Statue of Liberty Museum

New York, NY
Market: 
Museum
Products: 
Garden Roof® Assembly: IntensiveRoofingWaterproofing
Project Type: 
New Construction
Size: 
35,500 sq ft.
Completion Date: 
2019
Credit: David SundbergCredit: David Sundberg

Liberty Island visitors will now be able to experience the Statue of Liberty Museum, which contains permanent and rotating displays of statue-related artifacts, a three-room immersive theater, and Lady Liberty’s original 1886 torch.

The museum’s design gives the appearance of rising up from the earth carrying with it a beautifully planted Garden Roof Assembly completed with native grasses. As visitors ascend the stone staircase, the sloped meadow, achieved using Hydrotech's GardNet, is seen on one side and a viewing platform appears on the other that provides a 360 degree view of the New York skyline.

Owner: 
The Statue of Liberty - Ellis Island Foundation
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Architect: 
FXCollaborative
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Landscape Architect: 
Quennell Rothschild & Partners
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General Contractor: 
Phelps Construction Group, LLC
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