Publications

Toys ‘R’ Us in Times Square

Toys ‘R’ Us opened in the heart of Times Square, NY with a new structural butt-glazed curtain wall system and aluminum panels that openly displays a 60 ft high Ferris wheel and a 34 ft long T-Rex. Gilsanz Murray Steficek served as a structural engineer.

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430 Park Avenue Renovation Creates Class A Office Building

430 Park Avenue was built as an apartment and was converted to office building in 1950. Now, it is being renovated into Class A office building. Gilsanz Murray Steficek served as a structural engineer and curtain wall consultant. GMS designed the new curtain walls and steel substructure that were located behind the existing masonry façade to support the new curtain wall.

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New York Stock Exchange Trading Floor Expansion

The New York Stock Exchange Trading floor expansion project was on tight schedule due to shortage of qualified workers and complex design. There were other complications such as owner requests and long fabrication times for some materials, but the team succeeded in delivering on time with extra integrity. Gilsanz Murray Steficek served as a structural engineer.

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Rebirth of 430 Park Avenue

430 Park Avenue is under a huge scale renovation, which is uncommon for buildings on Park Avenue. Gilsanz Murray Steficek served as a structural engineer and curtain wall consultant. GMS designed the new curtain walls and steel substructure that were located behind the existing masonry façade to support the new curtain wall.

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Designing Against Terrorism

Halfway through the design phase of the future home to New York City’s Department of Information, Technology, and Telecommunications (DoITT) and New York City Police Department (NYPD), an increased awareness of terrorism required basic modifications to the structural system.

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