252 East 57th Street received a 2018 Award for Excellence in Development from the Urban Land Institute, and Moynihan Train Hall's West End Concourse was selected as a finalist in the awards program. The two projects are honored as significant contributions to the urban fabric of New York City.
The Municipal Art Society of New York (MAS) selected Moynihan Train Hall's West End Concourse as the winner of a 2018 MASterworks Award in the category of Best New Infrastructure. The annual awards program recognizes projects that contribute to New York City's built environment.
ArchiteXX interviews SOM Director Nicole Dosso about her two-decade-long experience at SOM. She touches upon her contributions to key projects such as One World Trade Center and Moynihan Train Hall, her approach to the technical side of design, and the lessons she's learned along the way.
NYC Architects ranks SOM at number one in its list of the most influential commercial architects in New York City. Projects featured in the article include One World Trade Center, the Manhattan West Development, and Moynihan Train Hall.
On January 27th, 2017, SOM Design Partner Roger Duffy will speak at "City of Tomorrow," a real estate, architecture, and design summit. Duffy will join a panel titled "Planes, Trains and Automobiles: Reimagining Penn Station, Grand Central, JFK, LaGuardia and the City’s Streets."
On January 10th, 2018, SOM Senior Designer Nathan Strieter joined a panel discussion titled "Delivering Greatness: Project Delivery Lessons from the Design and Construction of the Moynihan Train Hall." Panelists spoke about the project's delivery method and the train hall as a whole.
On November 3rd, 2017, Associate Director Marla Gayle spoke at Transportation Forum, an event organized by Professional Women in Construction. Gayle discussed the transformation of the James A. Farley Post Office into Moynihan Train Hall, a state-of-the-art transportation facility.
Curbed brings "Transportation Week" to New York, spotlighting various projects around the city's five boroughs. Moynihan Train Hall, the SOM-designed project to convert the James A. Farley Post Office into a spacious transportation hub within an improved Penn Station, is featured.
SOM Design Partner Roger Duffy talks with Architectural Record about Moynihan Train Hall. By reusing the existing steel trusses of the historic James A. Farley Post Office, the design for the New York City train hall “creates a dialogue between the history of the building and the new construction.”