Project News

Group of people wearing hard hats and holding shovels, stand behind a group of seated children to commemorate the Gilder Center groundbreaking. D. Finnin/© AMNH

12/1/2022

Please note that there is weekend work scheduled for Saturday, December 3, and Saturday, December 10:

  • This work will be limited to insulation and caulking installation, and hand-set stone placement on the west facade of the building. The work will occur between 9 am and 5 pm, and there will be 5-6 trucks accessing the site.

Over the next 2 to 3 weeks, activities on the Gilder Center are scheduled to include:

  • Delivery of equipment and materials to the worksite, with about 15 trucks on average arriving per day, including concrete trucks, and flatbed trucks delivering ductwork, piping, wood framing materials, and mechanical equipment
  • Utility connection work along Columbus Avenue. This work will occur from 9 am to 3 pm  and includes trenching across Columbus Avenue for the new sewer connection
  • Stucco and brick facade work on the east facade 
  • Mechanical and electrical utility work
  • Interior building fit-outs, including tile installation, ceiling panel installation, sheet rock installation, and other interior finishes
  • Park renovation work, including installation of sub-base, concrete and hex pavers for the paths, underground utility work, soil placement and plantings, and renovations of the park at the southern end of the site (adjacent to the Museum’s service drive)
  • Interior building work may occur on Saturdays. This work will be limited to floors that have been enclosed, and the activities will not produce significant noise

Work will occur on weekdays from approximately 7 am to 3:30 pm, but may extend until approximately 6 pm. Flaggers will be present to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles into and out of the site. Night or weekend work may occasionally be required for certain construction activities, in which case advance notice will be provided. 

The work activities above are outlined based on the best available information for the current schedule and may be subject to change due to weather or other circumstances. 

11/18/2022

Please note that there will be no work on Thursday, November 24.  

Please note that there is weekend work scheduled for Saturday, November 19, and Saturday, November 26:

  • This work will be limited to insulation and caulking installation, hand-set stone placement on the west facade of the building, and work on the park renovations. The work will occur between 9 am and 5 pm, and there will be 5-6 trucks accessing the site.

Over the next 2 to 3 weeks, activities on the Gilder Center are scheduled to include:

  • Delivery of equipment and materials to the worksite, with about 15 trucks on average arriving per day, including concrete trucks, and flatbed trucks delivering ductwork, piping, wood framing materials, and mechanical equipment
  • Stucco and brick facade work on the east facade 
  • Mechanical and electrical utility work
  • Interior building fit-outs, including tile installation, ceiling panel installation, sheet rock installation, and other interior finishes
  • Park renovation work, including installation of sub-base, concrete and hex pavers for the paths, underground utility work, soil placement and plantings, and renovations of the park at the southern end of the site (adjacent to the Museum’s service drive)
  • Interior building work may occur on Saturdays. This work will be limited to floors that have been enclosed, and the activities will not produce significant noise.

Upcoming:

  • Utility connection work along Columbus Avenue is scheduled to begin in the next several weeks. This work will be done during daytime hours and involves trenching across Columbus Avenue for the new sewer connection.

Completed:

  • The newly renovated northern section of Theodore Roosevelt Park has reopened.

Work will occur on weekdays from approximately 7 am to 3:30 pm, but may extend until approximately 6 pm. Flaggers will be present to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles into and out of the site. Night or weekend work may occasionally be required for certain construction activities, in which case advance notice will be provided. 

The work activities above are outlined based on the best available information for the current schedule and may be subject to change due to weather or other circumstances. 

11/4/2022

Please note that there is weekend work scheduled for Saturday, November 5, and Saturday, November 12:

  • This work will be limited to insulation and caulking installation, and hand-set stone placement on the west facade of the building, and work on the park renovations. The work will occur between 9 am and 5 pm, and there will be 5-6 trucks accessing the site.

Over the next 2 to 3 weeks, activities on the Gilder Center are scheduled to include:

  • Delivery of equipment and materials to the worksite, with about 15 trucks on average arriving per day, including stone deliveries, concrete trucks, and flatbed trucks delivering ductwork, piping, wood framing materials, and mechanical equipment
  • Stucco and brick facade work on the east facade 
  • Mechanical and electrical utility work
  • Interior building fit-outs, including tile installation, ceiling panel installation, sheet rock installation, and other interior finishes
  • Park renovation work, including installation of sub-base, concrete and hex pavers for the paths, underground utility work, soil placement and plantings, and renovations of the park at the southern end of the site (adjacent to the Museum’s service drive)
  • Interior building work may occur on Saturdays. This work will be limited to floors that have been enclosed, and the activities will not produce significant noise.

Completed:

  • Stone panel installation on the west facade of the building has been completed (hand-set stone, caulking, and other facade work is ongoing)

Upcoming: 

  • Utility connections along Columbus Avenue later this fall

Work will occur on weekdays from approximately 7 am to 3:30 pm, but may extend until approximately 6 pm. Flaggers will be present to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles into and out of the site. Night or weekend work may occasionally be required for certain construction activities, in which case advance notice will be provided. 

The work activities above are outlined based on the best available information for the current schedule and may be subject to change due to weather or other circumstances. 

10/21/2022

Please note that there is weekend work scheduled for Saturday, October 22, and Saturday, October 29:

  • This work will be limited to facade stone, waterproofing and insulation installation on the west facade of the building, and work on the park renovations. The work will occur between 9 am and 5 pm, and there will be 5-6 trucks accessing the site.

Over the next 2 to 3 weeks, activities on the Gilder Center are scheduled to include:

  • Delivery of equipment and materials to the worksite, with about 15 trucks on average arriving per day, including stone deliveries, concrete trucks, and flatbed trucks delivering ductwork, piping, wood framing materials, and mechanical equipment
  • Delivery and installation of stone panels for the west facade
  • Stucco and brick facade work on the east facade 
  • Mechanical and electrical utility work
  • Interior building fit-outs, including tile installation, ceiling panel installation, sheet rock installation, and other interior finishes
  • Park renovation work, including installation of sub-base, concrete and hex pavers for the paths, underground utility work, soil placement and plantings, and renovations of the park at the southern end of the site (adjacent to the Museum’s service drive)
  • Interior building work may occur on Saturdays. This work will be limited to floors that have been enclosed, and the activities will not produce significant noise.

Upcoming:

  • Utility connections along Columbus Avenue later this fall

Work will occur on weekdays from approximately 7 am to 3:30 pm, but may extend until approximately 6 pm. Flaggers will be present to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles into and out of the site. Night or weekend work may occasionally be required for certain construction activities, in which case advance notice will be provided. 

The work activities above are outlined based on the best available information for the current schedule and may be subject to change due to weather or other circumstances. 

10/7/2022

We are pleased to announce that the Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation will open to the public on February 17, 2023.

The northern part of the newly renovated Theodore Roosevelt Park will open at the end of this month, weather permitting. Park renovations will continue through the spring planting season. 

Please note that there is weekend work scheduled for Saturday, October 8, and Saturday, October 15:

  • This work will be limited to facade stone, waterproofing and insulation installation on the west facade of the building, and work on the park renovations. The work will occur between 9 am and 5 pm, and there will be 5-6 trucks accessing the site.

