Case Studies

St. John’s College

Par Heating and Air Conditioning completed five different projects on the St. John’s University campus during a recess in classes on April 18 and April 19, 2019. These projects included: Replacement of four chilled water coils and eight 2″ gate valves in the Law School Replacement of a 4″ gate valve in Taffner Hall Installation of a 5-ton rooftop unit

One Clinton – 280 Cadman Plaza West

In June of 2017, Par Plumbing’s New Construction department, a division of The Par Group, started work on a new condo residence on the cusp of Downtown Brooklyn and Brooklyn Heights. This building, One Clinton, located at 280 Cadman Plaza West, was designed by Marvel Architects and hosts 133 high-end homes with views of the lower Manhattan skyline and New York

Brooklyn’s Oldest Landmark Building
The Commandant’s House
24 Evans Street, Brooklyn

This past October, Par Plumbing, a division of The Par Group, completed work on the oldest landmark building in Brooklyn. Originally built in 1806, The Commandant’s House never had a cooling system or updated plumbing systems. Par Plumbing successfully installed a new boiler, hot water storage tank, booster pumps, mixing valves and an expansion tank alongside Par’s HVAC division, who

228 East 56th Street

Par Plumbing installed a new 6″ fire water service as part of building compliance to NYC DOB Local Law 26 of 2004, which requires office buildings of 100 feet or more in height to be fully sprinklered within 15 years (no later than July 1, 2019). This work was inclusive of upgrading all three existing domestic and fire water service backflow

50 Broadway

In light of the LL26 deadline that is quickly approaching (July 2019), Par Fire Protection is currently finishing up required sprinkler installations in all existing spaces at 50 Broadway, NYC.   Par Fire Protection has surveyed and installed sprinklers throughout existing conditions in tenant space, bathrooms, closets, elevator lobbies, and mechanical rooms.   This was inclusive of a special service fire

Par Group Headquarters
60 N. Prospect Avenue

To prepare for the upcoming R-22 Refrigerant phase out, Par has replaced old, inefficient, R-22 refrigerant units with new, higher efficiency R-410A refrigerant units.   For more information on the R-22 Refrigerant Phase Out and what your options are, read our newest blog post  

LaGuardia Airport’s Renovation and Expansion Project

LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in East Elmhurst, Queens is currently undergoing an $8 billion renovation and expansion project, under a plan from Governor Andrew Cuomo and the Airport Advisory Panel.   The expansion includes a new 243,000 square foot Central Terminal Building, which will contain a world-class main entrance and new mass transit connections.  All four existing terminals will be linked through

Guerlain Spa at Plaza Hotel
768 5th Avenue, New York

Established in 1939, Guerlain created one of the first “Spas” in the world at 68, avenue des Champs-Elysées.  Today the iconic Plaza Hotel houses Guerlain Spa at 768 5th Avenue in Manhattan. PAR Heating and Air Conditioning, a division of The Par Group was retained by Guerlain Spa at The Plaza Hotel to provide equipment replacement and installation. The team

229 West 43rd Street, New York

“Snap Inc. is a camera company.  We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate.” – Columbia Property Trust is a real estate investment trust that focuses on owning and operating Class-A office buildings. Their portfolio includes nineteen operating properties containing over nine million square feet, primarily located in New

BNP Paribas – 787 7th Avenue, New York

Established in Europe the 1800’s BNP Paribas has expanded to be a global financial institute.  With a presence in over 70 countries worldwide, our Fire Protection division was retained to service their 787 7th Avenue location in New York City. PAR Fire Protection, a division of The PAR Group, relocated 24 concealed heads, installed 15 new concealed heads and 13

Columbia University E3B Lab
550 West 120th Street, New York

  Armstrong Hall built in 1900, located at 550 West 120th Street in the Morningside Heights section of New York City.  The building is 8,924 sq. ft. and is home to Columbia University’s Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology, Graduate School of Business, and Goddard Institute for Space Studies among others. “The Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology (E3B)

American Museum Of Natural History
200 Central Park West, New York

The American Museum Of Natural History founded in 1869 has been an institution for worldly culture and science.  Located at Central Park West, this museum was designated a New York City landmark in 1967. For almost two centuries the museum has been exhibiting a variety of displays with artifacts from around the world. Par Plumbing, a division of The PAR

