Metropolitan Tower Lobby and Public Passage

Metropolitan Tower Lobby and Public Passage

Metropolitan Tower Lobby and Public Passage

This privately owned through-block public lobby was designed to reposition the entire commercial property.


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The desk monitors access to the tower and marks the boundary of the public space.
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Advanced lighting design and control is key to the project’s success.
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The glowing central lobby desk welcomes visitors.
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The new space functions as an efficient thoroughfare, a welcoming reception space, and public art gallery.
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Project sketch
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The digital display strip features a changing display of artwork, adding some welcome variety and visual engagement for the worker who uses the space daily, and a reason to stop in for the art enthusiast or tourist.
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A continuous video display strip runs along the passage from 56th to 57th street. The reception desk is at right.
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A 200-foot-long door-to-door eye level digital display strip addresses the pedestrian crossing from 57th to 58th Street.
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The corner of the stainless steel and glass desk. The glass panels are lit by color changing LEDs.
Year
2007
Location
New York, New York
Typology
Mixed Use
Size
3000 SF SF
Photography Credits
© Paul Warchol
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