Over the next 2 to 3 weeks, activities on the Gilder Center are scheduled to include:

  • Delivery of equipment and materials to the worksite, with about 15 trucks on average arriving per day, including stone deliveries, concrete trucks, and flatbed trucks delivering ductwork, piping, wood framing materials, and mechanical equipment
  • Delivery and installation of stone panels for the west facade
  • Stucco and brick facade work on the east facade 
  • Mechanical and electrical utility work
  • Interior building fit-outs, including tile installation, ceiling panel installation, sheet rock installation, and other interior finishes
  • Park renovation work, including installation of sub-base, concrete and hex pavers for the paths, underground utility work, soil placement and plantings, and renovations of the park at the southern end of the site (adjacent to the Museum’s service drive)
  • Interior building work may occur on Saturdays. This work will be limited to floors that have been enclosed, and the activities will not produce significant noise.

Upcoming: 

  • Utility connections along Columbus Avenue later this fall

Work will occur on weekdays from approximately 7 am to 3:30 pm, but may extend until approximately 6 pm. Flaggers will be present to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles into and out of the site. Night or weekend work may occasionally be required for certain construction activities, in which case advance notice will be provided. 

The work activities above are outlined based on the best available information for the current schedule and may be subject to change due to weather or other circumstances. 

9/23/2022

Please note that there is weekend work scheduled for Saturday, September 24, and Saturday, October 1:

  • This work will be limited to facade stone, waterproofing and insulation installation on the west facade of the building, and work on the park renovations. The work will occur between 9 am and 5 pm, and there will be 5-6 trucks accessing the site.

Over the next 2 to 3 weeks, activities on the Gilder Center are scheduled to include:

  • Delivery of equipment and materials to the worksite, with about 15 trucks on average arriving per day, including stone deliveries, concrete trucks, and flatbed trucks delivering ductwork, piping, wood framing materials, and mechanical equipment
  • Delivery and installation of stone panels for the west facade
  • Removal of portions of the sidewalk shed (overhead protection) along Columbus Avenue
  • Stucco and brick facade work on the east facade 
  • Mechanical and electrical utility work
  • Interior building fit-outs, including tile installation, ceiling panel installation, sheet rock installation, and other interior finishes
  • Waterproofing installation
  • Park renovation work, including installation of sub-base, concrete and hex pavers for the paths, underground utility work, and renovations of the park at the southern end of the site (adjacent to the Museum’s service drive)
  • Interior building work may occur on Saturdays. This work will be limited to floors that have been enclosed, and the activities will not produce significant noise

Upcoming: 

  • Utility connections along Columbus Avenue later this fall

Work will occur on weekdays from approximately 7 am to 3:30 pm, but may extend until approximately 6 pm. Flaggers will be present to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles into and out of the site. Night or weekend work may occasionally be required for certain construction activities, in which case advance notice will be provided. 

The work activities above are outlined based on the best available information for the current schedule and may be subject to change due to weather or other circumstances. 

9/9/2022

Please note that there is weekend work scheduled for Saturday, September 10, and Saturday, September 17:

  • This work will be limited to facade stone, waterproofing and insulation installation on the west facade of the building, and work on the park renovations. The work will occur between 9 am and 5 pm, and there will be 5-6 trucks accessing the site.

Over the next 2 to 3 weeks, activities on the Gilder Center are scheduled to include:

  • Delivery of equipment and materials to the worksite, with about 15 trucks on average arriving per day, including stone deliveries, concrete trucks, and flatbed trucks delivering ductwork, piping, wood framing materials, and mechanical equipment
  • Delivery and installation of stone panels for the west facade
  • Stucco and brick facade work on the east facade 
  • Mechanical and electrical utility work
  • Interior building fit-outs, including tile installation, ceiling panel installation, sheet rock installation, and other interior finishes
  • Waterproofing installation
  • Park renovation work, including installation of sub-base, concrete and hex pavers for the paths, underground utility work, and renovations of the park at the southern end of the site (adjacent to the Museum’s service drive)
  • Interior building work may occur on Saturdays. This work will be limited to floors that have been enclosed, and the activities will not produce significant noise.

Upcoming: 

  • Utility connections along Columbus Avenue later this fall

Work will occur on weekdays from approximately 7 am to 3:30 pm, but may extend until approximately 6 pm. Flaggers will be present to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles into and out of the site. Night or weekend work may occasionally be required for certain construction activities, in which case advance notice will be provided. 

The work activities above are outlined based on the best available information for the current schedule and may be subject to change due to weather or other circumstances. 

8/26/2022

Please note that there is weekend work scheduled for Saturday, August 27:

  • This work will be limited to facade stone, waterproofing and insulation installation on the west facade of the building, and work on the park renovations. The work will occur between 9 am and 5 pm, and there will be 5-6 trucks accessing the site, including a boom truck.

Please note that there is no work scheduled for Monday, September 5, for Labor Day.

Over the next 2 to 3 weeks, activities on the Gilder Center are scheduled to include:

  • Delivery of equipment and materials to the worksite, with about 15 trucks on average arriving per day, including stone deliveries, concrete trucks, and flatbed trucks delivering ductwork, piping, wood framing materials, and mechanical equipment
  • Delivery and installation of stone panels for the west facade
  • Stucco and brick facade work on the east facade 
  • Mechanical and electrical utility work
  • Interior building fit-outs, including tile installation, ceiling panel installation, sheet rock installation, and other interior finishes
  • Waterproofing installation
  • Park renovation work, including installation of sub-base, concrete and hex pavers for the paths, underground utility work, and renovations of the park at the southern end of the site (adjacent to the Museum’s service drive)
  • Interior building work may occur on Saturdays. This work will be limited to floors that have been enclosed, and the activities will not produce significant noise.

Upcoming: 

  • Utility connections along Columbus Avenue later this fall

Work will occur on weekdays from approximately 7 am to 3:30 pm, but may extend until approximately 6 pm. Flaggers will be present to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles into and out of the site. Night or weekend work may occasionally be required for certain construction activities, in which case advance notice will be provided. 

The work activities above are outlined based on the best available information for the current schedule and may be subject to change due to weather or other circumstances.

8/12/2022

Please note that there is weekend work scheduled for Saturday, August 13, and Saturday, August 20:

  • This work will be limited to the continuation of waterproofing and insulation installation on the west facade of the building, and work on the park renovations. The work will occur between 9 am and 5 pm, and there will be 5-6 trucks accessing the site, including a boom truck.

Over the next 2 to 3 weeks, activities on the Gilder Center are scheduled to include:

  • Delivery of equipment and materials to the worksite, with about 15 trucks on average arriving per day, including concrete trucks and flatbed trucks delivering ductwork, piping, wood framing materials, and mechanical equipment
  • Mobilization of a crane for the facade stone panel installation
  • Delivery and installation of stone panels for the west facade
  • Stucco and brick facade work on the east facade 
  • Mechanical and electrical utility work
  • Interior building fit-outs, including tile installation, ceiling panel installation, sheet rock installation, and other interior finishes
  • Waterproofing installation
  • Park renovation work, including installation of sub-base, concrete and hex pavers for the paths, underground utility work, and renovations of the park at the southern end of the site (adjacent to the Museum’s service drive)
  • Interior building work may occur on Saturdays. This work will be limited to floors that have been enclosed, and the activities will not produce significant noise.

Upcoming: 

  • Utility connections along Columbus Avenue

Work will occur on weekdays from approximately 7 am to 3:30 pm, but may extend until approximately 6 pm. Flaggers will be present to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles into and out of the site. Night or weekend work may occasionally be required for certain construction activities, in which case advance notice will be provided. 

The work activities above are outlined based on the best available information for the current schedule and may be subject to change due to weather or other circumstances.

