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CUNY, John Jay College of Criminal Justice

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Award of Merit-Higher Education

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This 15,000-student school had outgrown its facilities so it added a glassy new aluminum-and-steel complex on its midtown Manhattan block. Doubling the school's space by adding 625,000 sq ft, the complex consists of a 14-story tower rising from a wider five-story podium.

The project, which took six years to complete, faced several major challenges. These included Amtrak lines that cut a diagonal swath through a tunnel at the site's southwestern corner.

The project team had to work around train schedules and also was forced to use a cantilever for nine stories of the building to keep their weight from pressing down on the ground and crushing the train tunnel's roof.

CUNY—John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York

Key Players

Owner/Developer: City University of New York, John Jay College of Criminal Justice and Dormitory Authority of the State of New York

Construction Manager: Turner Construction Co.

Structural Engineer: Leslie E. Robertson Associates

Architect: Skidmore Owings & Merrill

Civil Engineer: Langan Engineering & Environmental Services

MEP Engineer: JB&B

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