Projects & Infrastructure
Crane lifts another crane and puts it on top of Tiffany & Co.
New York – A crane picked up another crane to deposit it atop the Tiffany & Co. building on 57th Street. This real-life, full-size Tonka moment was a step in the renovation of the flagship Tiffany & Co. store, during which an old addition to the building’s rooftop is being demolished and replaced with a sleeker three-story glass one.
The double-crane lift is not that uncommon in construction; you sometimes see one on a building’s roof that is hauling up parts for a second. But it is rare in dense New York; reportedly this is only the fourth time it’s ever been done. Curbed reports. | READ MORE