a bell tower, is meant to bring back an older tradition of worship. The new building will rise from behind a glass corridor that connects the two wing of the school and is stressed vertically, unlike many modernist churches which are laid out horizontally.

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Lever House (Interior Design)

The reception for the new hedge-fund office, 20,000 sqft split between two levels of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill’s Lever House, also functions as a showroom for the CEO’s art collection. Gilsanz Murray Steficek served as the structural engineer.

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Sacred Simplicity

The Park Synagogue congregation settled in Cleveland Heights in 1950 with a landmark synagogue. Now, the expanding congregation is also served by the new Park East Synagogue in Pepper Pike, designed by Centerbrook Architects and Planner, which incorporates a sanctuary, school, library, and a community center. Gilsanz Murray Steficek served as the structural engineer.

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Park East Synagogue (World Architecture News)

A new synagogue that incorporates sanctuary, school, library, and a community center like its older siblings, serves as the East Campus for the Park Synagogue in Cleveland Heights. Gilsanz Murray Steficek served as the structural engineer.

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Arena Fit for Quinnipiac’s Ambition

Quinnipiac University aims to become a national contender in ice hockey. The new $52 million TD Banknorth Sports Center is a great proof of the level of Quinnipiac University’s interest in its varsity hockey teams.

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Sunrise Yard maintenance Facility

The Department of Transportation (DOT) is replacing their Highway Divisions’ building located in Ozone Park with a new facility that incorporates the latest in high performance design principles.

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Expanding Space for Specialized Care

Northwell Health’s 147 year old Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital (MEETH), long known for its specialty cares, recently opened: the New York Hand and Wrist Center, the Glaucoma Center, and the Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma (NISMAT).

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