7/29/2022

Please note that there is weekend work scheduled for Saturday, July 30, and Saturday, August 6:

  • This work will be limited to the setting and installation of the west facade glass via crane as well as continuation of waterproofing and insulation installation on the west facade of the building, and work on the park renovations. The work will occur between 9 am and 5 pm, and there will be 5-6 trucks accessing the site, including a boom truck.

Over the next 2 to 3 weeks, activities on the Gilder Center are scheduled to include:

  • Delivery of equipment and materials to the worksite, with about 15 trucks on average arriving per day, including concrete trucks and flatbed trucks delivering ductwork, piping, wood framing materials, and mechanical equipment
  • Delivery and installation of stone panels for the west facade
  • Stucco and brick facade work on the east facade 
  • Mechanical and electrical utility work
  • Interior building fit-outs, including tile installation, ceiling panel installation, sheet rock installation, and other interior finishes
  • Waterproofing installation
  • Facade and interior glass delivery and crane operations to lift and install
  • Park renovation work, including excavating and preparing for sub-base, sub-base concrete and hex paver installation, installation of drains and manholes, and underground utility work
  • Interior building work may occur on Saturdays. This work will be limited to floors that have been enclosed, and the activities will not produce significant noise.

Upcoming:

  • Utility connections along Columbus Avenue
  • Commencing park renovations at the southern end of the site 

Completed:

  • Installation of the storm water retention tank

Work will occur on weekdays from approximately 7 am to 3:30 pm, but may extend until approximately 6 pm. Flaggers will be present to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles into and out of the site. Night or weekend work may occasionally be required for certain construction activities, in which case advance notice will be provided. 

The work activities above are outlined based on the best available information for the current schedule and may be subject to change due to weather or other circumstances. 

7/7/2022

Please note that there is weekend work scheduled for Saturday, July 9, and Saturday, July 16:

  • This work will be limited to the setting and installation of the west facade glass via crane as well as continuation of waterproofing and insulation installation on the west facade of the building. The work will occur between 9 am and 5 pm, and there will be 5-6 trucks accessing the site, including a boom truck.

Over the next 2 to 3 weeks, activities on the Gilder Center are scheduled to include:

  • Delivery of equipment and materials to the worksite, with about 15 trucks on average arriving per day, including concrete trucks and flatbed trucks delivering ductwork, piping, wood framing materials, and mechanical equipment
  • Stucco and brick facade work on the east facade 
  • Mechanical and electrical utility work
  • Interior building fit-outs, including tile installation, ceiling panel installation, sheet rock installation, and other interior finishes
  • Waterproofing installation
  • Facade and interior glass delivery and crane operations to lift and install
  • Park renovation work, including excavating and preparing for sub-base, installation of the storm water retention tank, installation of drains and manholes, and underground utility work
  • Interior building work may occur on Saturdays. This work will be limited to floors that have been enclosed, and the activities will not produce significant noise.

Upcoming:

  • Delivery and installation of stone panels for the west facade

Work will occur on weekdays from approximately 7 am to 3:30 pm, but may extend until approximately 6 pm. Flaggers will be present to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles into and out of the site. Night or weekend work may occasionally be required for certain construction activities, in which case advance notice will be provided. 

The work activities above are outlined based on the best available information for the current schedule and may be subject to change due to weather or other circumstances. 

6/23/2022

Please note that there is weekend work scheduled for Saturday, June 25:

  • This work will be limited to the setting and installation of the west facade glass via crane as well as continuation of waterproofing and insulation installation on the west facade of the building. The work will occur between 9 am and 5 pm, and there will be 5-6 trucks accessing the site, including a boom truck.

Please note that there is no work scheduled for Monday, July 4.

Over the next 2 to 3 weeks, activities on the Gilder Center are scheduled to include:

  • Delivery of equipment and materials to the worksite, with about 15 trucks on average arriving per day, including concrete trucks, and flatbed trucks delivering ductwork, piping, wood framing materials, and mechanical equipment
  • Stucco and brick facade work on the east facade 
  • Mechanical and electrical utility work
  • Interior building fit-outs, including tile installation, ceiling panel installation, sheet rock installation, and other interior finishes
  • Waterproofing installation
  • Facade and interior glass delivery and crane operations to lift and install
  • Park renovation work, including excavating and preparing for sub-base, installation of the storm water retention tank, installation of drains and manholes, and underground utility work
  • Interior building work may occur on Saturdays. This work will be limited to floors that have been enclosed, and the activities will not produce significant noise.

Upcoming: 

  • Delivery and installation of stone panels for the west facade

Work will occur on weekdays from approximately 7 am to 3:30 pm, but may extend until approximately 6 pm. Flaggers will be present to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles into and out of the site. Night or weekend work may occasionally be required for certain construction activities, in which case advance notice will be provided. 

The work activities above are outlined based on the best available information for the current schedule and may be subject to change due to weather or other circumstances. 

6/10/2022

Please note there is weekend work scheduled for Saturday, June 11, and Saturday, June 18:

  • This work will be limited to the setting and installation of the west facade glass via crane as well as continuation of waterproofing and insulation installation on the west facade of the building. The work will occur between 9 am and 5 pm, and there will be 5-6 trucks accessing the site, including a boom truck.

Over the next 2 to 3 weeks, activities on the Gilder Center are scheduled to include:

  • Delivery of equipment and materials to the worksite, with about 15 trucks on average arriving per day, including concrete trucks, and flatbed trucks delivering ductwork, piping, wood framing materials, and mechanical equipment
  • Stucco and brick facade work on the east facade 
  • Mechanical and electrical utility work
  • Interior building fit-outs, including tile installation, ceiling panel installation, sheet rock installation, and other interior finishes
  • Waterproofing installation
  • Facade and interior glass delivery and crane operations to lift and install
  • Park renovation work, including excavating and preparing for sub-base, installation of drains and manholes, and underground utility work
  • Interior building work may occur on Saturdays. This work will be limited to floors that have been enclosed, and the activities will not produce significant noise.

Upcoming:

  • Delivery and installation of stone panels for the west facade

Work will occur on weekdays from approximately 7 am to 3:30 pm, but may extend until approximately 6 pm. Flaggers will be present to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles into and out of the site. Night or weekend work may occasionally be required for certain construction activities, in which case advance notice will be provided. 

The work activities above are outlined based on the best available information for the current schedule and may be subject to change due to weather or other circumstances. 

5/26/2022

Please note that there is no work scheduled for the weekend of May 28 and 29, and there is no work scheduled for Memorial Day, Monday, May 30. 

Please note there is weekend work scheduled for Saturday, June 4:

  • This work will be limited to boom truck lift operations to deliver materials up to the roof and waterproofing installation on some of the facade. The work will occur between 9 am and 5 pm, and there will be 5-6 trucks accessing the site, including a boom truck.

Over the next 2 to 3 weeks, activities on the Gilder Center are scheduled to include:

  • Delivery of equipment and materials to the worksite, with about 15 trucks on average arriving per day, including concrete trucks, and flatbed trucks delivering ductwork, piping, wood framing materials, and mechanical equipment
  • Stucco and brick facade work on the east facade 
  • Mechanical and electrical utility work
  • Waterproofing installation
  • Facade and interior glass delivery and crane operations to lift and install
  • Park renovation work, including excavating and preparing for sub-base, installation of drains and manholes, and underground utility work
  • Interior building work may occur on Saturdays. This work will be limited to floors that have been enclosed, and the activities will not produce significant noise.

