27 Sep '12, 3am

New Lobby Looming for Vornado’s LEED-EB 1290 Avenue of the Americas: Vornado Realty Trust recently announced tha...

New Lobby Looming for Vornado’s LEED-EB 1290 Avenue of the Americas: Vornado Realty Trust recently announced tha...

“There were two principal ideas to the work we are doing there: the first one is to give the building its proper identity on the street,” MDS principal Dan Shannon told the Commercial Observer . “[1290 Avenue of the Americas] is unique because it is one of the few buildings where the tower itself is recessed from the street behind these two wings that pull forward, so there’s almost a courtyard in the front. It’s a nice piece of architecture, but it hides the entry so to speak. 1301 and 1285 [Avenue of the Americas], Exxon – they all stand proud on the street and this one is recessed from the street, so the entry has always been a bit of a challenge in terms of its identity and presence.”

Full article: http://www.greenbuildingsnyc.com/2012/09/26/new-lobby-loo...

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