Towers | Golde Landscape Architects and Site Planners

INFRASTRUCTURE

PETER JAY SHARP BUILDING

NEW YORK BOTANICAL GARDEN PARKING GARAGE AND METRO-NORTH BOTANICAL GARDEN STATION

Bronx, New York

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Recognition:

New York Botanical Garden

 

Ennead Architects

Desman Associates

 

Seeking LEED certification

This new intermodal facility on a contaminated brownfield site now offers Garden visitors, commuters and area residents secure parking for over 800 cars, bicycle storage, electric car charging stations and  a pod of Zipcars.  The facility provides a direct connection to the Metro-North station as well access to a new Garden pedestrian entry (also by T|G).  The building is clad with vertical gardens, native flowering vines on Greenscreen panels between the upright structural members and a raised planter at the station platform displays specimen plants representative of the Garden’s collections. Streetscape treatments represent best horticultural practices for urban plantings.  In a separate but related project, T|G redesigned the Stations old parking lot into a green arrival space that extends the aesthetic of the abutting parkland.

85 WILLOW ST NEW HAVEN CT 06511  203 773 1153

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