Upcoming: 

  • Delivery and installation of stone panels for the west facade

Work will occur on weekdays from approximately 7 am to 3:30 pm, but may extend until approximately 6 pm. Flaggers will be present to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles into and out of the site. Night or weekend work may occasionally be required for certain construction activities, in which case advance notice will be provided. 

The work activities above are outlined based on the best available information for the current schedule and may be subject to change due to weather or other circumstances. 

5/13/2022

Please note that the weekend work scheduled for Saturday, May 7, was postponed due to inclement weather and is now scheduled for Saturday, May 14. Additionally, weekend work is also scheduled for Saturday, May 21:

  • This work will be limited to boom truck lift operations to deliver materials up to the roof and waterproofing installation on some of the facade. The work will occur between 9 am and 5 pm, and there will be 5-6 trucks accessing the site, including a boom truck.

Over the next 2 to 3 weeks, activities on the Gilder Center are scheduled to include:

  • Delivery of equipment and materials to the worksite, with about 15 trucks on average arriving per day, including concrete trucks, and flatbed trucks delivering ductwork, piping, wood framing materials, and mechanical equipment
  • Sprayed structural concrete installation, including formwork and rebar cage installation 
  • Mechanical and electrical utility work
  • Waterproofing installation
  • Window framing 
  • Facade and interior glass delivery and crane operations to lift and install
  • Park renovation work, including drilling supports of excavation for the storm water retention tank, installation of drains and manholes, and underground utility work
  • Interior building work may occur on Saturdays. This work will be limited to floors that have been enclosed, and the activities will not produce significant noise.

Work will occur on weekdays from approximately 7 am to 3:30 pm, but may extend until approximately 6 pm. Flaggers will be present to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles into and out of the site. Night or weekend work may occasionally be required for certain construction activities, in which case advance notice will be provided. 

The work activities above are outlined based on the best available information for the current schedule and may be subject to change due to weather or other circumstances. 

5/6/2022

Please note that the work scheduled for Saturday, May 7, has been postponed due to forecasted high winds.

It is now scheduled for Saturday, May 14.

4/29/2022

Please note that there is weekend work scheduled for Saturday, May 7:

  • This work will be limited to boom truck lift operations to deliver materials up to the roof and waterproofing installation on some of the facade. The work will occur between 9 am and 5 pm, and there will be 5-6 trucks accessing the site, including a boom truck.

Over the next 2 to 3 weeks, activities on the Gilder Center are scheduled to include:

  • Delivery of equipment and materials to the worksite, with about 15 trucks on average arriving per day, including concrete trucks, and flatbed trucks delivering ductwork, piping, wood framing materials, and mechanical equipment
  • Sprayed structural concrete installation, including formwork and rebar cage installation 
  • Mechanical and electrical utility work
  • Waterproofing installation
  • Window framing 
  • Facade and interior glass delivery and crane operations to lift and install
  • Park renovation work, including drilling supports of excavation for the storm water retention tank, installation of drains and manholes, and underground utility work
  • Interior building work on Saturdays between 9 am and 5 pm. This work will be limited to floors that have been enclosed, and the activities will not produce significant noise.

Work will occur on weekdays from approximately 7 am to 3:30 pm, but may extend until approximately 6 pm. Flaggers will be present to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles into and out of the site. Night or weekend work may occasionally be required for certain construction activities, in which case advance notice will be provided. 

The work activities above are outlined based on the best available information for the current schedule and may be subject to change due to weather or other circumstances. 

4/14/2022

Please note that there is late-night work scheduled for Tuesday, April 19:

  • There will be a load-in of materials into the Gilder Center via the Ross Terrace, starting at 6 pm on Tuesday, April 19, until approximately midnight. Work will continue on Wednesday, April 20, during regular hours. The Ross Terrace will be closed to the public during this time. This work will not generate significant noise.

Please note that there is weekend work scheduled for Saturday, April 23:

  • This work will be limited to mobile crane operations to lift glass into the building and waterproof some of the facade. The work will occur between 9 am and 5 pm, and there will be 5-6 trucks accessing the site, including a mobile crane.

Over the next 2 to 3 weeks, activities on the Gilder Center are scheduled to include

  • Delivery of equipment and materials to the worksite, with about 15 trucks on average arriving per day, including concrete trucks, and flatbed trucks delivering ductwork, piping, wood framing materials, and mechanical equipment
  • Sprayed structural concrete installation, including formwork and rebar cage installation
  • Mechanical and electrical utility work
  • Waterproofing installation
  • Window framing
  • Facade and interior glass delivery and crane operations to lift and install
  • Park renovation work, including drilling supports of excavation for the storm water retention tank, installation of drains and manholes, and underground utility work
  • Interior building work on Saturdays between 9 am and 5 pm. This work will be limited to floors that have been enclosed, and the activities will not produce significant noise. 

Work will occur on weekdays from approximately 7 am to 3:30 pm, but may extend until approximately 6 pm. Flaggers will be present to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles into and out of the site. Night or weekend work may occasionally be required for certain construction activities, in which case advance notice will be provided. 

The work activities above are outlined based on the best available information for the current schedule and may be subject to change due to weather or other circumstances.

3/31/2022

Please note that there is weekend work scheduled for Saturday, April 9:

  • This work will be limited to mobile crane operations lifting waterproofing materials to the roof of the building and waterproofing on some of the facade. The work will occur between 9 am and 5 pm, and there will be 5-6 trucks accessing the site, including a mobile crane.

Over the next 2 to 3 weeks, activities on the Gilder Center are scheduled to include:

  • Delivery of equipment and materials to the worksite, with about 15 trucks on average arriving per day, including concrete trucks, and flatbed trucks delivering ductwork, piping, wood framing materials, and mechanical equipment
  • Sprayed structural concrete installation, including formwork and rebar cage installation 
  • Mechanical and electrical utility work
  • Waterproofing installation
  • Window framing 
  • Park renovation work, including excavation for the storm water retention tank, installation of drains and manholes, and underground utility work
  • Interior building work on Saturdays between 9 am and 5 pm. This work will be limited to floors that have been enclosed, and the activities will not produce significant noise. 

Upcoming:

  • Facade glass delivery and crane operations to lift and install 

Work will occur on weekdays from approximately 7 am to 3:30 pm, but may extend until approximately 6 pm. Flaggers will be present to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles into and out of the site. Night or weekend work may occasionally be required for certain construction activities, in which case advance notice will be provided. 

The work activities above are outlined based on the best available information for the current schedule and may be subject to change due to weather or other circumstances. 

3/17/2022

Please note that there is weekend work scheduled for Saturday, March 26:

  • This work will be limited to a small mobile crane operation to lift fire shutters into the building, as well as some rebar installation, facade work, waterproofing, and window framing. There will be approximately 75 workers onsite. The work will occur between 9 am and 5 pm, and there will be 3-5 trucks accessing the site. 

Over the next 2 to 3 weeks, activities on the Gilder Center are scheduled to include:

  • Delivery of equipment and materials to the worksite, with about 15 trucks on average arriving per day, including concrete trucks, and flatbed trucks delivering ductwork, piping, wood framing materials, and mechanical equipment
  • Sprayed structural concrete installation, including formwork and rebar cage installation 
  • Mechanical and electrical utility work
  • Waterproofing installation
  • Window framing 
  • Site preparation for park restoration work (including removal of hardscape and topsoil)
  • Interior building work on Saturdays between 9 am and 5 pm. This work will be limited to floors that have been enclosed, and the activities will not produce significant noise. 

All activities are conducted based on New York State reopening guidelines for COVID-19 health and safety measures. 

