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Remarkable skyscrapers and their remarkable elevators distinguish Big Apple happenings

Remarkable skyscrapers and their remarkable elevators distinguish Big Apple happenings

By Elevator World | July 1, 2021

United Cabs Restructures, Expands and Taps a Leader A new entity, United Vertical Group, has been formed to represent United Cabs Inc.’s elevator cab products and United Metals Corp.’s hoistway entrance products, United Cabs announced in May. At the same time, the Long Island-based company announced Laureen Rios as president of United Vertical Group. The…

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New York YIMBY reports on Manhattan towers, and TEI Group shares personnel news.

New York YIMBY reports on Manhattan towers, and TEI Group shares personnel news

By Elevator World | May 1, 2021

New Renderings of Supertall in Penn District Redevelopment New renderings of the 1,270-ft-tall, 61-story Penn 15, part of Vornado Realty Trust’s ambitious Penn District redevelopment plan (ELEVATOR WORLD, March 2021) in Midtown Manhattan, have been released, New York YIMBY reported in February. Involving the relocation of Madison Square Garden, the plan aims to transform the…

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New York YIMBY: Supertalls among skyscrapers on the drawing boards or marking milestones.

New York YIMBY: Supertalls among skyscrapers on the drawing boards or marking milestones.

By Elevator World | April 1, 2021

Supertalls Part of Cuomo-Backed ESD Plan Around Penn Station. Final KPF Design of 5 WTC Revealed.

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Big plans and projects include infrastructure, supertalls and accessibility upgrades.

Big plans and projects include infrastructure, supertalls and accessibility upgrades.

By Elevator World | March 1, 2021

Rebuilt, Multibillion-Dollar Midtown Bus Terminal Planned The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey aims to rebuild its 70-year-old bus terminal at 625 Eighth Avenue in Midtown Manhattan, a project that will cost billions and unfold through 2030, ABC 7 was among outlets to report in January. Supported by both New York Gov. Andrew…

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Activity remains brisk throughout the boroughs.

By Elevator World | February 1, 2021

MTA Commits to Install 17 Elevators The Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) is proceeding with plans to add elevators at several train stations, THE CITY reported in December 2020. While COVID-19 has been blamed for the stalling of planned accessibility upgrades at more than 50 other stops, the agency tapped federal grant money that had to…

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Tower construction across New Jersey city generates work for OEMs and continues to transform skyline.

By Elevator World | January 1, 2021

Residential Tower Served by Otis System Tops Out Construction on 180 Morgan Street, a 41-story, 482-unit residential tower (ELEVATOR WORLD, September 2019), topped out in November 2020, New York YIMBY reported. Designed by New Jersey firm Marchetto Higgins Stieve (MHS Architects), the structure features a multistory podium topped by an L-shaped tower. The Albanese Group…

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VDA Describes VT System Serving 11 Hoyt Street

By Elevator World | January 1, 2021

Vertical-transportation (VT) consultancy VDA recently provided ELEVATOR WORLD with a detailed description of the elevator system serving the 51-story 11 Hoyt Street, architect Jeanne Gang’s first NYC skyscraper and one of the tallest buildings in Brooklyn (EW, June 2018). The 481-unit condominium building is served by elevators manufactured by Fujitec. The system consists of: Three…

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The pandemic transit and tall towers throughout Manhattan

The pandemic, transit and tall towers throughout Manhattan

By Elevator World | December 1, 2020

Coronavirus Impacts Seen in Construction Projections Pandemic-related woes have brought down high prospects for the NYC construction market, The Real Deal reported in October. Citing the New York Building Congress and New York Building Foundation, it said, “The pandemic has shaved US$16 billion off projected construction spending in 2020 and 2021” and that the congress…

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New York YIMBY: residential skyscrapers multiply in busy Big Apple.

New York YIMBY: residential skyscrapers multiply in busy Big Apple.

By Elevator World | November 1, 2020

Major Legal Victory for Two Bridges Supertall Plans A unanimous decision by the New York Appellate Court paves the way for four towers along the waterfront in the Two Bridges neighborhood on the Lower East Side. Handed down in August, the ruling allows developers JDS Development Group, CIM Group, L+M Development Partners and Starrett Corp.…

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New York YIMBY news: activity remains brisk in Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn.

By Elevator World | October 1, 2020

“Tremendous Addition to Midtown Skyline” Reaches Milestone Construction on One Vanderbilt, a 77-story supertall office tower described as a “tremendous addition to the Midtown skyline,” reached a milestone in July when its 100-ft-tall architectural spire was replaced. The spire was initially erected in September 2019 for the topping-out ceremony, then disassembled in December to allow…

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