The Union Carbide Building at 270 Park Ave NYC to Be Demolished

The Union Carbide Building at 270 Park Ave NYC to Be Demolished

In recent years growth has been slowing down and businesses are leaving Midtown East. Many of the buildings there are considered inefficient, out of date and, until very recently, limited in how they could be updated or modified to contain more commercial office space. After several years of work by city planners, development experts, preservation professionals, and other stakeholders, new...

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Larry Robbins House for Management and Technology Receives 2019 AIANY Design Award

Larry Robbins House for Management and Technology Receives 2019 AIANY Design Award

Scott Henson Architect is proud to announce that the Larry Robbins House for Management and Technology was honored by the American Institute of Architects, New York Chapter (AIANY) with a 2019 Merit Design Award. As the preservation architect, Scott Henson Architect worked closely with Studio Joseph on the renovation of the Larry Robbins House for Management and Technology, an 8,500 square...

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Incorporating Adaptive Reuse to Restore Old Landmark Buildings

Incorporating Adaptive Reuse to Restore Old Landmark Buildings

As progress dictates that we must forge on into the future, the unfortunate tearing down of the old to make room for the new means more buildings are being lost. Adaptive reuse, however, defines progress differently. To those who may not be familiar with this type of architectural restoration, adaptive reuse takes an existing structure and refines it, breathing new life...

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The Iconic Chrysler Building is Up for Sale

The Iconic Chrysler Building is Up for Sale

An Art Deco masterpiece that has defined the Manhattan skyline for nearly 90 years is going up for sale in 2019. Currently co-owned by the Abu Dhabi Investment Council and New York property developer, Tishman Speyer, the Chrysler Building is expected to sell for as much as one billion dollars. The Chrysler Building is the eighth tallest building in New York City...

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