NYU is renovating the interior of 404 Lafayette Street and 708 Broadway in order to create space for the NYU College of Global Public Health. The project is scheduled to begin in January 2018 and will continue through spring 2020.

Work Hours

  • Monday - Friday, 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Neighbors will be given advanced notice of any changes to the work schedule.

Project Update

May 30, 2019

  • Contractors are scheduled to continue interior demolition. Debris removal and deliveries will occur on the Lafayette side of the building via the electric hoist.
  • Deliveries and intermittent staging of a boom truck are scheduled to continue at the temporary loading dock in the adjacent parking lot for the duration of the project.
  • Contractors are scheduled continue  concrete operations for the floors of building through early June.
    • DOT may dictate the hours of the concrete truck arrival on site as early as 7:00 am.
    • Once the concrete arrives and is poured, concrete setting and finishing follows. Depending on weather and site conditions, concrete finishing operations may continue until 8:00pm.
    • Concrete deliveries requiring a 7:00am start time, and finishing work that may continue as late as 8:00pm, are scheduled to occur intermittently through ealry June, pending DOT and DOB permits.

Scope of Work

  • The project consists of interior renovation, the installation of new windows, installation of new roofing and rooftop mechanical equipment, and the restoration of entryways on Lafayette Street and Broadway.
  • Interior work includes demolition, abatement of asbestos containing material (ACM), and construction. Contractors will follow safe abatement protocols for the removal of all hazardous materials.
  • Construction staging and deliveries will utilize the Lafayette Street side of the building.
  • An electric hoist will be installed on the east side of the building adjacent to the parking lot on Lafayette Street in order to facilitate the movement of materials in and out of the building. All materials deliveries and debris removal will occur via this hoist.
  • For pedestrian safety, the sidewalk bridging will remain up on Broadway and Lafayette Street, as necessary.
  • As with any active construction site, dust will be generated in the area immediately surrounding the work and noise will be generated by mechanical equipment, such as jackhammers.

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