Statue of Liberty MuseumNew York, New York

About the Project

  • Located on Liberty Island just steps from the Statue of Liberty monument
  • New building introduces 15,000sf of new exhibition space to better serve an estimated 4.4 million annual visitors
  • Museum encompasses approximately 26,000sf, but due to the elevated ground floor, total framed area is over 50,000sf
  • Building structure is comprised of cast-in-place concrete for the main elevated museum slab, load-bearing precast concrete walls that double as the façade and lateral system, and a steel-framed faceted roof slab
  • Awards:
    • American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) – Platinum Award, Structural Systems
    • Engineering News Record (ENR) New York Regional Best Projects – Cultural Award of Merit
    • Engineering News Record (ENR) New York Regional Best Projects – Construction Award of Merit
    • Urban Land Institute (ULI) Excellence in Development Awards – Finalist
    • New Jersey Concrete and Aggregate Association (NJCAA) – Green Apple Award
    • Architect’s Newspaper Best of Design Awards – Honorable Mention, Unbuilt Landscape
    • International Design Awards – Silver
    • Structural Engineers Association of New York (SEAONY) Excellence Awards – Engineers Choice

*Aerial photo of the new Statue of Liberty Museum courtesy of Phelps Construction