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Avenues: The World School

Avenues: The World School Location: New York, New YorkYear Built: 1927-1928Original Architect: Cass Gilbert The R.C. Williams Warehouse, designed by Cass Gilbert and constructed in 1928, is located within the New York City West Chelsea Historic District and is a NYC Landmark. It is also individually listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The project involved the adaptive re-use of this building from a warehouse to a world-class educational facility for Avenues: The World School, an international private school opened in the fall of 2012. BCA was the historic preservation consultant...

First Battery Armory

First Battery Armory Location: New York, New York Year Built: 1903Original Architect: Horgan & Slattery The 1903 former First Battery Armory at 56 West 66th Street, designed by architects Horgan & Slattery, is an individual New York City Landmark and is one of a few extant historic armories in New York City. From 1903 until 1977 the building served as a National Guard armory. From 1977 until 2010, it was used as a television studio and is often referred to as the Disney Armory. It currently holds ESPN cable company offices. The project consisted of exterior and interior rehabilitation...

New York University, Rubin Hall

New York University, Rubin Hall Location: New York, New YorkYear Built: 1928Original Architects: Schwartz & Gross Rubin Hall is a 1928 Neoclassical dormitory building at New York University in Manhattan. Located at 35 Fifth Avenue, Rubin Hall has New York City Landmark status as part of the Greenwich Village Historic District. The project involved renovation and energy upgrades, including a 100% window replacement and new rooftop mechanical equipment, and was subject to review by the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC). BCA reviewed archival documentation and conducted targeted...