COOKFOX Architects led an exclusive tour of the Terminal Warehouse on Manhattan’s West Side. Originally constructed in 1891, the Terminal Warehouse is undergoing a transformation into office spaces that will restore its infrastructure to its historic glory by reorganizing the building’s interior spaces and accentuating its defining features: brick, timber, windows, and iron. A carved courtyard at the center will bring sunlight to the depths of the building, and a new penthouse addition will create outdoor terraces and orient the building towards the waterfront.
A set of rail tracks that run the length of the building and once directly linked freight trains to ships on the Hudson River will be fully restored as the beating heart of Terminal Warehouse. In addition to maintaining the authentic character of the structure and restoring its vitality on the streetscape, Terminal Warehouse will become a high-performance, 21st-century workspace incorporating state-of-the-art energy efficiency strategies and achieving rigorous wellness certification standards.
The Conservancy was very pleased to offer its Professional Circle members an exclusive tour with Darin Reynolds, Partner of COOKFOX Architects, and L&L Holding Company Vice President Bryan Lapidus, of the Terminal Warehouse in West Chelsea.