Mizuho Bank
1251 6th Avenue, New York

“Mizuho Bank has one of the largest customer bases in Japan and a network encompassing every prefecture in the country. Moreover, our network extends to the major financial and business centers around the world.”- Mizuho Bank Mizuho Bank was established in 2013.  They have one head office and 421 sub branches domestically and 25 relevant offices overseas.  Our Plumbing division

MSMC Beth Israel Cancer Center
325 West 15th Street, New York

A 799-bed teaching hospital founded in 1889 on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, Mount Sinai Beth Israel is notable for its unique approach to combining medical excellence with clinical innovation. With seven campuses in New York, Mt. Sinai Beth Israel on 325 West 15th Street retained our Plumbing division for commercial plumbing work including fittings and installations. Par Plumbing, a division

222 Broadway, New York

Zara is one of the largest international fashion companies. It belongs to Inditex, one of the world’s largest distribution groups. Zara has over a dozen commercial retail locations in the New York tri-state area and retained our Plumbing division for their 222 Broadway location in New York City. Par Plumbing, a division of The Par Group, furnished and installed: 3

National Public Radio
11 West 42nd Street, New York

National Public Radio, commonly known as NPR, “…is a nationally acclaimed provider of news, information, and entertainment programming, and is the media industry leader in sound gathering and production. The world's first noncommercial, satellite-delivered radio network, NPR is an independent, private, nonprofit membership organization funded primarily through its own service-generating activities. NPR was incorporated in 1970 pursuant to the Public

Major League Baseball
245 Park Avenue, New York

One of the most historic pro-sports league in the US with 30 teams across North America, Major League Baseball (MLB) has been the most attended sport in the US and Canada for over 10 years. Now governed by Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr., MLB currently features record levels of labor peace, competitive balance and industry revenues, as well as the

Liberty Mutual
1 Battery Park Plaza, New York

Liberty Mutual is an American diversified global insurer, and the fourth-largest property and casualty insurer in the United States.  Their Battery Park office sits on the 30th Floor of 1 Battery Park Plaza located between the Staten Island Ferry and Wall Street Bull statue. 1 Battery Park Plaza is located in New York, NY. The building was constructed in 1970

Google – YouTube Lobby
75 9th Avenue, New York

Google is an American multinational technology company founded in 1998 by Stanford Univserity PhD students, Larry Page and Sergey Brin.  The company specializes in Internet-related services and products and is one of the most used online search engines today. In 2006, Google moved into about 300,000 square feet of office space in New York City, at 111 Eighth Avenue and

Structure Tone
111 8th Avenue, New York

“The Structure Tone family of companies; LF Driscoll, Structure Tone Southwest, Pavarini Construction Co., and Pavarini McGovern—provides a complete range of services, from site selection analysis to design constructability review; from corporate interior fit-outs to new out-of-the-ground construction; and from aesthetic enhancements to major building infrastructure upgrades and modernization.” Par Plumbing, a division of The Par Group, furnished and installed: 6

21St Century Fox
1211 6th Avenue, New York

1211 6th Avenue  (also known as the News Corp. Building) is a skyscraper in the heart of New York City. Formerly named the Celanese Building, it was completed in 1973 as part of the Rockefeller Center extension that started in the late 1950s with the Time-Life Building.   21st Century Fox is the world's premier portfolio of cable, broadcast, film, pay

123 West 18th Street, New York

Samsung was founded in 1938 as a trading company. Over the next three decades, the group diversified into areas including food processing, textiles, insurance, securities and retail. Samsung entered the electronics industry in the late 1960s and grew into an international corporation when it became the world's largest producer of memory chips in 1992 and the world's second-largest chipmaker after Intel.  Samsung’s location at

W.R. Grace Building
1114 6th Avenue, New York

The W.R. Grace Building, located at 1114 6th Avenue in Midtown Manhattan, was constructed in 1971 and renovated in 2001.  It has 49 floors and covers 1,557,830 square feet.  Its façade slopes up from the base of the building to give it a unique and distinguished look.  It is conveniently located across from Bryant Park and the New York Public

