51 JAY STREET, BROOKLYN
This three-story landmark pre-War industrial/warehouse building in the Dumbo District of Brooklyn was converted into a 7-story residential condominiums. Landmark requirements necessitated that the existing façade had to be maintained. Interstitial concrete flat plate floors were added within the tall existing floors. The existing steel roof truss framing was removed and replaced by concrete floors. Penthouse level with large terrace area was incorporated into the program also. The total area of the finished construction was 136,000 sf. New windows with structural backup framing were introduced. As per NYC Building Code stipulations, the existing structure was reinforced to meet the new seismic requirements.