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The Year in NYC Tall Buildings

By Elevator World | March 1, 2018

Neighborhoods transform as striking new landmarks punctuate skyline. The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), having recently completed its annual global audit of tall-building construction around the world, determined three buildings of 200 m or taller completed in 2017 in New York City (NYC), compared to four in 2016. In addition to those…

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Hudson Yards and the High Line

By Angela Baldwin | March 1, 2018

One landmark leads to another in Manhattan’s developing “New West Side.” On a recent trip to New York City, your author walked the famed and beloved High Line for the first time. A former rail line turned public park, the High Line was donated to the City of New York by CSX Transportation, Inc. in…

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Zero-Clearance Entrances in NYC

By Elevator World | March 1, 2018

The 100 elevator entrances provided by Columbia make both developers and tenants smile. Start spreadin’ the news: New York City (NYC) has recently added yet another iconic structure to its skyline, this one in the ultra-chic West Chelsea area. Located immediately adjacent to the High Line, at 520 West 28th Street, this property is often…

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The Elevator Learning Center

By Elevator World | March 1, 2018

D&D’s efforts to address labor shortages are expanding beyond itself.. It’s no secret that there is an ongoing labor shortage in the U.S. for all tradesmen, regardless of their affiliation. While participating in the annual industry gatherings, conferences and association events of 2017, conversations always came back to the same complaints — “There is no…

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Mission Accomplished

By Kaija Wilkinson | March 1, 2018

EW gets an inside look at the amazing KONE escalator systems in stations along NYC’s Second Avenue Subway extension and at Hudson Yards. One hundred years from now, descendants of those who were on the Second Avenue Subway Construction Management Committee in New York City (NYC) will be able to see the names of their…

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Companies, organization tap leaders.

By Elevator World | February 1, 2018

Avire Appoints Brigham Technical Director Avire has appointed Peter Brigham technical director, responsible for the company’s global engineering activity. He is primarily based at the U.K. office. Most recently chief technology officer and founder at Dacfon Ltd., specializing in anti-counterfeiting and secure manufacturing systems, Brigham has an MSc in Electronics and Information Technology from Birmingham…

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L.A., Oakland are targets for tall developments.

By Elevator World | February 1, 2018

Mixed-Use Project Going Up on Site of Former L.A. Park The Los Angeles City Council has approved the sale of Angels Knoll, a closed city park on the edge of downtown, to developers who plan a mixed-use project, The Architect’s Newspaper says. Angels Landing Partners (ALP), which purchased the 2.24-acre site for US$50 million, is…

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Tall plans for Upper West Side NYC, Jersey City and Brooklyn

By Elevator World | February 1, 2018

Upper West Side Tower Designs Revealed Architectural firm Snøhetta has released the first renderings of a residential tower being planned for New York City’s (NYC) Upper West Side, The Architect’s Newspaper reports. The split, tapering tower will sit between Lincoln Center and Central Park at 50 West 66th Street. At 775 ft. tall, the 127-unit…

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Acquisitions, investments for the future of the industry and more

By Elevator World | February 1, 2018

ATIS Acquires Lerch Bates’ Inspection Portfolio American Testing and Inspection Services (ATIS) and Lerch Bates entered into an agreement in December 2017 in which ATIS will acquire the elevator inspection portfolio of Lerch Bates Inspection Services (LBIS), the companies announced. Through the acquisition, St. Louis-based ATIS expands its position as the largest U.S.-owned elevator-inspection company,…

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Maryland’s Tallest Residential Tower Tops Out

By Elevator World | February 1, 2018

Baltimore’s 44-story 414 Light Street has topped out, making it Maryland’s tallest residential tower, Skyrise Cities reported. The Solomon Cordwell Buenz-designed tower should be ready for occupancy sometime this year. When it opens, 414 Light Street will have 394 luxury apartments, parking for 469 cars and rooftop amenity space, including gardens, pools and lounge areas.…

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