Completed: 

  • Removal of the office trailers from the site

Upcoming: 

  • Facade glass delivery and installation

Work will occur on weekdays from approximately 7 am to 3:30 pm, but may extend until approximately 6 pm. Flaggers will be present to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles into and out of the site. Night or weekend work may occasionally be required for certain construction activities, in which case advance notice will be provided. 

The work activities above are outlined based on the best available information for the current schedule and may be subject to change due to weather or other circumstances. 

3/4/2022

Please note that there is weekend work scheduled for Saturday, March 12:

  • This work will be limited to rebar installation, facade work, waterproofing, and window framing, with approximately 75 workers onsite. The work will occur between 9 am and 5 pm, and there will be no trucks accessing the site. 

Over the next 2 to 3 weeks, activities on the Gilder Center are scheduled to include:

  • Delivery of equipment and materials to the worksite, with about 15 trucks on average arriving per day, including concrete trucks, and flatbed trucks delivering ductwork, piping, wood framing materials, and mechanical equipment
  • Removal of the office trailers from the site
  • Mobile crane operations lifting HVAC and mechanical equipment to the roof
  • Sprayed structural concrete installation, including formwork and rebar cage installation 
  • Mechanical and electrical utility work
  • Waterproofing installation
  • Window framing 
  • Site preparation for park restoration work (including removal of hardscape and topsoil)
  • Interior building work on Saturdays between 9 am and 5 pm. This work will be limited to floors that have been enclosed, and the activities will not produce significant noise. 

All activities are conducted based on New York State reopening guidelines for COVID-19 health and safety measures. 

Upcoming:

  • Facade glass and stone panel delivery and installation

Work will occur on weekdays from approximately 7 am to 3:30 pm, but may extend until approximately 6 pm. Flaggers will be present to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles into and out of the site. Night or weekend work may occasionally be required for certain construction activities, in which case advance notice will be provided. 

The work activities above are outlined based on the best available information for the current schedule and may be subject to change due to weather or other circumstances. 

2/18/2022

Please note that there is no work scheduled for Presidents’ Day, Monday, February 21.

Please note that there is weekend work scheduled for Saturday, February 26:

  • This work will be limited to rebar installation, waterproofing, and window framing, with approximately 75 workers onsite. The work will occur between 9 am and 5 pm, and there are no planned trucks accessing the site. 

Over the next 2 to 3 weeks, activities on the Gilder Center are scheduled to include:

  • Delivery of equipment and materials to the worksite, with about 15 trucks on average arriving per day, including concrete trucks, and flatbed trucks delivering ductwork, piping, wood framing materials, and mechanical equipment
  • Removal of the office trailers from the site
  • Sprayed structural concrete installation, including formwork and rebar cage installation 
  • Mechanical and electrical utility work
  • Waterproofing installation
  • Window framing 
  • Site preparation for park restoration work (including removal of hardscape and topsoil)
  • Interior building work on Saturdays between 9 am and 5 pm. This work will be limited to floors that have been enclosed, and the activities will not produce significant noise. 

All activities are conducted based on New York State reopening guidelines for COVID-19 health and safety measures. 

Upcoming: 

  • Delivery of and setup of the mobile crane that will be used for the installation of roof equipment, the stone façade, and window glass.  Delivery of the crane will occur during regular weekday working hours. 

Work will occur on weekdays from approximately 7 am to 3:30 pm, but may extend until approximately 6 pm. Flaggers will be present to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles into and out of the site. Night or weekend work may occasionally be required for certain construction activities, in which case advance notice will be provided. 

The work activities above are outlined based on the best available information for the current schedule and may be subject to change due to weather or other circumstances. 

2/11/2022

Please note that last Saturday’s planned work has been rescheduled for this Saturday, February 12:

  • This work will be limited to rebar and shotcrete installation, with approximately 75 workers onsite, and approximately 5 trucks accessing the site. The work will occur between 9 am and 5 pm.

2/4/2022

Please note that there is weekend work scheduled for Saturday, February 5:

  • This work will be limited to rebar installation, with approximately 75 workers onsite, and approximately 5 trucks accessing the site. The work will occur between 9 am and 5 pm.

Over the next 2 to 3 weeks, activities on the Gilder Center are scheduled to include:

  • Delivery of equipment and materials to the worksite, with about 15 trucks on average arriving per day, including concrete trucks, and flatbed trucks delivering ductwork, piping, wood framing materials, and mechanical equipment
  • Removal of the office trailers from the site
  • Sprayed structural concrete installation, including formwork and rebar cage installation 
  • Mechanical and electrical utility work
  • Waterproofing installation
  • Window framing 
  • Site preparation for park restoration work (including removal of hardscape and topsoil)
  • Interior building work on Saturdays between 9 am and 5 pm. This work will be limited to floors that have been enclosed, and the activities will not produce significant noise.

All activities are conducted based on New York State reopening guidelines for COVID-19 health and safety measures. 

Work will occur on weekdays from approximately 7 am to 3:30 pm, but may extend until approximately 6 pm. Flaggers will be present to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles into and out of the site. Night or weekend work may occasionally be required for certain construction activities, in which case advance notice will be provided. 

The work activities above are outlined based on the best available information for the current schedule and may be subject to change due to weather or other circumstances. 

1/21/2022

Please note that there is weekend work scheduled for Saturday, January 22:

  • This work will be limited to rebar installation, with approximately 75 workers onsite, and no trucks accessing the site. The work will occur between 9 am and 5 pm.

Over the next 2 to 3 weeks, activities on the Gilder Center are scheduled to include:

  • Delivery of equipment and materials to the worksite, with about 15 trucks on average arriving per day, including concrete trucks, and flatbed trucks delivering ductwork, piping, wood framing materials, and mechanical equipment
  • Sprayed structural concrete installation, including formwork and rebar cage installation 
  • Mechanical and electrical utility work
  • Waterproofing installation
  • Window framing 
  • Site preparation for park restoration work (including removal of hardscape and topsoil)
  • Interior building work on the Gilder Center will occur on Saturdays between 9 am and 5 pm. This work will be limited to floors that have been enclosed, and the activities will not produce significant noise. There will be no trucks accessing the site. 

All activities are conducted based on New York State reopening guidelines for COVID-19 health and safety measures. 

Work will occur on weekdays from approximately 7 am to 3:30 pm, but may extend until approximately 6 pm. Flaggers will be present to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles into and out of the site. Night or weekend work may occasionally be required for certain construction activities, in which case advance notice will be provided. 

The work activities above are outlined based on the best available information for the current schedule and may be subject to change due to weather or other circumstances. 

1/6/2022

Please note that there is weekend work scheduled for Saturday, January 8:

  • This work will be limited to sprayed structural concrete and rebar installation, with approximately 75 workers onsite and approximately 5 trucks accessing the site. The work will occur between 9 am and 5 pm.

Over the next 2 to 3 weeks, activities on the Gilder Center are scheduled to include:

  • Delivery of equipment and materials to the worksite, with about 15 trucks on average arriving per day, including concrete trucks, and flatbed trucks delivering ductwork, piping, wood framing materials, and mechanical equipment
  • Sprayed structural concrete installation, including formwork and rebar cage installation 
  • Mechanical and electrical utility work
  • Waterproofing installation
  • Window framing 
  • Site preparation for park restoration work (including removal of hardscape and topsoil)

All activities are conducted based on New York State reopening guidelines for COVID-19 health and safety measures. 

