Building of the Day: The George Washington Bridge Bus Station
Oct 23, 2017
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2017-10-23 12:00:002017-10-23 13:00:00America/New_YorkBuilding of the Day: The George Washington Bridge Bus StationAdd your name to our wait list! The George Washington B
The George Washington Bridge Bus Station 4211 Broadway New York NY 10030
Oct 23, 2017
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The George Washington Bridhttps://aiany.secure.force.com/pmtx/evt__SiteWaitList?eid=a0b6100000RziVQAAZge Bus Station, which is located on both sides of Broadway in the Washington Heights community, opened on January 17, 1963. It was designed by Dr. Pier Luigi Nervi, the noted Italian engineer-architect of the 1960 Olympic Stadium in Rome and other world-renowned structures. The GWBBS Redevelopment is a $183.2 million public-private partnership between the Port Authority and a private developer, the GWBBS Development Venture (DV), which resulted from an agency-wide evaluation of Port Authority properties that could provide retail revenue. It provides for both transportation improvements and destination retail in the resurging neighborhood. The new station includes a reconfigured bus concourse, a state-of-the-art passenger information system, and a passenger pavilion providing passengers direct views of the George Washington Bridge from one side; and arriving buses from the other.
Architect: The George Washington Bridge Bus Station by Pier Luigi Nervi (1963); Program Architect /Architect of Record/Design Architect: STV; Design Architect for Bus Station: PANYNJ Architectural Unit (2017)
Tour Guide: Robert Eisenstat, FAIA, Chief Architect, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey; Robert Davidson, FAIA, Chief Architect, STV
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