The Drake Hotel
21 story Drake Hotel. The upper levels were demolished utilizing mini-excavators and skid steer bobcats. Lower levels were demolished utilizing hydraulic excavators equipped with shears, grapples and hydraulic hammers.
Gramercy recycled all ferrous and non-ferrous metals derived from the demolition. The concrete and masonry debris generated from the demolition remained on-site for backfill.
Backfilling of the former Drake Hotel utilizing material processed on-site in order to fill voids created from the demolition back to surrounding grade.