Work will occur on weekdays from approximately 7 am to 3:30 pm, but may extend until approximately 6 pm. Flaggers will be present to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles into and out of the site. Night or weekend work may occasionally be required for certain construction activities, in which case advance notice will be provided. 

The work activities above are outlined based on the best available information for the current schedule and may be subject to change due to weather or other circumstances. 

12/23/21

Over the next 2 to 3 weeks, activities on the Gilder Center are scheduled to include:

  • Delivery of equipment and materials to the worksite, with about 15 trucks on average arriving per day, including concrete trucks, and flatbed trucks delivering ductwork, piping, wood framing materials, and mechanical equipment
  • Sprayed structural installation, including formwork and rebar cage installation 
  • Mechanical and electrical utility work
  • Waterproofing installation
  • Window framing 
  • Site preparation for park restoration work (including removal of hardscape and topsoil)

All activities are conducted based on New York State reopening guidelines for COVID-19 health and safety measures. 

Work will occur on weekdays from approximately 7 am to 3:30 pm, but may extend until approximately 6 pm. Flaggers will be present to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles into and out of the site. Night or weekend work may occasionally be required for certain construction activities, in which case advance notice will be provided. 

The work activities above are outlined based on the best available information for the current schedule and may be subject to change due to weather or other circumstances. 

12/9/21

Please note that there is weekend work scheduled for Saturday, December 18:

  • This work will be limited to rebar installation. There will be approximately 75 workers onsite, and there will be no trucks accessing the site. The work will not generate significant noise and will occur between 9 am and 5 pm.

Over the next 2 to 3 weeks, superstructure activities on the Gilder Center are scheduled to include:

  • Delivery of equipment and materials to the worksite, with about 15 trucks on average arriving per day, including concrete trucks, and flatbed trucks delivering ductwork, piping, wood framing materials, and mechanical equipment
  • Rebar, formwork, and cage installation for structural concrete work
  • Mechanical and electrical utility work
  • Sprayed structural concrete installation
  • Site preparation for park restoration work (including removal of hardscape and topsoil)

All activities are conducted based on New York State reopening guidelines for COVID-19 health and safety measures. 

Work will occur on weekdays from approximately 7 am to 3:30 pm, but may extend until approximately 6 pm. Flaggers will be present to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles into and out of the site. Night or weekend work may occasionally be required for certain construction activities, in which case advance notice will be provided. 

The work activities above are outlined based on the best available information for the current schedule and may be subject to change due to weather or other circumstances. 

11/26/21

Please note that there is weekend work scheduled for Saturday, December 4:

  • This work will be limited to rebar installation. There will be approximately 75 workers onsite, and there will be no trucks accessing the site. The work will not generate significant noise and will occur between 9 am and 5 pm.

Over the next 2 to 3 weeks, superstructure activities on the Gilder Center are scheduled to include:

  • Delivery of equipment and materials to the worksite, with about 15 trucks on average arriving per day, including concrete trucks, and flatbed trucks delivering ductwork, piping, wood framing materials, and mechanical equipment
  • Rebar, formwork, and cage installation for structural concrete work
  • Mechanical and electrical utility work
  • Sprayed structural concrete installation
  • Site preparation for park restoration work (including removal of hardscape and topsoil)

All activities are conducted based on New York State reopening guidelines for COVID-19 health and safety measures. 

Completed: 

  • Salvaging benches, fencing, and other items in the area of the park under renovation

Work will occur on weekdays from approximately 7 am to 3:30 pm, but may extend until approximately 6 pm. Flaggers will be present to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles into and out of the site. Night or weekend work may occasionally be required for certain construction activities, in which case advance notice will be provided. 

The work activities above are outlined based on the best available information for the current schedule and may be subject to change due to weather or other circumstances. 

11/12/2021

Please note that there is weekend work scheduled for Saturday, November 20: 

  • This work will be limited to rebar installation. There will be approximately 75 workers onsite, and there will be no trucks accessing the site. The work will not generate significant noise and will occur between 9 am and 5 pm.

Please note that there is no work scheduled for Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 25. 

Over the next 2 to 3 weeks, superstructure activities on the Gilder Center are scheduled to include:

  • Delivery of equipment and materials to the worksite, with about 15 trucks on average arriving per day, including concrete trucks, and flatbed trucks delivering ductwork, piping, wood framing materials, and mechanical equipment
  • Rebar, formwork, and cage installation for structural concrete work
  • Mechanical and electrical utility work
  • Sprayed structural concrete installation
  • Salvaging benches, fencing, and other items in the area of the park under renovation

All activities are conducted based on New York State reopening guidelines for COVID-19 health and safety measures.

Completed:

  • Installation of tree protection and protection for the Nobel monument in the area of the park under renovation

Work will occur on weekdays from approximately 7 am to 3:30 pm, but may extend until approximately 6 pm. Flaggers will be present to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles into and out of the site. Night or weekend work may occasionally be required for certain construction activities, in which case advance notice will be provided. 

The work activities above are outlined based on the best available information for the current schedule and may be subject to change due to weather or other circumstances. 

10/28/2021

Please note that there is weekend work scheduled for Saturday, November 6:

  • This work will be limited to rebar installation. There will be approximately 25 workers onsite, and there will be no trucks accessing the site. The work will not generate significant noise and will occur between 9 am and 5 pm.

Over the next 2 to 3 weeks, superstructure activities on the Gilder Center are scheduled to include:

  • Delivery of equipment and materials to the worksite, with about 15 trucks on average arriving per day, including concrete trucks, and flatbed trucks delivering ductwork, piping, wood framing materials, and mechanical equipment
  • Rebar, formwork, and cage installation for structural concrete work
  • Mechanical and electrical utility work
  • Sprayed structural concrete installation
  • Salvaging benches, fencing, and other items in the area of the park under renovation
  • Installation of tree protection and protection for the Nobel monument in the area of the park under renovation

All activities are conducted based on New York State reopening guidelines for COVID-19 health and safety measures. 

Completed: 

  • Installation of the site fence around the park section being renovated

Work will occur on weekdays from approximately 7 am to 3:30 pm, but may extend until approximately 6 pm. Flaggers will be present to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles into and out of the site. Night or weekend work may occasionally be required for certain construction activities, in which case advance notice will be provided. 

The work activities above are outlined based on the best available information for the current schedule and may be subject to change due to weather or other circumstances. 

10/14/2021

Please note that there is weekend work scheduled for Saturday, October 16:

  • This work will be limited to rebar installation. There will be approximately 25 workers onsite, and there will be no trucks accessing the site. The work will not generate significant noise and will occur between 9 am and 5 pm.

Please also note that the renovation of the northwest corner of Theodore Roosevelt Park is underway:

  • Access to the Arthur Ross Terrace has been diverted to the stairs adjacent to the main entrance to the Rose Center.
  • Installation of a site fence around the section being renovated has started.

Over the next 2 to 3 weeks, superstructure activities on the Gilder Center are scheduled to include:

  • Delivery of equipment and materials to the worksite, with about 15 trucks on average arriving per day, including concrete trucks, and flatbed trucks delivering ductwork, piping, wood framing materials, and mechanical equipment
  • Rebar, formwork, and cage installation for structural concrete work
  • Mechanical and electrical utility work
  • Sprayed structural concrete installation

All activities are conducted based on New York State reopening guidelines for COVID-19 health and safety measures. 

Work will occur on weekdays from approximately 7 am to 3:30 pm, but may extend until approximately 6 pm. Flaggers will be present to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles into and out of the site. Night or weekend work may occasionally be required for certain construction activities, in which case advance notice will be provided. 