Cantor Fitzgerald
499 Park Avenue, New York

Cantor Fitzgerald is a financial services firm that was founded in 1945. It specializes in investment banking, brokerage services, commercial real estate, and advisory & asset management services.  Cantor Fitzgerald has offices in over 30 locations including financial centers in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Cantor’s affiliate, BGC Partners, ventured into commercial real estate with the purchase

Eli Lilly
450 East 29th Street, New York

Eli Lilly is an American global pharmaceutical company with headquarters in Indianapolis, Indiana and offices in Puerto Rico and 17 other countries.  Eli Lilly was the first company to mass-produce penicillin, the Salk polio vaccine, and insulin. Their products are sold in approximately 125 countries and are the world’s largest manufacturer and distributor of psychiatric medications. Its New York location

SL Green
1515 Broadway, New York

SL Green Properties was founded in 1980 by Stephen L. Green.  When the company went public in 1997, SL Green Realty Corporation was formed and later became the first fully integrated real estate investment trust (REIT) to focus solely on Manhattan office properties.  It’s location at 1515 Broadway is a 54-story tower located in the heart of Times Square’s theater

Empire State Building
350 5th Avenue, New York

The Empire State Building is a 102-story skyscraper located in midtown Manhattan.  It reaches a height of 1,250 feet.  With the tip of the antenna spire, it stands at 1,454 feet.  It was the world’s tallest building for nearly 40 years until the original World Trade Center was built in late 1970.  It became the tallest building again in New

Loeb & Loeb
235 Park Avenue, New York

Loeb & Loeb is a multi-service law firm with several locations in the U.S. and Asia. The firm went from a two-man practice in its beginnings in 1911 to a large international law firm.  Its location at 235 Park Avenue in the Gramercy Park area is a 12-floor building constructed in 1921.  It has 13 commercial units and covers 67,376

Jack Resnick & Sons
485 Madison Avenue, New York

Jack Resnick & Sons, founded in 1928, is one of the largest private owners of residential and commercial office properties in New York City.  The company owns and manages over six million square feet of commercial office and retail spaces and has developed thousands of luxury residences.  Its building at 485 Madison Avenue was constructed in 1929, has 25 floors

Evercore Partners
55 East 52nd Street, New York

Evercore Partners is an American independent investment banking firm founded in 1996. It offers investment banking advisory services as well as investment management services from 28 offices in North America, Europe, South America and Asia.  55 East 52nd Street, also known as the Park Avenue Plaza Building, was built in 1981, has 45 floors and reaches a height of 575.26

Equity Office
1740 Broadway, New York

Equity Office Properties Trust was formed in 1976 and was the largest owner of office buildings in the United States until being acquired by the Blackstone Group in 2007.  1740 Broadway, formerly the Mutual of New York Building, is a 26-story building in Midtown Manhattan which is owned by Equity Office Properties. This art-deco tower, designed like the trapezoid-shaped city

Ralph Lauren
625 Madison Avenue, New York

Ralph Lauren Corporation is a global multibillion-dollar enterprise that was founded in 1967 by Ralph Lauren, an American fashion designer, philanthropist, and business executive.  It is located at 625 Madison Avenue, a 204-foot high-rise retail and commercial office building in the Plaza District of Midtown, Manhattan. It was originally constructed as a 10-story building in 1930, but an additional six

NYU Rubin Hall
35 5th Avenue, New York

Rubin Hall is a 15-story residence hall completed in 1927 and renovated in 1998. It was originally designed as an apartment building and later became the Hotel Grosvenor. NYU acquired the building in 1964 as an undergraduate dormitory. It houses 688 students and 13 resident assistants. PAR Plumbing, a division of The PAR Group, will provide labor, material and equipment

Bank of America
1275 Lexington Avenue, New York

Bank of America is an American multinational banking and financial services corporation headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. The bank's 2008 acquisition of Merrill Lynch made Bank of America the world's largest wealth management corporation, and a major player in the investment banking market. They are one of the Big Four banks in the United States based on total bank deposits.  Bank of America’s financial center and ATM at 1275 Lexington Avenue

