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24 Waverly Place / 100 Washington Square East Interior Renovation

New York University will be renovating interior spaces at 24 Waverly Place and 100 Washington Square East to create a new contiguous area for the Department of Chemistry’s Computational Theory group.


Information for Neighbors


Project Timeline

  • This project is scheduled to begin in November 2013 and continue through Fall 2014.
  • Work will proceed in two phases: Phase I is scheduled to continue through March, and will involve demolition-related activities; Phase II is scheduled to continue through June, and will involve construction and renovation.

Scope of Work

  • Renovations are entirely interior.
  • Phase I will involve demolition, abatement of asbestos containing materials, and removal of select existing windows.
  • Phase II will consist of rehabilitating and constructing new interior spaces.
  • Regular deliveries and debris removal will occur from the building's Greene Street entrance for the entirety of the project.
  • Sidewalk bridging will be erected in November and remain up through the completion of Phase I.

Updates and Announcements


Construction Update, December 2 2014

Work on the project continues. The project is scheduled to be completed in December 2014, pending weather and field conditions.

Construction Update, October 30, 2014

Phase II work continues through Fall 2014. 

Construction Update, July 21, 2014

Rooftop mechanical equipment is scheduled to be replaced on Saturday, July 26. The work will require a crane on Washington Square East between Waverly Place and Washington Place. As per Department of Buildings requirements, the crane will need to arrive during off-peak hours but will not be set up until 9:00 am. The work will continue until 5:00 pm.

Construction Update, June 19, 2014

Phase I work continues through the end of June. Phase II, construction and renovation, is scheduled to begin in early July.

Construction Update, December 20, 2013

The site will be closed on December 24, 25, and 31, and on January 1.

Construction Update, December 9, 2013

Project details have been finalized and work has begun.

24 Waverly Place/ 100 Washington Square East Interior Renovation

Work hours


  • Monday - Friday,
    7:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Periodic overnight work in the building's core will take place until 2:00 am on select nights.
  • In instances where night or weekend work is required, community members will be given advanced notice.

Latest News


December 2 2014

Work on the project continues.

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