455 Central Park WestNew York, New York

  • Constructed in 1884 and functioned as America’s first cancer hospital until the 1970’s
  • The brick and wood frame structure remained vacant until this project’s major restoration, adaptive reuse, and expansion in 2004
  • The original five-story building underwent a complete exterior restoration, including re-pointing of brickwork and refurbishment of ornamental stonework
  • The interior structure is completely demolished and rebuilt in concrete to accommodate a new program
  • The project transforms the historic hospital into a multi-family residential project containing 17 units and creating a 25-story addition containing 81 units
  • The tower structure utilizes conventional concrete construction
  • Awards:
    ACEC New York – Gold Award, Structural Systems 2005
    New York Landmarks Conservancy – Lucy G. Moses Preservation Award, Architectural & Historic Preservation 2005
    CIB Roger H. Corbetta Awards – Award of Merit 2004