Awards & Recognition

  • 2828 Broadway Wins an Award of Merit
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    2828 Broadway won an Award of Merit as one of the Best New Mixed use buildings in New York from New York Construction. The building house The School at Columbia and faculty housing.

  • Lenfest Hall Receives Award of Merit
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    New York Construction has awarded Lenfest Hall with its Best of 2005 Award of Merit as one of the best new high rise residential buildings in New York. In 2004, the building also won an honorable mention as the best new student residence building in the country from Multifamily Executive Magazine. Lenfest, the Law School's dormitory, boasts 211 furnished apartments with their own kitchens and bathrooms. The 122,100-sq.-ft., 16-story structure was recognized for its design, which integrates with the surrounding neighborhood. Read more here.

  • PGMS Salutes Columbia University for Grounds Management Excellence
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    (BALTIMORE) - The Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) recognized Columbia University in New York City with a Grand Award in the Society's 2007 Green Star Awards competition. The award was given in the Urban University Grounds category for exceptional grounds maintenance. Winners were honored during the Society's 2007 School of Grounds Management held in conjunction with the GIE+EXPO in Louisville, Ky., (Oct. 24-27). Read More here.

  • Engineering Excellence Award
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    Columbia University was the recipient of an Engineering Excellence Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of New York (ACECNY) for the renovation of 615 West 131st Street, also known as the Studebaker Building.  The award, which recognizes engineering achievements that demonstrate a high degree of ingenuity, was presented during ACECNY's 2008 awards reception on March 29th at the Waldorf-Astoria.  Congratulations to Fran Fitzgerald, Ruth Shragowitz, Jo Donna Lamb, Irwin Lefkowitz and Doug McKean, the Columbia University Facilities project management team members.  The consulting engineering firm for the Studebaker project was Joseph R. Loring & Associates and the architect was The Switzer Group. Read More Here

  • Educational Interiors Outstanding Design Award
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    The Educational Interiors Showcase award was awarded to  architect Stephen Yablon for his design of Columbia's Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research. Read more here.