Marc Fisher
725 5th Avenue, New York

Marc Fisher designs, manufactures, and distributes footwear for women.  The company was founded in 2005, headquartered in Connecticut and has a showroom at 725 5th Avenue in New York.  The showroom is located at Trump Tower, a 58-story mixed-use skyscraper with a five-level atrium, apartments, offices, and high-end retail stores.  The building was completed in 1983 and reaches a height

201 East 57th Street, New York

CBRE is a commercial real estate company with headquarters in Los Angeles, California.  CBRE is the leasing agent for the M&B Building at 201 East 57th Street in Manhattan.  The four-story glass building was completed in 2013, covers 30,000 square feet, and houses retail tenants. PAR Heating & Air Conditioning, a division of The PAR Group, will disconnect the existing

Goldman Sachs
200 West Street, New York

200 West Street, also known as the Goldman Sachs Tower, is the global headquarters of the Goldman Sachs investment banking firm.  The building is a 749-foot-tall, 44-story tower that is adjacent to the World Financial Center and the Conrad Hotel. Construction started in 2005 and was completed in 2010.  The building is expected to have around 9000 employees. PAR Plumbing, a division of

William Macklowe Company
400 Madison Avenue, New York

William Macklowe split from his father’s company in 2010 and took 400 Madison Avenue and 610 Broadway to form the William Macklowe Company.  400 Madison Avenue is a 22-story office building with retail stores that was constructed in 1929.  It reaches a height of 241 feet.  Macklowe would eventually sell both properties in 2012. PAR Plumbing, a division of The

Booz Allen Hamilton
1133 6th Avenue, New York

Booz Allen Hamilton, informally called Booz Allen, is an American management consulting firm with headquarters in Virginia and Washington DC.  There are over 80 offices located throughout the United States.  Their location at 1133 6th Avenue is in the heart of Midtown Manhattan close to Bryant Park.  The building has 45 floors and was constructed in 1970. Major renovations were

Rudin Management
55 Broad Street, New York

Rudin Management is a real estate management company founded by Samuel Rudin and his brothers in 1924. Today, the Rudin family builds, owns, leases and manages over 40 buildings in prime Manhattan locations. Its property at 55 Broad Street is a 30-story office tower located in the Financial District.  The 400,000 square feet building incorporates state-of-the-art technology, a sophisticated design,

Lord & Taylor
424 5th Avenue, New York

Lord & Taylor is considered one of the oldest luxury department store in the U.S.   There are approximately 50 flagship and destination locations and 4 L&T outlets across the country.  Lord & Taylor’s flagship store on 5th Avenue opened in 1914 and was made an official New York landmark in 2007.  It was the first store to open on 5th

Cushman & Wakefield
111 Wall Street, New York

Cushman & Wakefield is an American commercial real estate services company.  It is the property manager of many buildings in New York City, one of which is 111 Wall Street in the Financial District. 111 Wall Street was constructed in 1966, has 24 floors, and reaches a height of 344 feet. PAR Plumbing, a division of The PAR Group, will

New York City Center
130 West 56th Street, New York

New York City Center is a dance and musical theater.  It was originally called the Mecca Temple and was built in 1923. After the crash of 1929, it became city property and was converted into a home for the performing arts in 1943.  Its administrative office and City Center Studios are located at 130 West 56th Street. PAR Plumbing, a

The New School
300 West 20th Street, New York

The New School Residence Hall at 300 West 20th Street is located in the historic Chelsea district in New York City.  This building was constructed in 2003, has 7 floors and is 71.99 feet tall.  Surrounded by art galleries, restaurants, and music venues, this building is home primarily to sophomores, juniors, seniors, and graduate students. PAR Plumbing, a division of

Allen & Company
711 5th Avenue, New York

Allen & Company is a privately-held investment banking firm founded in 1922 and specializes in the media and entertainment sectors.  They are located in a building frequently called the Disney Store at 711 5th Avenue in New York City. The building has 15 floors and reaches a height of 229 feet. PAR Plumbing, a division of The PAR Group, will

