505 Greenwich StreetNew York, New York

  • A 14-story residential buiding housing 104 residential units with a landscaped courtyard and ground floor retail
  • Street façades are composed entirely of glass to take advantage of river and city views
  • The building construction is composed of reinforced flat plate slabs with columns and shear walls, to resist wind and seismic loads
  • The building is supported on a pile foundation
  • The high water table and 100-year flood requirements at the site required the cellar slab and foundation walls be designed to resist hydrostatic pressure
  • Awards:
    Boston Society of Architects – Design Excellence 2006