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Project of the Year 2012
Hamilton Grange

Hamilton Grange, Manhattan, New York

By Elevator World | January 1, 2012

Category 7: Accessibility Systems submitted by Douglas W. Boydston, Handi-Lift, Inc. In September 2011, the newly restored and relocated Hamilton Grange National Memorial opened to the public. Alexander Hamilton, the first U.S. Treasury secretary and one of the founding fathers, built the country home in 1802 on a 32-acre site in upper Manhattan. Originally designed…

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Burgberg Meissen, Meissen, Germany

By Elevator World | January 1, 2012

Category 6: Inclined Elevators submitted by Achim Hütter, Hütter-Aufzüge, GmbH Meissen is located nearly 25 km northwest of Dresden on the banks of the Elbe River in eastern Germany. Home to approximately 30,000, Meissen was founded as a German town by King Henry the Fowler in 929 and is home to the Albrechtsburg Castle. Built…

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Terminal 4 of the Sky Harbor International Airport, Phoenix, Arizona

By Elevator World | January 1, 2012

Category 4: Escalators, Modernization ThyssenKrupp Elevator’s Phoenix branch was awarded the contract for the escalator installation and modernization at the Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix. Due to the large size of the project, it was broken into separate jobs and contracts, and required multiple general contractors. The portion of the project to be highlighted…

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Henri Coand ˘a International Airport

Henri Coand ˘a International Airport, Bucharest, Romania

By Elevator World | January 1, 2012

Category 5: Moving Walks submitted by Begoña Flores Canseco, ThyssenKrupp Elevator Project Description Bucharest’s Henri Coand ˘a    International Airport is Romania’s busiest airport. The expansion and modernization of the facility has become one of the country’s largest construction projects. The airport is embarking on phase three of its EUR150-million (US$206.23-million) development program that consists of…

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Dubai Metro Green Line, Dubai, U.A.E.

By Elevator World | January 1, 2012

Category 3: Escalators, New Construction The Dubai Metro is a driverless, fully automated metro network in Dubai. Its planning began under the directive of the city’s ruler, H.H. Sheik Mohamed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum. The large Red Line section of the system is operational (ELEVATOR WORLD, October 2011), and vertical-transportation work for the Green Line…

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Argentine Ministry of Economy, Buenos Aires, Argentina

By Elevator World | January 1, 2012

Category 2: Elevators, Modernization submitted by Ing. Luis C. Maldacena, Maldatec S.A. Maldatec S.A. was chosen to modernize the 15 elevators at the Ministry of Economy of the Argentine Republic for the total amount of US$2,171,202. Maldatec previously performed a partial refurbishment of the units and has been in charge of their maintenance since 1997.…

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield Building, 300 East Randolph, Chicago, Illinois

By Elevator World | January 1, 2012

Category 1: Elevators, New Construction submitted by Joshua Bietsch, Mitsubishi Electric & Electronics USA, Inc.photos by American Institute of Architects, Brian Fitz Photography, D. Swanson and J. Steinkamp Project Overview The Health Care Service Corp. (HCSC) headquarters housing Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois at 300 East Randolph Street in Chicago opened in 1997…

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2012 Project of the Year Winners

By Elevator World | January 1, 2012

ELEVATOR WORLD is always proud to present its annual Project of the Year contest winners each January issue, but this year’s contest has proved extra special. That’s because EW received a record 31 entries in seven categories. Our highly regarded panel of judges scrutinized each entry and, as always, had difficult decisions to make. Each…

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