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GF55 Ranks #8 for NYC's Most Active Architects

Firm Feature: GF55 Architects

Press Source: The Real Deal Data Book 2021

Jan, 2021

East 33rd Street Awaits Demolition

Partner-In-Charge: Shay Alster AIA

Featured link: 339-345 East 33rd Street Awaits Demolition in Kips Bay, Manhattan

Apr, 2020

Designing a "holistic and community-driven health center"

Project: The Richard Pruss Wellness Center

Full article: Groundbreaking ceremony at the Richard Pruss Wellness Center

Nov, 2019

GF55 Architects awarded with NYSERDA Buildings of Excellence

Project: Tree of Life

Full article: Buildings of Excellence Winners

Awarded by: New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

Oct, 2019

GF55 Architects awarded by Queens Chamber of Commerce for Excellence in Design

Project: Alvista Towers / Jamaica, Queens

Full Article: Alvista Towers first to transform Jamaica

Awarded by: Queens Chamber of Commerce

Sep, 2019

Managing Partner Shay Alster chairs Urban Land Institute's Technical Assistance Panel

Partner-In-Charge: Shay Alster AIA

Featured link: Experts recommend geothermal power to keep Hunts Point cool

Sep, 2019

1325 Jerome, a great example of policy resulting in a desired outcome

Firm Feature: 1325 Jerome / Bronx, NY

Featured link: Groundbreaking ceremony for 1325 Jerome designed by GF55

Jul, 2019

Modern design with cantilever along the High Line in West Chelsea

Firm Feature: 500 West 25th / Chelsea, NY

Full Article: GF55 serving as Executive Architect and Architect of Record for 500 W 25th

Press Source: Yimby

Apr, 2019

Kips Bay residential tower designed with air rights in mind

Partner-In-Charge: East 33rd / New York, NY

Full article: Residential tower moves forward with air rights deal

Jan, 2019

GF55 Architects ranks #5 for firms bringing the biggest projects to NYC

Full Article: Meet the architects bringing NYC's biggest 2018 projects to life

Press Source: The Real Deal

Dec, 2018

GF55 honored by Jamaica Community leaders

Firm Feature: GF55 Architects

Full Article: Jamaica community leaders recognize downtown development

Nov, 2018

2017 Red Diamond Achiever Award

Project: Sound Beach House / Sound Beach, NY

Oct, 2017

From architecture to Cadillac - form, function, substance and style

Partner-In-Charge: David E. Gross AIA

Full article: Some assembly required

Press Source: Cadillac Magazine

Aug, 2017

"LI Archi Award Highlights"

Press Source: Newsday

Dec, 2016

Designed to honor Long Island's industrial roots

Project: The Harrison / Long Island City, NY

Full article: Industrial Retro in Long Island

Press Source: The New York Times

Sep, 2016

Multi-Family Best in Class for Brick in Architecture Competition

Project: 46-09 Eleventh Street / Long Island City, NY

Awarded by: Brick in Architecture Awards

Aug, 2016

Gold in the Brick in Architecture awards competition

Project: Harlem River Point / New York, NY

Awarded by: Brick in Architecture Awards

Jul, 2015

First Look at LIC condos

Press Source: Real Estate Weekly

Jul, 2015

2015 Big Apple Brownfield Award for Green Building

Project: Chelsea Park / New York, NY

Apr, 2015

"Harlem Renaissance"

Project: Chelsea Park / New York, NY

Full article: Rebirth for Harlem Renaissance Site

Press Source: The Wall Street Journal

Nov, 2014

"Silver in the Brick in Architecture awards competition"

Project: Chelsea Park / New York, NY

Awarded by: Brick in Architecture Awards

Jul, 2014

"Bronze in the Brick in Architecture awards competition"

Project: ⁺Art / New York, NY

Awarded by: Brick in Architecture Awards

Jul, 2012

"Silver in the Brick in Architecture awards competition"

Project: Kalahari / New York, NY

Awarded by: Brick in Architecture Awards

Jul, 2012

"Award of Excellence"

Project: 48 Bond Street / New York, NY

Awarded by: Society of American Registered Architects NY Council

May, 2012

"Silver Finalist Award in the Market Rate Rentals Category of the "50 Housing Awards Program"

Project: Carrington Court / Solon, OH

Awarded by: 2012 National Association of Home Builders Convention

Feb, 2012

"Building Award for Excellence in Design and Construction"

Project: 88 Morningside / New York, NY

Awarded by: Queens & Bronx Building Association

Dec, 2011

"ULI honors Mixed-Income Cobble Hill Development"

Press Source: Real Estate Weekly

Oct, 2011

"Designs that master market-rate condominiums alongside subsidized housing"

Project: Columbia Hicks / Brooklyn, NY

Full article: Mastering Mixed-Income Housing

Press Source: The Wall Street Journal

Sep, 2011

"ULI/Jack Kemp Models of Excellence Award"

Project: Columbia Hicks / Brooklyn, NY

Sep, 2011

"Building award for Excellence in Design and Construction"

