555 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY
555 Fifth Avenue is a high-rise modernist building in midtown Manhattan completed in 1955. SUPERSTRUCTURES has been retained by the building owner and tenants for multiple structural engineering projects over the course of over ten years. These have included an evaluation of the structural feasibility of a green-roof installation at the roof terraces; structural support for new HVAC equipment on the 11th and 12th floors; and structural alterations on the ground, 2nd and 3rd floors. Other projects included structural engineering for a stair opening in tenant space on the 5th floor and structural design of framing system to support a 55,000 lb safe to be placed on the building’s 3rd floor.