Located in the heart of Times Square, TSX Broadway is one of New York City’s most complex projects. The historic endeavor included the demolition of a 470-foot-tall hotel, construction of a 46-story mixed-use tower, and lifting of the 1,700-seat, landmarked Palace Theatre 30 feet in the air. By lifting the theater, the project team made room for retail space and Times Square’s only cantilevering outdoor performance stage. Langan’s geotechnical team helped engineer a way to safely raise the theater, preserve the space, and excavate beneath it without disturbing the existing structure. We also collected soil samples and composite soil samples for analysis of waste characterization parameters and performed special inspections to support excavation and foundations for the building, including subgrade for new footings and drilled caissons inspections.