Control House Reconstruction

PROJECT IMAGES

*click the images to view the larger version

PROJECT INFORMATION

LOCATION: Bronx, NY
AGENCY: NYCDOT
COMPLETION DATE: Ongoing

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

B. Thayer Associates is responsible for the architectural and structural features of the extensive pedestrian network for the reconstruction of the swing bridge over the Harlem River. The bridge is an important pedestrian and bicycle link between Manhattan and the Bronx. Architectural and structural design includes:
  • Bridge operator house
  • Auxiliary bridge operator house
  • Pedestrian stairways and ramps
  • Granite piers, railings and other architectural components
  • Structural design of the ramps, stairs and bridge house
Attention was given to enhance the character of the new bridge to complement the surrounding architecture and neighborhood. Services include cost estimates, construction support, and presentations to the New York City Art Commission and State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) for review and approval.