23 Aug '11, 12am

Cured for Preservation: Office Building to Rise Over Historic Meatpacking Warehouse: Morris Adjmi Architects re...

Cured for Preservation: Office Building to Rise Over Historic Meatpacking Warehouse: Morris Adjmi Architects re...

Morris Adjmi Architects recently announced that its design for a 6-story office and retail building at 837 Washington Street has been approved by the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission. Located just to the east of the High Line and the Standard Hotel, the steel and glass tower will sit on top of an existing 2-story Moderne-style warehouse that dates from the late 1930s and was once part of the Gansevoort Market. “We are pleased with the Landmarks Preservation Commission’s approval of our design for 837 Washington Street, which we believe fits in with the fabric of the neighborhood while also helping forge a new architectural identity for the Meatpacking District,” said Morris Adjmi in a press release. Indeed, the new addition’s design echoes the neighborhood’s industrial past: it features a metal and glass window wall set within an angular framework of gray st...

Full article: http://www.greenbuildingsNYC.com/2011/08/22/cured-for-pre...

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