Blog posts pertaining to Corbin Building project

The Corbin Building, Fulton Center: Rediscovering and Renewing An Architectural Gem - Part 6

Although much of the Corbin restoration and upgrade focused on structural and architectural elements, integrating modern MEP and IT systems within an irregular constricted structure
Corbin Building, NYC, Terra Cotta Masonry, architectural restoration

The Corbin Building, Fulton Center: Rediscovering and Renewing An Architectural Gem - Part 5

Engineering investigation proved what was already expected: Corbin’s iron frame was designed as a gravity-only structure
Corbin Building, NYC, Terra Cotta Masonry, architectural restoration

The Corbin Building, Fulton Center: Rediscovering and Renewing An Architectural Gem - Part 4

One of the largest challenges in the restoration was to effectively clean and repair the wide palette of materials Kimball had used in the decorative façade to express his client’s taste for opulence
Corbin Building, NYC, Terra Cotta Masonry, architectural restoration

The Corbin Building, Fulton Center: Rediscovering and Renewing An Architectural Gem - Part 3

Through most of the design process, Corbin remained occupied by its various tenants. Even access to spaces owned by part of the client body, New York City Transit (NYCT), was far from straightforward
Corbin Building, NYC, Terra Cotta Masonry, architectural restoration

The Corbin Building, Fulton Center: Rediscovering and Renewing An Architectural Gem - Part 2

To make way for the new Fulton Center pavilion, the Corbin Building was initially scheduled for demolition along with others occupying the west end of the block between John Street and Fulton Street
Corbin Building, NYC, Terra Cotta Masonry, architectural restoration

The Corbin Building, Fulton Center: Rediscovering and Renewing An Architectural Gem - Part 1

The Fulton Center transit hub in Lower Manhattan is one of the most ambitious capital projects undertaken by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) since its inception in 1968.
Corbin Building, architectural Restoration, Historic Districts Council Design Award, Page Ayres Cowley Architects

Corbin Building Restoration Honored @ Historic Districts Council Design Awards

On May 5, 2014 Historic Districts Council Design Awards recognized…