288 Lexington Avenue Entrance Restoration


For this award-winning project, we designed an appropriate and sensitive building entrance with planters, an updated marquee, and an accessible ramp concealed behind a low wall. Our design was inspired by the building’s mid-20th century heritage; using the original building elements as cues, aluminum cladding was stripped off the marquee and replaced with stainless steel panels in brushed and sandblasted finishes. Theater-style lighting accentuates the entry and creates an elegant arrival to the building. Granite, tinted concrete, refurbished entry doors, and stainless steel railings complete the project.

Awarded the 2007 Murray Hill Architectural Award for Excellence in Preservation and Design.

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New York, NY


John Bartelstone