Conservation Work & Houses


Chrysler Building - Lobby Photo: Tishman Speyer
Chrysler Observatory

Chrysler Building

405 Lexington Avenue, Manhattan

Research, investigation and preparation of an Historic Structure Report of the Chrysler Building lobby which determined the original configuration, lighting systems and missing elements as initially designed by William Van Alen in 1928. The report lead to the designation of the lobby as an individual New York City landmark by the Landmarks Preservation Commission and averted a proposed modernization.

Research and investigation to determine the original design and layout of the Chrysler Building Observatory with the intent of re-opening it to the public.

Cartier Interior


653 Fifth Avenue, Manhattan

Preparation of an analysis, drawings and specifications for the reinstatement of the principal rooms as they existed in the first part of the 20th century. Designed by Robert W. Gibson and C.P.H. Gilbert. Architects, in a neo-Renaissance Style and built in 1905 with a marble and stone facade for Morton Freeman Plant. The house was bought by Cartier in 1917. William Welles Bosworth, Architect, reconfigured the interior and installed paneled selling rooms on the first and second floors.

The Power Station
The Power Station - Interior image © Avatar Studios

The Power Station

441 West 53rd Street, Manhattan

Conversion of a Consolidated Edison Power Station into a recording studio complex including the installation of wood-lined acoustical recording studios.

Safra National Bank Building

Safra National Bank Building

546-550 Fifth Avenue, Manhattan

Addition to an eight story building at 550 Fifth Avenue including the installation of a floor to ceiling glass façade to match the existing façade at 546 Fifth Avenue, Manhattan.