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Things to Consider When Replacing Windows in New York City

Things to Consider When Replacing Windows in New York City

When replacing windows on construction projects in New York City, it is essential to choose the right type of window and a qualified installer to do the work. Several vital things must be considered when selecting the proper window replacement, including whether your building is within a historic district, whether you’re concerned with acoustic or thermal performance, or whether the...

Tenement Museum Displays the Transformation of the Lower East Side and Beyond

Tenement Museum Displays the Transformation of the Lower East Side and Beyond

No neighborhood has transformed quite like the Lower East Side. In the 1840s, it was known as Kleindeutschland, or “Little Germany”. In the 1920s, it was the center of Jewish immigrant culture. In the 1970s, parts of the neighborhood became Chinatown with the arrival of Chinese immigrants. Today, it is a predominantly Puerto Rican and Dominican community. The neighborhood holds...

Henson Intern Dispatch

Henson Intern Dispatch

Since the start of the pandemic in March 2020, I have not had the chance to work with people in person. I finished my last year of undergraduate studies mostly in isolation, accompanied by Zoom and my family in Taipei. When Scott told me that the internship would be in person during our call in March, I was extremely grateful...

Compliance With Building Regulations in New York City

Compliance With Building Regulations in New York City

Buildings larger than 25,000 square feet that are higher than 6 stories need to comply with two sets of regulations in New York City. The new Building Emissions Law that is part of the Climate Mobilization Act requires buildings larger than 25,000 square feet to reduce their emissions 40% by 2030 and 80% by 2050. This will drive the overall reduction...