SafwayAtlantic’s experience extends across all major markets and includes commercial construction, bridge, high-profile events, industrial projects and numerous specialty areas. We have built an unmatched reputation based on our expertise in designing and engineering innovative, high-performance access solutions for complex urban projects.
Madison Square Garden
Located in the heart of midtown Manhattan, Madison Square Garden, the world’s most famous arena, hosts concert and family events and is home to the New York Knicks, the New York Rangers and the New York Liberty.
SafwayAtlantic provided custom access solutions for arena renovations, which included improved sightlines, a dynamic scoreboard, sound and LED video systems in HD, new suites, clubs, hospitality areas, restaurants, retail locations and two bridges.
432 Park Avenue
When the tallest residential tower in the western hemisphere was in the planning phase, Lend Lease, the project’s building contractor, reached out to SafwayAtlantic to engineer a comprehensive access solution for the project. SafwayAtlantic custom designed and engineered a solution using a common tower, six hoists and two windows for access to minimize obstruction. In addition, SafwayAtlantic provided scaffolding, sidewalk protection and roof protection.
Accommodating more than 3 million passengers every year, Chicago’s Union Station is the country’s third busiest rail terminal. Throughout a major restoration project, which included preserving the station’s barrel-vaulted skylight, constructing a new high-efficiency skylight, adding weatherproofing, and painting and repairing water-damaged plaster and stone, SafwayAtlantic provided access solutions. With 22,000 square feet of the QuikDeck® Suspended Access System, two Spider® swing stages, Systems™ Scaffold, and two Beta Max hoists, workers were able to access the Great Hall’s ceiling and facades, as well as the barrel-vaulted roof from above and below.
900 North Michigan
Anchored by Bloomingdale’s and housing 60 other retailers including Gucci, MaxMara, J.Crew and Michael Kors, the renovation of 900 North Michigan in Chicago included transforming an existing atrium ceiling into a digital art installation with images and videos projected on a 184-foot LED display. Working with Pepper Construction Company, the contractor for the project, SafwayAtlantic installed some 460 trusses, which if they were connected end-to-end would stretch for more than a mile. The comprehensive access solution also included five Spider® swing stages.
Wheaton Center Apartments
A high-rise suburban metro residential community, the Wheaton Center Apartments in Wheaton, Illinois, are 20 stories high and include distinctive circular balconies. SafwayAtlantic provided access to the complete exterior wall areas and balconies for required maintenance and renovation.
Known for its ivy-covered brick outfield wall, the iconic red marquee over the main entrance, and its hand-turned scoreboard, the historic Wrigley Field is home to the Chicago Cubs. Built in 1914, Wrigley Field is the second-oldest stadium that plays host to a professional baseball team. In an effort to boost reception and data coverage during games and resolve network congestion, AT&T installed Wi-Fi access points throughout the stadium, SafwayAtlantic provided rolling and stationary scaffold for the project.
SafwayAtlantic provided access during construction of the new Fiterman Hall on the Manhattan Community College campus. A $325 million facility, Fiterman Hall is 14 stories and spans 390,000 square feet.