20 West End Avenue


Abraham Joshua Heschel School

Square Footage
150,000 SF

Gruzen Samton Architects


Abraham Joshua Heschel School - New Building For Early Childhood Center, Lower School & Middle School

Sciame was the Construction Manager responsible for the construction of the 150,000 SF new nine-story Abraham Joshua Heschel School – New Building for Early Childhood Center, Lower School & Middle School building, located on Manhattan’s West Side. The new building houses students from nursery school through eighth grade and connects them to the existing high school.

The facility features two gymnasiums, a chapel, two rooftop play decks, labs, a state-of-the-art library, theater, music room and art room. The project obtained a LEED gold rating with attributes such as green roofs, energy-efficient HVAC systems and building materials that were recycled and sourced locally.

Project Awards

April 24, 2019

Learning by Design Magazine
Citation of Excellence Award

April 24, 2019

Society of American Registered Architects – New York Council (SARA NY)
Award of Honor

April 24, 2019

Education Design Showcase
Green Judges’ Choice Winner

April 24, 2019

American School and University
School Citation Award

Dramatic footage of a facade panel being lifted into place and installed at The Studio Museum in Harlem (@studiomuseum).

Architects: @adjayeassociates @cooperrobertsonpartners

📹: @aaronthompsonphoto

#wip #underconstruction #harlem #museum #facade #installation

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Remembering the lives lost and the lives forever changed on this day 21 years ago… Never Forget 🇺🇸

Photo of our scaffolding at the Times Square Toys”R”Us job site taken in 2001 shortly after 9/11 attack.

#neverforget #911 #september11 #nyc #newyorkstrong #sciame_toysrus

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So much happening at The Ronald O. Perelman Performing Arts Center (“the PAC”)! Here are July updates! #construction #theater #building #facade #workinprogress #manhattan #wtc ...

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