51 Astor Place

A new multi-use spec building at the site of Cooper Union’s former engineering school brings Fumihiko Maki’s elegant design and Minskoff Equities’ market divination to Manhattan’s bohemian enclave. Its unfolding structure helps 51 Astor Place keep its different aims in productive tensions.

New York, NY

Location: 51 Astor Place New York, NY
Owner: Edward J. Minskoff Equities, Inc. New York, NY
Architect: Maki and Associates Tokyo, Japan
Associate Architect/Architect of Record: Adamson Associates International
New York, NY
Structural Engineer of Record: Ysrael A. Seinuk New York, NY
Mechanical Engineer: WSP USA New York, NY
Construction Manager: F.J. Sciame Construction, LLC
New York, NY
Curtain Wall Consultant: Israel Berger & Associates New York, NY
Structural Steel Fabricator: Cives Steel Gouveneur, NY
Structural Steel Erector: Stonebridge Steel Erection
South Plainfield, NJ
Miscellaneous Iron Erector: FMB Inc., Harrison, NJ
Ornamental Metal Erector: FMB Inc. Harrison, NJ
Curtain wall Fabricator: Permasteelisa North America New York, NY
Curtain Wall Erector: Tower Installation Windsor, CT

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