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About Severud Associates

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.

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Zoning Adjustments Requested for Dallas High-Rise on Long-Stalled Development Site

Zoning Adjustments Requested for Dallas High-Rise on Long-Stalled Development Site

5 Sep 2018, Dallas – A high-rise building has been proposed on a decades-old planned 42-story tower site in…

First Steel Column Installed at NYC’s One Vanderbilt

First Steel Column Installed at NYC’s One Vanderbilt

27 Jun 2017, New York City – With the installation of its first steel column, One Vanderbilt – soon to be New…

Foundation Pours Advance Construction of Supertall Towers in New York and Chicago

Foundation Pours Advance Construction of Supertall Towers in New York and Chicago

7 Feb 2017, New York City – On Saturday February 4, construction workers in New York and Chicago completed…

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Zoning Adjustments Requested for Dallas High-Rise on Long-Stalled Development Site
5 Sep 2018 – Dallas, United States
A high-rise building has been proposed on a decades-old planned 42-story tower site in Dallas. The one-hectare site, slated for office and hotel uses, was originally part…
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First Steel Column Installed at NYC’s One Vanderbilt
27 Jun 2017 – New York City, United States
With the installation of its first steel column, One Vanderbilt – soon to be New York City’s second-tallest skyscraper – officially began its ascent on June 23. According…
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Foundation Pours Advance Construction of Supertall Towers in New York and Chicago
7 Feb 2017 – New York City, United States
On Saturday February 4, construction workers in New York and Chicago completed concrete foundation pours for One Vanderbilt and Vista Tower, respectively. The two…
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New York’s One Vanderbilt to Feature a Skydeck
5 Dec 2016 – New York City, United States
New York visitors are going to have another choice for a high-altitude view of the city, with SL Green Realty announcing that their One Vanderbilt project will have an…
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New York City Supertall Breaks Ground
18 Oct 2016 – New York City, United States
A groundbreaking ceremony was held Tuesday October 18 for what will be the city's third tallest building. The tower will stand just across the street from Grand Central…
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New York’s One Vanderbilt Moves Ahead as Financing is Secured
29 Sep 2016 – New York City, United States
SL Green Realty Corp, New York City's largest commercial property owner, has announced that it has closed on $1.5 billion of construction financing for One Vanderbilt…
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New York’s One Vanderbilt Back on Track after Grand Central Owner Withdraws Lawsuit
12 Aug 2016 – New York City, United States
A settlement between two Midtown real-estate titans has cleared a major roadblock in the construction of a new 64-story skyscraper next to Grand Central Terminal,…
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Marina City Residents Barred from Iconic Chicago Balconies During Repairs
7 Jul 2016 – Chicago, United States
It’s shaping up to be one bummer of a summer for Marina City, where some residents have been banned from their balconies after city inspectors discovered trouble with…
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Chicago’s Marina City Complex Officially Named City Landmark
26 Feb 2016 – Chicago, United States
Officials unanimously voted in favor of declaring the historic Marina City complex a city landmark. The four-building complex, built between 1960 and 1967, was the first…
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New Renderings Show Fresh Views of New York’s One Vanderbilt
14 Oct 2015 – New York City, United States
Preparations for One Vanderbilt are making significant headway, and demolition for the site’s former buildings is already ongoing. Now, some new renderings give an…
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Chicago’s Marina City Will be Considered for Landmark Status
10 Jul 2015 – Chicago, United States
Marina City, the iconic Chicago riverfront complex famed for its corncob-shaped towers, could soon be on the way to becoming an official city landmark. The complex was…
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New York City Council Green Lights One Vanderbilt Place
28 May 2015 – New York City, United States
The New York City Council voted on May 27 to approve plans for One Vanderbilt Place, a 462-meter 64-story office tower just west of Grand Central Terminal, in exchange…
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One Vanderbilt Clears Another Hurdle in New York City
31 Mar 2015 – New York City, United States
The City Planning Commission unanimously approved the One Vanderbilt Place application for Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates' proposed 64-story office tower and the rezoning…
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New Design Boosts Height of New York's One Vanderbilt
30 Oct 2014 – New York City, United States
One Vanderbilt has received a height boost, and early documents indicating an approximate pinnacle of 1,450 feet (441 meters) has given way to a slightly taller tower…
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New York City's One Vanderbilt to Include 65-Story Tower and Transit Improvements
10 Sep 2014 – New York City, United States
Developer SL Green unveiled its vision on September 8 for $210 million in transit improvements it is required to make as part of a deal to build a 65-story tower at the…
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New Yorkers Can Control Two Skyscraper Lights with Mobile App
21 Aug 2014 – New York City, United States
Developer Douglas Durst is letting New Yorkers have controls to the lights atop two midtown skyscrapers — Bank of America Tower and 4 Times Square. Users can manipulate…
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One Vanderbilt May Rise to New York’s Number-Two Height Rank
18 Jun 2014 – New York, United States
New illustrations released the week of June 16 indicate that One Vanderbilt, a proposed skyscraper near Grand Central Terminal, could rise as high as 1,350 feet (412…
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TD Bank in Talks to Anchor New York’s One Vanderbilt
27 May 2014 – New York City, United States
TD Bank, the US affiliate of Canada’s Toronto Dominion Bank, is in talks to become the anchor tenant of One Vanderbilt, a 65-story tower planned for the block west of…
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1 Vanderbilt Pushes Ahead
15 Apr 2014 – New York City, United States
After plans were delayed by the demise of the Bloomberg re-zoning plan, the developer for 1 Vanderbilt is now negotiating with the de Blasio administration for a path…
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Seagram Building’s New Neighbor Begins Construction
5 Mar 2014 – New York, United States
Foster + Partners-designed 610 Lexington will rise 168 meters alongside Mies van der Rohe’s Seagram Buiding and SOM’s Lever House, both groundbreaking mid-century towers…
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Cityplace Center East Tower For Sale
30 Aug 2013 – Dallas, United States
The Tower at Cityplace Center East, a 1.35 million-square foot (125,000-square meter) office tower in Dallas' Uptown district, has hit the market after being owned by the…
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FXFOWLE Tower Includes High-School Space
26 Aug 2013 – New York City, United States
FXFOWLE Architects has been hired to design a cantilevered glass and granite building, which rises at an angle toward the sky for developer Alchemy Properties. The…
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Beloved Chicago Skyscrapers Come to Life in Animation
24 May 2013 – Chicago, United States
Chicago is the birthplace of the skyscraper and artist Al Boardman has created a short film using motion graphics to honor five of the city's notable tall buildings. His…
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Minneapolis' Tallest Sold for $253 million
29 Apr 2013 – Minneapolis, United States
The Philip Johnson-designed IDS Center tower in downtown Minneapolis has been sold. Florida-based Beacon Investment Properties and its Israeli partner companies purchased…
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Tower Launches Inaugural Composting Program
23 Apr 2013 – New York City, United States
The Helena apartment building on Manhattan's West Side has become the first in New York City to offer residents regular food scrap collection as part of the city's…
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Brooklyn's Rockwell Place Aims to Make a Statement
15 Apr 2013 – New York City, United States
Developer Second Development Services has revealed plans to construct a 200-room hotel tower at 95 Rockwell Place this fall in the Brooklyn Downtown Cultural District.…

