Woolworth Building

BRCA Contractor
Nicholson & Galloway, Inc.

Project Type
Exterior Restoration


New York, NY


Alchemy Properties, Inc.

Lucy Moses Award

Project Description:
The Woolworth Building is an early American Skyscrapper, decorated with a terracotta and limestone façade. It is currently one of the 30 tallest buildings in NYC. When the top 30 floors were converted to luxury apartments, Nicholson & Galloway was contracted to perform the following work: cold fluid applied roofing, GFRP roof cresting, a permanent rigging system, over three thousand new terracotta units installed, repairs to over 18,000 existing terracotta units, new dead level concrete pavers on pedestals, new IPE decking at the 58th floor observation octagonal deck and restoration of the marble coping stones at the historic swimming pool.