McGraw Hill Architect Earns Historic Preservation Excellence Award

Northern Architectural Systems is proud to be part of this historic award, having custom designed and built over 3000 historically accurate aluminum windows Cosmo Veneziale, Architect, P.L.L.C. has been awarded the 2020 Lucy G. Moses Preservation Award for excellence in historic preservation from the New York Landmarks Conservancy. This prestigious honor was bestowed upon Veneziale…

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COVID-19 Can’t Derail This Co-op’s Massive Window Job

If you’re looking for a co-op board president who is part pit bull, you couldn’t do better than Jon Prial, a retired IBM executive who is now doggedly leading his 262-unit Manhattan co-op through a massive window-replacement job – undeterred by the coronavirus pandemic. “This project was years in coming,” says Prial, who has been…

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Silverback Development Launches Sales For Hero LIC

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Northern Architectural Systems, Inc. manufactured the windows and wall systems installed at Hero LIC. In an exclusive reveal, Silverback Development has officially launched sales for Hero LIC, a new condominium building at 24-16 Queens Plaza South in Long Island City, Queens. The Serhant Team at Nest Seekers International will serve as the sales and marketing…

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Northern Architectural Helps Greystone Mine Gold in Queens

Manhattan-based Greystone Development has entered the burgeoning Long Island City marketplace with an innovative strategy of adaptive re-use. Greystone CEO Jeffrey Simpson is preserving an existing 5-story office building and constructing an 18-story tower on top. The end product is a 23-story, 100,000-square-foot residential tower holding 117 rental units and 3,600 square feet of ground-floor…

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Northern on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile

Northern Architectural Systems loves to help connect the Past to the Present. The landmark Allerton Hotel opened in 1924 as a residential “club hotel.” Downtown Chicago during the roaring 20’s saw Michigan Avenue become a chic boulevard of clubs, shops, and hotels as developers sought to transform the area into the Champs Elysées of the…

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Revetment House joins LeFrak Jersey City Masterplan

Revetment House is the latest collaboration of Northern Architectural Systems and the LeFrak Organization. The preeminent, family-owned property company has dramatically changed the landscape in Jersey City, NJ with a 600-acre master-planned, mixed-use community aptly named Newport. The Revetment House is a 6 story, a 163-unit building in the Hamilton Park area of Jersey City.…

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2601 Virginia Ave “Boathouse”

Northern replaced hundreds of windows and doors at the Watergate Complex in Washington DC — the infamous location of the Democratic National Committee offices break-in during the Nixon administration. Now, Northern is helping to rejuvenate the building directly across Virginia Avenue where the Watergate burglars held their stake-out. Built originally in 1972 as a Howard…

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Northern and “Architect of the Century” Together Again

Northern is building custom windows for another Ralph Walker classic Art Deco building. 540 Broad Street in Newark, NJ was designed by Walker in 1929 for New Jersey Bell Telephone. The tower is widely known for its distinctive brick and sandstone facade, much of which is awash in orange light after dark and is on…

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Northern goes to Wall Street

Northern has again been chosen to help rejuvenate a classic building. One Wall Street, the art deco building originally named The Irving Trust Building is getting a facelift and conversion to apartments and up-scale retail space by Macklowe Properties. The fifty-story limestone tower holds a distinct and powerful position at the head of Wall Street…

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