Tweed Courthouse

New York, NY

Project Details

Completed 2001
177,500 sf
$85 million

Architect
John G. Waite Associates, Architects

Agency
NYC Department of Design & Construction

Awards
2002 New York Landmarks Conservancy Lucy G. Moses Preservation Award
2002 Preservation League of New York Excellence in Historic Preservation
2003 Building Design & Construction 20th Annual Reconstruction Awards – Grand Award

Structural restoration of interior and marble exterior of 19th century landmark. Restoration work included:

  • Analysis/repairs of central skylight atrium.
  • Roof replacement.
  • Extensive renovation and reconstruction of marble cornice, portico and parapet.
  • New fire stairs and an elevator were added.
  • Reconstruction of main grand stairway entrance.
  • Steel repairs at mechanical vault.