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Severud Associates at CTBUH

CTBUH NYC Organizes One Vanderbilt Site Tour

6 Jun 2017, Tour Report – CTBUH New York hosted a series of presentations and a tour at the construction site…

Top Company Rankings: The World’s 100 Tallest Buildings

13 Oct 2016, CTBUH Research – The Council is pleased to announce the Top Company Rankings for numerous…

Leading Structural Firms Help the Council on LCA Research

Feb 2013, CTBUH Research Report – Twelve of the world’s best-known structural engineering firms helped the CTBUH…

Severud Associates at CTBUH

CTBUH NYC Organizes One Vanderbilt Site Tour
6 Jun 2017, New York City – Tour Report
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 Oct 2016, Chicago – CTBUH Research
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
Feb 2013, Chicago – CTBUH Research Report
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 Oct 2003, Chicago – Awards Event
The CTBUH 2nd Annual awards ceremony and dinner was held in S. R. Crown Hall, located on the Illinois Institute of Technology campus.

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CTBUH Expert Peer Review Committee, 2014 – Present
New York City, United States

CTBUH Resources Involving Severud Associates

Award Winners & Award of Excellence Recipients

The CTBUH Awards recognize projects and individuals that have made extraordinary contributions to the advancement of tall buildings and the urban environment, and that achieve sustainability at the highest and broadest level.

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Severud Associates Tall Building Facts

150m+ Buildings 15 Completed1 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings 1 Completed1 Under Constr.
Average Building Age 33 Years
Most Common Function office, 12 Buildings
Most Common Material Concrete, 4 Buildings
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All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings currently in the database.

Tall Buildings Involving Severud Associates

The building list and facts show buildings involving Severud Associates Consulting Engineers, Severud-Elstad-Krueger Associates, Severud-Perrone-Sturm-Bandel, Severud-Szegezdy