About

Member Since: 2009

Member Offices: New York City

Website: http://www.severud.com/index.php

Severud Associates has been actively engaged in providing structural engineering services since its inception in 1928. As Structural Consultants to architects, Severud Associates has been responsible for the design of many major structures.

Severud Associates offers a full range of Structural Engineering Consulting Services including analysis and design of structures, construction document preparation, construction contract administration, consultations, evaluations and reports.

Developing and maintaining efficient and cost effective methods is of paramount importance to them. Presented with complex problems, Severud Associates, drawing on its years of experience, can in conjunction with owners, architects, and contractors, produce innovative, reliable and economical solutions.

Fields of Expertise

Structural Engineering

Membership details

Membership Level

Gold

Member Since

2009

Member Offices

  • New York City

Buildings

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

One Vanderbilt Avenue

427 m / 1,401 ft

2

Bank of America Tower

365.8 m / 1,200 ft

3

IDS Center

241.4 m / 792 ft

4

Grant Thornton Tower

230.5 m / 756 ft

5

787 Seventh Avenue

229.2 m / 752 ft

6

712 5th Avenue

198.1 m / 650 ft

7

G. Fred DiBona Jr. Building

190.5 m / 625 ft

8

835 Sixth Avenue

187.2 m / 614 ft

9

Marina City I

179.2 m / 588 ft

10

Marina City II

179.2 m / 588 ft

Awards

35XV

Award of Excellence: 35XV

Best Tall Building Americas 2018

Ctbuh Leaders

Edward DePaola

Edward DePaola

CTBUH Expert Peer Review Committee, 2014 – Present

New York City

Building Completions Timeline

 

Global News

13 May 2021

New York City Observatory Set to Open Fall 2021

Summit One Vanderbilt, a four-level 6,039 square meter (65,000 square foot) observatory including an outdoor summit terrace, will be located in the crown of One...

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Global News

15 September 2020

Ribbon-Cutting Opens Skyscraper in New York City

Yesterday, 14 September 2020, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF) and developers SL Green and Hines celebrated the opening of One Vanderbilt with a ribbon cutting...

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Global News

06 July 2020

Developer Is Updating Historic Seagram Building With New Playground

The owner of the Seagram Building, the stately office tower designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe on Manhattan’s Park Avenue, thinks it is time...

