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  • Urban Gem
    "Urban Gem"
    May 01, 2016

    It’s not easy being a lighting designer today. Just ask Francesca Bettridge, principal of New York-based firm Cline Bettridge Bernstein Lighting Design (CBBLD), to tell you the story of how the facade illumination of the Daryl Roth Theatre came to be.

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  • Gural family reimagines SoHo building’s entrance and lands pricey retail lease in the process
    "Gural family reimagines SoHo building’s entrance and lands pricey retail lease in the process"
    Dec 18, 2015

    Recognizing the soaring value of retail space on Broadway in SoHo and how frenetic the thoroughfare has become for office tenants, the Gural family is spending $10 million to recognize the six-story, 122,454-square-foot office building the family has owned at 560 Broadway since the mid-1980s.

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  • Adams and Co. renovating 4 Bryant Park, 2 other Manhattan towers
    "Adams and Co. renovating 4 Bryant Park, 2 other Manhattan towers"
    Dec 09, 2015

    Adams and Co. is renovating three of its Manhattan buildings, hoping the big updates will bring the buildings into the future. “We’re attempting to turn Class B into Class A,” said David Levy, principal of Adams and Co.

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  • The Plan: 1560 Broadway
    "The Plan: 1560 Broadway"
    Dec 03, 2014

    Three is better than one—in buildings as much as anything else. Landlords SL Green Realty Corp. and Jeff Sutton at 1552 Broadway and Newmark Holdings and the Benenson Family at 1560 Broadway tapped Rosen Johnson Architects to figure out a way to link their two buildings and create a new addition on 46th Street.

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  • 1560 Broadway Bisnow
    "1560 Broadway Bisnow"
    Jul 24, 2014

    Rosen Johnson Architects’ Paul Rosen and Anthony Johnson and Newmark Holdings’ Brian Steinwurtzel showed us the reconfigured Actors’ Equity Building on 46th Street just east of Times Square, where we snapped the trio on the ground floor.

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  • 515 Madison’s Facelift
    "515 Madison’s Facelift"
    Mar 09, 2010

    The Gural and Hemmerdinger families’ majority interest purchase of 515 Madison isn’t the only exciting thing happening at the building. In the past year, they, with Rosen Johnson Architects, finished an extensive renovation to the lobby to address longstanding maladies, and in turn have increased tenant interest.

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  • Shedding Light on Philanthropy
    "Shedding Light on Philanthropy"
    Jul 01, 2009

    Maria Mottola wanted a light, airy space when the philanthropy she directs was set to move from the Empire State Building. At 10 East 34th Street, the New York Foundation has found daylight and well-organized space in a buildout on the top floor.

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  • Newmark Shows Off 515 Madison Spaces
    "Newmark Shows Off 515 Madison Spaces"
    Jun 19, 2009

    A fully restored lobby and newly renovated office space recently were featured at an open house luncheon at 515 Madison Avenue.

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  • Gussied-Up 515 Madison Draws Crowd
    "Gussied-Up 515 Madison Draws Crowd"
    Jun 08, 2009

    Fresh off a $5 million makeover that includes an expansion and renovatin of its lobby, 515 Madison Ave. lured two new tenants, while an existing one expanded its foot-print. The new deals total nearly 34,000 sq feet.

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  • New York Office Building Tapped for Renovation
    "New York Office Building Tapped for Renovation"
    Mar 13, 2009

    Construction has commenced on New York City-based Rosen Johnson Architects’ renovation of the 42-story office property located at 515 Madison Ave. in New York City.

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  • Repackaging the Store: Design Strategies that Add Value
    "Repackaging the Store: Design Strategies that Add Value"
    Sep 19, 2007

    Retailers understand the periodic need to remerchandise to improve the store’s appeal and bottom line…just as owners of retail property need to refresh or re-configure their physical assets.

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  • Upgrades in the Bag for Princeton Shopping Center
    "Upgrades in the Bag for Princeton Shopping Center"
    Aug 29, 2007

    Rosen Johnson Architects today announced that construction is underway for the renovation of an unusualand historic shopping center near theheart of Princeton, New Jersey.

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  • Hidden Gem. A New York Co-op Discovers Its Art Deco Details
    "Hidden Gem. A New York Co-op Discovers Its Art Deco Details"
    Apr 01, 2005

    New York’s Fifth Avenue is synonymous with high style: Cartier, Tiffany and Co., and Gucci line the area’s bustling streets. Yet, one nearby Fifth Avenue co-op simply wasn’t making the fashion cut.

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  • Trinity Real Estate’s Flagship: 1 Hudson Square
    "Trinity Real Estate’s Flagship: 1 Hudson Square"
    Jul 01, 2004

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  • Trinity Real Estate wins BOMA award
    "Trinity Real Estate wins BOMA award"
    Sep 04, 2002

    Rosen Johnson Architects headed up the renovation campaign, creating Class A office space in perfect harmony with the historic framework of Ely Jacques Kahn’s original design.

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  • Curb Appeal Gives Properties an Edge in Attracting Tenants
    "Curb Appeal Gives Properties an Edge in Attracting Tenants"
    Aug 01, 2001

    Arising tide lifts all boats, but what happens when the tide recedes? In commercial real estate, well-positioned properties often remain surprisingly buoyant despite a sinking market.

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  • Renovations to the Grace Building Flatter Its Distinctive Form
    "Renovations to the Grace Building Flatter Its Distinctive Form"
    Jul 18, 2001

    Late last year, Rosen Johnson Architects began a comprehensive renovation and re-design program for New York City’s Grace Building. The distinctive property boasts many strong architectural elements, and its owners chose to renovate the plaza, the lobby and the elevators to add value to the building.

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  • Not power lobbyists, but tops in power lobby design
    "Not power lobbyists, but tops in power lobby design"
    Jun 01, 2001

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  • Repositioning Properties to Retain and Attract Tenants
    "Repositioning Properties to Retain and Attract Tenants"
    May 23, 2001

    Faced with a cooling economy and an increase of sublease space seeping into the market, we’ve all read that property owners may soon feel the pressure to lower asking rental rates and offer more favorable concession packages.

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  • Neighborhood Development Leads to Neighborhood Revolution
    "Neighborhood Development Leads to Neighborhood Revolution"
    Mar 14, 2001

    Limited commercial office construction in Manhattan has created a wave of repositioning projects in older Class B and C properties as owners attempt to meet demand created by new and expanding companies.

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  • A Landlord’s Subtractions Lead to an Addition
    "A Landlord’s Subtractions Lead to an Addition"
    Feb 19, 2001

    NEW YORK CITY’S zoning rules limit the size of buildings that can be constructed on a given site. But a close reading of those rules can sometimes produce an unexpected benefit for landlords, particularly when an older building is being renovated for a more modern use.

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  • The Upscaling of Stuyvesant Town
    "The Upscaling of Stuyvesant Town"
    Jan 28, 2001

    Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village house an estimated 25,000 to 30,000 people in 11,250 apartments on 80 acres of land from First Avenue to the East River between 14th Street and 23rd Street. Stuyvesant Town, which runs from 14th Street to 20th Street, has 89 buildings with 8,757 apartments.

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  • Newly Renovated MetLife Centre Builds a Sense of Community in Downtown Ottawa
    "Newly Renovated MetLife Centre Builds a Sense of Community in Downtown Ottawa"
    May 05, 1997

    Imagine eating biscotti on a cafe terrace underneath a veil of olive trees. Sound like a trip to the Italian Rivieria? Not in this case. It’s part of a $26-million-dollar renovation of the MetLife Centre in the heart of downtown Ottawa.

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