The Forge

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Height: Architectural 116.9 m / 384 ft
Height: Occupied 101.8 m / 334 ft
Height: To Tip 123.4 m / 405 ft
Floors Above Ground 33
# of Elevators 3
Top Elevator Speed 3.56 m/s
Tower GFA 22,985 m² / 247,408 ft²
Development GFA 25,000 m² / 269,098 ft²
# of Apartments 274
# of Parking Spaces 43


Official Name The Forge
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country United States
City New York City
Street Address & Map 44-28 Purves Street, Long Island City
Postal Code 11101
Building Function residential
Structural Material concrete
Energy Label LEED Silver Anticipated
Proposed 2013
Construction Start 2015
Completion 2017

Companies Involved

Developer Brause Realty; Gotham Organization, Inc.
Structural Engineer
Design DeSimone Consulting Engineers
MEP Engineer
Design Icor Associates
Main Contractor Gilbane Building Company
Other Consultant
• Civil Langan Engineering
Façade Frank Seta & Associates
• Vertical Transportation Van Deusen & Associates
Material Supplier
• Cladding Dri-Design; Pioneer Windows

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