Tectonic currently serves as the Special Inspection Agency for the construction of a 31.5 million square foot, mixed-use mega development on 8-acres of land in the southwestern side of Manhattan’s Upper West Side known as Riverside Center. The five building center will include: 2,500 residential condominium and residential units; 140,000 square feet of neighborhood retail and cinema; a 100,000 square foot K-5 school to support 750 students; a 250-room hotel; 3.2 acres of publicly accessible open space, and 1,500 below-grade parking spaces.

Tectonic is providing special inspections for four of the five new residential skyscrapers.

  • Building 1 at 400 W. 61st Street
  • Building 3 at 10 Riverside Boulevard
  • Building 4 at West 59th Street
  • Building 5 at 1 West End Avenue

Inspections include but are not limited to Concrete, Structural Steel, Masonry, Firestop, Fire-Resistance Rated Construction, Emergency Power Systems, Smoke Control Systems, Site Storm Drainage Disposal & Detention System, Standpipe and Sprinkler Systems, Heating Systems, Public Assembly Emergency Lighting, Mechanical Systems and Energy Code Compliance.

Tectonic initially provided special inspection services for the excavation and foundation work for Building 5. The project required shop and field inspections for concrete and pre-case concrete; standpipe systems; and geotechnical services including pile driving and rock anchor inspections. Services provided in compliance with Safety codes and regulations. Building 5 is the first tower under construction bordering West End Avenue, rising 41 stories and will consist of approximately 365 residential units. Additionally, Tectonic provided inspection services for the new NYCDOT access road at Riverside Boulevard from West 59th Street to West 61st Street.