135 West 50th Street

New York, NY

GMS is providing structural engineering and façade consulting services for the redevelopment of this 925,000 sf tower. The structural scope consists of a new double height atrium space in the north and south lobby, a workspace amenity floor, roof terrace on the 9th floor, elevator extension, review of floor loads, new penthouse with terrace and window replacements.

Façade consulting services include glass replacement in the curtain wall spanning approximately 23 stories, wind engineering analysis and assistance with energy code compliance analysis.

This redevelopment extends Avenue 6 ½ through Urbanspace, a new public food hall.

Client: George Comfort & Sons

Architect: GENSLER