A one-acre, 92-ft-high glass canopy roof and skylight atop New York City’s Moynihan Train Hall was always going to be a centerpiece of the $1.6-billion transit center that expands capacity for the bustling Pennsylvania Station across the street in midtown Manhattan.
Updates about construction professionals in New York, New Jersey and New England. The Moles cite two regional executives as 2022 member and non-member awardees for achievement, with awards dinner event set for Jan. 19 in New York City.
Built to be resilient against future sea level rise, the mixed-use development on East Boston’s waterfront transformed an underutilized area into an active and publicly accessible extension of its surrounding neighborhood.
Completed on budget and on schedule, the $165-million recreation center was the college’s largest capital project and one of the nation’s first complexes to integrate five major athletic venues in a single construction project.
This $21-million, 65,000-sq-ft building celebrates Gloucester’s maritime history. The steel and light-gauge metal frame construction includes solar panels, electric car chargers, cogeneration power systems and polished concrete floorings that eliminate floor coverings and adhesives.
When Sacred Heart University became the tenant, what began as a “white box” renovation to save the deteriorating building was transformed into a total custom fit-out midway through construction to renovate and expand this 20,000-sq-ft, century-old community theater.
Once a fortress-like bunker, the former Powder House Community School was transformed into an inclusive, intergenerational urban village through the extensive collaborative efforts of the CALA project team.
The new school, which has 1,360 students, was designed to support a STEAM-based curriculum that includes “learning pods, flexible project areas, makerspaces and tech shops including a woodshop, broadcast studio, coding and web/graphic design lab and 3D design and computer-aided design labs,” according to the project team.
While replacing the existing 15-ft-long concrete slab bridge for this $7.2-million project, the team faced challenges that included compressible soils and tidal conditions. Because a sealed cofferdam was not employed, all work was conducted during 8-ft tidal cycles.
Reconstructing a busy roadway is tough under any circumstances. But undertaking such a major project at Logan International Airport, where hundreds of thousands of passengers arrive and depart each week in cars and buses, presented a host of challenges.
With a construction schedule developed around the Endicott College’ academic calendar, detailed coordination and meticulous schedule management were critical on the $44.5-million Samuel C. Wax Academic Center.
One of the first large-scale multifamily Passive House-certified developments in Massachusetts, this $34.2-million project was also the largest new multifamily affordable housing projects in Cambridge in 40 years.
The team preserved and restored the iconic Indiana limestone exterior of this 350,00-sq-ft, 1931-era Hartford, Conn. landmark with Art Deco features while the interior was fully gutted and renovated to create a modern office layout for state employees.
After hosting numerous memorable sporting events during its 40-year history, the Carrier Dome achieved a landmark of its own with the replacement of its original air-supported roof—the last of its kind in the U.S.
The rehabilitation of Troy’s 95-year-old seawall enhances the resiliency of the city’s waterfront business corridor against rising flood levels and protects an adjacent wastewater interceptor sewer. And the jobsite couldn’t have been more challenging.
Sustainability, history, quality and safety were themes throughout the process of replacing a deteriorated timber-decked bridge above a NJ Transit rail line with a high-strength prestressed single-span concrete box beam superstructure fabricated off site to help expedite construction.
At 900 ft tall, this luxury residential condominium is New Jersey’s tallest building. With more than 780 units, the limestone and glass curtain wall clad skyscraper’s wing shape maximizes views and provides a slender profile on the skyline.
The 850,000-sq-ft project consists of two residential buildings connected by a mixed-use podium and surrounded by an acre of public open space along the Brooklyn waterfront, helping transform the area from its industrial roots to a dynamic gateway neighborhood.
This waterfront hotel—the first to be built in Camden in more than 50 years—is part of a mixed-use urban neighborhood on the banks of the Delaware River that will include up to 1.2 million sq ft of office space, apartments, retail and an upgraded public park.
The renovated theater reopens with a fresh interior design and new hospitality spaces that celebrate its deep history. The former main concert hall was transformed into a double-story rock ballroom that blends traditional motifs from its former days as a 19th-century hotel with edgy details that reference its 20th-century use for progressive gatherings pushing for social change.
Situated in the center of campus, the three-story, 50,000-sq-ft building houses classrooms, instructional and research labs, simulation and training rooms, collaboration and community spaces, and faculty offices.
Totaling 100,000 sq ft across two floors, the tenant improvement project in New York City aimed to provide employees with secure, soundproof spaces to work and communicate with clients, according to the team submission that did not disclose the project owner at the client’s request.
Revamping the pedestrian connection between Brooklyn Heights Promenade and Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 1 began with the removal of the existing wood and steel structure, situated between ten- and six-story buildings above a below-grade parking facility and extending into an active park.
As a first-of-its-kind, multi-use facility, the three-story, 115,000-sq-ft building provides a singular space for the university’s veteran- and military-focused programs and organizations to work, learn, gather and celebrate.
The largest facility of its type in Brooklyn, the 400,000-sq-ft ambulatory care center houses 12 state-of-the-art operating rooms with specialty video systems, associated private pre-/post-op rooms for outpatient procedures, central sterile and scope processing facilities, a cancer center with a compounding pharmacy, and specialty areas for cardiology, orthopedics and imaging.
This four-story, 150,000-sq-ft building houses 11 courtrooms for the Tax Court of New Jersey, a variety of Essex County administrative departments and a large cafeteria and kitchen area fitted with the latest food preparation technology.
Major high-rise projects in dense urban settings are often intentionally isolated from nearby buildings. Not so with One Vanderbilt, says the project team for the landmark $1.4-billion, 1.7-million-sq-ft skyscraper in east midtown Manhattan.