The work activities above are outlined based on the best available information for the current schedule and may be subject to change due to weather or other circumstances. 

9/30/2021

Please note that there is weekend work scheduled for Saturday, October 2:

  • This work will be limited to rebar installation. There will be approximately 25 workers onsite, and there will be no trucks accessing the site. The work will not generate significant noise and will occur between 9 am and 5 pm.

Please also note that the renovation of the northwest corner of Theodore Roosevelt Park is underway:

  • Access to the Arthur Ross Terrace has been diverted to the stairs adjacent to the main entrance to the Rose Center.
  • Installation of a site fence around the section being renovated has started.
  • For more information about the park renovation, please see the September 17 update below.

Over the next 2 to 3 weeks, superstructure activities on the Gilder Center are scheduled to include:

  • Delivery of equipment and materials to the worksite, with about 15 trucks on average arriving per day, including concrete trucks, and flatbed trucks delivering ductwork, piping, wood framing materials, and mechanical equipment
  • Rebar, formwork, and cage installation for structural concrete work
  • Mechanical and electrical utility work
  • Sprayed structural concrete installation

All activities are conducted based on New York State reopening guidelines for mandated physical distancing, protective equipment, and cleaning and hygiene protocols. COVID-19 health and safety measures are in place, including medical screenings for all workers entering the site, additional sanitizing and handwashing stations, and social distancing practices where feasible. 

Work will occur on weekdays from approximately 7 am to 3:30 pm, but may extend until approximately 6 pm. Flaggers will be present to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles into and out of the site. Night or weekend work may occasionally be required for certain construction activities, in which case advance notice will be provided. 

The work activities above are outlined based on the best available information for the current schedule and may be subject to change due to weather or other circumstances. 

9/17/2021

Please note that there is weekend work scheduled for Saturday, September 18:

  • This work will be limited to rebar installation. There will be approximately 25 workers onsite, and there will be no trucks accessing the site. The work will not generate significant noise and will occur between 9 am and 5 pm.

Please also note that the renovations of the northwest corner of Theodore Roosevelt Park are scheduled to begin the week of September 20:

  • Renovations to the park, which were planned as a part of the Gilder Center project, will include updating paths and landscaping in an approximately 75,000-square-foot portion of the park adjacent to the Gilder Center to provide more public access, seating, and gathering spaces off the path network, and adding new benches and trees.
  • Pedestrian access through the park will be maintained, and the Sunday 79th Street Greenmarket on Columbus Avenue will continue without disruption. Access to the Bull Moose Dog Run will not be affected. However, the area south of the entrance and path at 81st street (including the paths leading to the Nobel Monument) will be inaccessible through Spring/Summer 2022.
  • Access to the Arthur Ross Terrace will be diverted to the stairs adjacent to the main entrance to the Rose Center.
  • Initial activities will focus on extending a temporary egress path adjacent to the Museum campus, followed by installation of a site fence around the section being renovated

Over the next 2 to 3 weeks, superstructure activities are scheduled to include:

  • Delivery of equipment and materials to the worksite, with about 15 trucks on average arriving per day, including concrete trucks, and flatbed trucks delivering ductwork, piping, wood framing materials, and mechanical equipment
  • Rebar, formwork, and cage installation for structural concrete work
  • Mechanical and electrical utility work
  • Sprayed structural concrete installation

All activities are conducted based on New York State reopening guidelines for mandated physical distancing, protective equipment, and cleaning and hygiene protocols. COVID-19 health and safety measures are in place, including medical screenings for all workers entering the site, additional sanitizing and handwashing stations, and social distancing practices where feasible.

Work will occur on weekdays from approximately 7 am to 3:30 pm, but may extend until approximately 6 pm. Flaggers will be present to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles into and out of the site. Night or weekend work may occasionally be required for certain construction activities, in which case advance notice will be provided. 

The work activities above are outlined based on the best available information for the current schedule and may be subject to change due to weather or other circumstances.

9/8/2021

Over the next 2 to 3 weeks, superstructure activities are scheduled to include: 

  • Delivery of equipment and materials to the worksite, with about 15 trucks on average arriving per day, including concrete trucks, and flatbed trucks delivering ductwork, piping, wood framing materials, and mechanical equipment
  • Rebar, formwork, and cage installation for structural concrete work
  • Mechanical and electrical utility work
  • Sprayed structural concrete installation

All activities are conducted based on New York State reopening guidelines for mandated physical distancing, protective equipment, and cleaning and hygiene protocols. COVID-19 health and safety measures are in place, including medical screenings for all workers entering the site, additional sanitizing and handwashing stations, and social distancing practices where feasible. 

Upcoming: 

Preparatory work for the renovation of the northwest corner of Theodore Roosevelt Park.

  • Renovations to the park, which were planned as a part of the Gilder Center project, will include updating paths and landscaping in an approximately 75,000-square-foot portion of the park adjacent to the Gilder Center to provide more public access, seating, and gathering spaces off the path network, and adding new benches and trees
  • Pedestrian access through the park will be maintained, and the Sunday 79th Street Greenmarket on Columbus Avenue will continue without disruption

Work will occur on weekdays from approximately 7 am to 3:30 pm, but may extend until approximately 6 pm. Flaggers will be present to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles into and out of the site. Night or weekend work may occasionally be required for certain construction activities, in which case advance notice will be provided. 

The work activities above are outlined based on the best available information for the current schedule and may be subject to change due to weather or other circumstances. 

8/19/2021

Please note that there is weekend work scheduled for Saturday, August 28.

  • This work will be limited to rebar installation. There will be approximately 25 workers onsite, and there will be no trucks accessing the site. The work will not generate significant noise and will occur between 9 am and 5 pm.

Over the next 2 to 3 weeks, superstructure activities are scheduled to include:

  • Delivery of equipment and materials to the worksite, with about 15 trucks on average arriving per day, including concrete trucks, as well as oversized flatbed and other large trucks for deliveries of steel
  • Rebar, formwork, and cage installation for structural concrete work
  • Sprayed structural concrete installation

All activities are conducted based on New York State reopening guidelines for mandated physical distancing, protective equipment, and cleaning and hygiene protocols. COVID-19 health and safety measures are in place, including medical screenings for all workers entering the site, additional sanitizing and handwashing stations, and social distancing practices where feasible.

Work will occur on weekdays from approximately 7 am to 3:30 pm, but may extend until approximately 6 pm. Flaggers will be present to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles into and out of the site. Night or weekend work may occasionally be required for certain construction activities, in which case advance notice will be provided. 

The work activities above are outlined based on the best available information for the current schedule and may be subject to change due to weather or other circumstances.

8/5/2021

Please note that there is weekend work scheduled for Saturday, August 14, and Saturday, August 28.

  • This work will be limited to rebar installation. There will be approximately 25 workers onsite, and there will be no trucks accessing the site. The work will not generate significant noise and will occur between 9 am and 5 pm.

Over the next 2 to 3 weeks, superstructure activities are scheduled to include:

  • Delivery of equipment and materials to the worksite, with about 15 trucks on average arriving per day, including concrete trucks, as well as oversized flatbed and other large trucks for deliveries of steel
  • Rebar, formwork, and cage installation for structural concrete work
  • Sprayed structural concrete installation

All activities are conducted based on New York State reopening guidelines for mandated physical distancing, protective equipment, and cleaning and hygiene protocols. COVID-19 health and safety measures are in place, including medical screenings for all workers entering the site, additional sanitizing and handwashing stations, and social distancing practices where feasible. 

