Cast Iron Loft Sidewalk & Elevator Replacement

Exterior of building with new sidewalk vault, elevator & elevator entrances, and new paint (photo by Mark La Rosa)

Information

Location: 72-76 Greene St New York, NY

Client/Owner: ASB L3 72-76 Greene St LLC

Owner Representation: Sierra Real Estate

General Contractor: G-Builders

Consultants

Structural: Silman

Civil Engineering: Prime Engineering

MEP Engineering: WB Engineering + Consultants

Elevator: Sierra Consulting Group

Expediting: Gillman Consulting

Project Status: Built

Size: 1,500 sq ft sidewalk + entire facade

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Exterior of building with new sidewalk vault, elevator & elevator entrances, and new paint (photo by Mark La Rosa)

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Detail of repainted facade with new sidewalk that included the reuse of existing granite flags (photo by Mark La Rosa)

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South elevator was replaced with entirely new unit that allowed for the creation of a new street entrance, providing ADA accessibility to the south half of the building

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Existing north elevator entrance was replaced with new historically appropriate entry

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Detail looking south of steel diamondplate steps and historic granite installed on new structural slab below

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View during construction – entire substructure of sidewalk (known as a sidewalk vault, open to the cellar) was replaced with a new concrete slab in a tightly coordinated phasing schedule that allowed the building to remain in operation

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View south prior to start of work showing deteriorated conditions

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Before and after of repainting the facade