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Associated companies

Rank
Name
City
Height

1

One Vanderbilt Avenue

New York City

427 m

1,401 ft

2

Bank of America Tower

New York City

366 m

1,200 ft

3

IDS Center

Minneapolis

241 m

792 ft

4

Grant Thornton Tower

Chicago

231 m

756 ft

5

787 Seventh Avenue

New York City

229 m

752 ft

6

712 5th Avenue

New York City

198 m

650 ft

7

G. Fred DiBona Jr. Building

Philadelphia

191 m

625 ft

8

835 Sixth Avenue

New York City

187 m

614 ft

9

Marina City I

Chicago

179 m

588 ft

9

Marina City II

Chicago

179 m

588 ft

11

Cityplace II

Dallas

171 m

560 ft

11

Tower at Cityplace

Dallas

171 m

560 ft

13

3 Times Square

New York City

169 m

555 ft

14

101 Hudson Street

Jersey City

167 m

548 ft

15

1999 Broadway

Denver

166 m

544 ft

16

Tour Part-Dieu

Lyon

165 m

541 ft

17

Seagram Building

New York City

157 m

515 ft

18

Mutual of America Building

New York City

145 m

476 ft

19

One Seaport Plaza

New York City

134 m

440 ft

20

Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel

Baltimore

131 m

430 ft

21

Toren

New York City

130 m

427 ft

22

Miraval Living Condominiums

New York City

123 m

404 ft

23

Helena

New York City

122 m

401 ft

24

200 East 34th Street

New York City

119 m

390 ft

25

35xv

New York City

102 m

334 ft

26

City Hall East Tower

Toronto

100 m

327 ft

27

Society Hill Towers I

Philadelphia

94 m

309 ft

27

Society Hill Towers II

Philadelphia

94 m

309 ft

27

Society Hill Towers III

Philadelphia

94 m

309 ft

30

Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine

New York City

93 m

306 ft

31

Rockwell Place Hotel

New York City

93 m

305 ft

32

Metropolitan Correctional Center

Chicago

88 m

289 ft

33

City Hall West Tower

Toronto

80 m

261 ft

34

Two Fifty West 81st

New York City

76 m

249 ft

35

Weill Greenberg Center

New York City

74 m

241 ft

36

Reva and David Logan Center for Arts

Chicago

51 m

168 ft

Statistics

150 m+ Buildings

300 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

32 Years

Most Common Function*

Office (41%), 14 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Concrete (54%), 14 Buildings

* Based on 150 m+ buildings currently in the database.

Total: 34 Buildings for which a function has been assigned.
 
Total: 26 Buildings for which a material has been assigned.
 

*Based on 34 Completed & Under Construction Buildings

Building Completions Timeline

 

Construction Time Chart

NOTE: Construction start time is not available for all buildings. The average construction time is only displayed if there is three or more buildings with construction start and complete data in that year.

 

Designated Experts

Ctbuh Leaders At Severud Associates Consulting Engineers, PC

CTBUH Expert Peer Review Committee, 2014 – Present

Edward DePaola

13 May 2021

New York City Observatory Set to Open Fall 2021

Summit One Vanderbilt, a four-level 6,039 square meter (65,000 square foot) observatory including an outdoor summit terrace, will be located in the crown of One...

15 September 2020

Ribbon-Cutting Opens Skyscraper in New York City

Yesterday, 14 September 2020, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF) and developers SL Green and Hines celebrated the opening of One Vanderbilt with a ribbon cutting...

06 July 2020

Developer Is Updating Historic Seagram Building With New Playground

The owner of the Seagram Building, the stately office tower designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe on Manhattan’s Park Avenue, thinks it is time...

18 September 2019

Two Supertalls Top Out in New York City

The Grand Central Terminal-adjacent supertall One Vanderbilt officially topped out this week, reaching its full 1,401-foot (427-meter) height. Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox, the tower...

11 June 2019

Helicopter Crash-Lands on Midtown Manhattan Building, Killing Pilot

A helicopter crash-landed atop a 51-story office tower in Midtown Manhattan, killing the pilot, clogging the skyscraper’s stairwells with thousands of evacuating workers and sending...

21 May 2019

Construction on Minneapolis Skyscraper Expected to Begin

The Minneapolis skyline has been mostly untouched for nearly 20 years. But by the end of June, the city is expected to finalize the sale...

27 February 2019

New Owners to Redevelop Dallas' Cityplace Tower

The new owners of Dallas’ Cityplace Tower are preparing to make the biggest investment in the property since the skyscraper opened in the 1980s. An...

27 February 2019

New Owners to Redevelop Dallas' Cityplace Tower

The new owners of Dallas’ Cityplace Tower are preparing to make the biggest investment in the property since the skyscraper opened in the 1980s. An...

05 February 2019

One Vanderbilt Reaches Supertall Territory Above Midtown East, New York City

One Vanderbilt is officially the latest skyscraper in New York City to achieve a height equivalent to “supertall” (300 meters and higher) status. Located at...

CTBUH Initiatives Involving Severud Associates Consulting Engineers

CTBUH NYC Organizes One Vanderbilt Site Tour

06 June 2017

CTBUH New York hosted a series of presentations and a tour at the construction site of One Vanderbilt, which will rise to 427 meters when completed in 2021.

Top Company Rankings: The World’s 100 Tallest Buildings

13 October 2016

The Council is pleased to announce the Top Company Rankings for numerous disciplines as derived from the list of projects appearing in 100 of the World’s Tallest Buildings.

Leading Structural Firms Help the Council on LCA Research

13 February 2013

Twelve of the world’s best-known structural engineering firms helped the CTBUH Research Team to perform a fundamental part of its LCA research project.

CTBUH 2nd Annual Awards Dinner Gold Sponsor

16 October 2003

The CTBUH 2nd Annual awards ceremony and dinner was held in S. R. Crown Hall, located on the Illinois Institute of Technology campus.