Work will occur on weekdays from approximately 7 am to 3:30 pm, but may extend until approximately 6 pm. Flaggers will be present to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles into and out of the site. Night or weekend work may occasionally be required for certain construction activities, in which case advance notice will be provided. 

The work activities above are outlined based on the best available information for the current schedule and may be subject to change due to weather or other circumstances. 

7/22/2021

Please note that there is weekend work scheduled for Saturday, July 31.

  • This work will be limited to sprayed structural concrete installation. There will be approximately 25 workers onsite, and there will be no trucks accessing the site. The work will not generate significant noise and will occur between 9 am and 5 pm.

Over the next 2 to 3 weeks, superstructure activities are scheduled to include:

  • Delivery of equipment and materials to the worksite, with about 15 trucks on average arriving per day, including concrete trucks, as well as oversized flatbed and other large trucks for deliveries of steel
  • Rebar, formwork, and cage installation for structural concrete work
  • Sprayed structural concrete installation

All activities are conducted based on New York State reopening guidelines for mandated physical distancing, protective equipment, and cleaning and hygiene protocols. COVID-19 health and safety measures are in place, including medical screenings for all workers entering the site, additional sanitizing and handwashing stations, and social distancing practices where feasible.

Completed:

  • Tower crane deinstallation and removal

Work will occur on weekdays from approximately 7 am to 3:30 pm, but may extend until approximately 6 pm. Flaggers will be present to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles into and out of the site. Night or weekend work may occasionally be required for certain construction activities, in which case advance notice will be provided. 

The work activities above are outlined based on the best available information for the current schedule and may be subject to change due to weather or other circumstances.

7/8/2021

Please note that deinstallation and removal of the tower crane is scheduled for Saturday, July 10, and Sunday, July 11:

  • Work will occur between the hours of 9 am and 5 pm
  • There will be approximately 10-15 trucks entering and exiting the site each day, to remove the tower crane
  • There will be approximately 30 workers onsite, including flaggers to safely direct pedestrians when trucks enter and exit the site
  • There are no anticipated impacts on parking or vehicular, bicycle, or pedestrian traffic other than intermittent stoppages to allow trucks to safely enter/exit the site
  • In the event of inclement weather, this operation will be rescheduled

Over the next 2 to 3 weeks, superstructure activities are scheduled to include:

  • Delivery of equipment and materials to the worksite, with about 15 trucks on average arriving per day, including concrete trucks, as well as oversized flatbed and other large trucks for deliveries of steel
  • Rebar, formwork, and cage installation for structural concrete work
  • Sprayed structural concrete installation

All activities are conducted based on New York State reopening guidelines for mandated physical distancing, protective equipment, and cleaning and hygiene protocols. COVID-19 health and safety measures are in place, including medical screenings for all workers entering the site, additional sanitizing and handwashing stations, and social distancing practices where feasible. 

Work will occur on weekdays from approximately 7 am to 3:30 pm, but may extend until approximately 6 pm. Flaggers will be present to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles into and out of the site. Night or weekend work may occasionally be required for certain construction activities, in which case advance notice will be provided. 

The work activities above are outlined based on the best available information for the current schedule and may be subject to change due to weather or other circumstances. 

6/24/2021

Please note that there is no work scheduled for Monday, July 5.

Over the next 2 to 3 weeks, superstructure activities are scheduled to include:

  • Delivery of equipment and materials to the worksite, with about 15 trucks on average arriving per day, including concrete trucks, as well as oversized flatbed and other large trucks for deliveries of steel
  • Rebar, formwork, and cage installation for structural concrete work
  • Sprayed structural concrete installation

All activities are conducted based on New York State reopening guidelines for mandated physical distancing, protective equipment, and cleaning and hygiene protocols. COVID-19 health and safety measures are in place, including medical screenings for all workers entering the site, additional sanitizing and handwashing stations, and social distancing practices where feasible. 

Upcoming: 

Please note that deinstallation and removal of the tower crane is scheduled for Saturday, July 10, and Sunday, July 11:

  • Work will be limited to the deinstallation and removal of the tower crane, and will occur between the hours of 9 am and 5 pm
  • There will be approximately 10-15 trucks entering and exiting the site each day, to remove the tower crane. 
  • There will be approximately 30 workers on site, including flaggers to safely direct pedestrians when trucks enter and exit the site
  • There are no anticipated impacts on parking, vehicular, bicycle, or pedestrian traffic other than intermittent stoppages to allow trucks to safely enter/exit the site
  • In the event of inclement weather, this operation will be rescheduled

Completed: 

  • Structural steel installation

Work will occur on weekdays from approximately 7 am to 3:30 pm, but may extend until approximately 6 pm. Flaggers will be present to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles into and out of the site. Night or weekend work may occasionally be required for certain construction activities, in which case advance notice will be provided. 

The work activities above are outlined based on the best available information for the current schedule and may be subject to change due to weather or other circumstances.  

6/10/2021

Please note that work on the Gilder Center that was scheduled for Saturday, May 15, was rescheduled for Saturday, June 19.

  • This work will be limited to moving HVAC system equipment into place. There will be approximately 25 workers onsite and approximately 5 trucks accessing the site. This work will not generate significant noise and will occur between the hours of 9 am and 5 pm. 

Over the next 2 to 3 weeks, superstructure activities are scheduled to include:

  • Delivery of equipment and materials to the worksite, with about 15 trucks on average arriving per day, including concrete trucks, as well as oversized flatbed and other large trucks for deliveries of steel
  • Rebar, formwork, and cage installation for structural concrete work
  • Sprayed structural concrete testing, and beginning of sprayed concrete installation
  • Installation of masonry block walls and steel 

All activities are conducted based on New York State reopening guidelines for mandated physical distancing, protective equipment, and cleaning and hygiene protocols. COVID-19 health and safety measures are in place, including medical screenings for all workers entering the site, additional sanitizing and handwashing stations, and social distancing practices where feasible. 

Work will occur on weekdays from approximately 7 am to 3:30 pm, but may extend until approximately 6 pm. Flaggers will be present to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles into and out of the site. Night or weekend work may occasionally be required for certain construction activities, in which case advance notice will be provided. 

The work activities above are outlined based on the best available information for the current schedule and may be subject to change due to weather or other circumstances. 

5/27/2021

Please note that there is no work scheduled for Memorial Day, Monday, May 31.

Over the next 2 to 3 weeks, superstructure activities are scheduled to include:

  • Delivery of equipment and materials to the worksite, with about 30 trucks on average arriving per day, including concrete trucks, as well as oversized flatbed and other large trucks for deliveries of steel
  • Rebar, formwork, and cage installation for structural concrete work
  • Installation of masonry block walls and steel 
  • Installation of interior 24/7 temporary construction lighting 

All activities are conducted based on New York State reopening guidelines for mandated physical distancing, protective equipment, and cleaning and hygiene protocols. COVID-19 health and safety measures are in place, including medical screenings for all workers entering the site, additional sanitizing and handwashing stations, and social distancing practices where feasible. 

Upcoming: 

  • Sprayed structural concrete operations

Work will occur on weekdays from approximately 7 am to 3:30 pm, but may extend until approximately 6 pm. Flaggers will be present to ensure safe and efficient movement of vehicles into and out of the site. Night or weekend work may occasionally be required for certain construction activities, in which case advance notice will be provided. 

The work activities above are outlined based on the best available information for the current schedule and may be subject to change due to weather or other circumstances.