300 Madison Avenue is an innovatively engineered, 1.2 million sf office building on the southwest corner of 42nd Street and Madison Avenue in New York City. The major objectives of the design were keeping to a schedule and budget, while delivering a serviceable and strong structure to address the post 9/11 safety concerns of the tenant. Creative structural solutions allowed the Client and the Contractor flexibility in construction and cost. The atypical use of 65 ksi steel and the deliberate design served to attain these objectives. 300 Madison Avenue is an elegant, lightweight office tower, 35 stories tall, in the heart of Manhattan, constructed with the help of innovation and comprehensive design. Construction was completed in 2003.
Owner: Brookfield Financial Properties
Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM)
2005 ACEC New York – Engineering Excellence Diamond Award
2005 ACEC – National Finalist
2005 BOMA – Pinnacle Award
2003 New York Construction News – Office Award of Merit