Central Park, Manhattan, New York City, New York

Central Park was designated a National Historic Landmark by the U.S. Department of the Interior in 1963. The park, managed for decades by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, is currently managed by the Central Park Conservancy under contract with the municipal government in a public-private partnership. The Conservancy is a non-profit…

Brooklyn Bridge, New York City

The Brooklyn Bridge is a hybrid cable-stayed/suspension bridge in New York City and is one of the oldest roadway bridges in the United States. Started in 1869 and completed fourteen years later in 1883, it connects the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn, spanning the East River. It has a main span of 1,595.5 feet (486.3 m) and was the first steel-wire suspension bridge constructed. Although the Brooklyn Bridge is technically…

The construction of HL23

HL23 as it is called is a 14-story, 42,395-sf ultra-luxury residential building. In total, the project creates 11 condominium units,3,585 sf of ground floor space and boosts an elevated garden area. The floor plate of the building is smaller at the base than at the top. What makes the building unique is the existing elevated…