Project: The Andrew / Queens, NY

Awarded by: Queens & Bronx Building Association

Winter, 2010

"Andrew J. Thomas “Pioneer in Housing” Award"

Firm Feature: GF55 Architects

Awarded by: New York City Chapter of American Institute of Architects

Jun, 2010

“Forging Partnerships: GF55 Partners, Company Profile”

Press Source: North American Design Magazine

Winter, 2009

"Models of Excellence Awards"

Project: Kalahari / New York, NY

Awarded by: ULI/ J. Ronald Terwilliger Workforce Housing

Oct, 2009

“Troutbrook Tops Out BK’s First Marriott/ Fairfield”

Press Source: Real Estate Weekly

Sep, 2009

“GF55 Completes Ice Job at Flushing Meadow Rink”

Press Source: Real Estate Weekly

May, 2009

"Project of the Year 2009,"

Project: SoHa 118 / New York, NY

Awarded by: NYSAFAH

Apr, 2009

“Living Green at the Kalahari”

Press Source: New York Living

Apr, 2009

“New Jersey’s First Affordable Green Project Now Complete”

Press Source: Multi-Housing News

Mar, 2009

“GF55 Completes Jersey’s First Affordable Green Building”

Press Source: Real Estate Weekly

Mar, 2009

“Hottest Green Project for 2008”

Press Source: Kalahari / New York, NY

Press Source: Green Matters Magazine

winter, 2009

“Q&A with David Gross: The biggest challenge to green development is fear of the unknown”

Press Source: Multi Housing News

Nov, 2008

Green Building Award

Project: Webb Apartments / Jersey City, NJ

Jun, 2008

Urban Redevelopment Award

Project: Webb Apartments / Jersey City, NJ

Awarded by: NJ Redevelopment Authority

Nov, 2007

Design Excellence Award – Green Category

Project: Kalahari / New York, NY

Awarded by: Multi-Housing News

sep, 2007

Top Green Building in 2007, Development NY-Residential Magazine

Project: Kalahari / New York, NY

Awarded by: Multi-Housing News

Apr, 2007

“22 Years on, GF55 Partners Finds Overnight Success”/ Firm Profile

Press Source: Real Estate Weekly

Apr, 2007

Project of the Year 2006

Project: 444 Manhattan Avenue & Brownstone Lane / New York, NY

Awarded by: NYSAFAH

May, 2006

“High Shine”/ Tyler Apartment, New York, NY

Press Source: Robb Report Luxury Home

Summer, 2005

“From Bauhaus to Now House”

Press Source: Rye House / Rye, NY

Press Source: Westchester Magazine’s HOME

Summer, 2004

Modern Architecture House Tour

Press Source: Rye House / Rye, NY

Press Source: Rye Historical Society

Nov, 2003

First Place Great Room & First Place Kitchen

Project: Lange House / Rye, NY

Awarded by: Westchester Magazine’s HOME Awards / Cover

Oct, 2003

Outstanding Architecture and Design in Education School

Project: Solomon Schechter Day School / Pepper Pike, OH

Awarded by: Planning and Management

Jun, 2003

Educational Design Excellence

Project: Solomon Schechter Day School / Pepper Pike, OH

Awarded by: American School & University 

Jun, 2003

The Best of Senior Housing Design Award

Project: Arbor Glen / Twinsburgh, OH

Awarded by: American School & University 

Jun, 2003

Modernism Reborn: Mid Century American Houses

Project: Rye House / Rye, NY

Press Source: Universe, Michael Webb

Jul, 2001

“A Modern Renaissance”

Project: Rye House / Rye, NY

Press Source: Architectural Digest Magazine

Apr, 2001

Architect’s in their Homes

Press Source: HGTV Television Program

Aug, 1998

“Artistry in Residence”

Project: Joseph House / Long Island, NY

Press Source: House & Garden Magazine

Aug, 1998

“Modernist Dialogue in New York”

Project: Rye House / Rye, NY

Press Source: Architectural Digest Magazine

February, 1998

Greg Norman Collection: Outstanding Shop in a Store

Project: Marshal Fields / Chicago, IL

Awarded by: NASFM

Feb, 1997

“Manhattan Deco”

Project: Penthouse / New York, NY

Press Source: Architectural Digest Magazine/ Cover

Mar, 1996

“A Standing Invitation to Writers,” Currents Column

Press Source: New York Times

Jan, 1993

“Architecture and Morality”

Press Source: Peak Magazine

Sep, 1992

“The Courtyards of Woodbury Townhouses”

Press Source: Builder Magazine

Jul, 1992

“NYC Profile of Architects”

Press Source: Oculus Magazine

Mar, 1991

Grand Award Winner, Best in American Design

Press Source: Professional Builder & Remodeler Magazine

Nov, 1990

“Meeting the Challenges”

Press Source: Sun Coast Magazine

Jan, 1990

“How to Respond to NY’s Changing Market”

Press Source: New York Real Estate Journal

Mar, 1990

Young Architects Drawing Exhibition

Press Source: Home Theatre, New York City

Apr, 1989

“Expanding the Limits of Space”

Press Source: New York Newsday

Aug, 1988

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