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Led by the Skanska-Kiewit-Ecco III joint venture on Phase 1 and Granite Construction Northeast on Phase 2, this $873 million project to replace the aging Kosciuszko Bridge that connects Brooklyn and Queens was completed on-budget and four years ahead of schedule with union carpenters and contractors. Other contractors on this job include Perfetto Contracting, Structural Services Inc., Case Foundation, and Hayward Baker.
The TWA Hotel at the John F. Kennedy International Airport
The historic TWA terminal at JFK Airport is once again open for business after a complete redesign and renovation as a hotel. The new design is inspired by the 1960s space-age futurism, paying homage to the building’s golden era. This development features union-made luxury interiors and a stunning natural-light lounge with floor to ceiling windows. Contractors on this project include Wood Pro 2 Installers, Inc., Oxford Electronics, Inc., Sorbara Construction Corp., and Consolidated Carpet working with the New York City District Council of Carpenters.
The New York Proton Center
New York's very first proton treatment center opened in 2019 in East Harlem. Millwrights from Local Union 740 of the New York City District Council of Carpenters, working with Bay Crane, did the critical alignments with an unparalleled level of precision for this cutting-edge cancer treatment facility. Union contractors also worked on the drywall, interiors, and furniture installation for this project. Contractors on this project include Island Acoustics, J D'Annunzio & Sons Inc., Ari Products Inc., Permadur Industries Inc., American Wood Installers, Consolidated Carpet, Advanced Scaffold Services, Bay Crane Service, Horizon Contracting, National Furniture Installer, and Wood Pro 2 Installers.
New York City's first Neiman Marcus is one of the most high-profile retail projects of the year. Union contractors and the New York City District Council of Carpenters put a lot of work into this "immersive" department store, featuring luxury shops from CHANEL, Louis Vuitton, and Versace among many others. Contractors on this job include Consolidated Carpet, Lafayette Glass Company, Metro Flooring Services, Sky Retail Services, American Wood Installers, International Blind Contractor, Dave Osborne Construction, W.E.S. Works, LLC, R&J Installations, LLC, O’Kane Enterprises Ltd., Creative Installations, Eclipse Contracting, Platinum Wood Floors Inc., National Retail Installation Inc., Reilly Contract Installations, Tangent Construction Inc.
The MoMA The Museum of Modern Art
The museum's new internal structure will feature a new 30,000 square foot gallery and a re-imagined layout meant to create a more accessible, inclusive experience for visitors. This $450 million project also extended the museum’s historic Bauhaus stairs and added a first-floor lounge. The museum’s makeover has been received very positively since it reopened in October of 2019. Union contractors Wood Pro 2 Installers, Sherland & Farrington, Inc., Consolidated Carpet, National Acoustics, and Kay & Sons worked on this renovation with The New York City District Council of Carpenters.
Union carpenters are proud to have worked on the Fisher Houses project in the Bronx. Since 2019, these homes have provided free lodging for military families of patients at the James J. Peters VA Medical Center. Guests can form a community at Fisher Houses, helping each other through difficult times. Pyramid Floor Covering Inc., Rivco Construction LLC, and Ruttura and Sons Construction were on this job with the New York City District Council of Carpenters.
Construction at 138 Willoughby Street, also known as Brooklyn Point, is nearing completion. This 68-story, 720-foot-tall skyscraper will be the tallest tower in the borough. Union contractors Universal Builders Supply Inc., Safway Atlantic, Insulation Contractors Inc., R&J Construction Corp., and Urban Foundation/Engineering are working with the New York City District Council of Carpenters to put the finishing touches and this addition to our skyline.
Bayonne Bridge Renovation
This ambitious union-built project elevated the bridge's deck by 64 feet to accommodate modern cargo ships. A brand-new bike and pedestrian lane were also added. Union carpenters worked with contractors Ferreira Construction Company, Skanska/Koch/Kiewit JV, and American Pile and Foundation on this critical upgrade to our region’s infrastructure.
School Construction Authority
For more than a decade, school construction in existing buildings has been performed by all-union labor and contractors. Taxpayers have saved hundreds of millions of dollars. And NYC’s classrooms are no longer falling apart. Our partnership with the School Construction Authority through two mayors and three multi-billion dollar capital plans is a testament to the confidence that owners of major projects have in our ability to deliver quality, safety and on-time, cost-effective work. Pictured here is PS 211 in Corona, Queens. Subcontractors on this job include R&J Installations, Wellington Sales & Installations, Personal Touch Installations, International Blind Contractor, OGEE Construction, Modernfold/Styles, Farley Sales-Installations, Elite Floors, Nu-Tech Furnishings, J & A Concrete, Lif Industries, Hailey Insulation, Island Acoustics, Darcon Construction, Soil Solutions of NY, York Scaffold Equipment.
The House by Handel Architects project at the Cornell Tech site
The House at Cornell Tech on Roosevelt Island is a Passive House with an ultra-low energy certification and 352 apartments for students and faculty. Union carpenters worked with contractors including Anchormen Construction for the foundation, SBF Contracting for the concrete superstructure, Exterior Erecting Services and Duggan & Marcon for exterior wall panels, Woodworks Construction for interior finishes, and Re:Source New Jersey for flooring.
Brooklyn Navy Yard
Trevcon Construction Company and Local Union 1556 working on a new pier at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. This $80,000,000 reconstruction of Pier C will serve as the new city-wide ferry service home port in New York City.
One Manhattan Square
Extell Development’s 80-story tower at One Manhattan Square includes 1.2 million square feet of space, 815 residences and stunning views of the Brooklyn Bridge and city skyline. Lendlease Construction is the general contractor with union carpenters employed by R&J Construction, All Craft Fabricators, Civetta Cousins, Pyramid Flooring, Art Woodwork, Safeway Atlantic, Component Assembly, Hayward Baker, Pinnacle Industries, Elite Floors, and Nets That Work. http://onemanhattansquare.com/
Brookfield Properties is developing this 7 million square feet mixed use project that includes offices, housing, a hotel, retail and a public plaza built over rail lines. Union carpenters and contractors are now working on this $4.5 billion project in the Hudson Yards neighborhood.
InterContinental New York Barclay Hotel
This gem of east midtown Manhattan hotels recently underwent a $175 million renovation that recreates its original 1926 luster. Cord Contracting Co. and a team of union carpenters were proud to rebuild the lobby, ballrooms and 700 guest room interiors.
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TF Cornerstone is developing this 42 story, 1.2 million square feet residential rental building, which includes more than 200 affordable housing units, on Manhattan's west side. Winco Corporation, a WBE, is building the concrete superstructure with union concrete carpenters.