On March 8th, 2019, SOM Associate Directors Jon Cicconi and Frank Mahan will lead a hard hat construction tour of Moynihan Train Hall for the AIANY Historic Buildings Committee. The two will share insight on SOM's design to convert the 1913 James A. Farley Post Office into a 21st-century train station.
Commercial Observer has selected SOM Director Marla Gayle as a recipient of the 2018 Barrier Breaker Award. Gayle and other award winners were honored at the second annual Women in Real Estate, Design and Construction Forum at the CUNY Graduate Center on November 15th, 2018.
Metropolis Magazine highlights SOM's design to convert the James A. Farley Post Office into Moynihan Train Hall, a 21st-century train station. Located in New York City, the project is a critical part of the redevelopment of the entire Penn Station complex and is anticipated to open in 2020.
On July 18th, 2018, SOM Senior Consulting Design Partner Roger Duffy will be the keynote speaker on day two of Perspective USA 2018, a forum hosted by The Plan magazine. The event centers on a discussion of innovations in architecture and design.
6sqft reports on the installation of Moynihan Train Hall's new skylight. Above the James A. Farley Post Office, which will operate as a new boarding concourse for the Penn Station complex, the skylight will connect with the building's original steel trusses and span the interior courtyard.
CityRealty reports on the installation of Moynihan Train Hall's 92-foot-high skylight. One of the new train hall's key components, the skylight will bring natural light into the restored James A. Farley Post Office building, which will operate as an extension of Penn Station.
SOM will participate in more than 20 events at this year's AIA Conference on Architecture in New York City. The conference, which features approximately 70 educational and networking events, includes seminars, workshops, and a two-day Architecture Expo at the Javits Center.
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.