An opportunity to improve society. Atrium at Sumner by Studio Libeskind

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Urban Builders Collaborative.
RiseBoro Community Partnership.
Selfhelp Community Services.
New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA).
New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD).
New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC).
Construction Manager/ GC.- Lettire Construction Corp.
Civil Engineer.- AKRF, Inc.
Structural Engineer.- LERA Consulting Structural Engineers.
MEP/FP Engineer.- FISKAA Engineering.
Fire Alarm Consultant.- Nazar Engineering P.C.
Building Enclosure Consultant.- Steven Winter Associates, Inc.
High-Performance Buildings Consultant.- Bright Power.
Sumner Senior Partners, LLC.
12.302 sqm.
Project.- 2017.
Construction start.- August 2021.
Completed.- May 2024.
57 Marcus Garvey Boulevard Brooklyn, New York 11206. USA.
Permanent financing for the $132 million project at the Atrium at Sumner includes $41 million in HDC bonds, a $12 million subsidy from HDC's Extremely Low & Low-Income Affordability (ELLA) and HPD's Senior Affordable Rental Apartments (SARA) programs; roughly $63 million in Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) equity; $3.5 million in Reso A funds from Mayor Eric Adams as Brooklyn Borough President, former City Council Members Corey Johnson, and Robert Cornegy, and the City Council's Black & Asian Caucus; $2.2 million from the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York; $300,000 from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and $10 million from other sources.

Daniel Libeskind

Daniel Libeskind, American architect of Polish-Jewish descent (Lodz, 1946). Son of Holocaust survivors, Libeskind emigrated with his family to America in 1964. He achieved renown as an architect with his designs for the Jewish Museum in Berlin and the master plan for the reconstruction of the site of the World Trade Center in New York. In May 2013 Libeskind was also appointed architect of a Holocaust memorial in Columbus, the capital of the American state of Ohio.

Libeskind’s studio has designed various museums and other cultural and public buildings all over the world. Libeskind himself has also held many academic positions, and he was the first holder of the Frank O. Gehry Chair at the University of Toronto. Among the numerous awards he has received is the Hiroshima Art Prize (2001) for artists who propagate international peace and understanding through their work. It was the first time the prize was awarded to an architect.

In 2011 Libeskind delivered the eighth Auschwitz Never Again Lecture in Amsterdam, and on that occasion he also received the Annetje Fels-Kupferschmidt Award, presented annually to an individual or organization for the exceptional way it has realized the goals of the Dutch Auschwitz Committee.




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