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

The Ronald O. Perelman Performing Arts Center at the World Trade Center - Under Construction 🚧 October 2021 🏗 🚧

Want to see what’s been happening behind the scenes over at the Perelman Performing Arts Center jobsite? Take a look at this short clip by @aaronthompsonphoto. Look at the progress! It’s just a glimpse, but wow!

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September Update: 131 Duane Street. More progress over at 131 Duane Street - 🚧
Project Team:
Client: New York Residence Inc. Architect: @jonathanschlossarchitect 📹: @aaronthompsonphoto #nyc #underconstruction #jobsite #constructionworker #131Duane_sciame

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