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DVF Studios

874 Washington Street

New York, NY

Two connecting buildings, originally built in 1887 and 1890, were redesigned to house a multi-story retail store, design studio, and new accessible landscaped roof. The building consists of essentially a new steel framed building that was constructed from top down while retaining the lot line/exterior walls of the existing building. In order to preserve the landmarked façade, GACE designed bracing and a sequence of construction to allow for the removal of the existing interior structure and complete reframing of the building. GACE also designed the façade restoration program.

  • Status
    Completed
  • Size
    50,000 SF
  • Client
    Diane von Furstenberg
  • Architect
    Work Architecture Company
  • Awards
    2008
    Best Historic Restoration, NYC Masterworks Awards
    NY Municipal Arts Society