ENR: Super Columns Support NYC Warehouse Renovation

Press 05.21.2024
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All marriages are complicated, but not many involve blending six building systems, adding a six-story “overbuild” and selectively demolishing and rebuilding large chunks of a 133-year-old New York City industrial structure—all while preserving its landmark facade. Those are all part of the project team’s mission on the estimated $2-billion-plus renovation and reconstruction of the historic Terminal Warehouse building in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood.

The commission “stressed the need to preserve the original industrial character and the building’s harmony with the surrounding historic district,” says Darin Reynolds, CookFox partner. “We maintained the proportions and details of the original wood and divided-lite double-hung windows while upgrading them with new high-performance aluminum and glass.” Reclaiming and showcasing interior timber—some dated to trees that grew 500 years ago—was also a key preservation goal, he says.

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