03.08.2021

New Life Sciences Hub at 787 11th Avenue

The Architect’s Newspaper reports on the development of a new life sciences hub inside 787 11th Avenue, a former car showroom and assembly of auto shops now being converted to offices by Rafael Viñoly Architects.

Developer Georgetown Company announced two anchor tenants to build out the new life sciences hub: The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, which will develop a new 165,000-square-foot healthcare facility, and architect, designer, and inventor Neri Oxman, who will build a 36,000-square-foot research and design lab.

Rafael Viñoly Architects’ transformation of 787 11th Avenue in New York City, an Art Deco icon by Albert Kahn, honors the iconic industrial building by retaining its heritage of auto dealerships on the lower levels and converting and adding area to the upper levels to create distinctive office spaces whose architecture complements the original design.

Read the article here.