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1,100-ft Supertall Proposed for West 57th Street in NYC

By Elevator World | June 21, 2021

The NYC Department of Buildings (DOB) indicates that planning is underway for a mixed-use, 1,100-ft-tall tower at 41-47 West 57th Street, New York YIMBY reported. The development applicant, BOB 57, LLC, is proposing a 63-story supertall with just under 443,100 ft2 of newly built space, about 237,100 ft2 of which would be devoted to 119 residential units. Another 205,100…

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Mongrain ADA-Compliant Elevators Installed at LIRR Station

By Elevator World | June 21, 2021

A trio of Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)-compliant elevators manufactured by Mongrain Vertical Transport and installed by Mid-American Elevator Co. were unveiled on June 16 by the NYC Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) at the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) Floral Park Station on Long Island. Part of the LIRR Expansion Project and overall MTA accessibility efforts, the…

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Pair of Elevators to Enhance NYC Subway Accessibility

Pair of Elevators to Enhance NYC Subway Accessibility

By Elevator World | March 31, 2021

NYC’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) plans to install two elevators at the 14th Street and Seventh Avenue subway stations in Manhattan, a move hailed by disability-rights activists at a press conference on March 27, gothamist reports. Proponents, including Sen. Chuck Schumer, urged the Federal Transportation Administration to approve and release the funds, and said he would lobby for…

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NYC MTA Seeks Help Improving Station Accessibility

NYC MTA Seeks Help Improving Station Accessibility

By Elevator World | March 22, 2021

The NYC Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is enlisting private developers to help upgrade accessibility in subway stations, THE CITY reported on March 17, but noted that criticSubs are pointing to mixed results in previous similar partnerships. MTA and the Department of City Planning are pushing their “Elevate Transit: Zoning for Accessibility” proposal, which would have real estate…

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