1501 Voorhies Avenue Wins ACEC NY Diamond Awardby: Kelly Sheridan
The American Council of Engineering Companies of New York (ACEC NY) recognized 1501 Voorhies Avenue in Brooklyn, NY with an Engineering Excellence Diamond Award.
1501 Voorhies is a 28-story residential tower with a two-story parking garage on a 2.3-acre site in the Sheepshead Bay section of Brooklyn. Langan provided multi-discipline engineering services, including geotechnical, environmental, site/civil, transportation, and traffic engineering for the project. Langan helped to overcome numerous complex challenges, including high building loads, strict settlement tolerances, and poor soil conditions.
The ACEC Engineering Excellence Awards program recognizes outstanding engineering and design achievements. Each year over 60 firms submit projects that are rigorously judged based on complexity, innovation, and value to society. The Engineering Excellence Gala was held in New York City on April 7th.