NBC Universal
30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York

NBC Universal is located at 30 Rockefeller Plaza which is the centerpiece of Rockefeller Center in Midtown Manhattan.  The building’s new name, Comcast Building, was previously called the RCA Building and later, the GE Building.  At 850 feet high, the 70-story building is the 14th tallest in New York City.  Major floor-by-floor interior renovations were done in 2014 which included

435 Hudson Street, New York

Hines is the property manager at 435 Hudson Street, located in the West Village of New York City. The building was constructed in 1931, has 9 floors, offers 221,000 square feet of office space and reaches a height of 140 feet. Among its tenants are L’Oreal USA, New York Review of Books, Baron & Baron, Deluxe, and Adidas. PAR Plumbing,

608 5th Avenue, New York

Vornado, a real estate investment trust company, owns the 11-story Art Deco building at 608 5th Avenue.  It is located at the corner of 49th Street and Fifth Avenue in New York City. The building was constructed in 1931 with a total size of 125,000 square feet. Also known as the Swiss Center (Goelet) Building, 44,000 square feet of retail

Mount Sinai Doctors
55 East 34th Street, New York

Mount Sinai Doctors at 55 East 34th Street offers primary care, same-day walk-in appointments, specialty care, and urgent care to East side, Murray Hill and Midtown residents. The building was constructed in 1951, has 6 floors and reaches a height of 66 feet. PAR Plumbing, a division of The PAR Group, will demo stainless steel sinks, complete and reinstall new

RXR Realty
340 Madison Avenue, New York

RXR Realty owns and manages over 90 commercial, residential and retail properties in the New York City area. The company is headquartered in Midtown Manhattan and Uniondale, New York. After a $40 million dollar repositioning in 2006, its location at 340 Madison is one of the few modern assets in the Grand Central area. The building has 22 floors and covers 745,312

Consulate General of Sweden
885 2nd Avenue, New York

The Consulate General of Sweden is located at 885 2nd Avenue between 47th and 48th Streets.  Built in 1974, this 50-story office property spans 782,928 square feet.  Features and amenities include magnificent East River views, dramatic two-story lobby, 24-hour attendants, and onsite parking garage. This location is home to both business and diplomatic worlds as it hosts a high profile

2 Rector Street, New York

JLL is a professional services and investment management company specializing in real estate. It is located at 2 Rector Street, a 26-story building in the heart of the Financial District between Trinity and Greenwich Streets. The building is a 440,000 square foot office tower built in 1907 and reaches a height of 340 feet.  Renovations plus an additional 3 floors

Johnston and Murphy
200 5th Avenue, New York

Johnston and Murphy designs, sources, markets and distributes footwear, apparel, leather goods and luggage. Their location at 200 5th Avenue offers one of the most historic and sustainable buildings in New York. It integrates landmark architecture, modern design and green technology into one business address.  The 14-story building was built in 1909, renovated and modernized in 2007/2008. PAR Plumbing, a

CUNY School of Public Health
55 West 125th Street, New York

The CUNY School of Public Health is a public American research and professional college within the CUNY system based in New York City. The school is situated in a building at 55 West 125th Street in Manhattan. The building was constructed in 1974, has 14 floors, and reaches a height of 155 feet. PAR Plumbing, a division of The PAR Group, will furnish and install water

Federal Reserve Bank
33 Maiden Lane, New York

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York occupies the entire block bounded by Maiden Lane, Nassau, Liberty and William Streets  in the Financial District of Manhattan.  The building was built between 1919-1924 and was designated a landmark in 1965.  It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980. PAR Plumbing, a division of The PAR Group, will do

Royal Bank of Canada
1211 6th Avenue, New York

The New York based office of Royal Bank of Canada is located at 1211 6th Avenue. Also known as the News Corp. Building, this 45-story office property covers 1,850,000 square feet and reaches a height of 592 feet. PAR Plumbing, a division of The PAR Group, will disconnect hot water supply piping to pantry sink and dishwasher, and furnish and install

New York Law School
185 West Broadway, New York

New York Law School is a private law school founded in 1891 in the Tribeca neighborhood of Lower Manhattan. It is within walking distance of Wall Street and City Hall. In 2009, NYLS opened a 235,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility that houses the law library, classrooms, public event spaces, and several student collaboration areas. PAR Plumbing, a division of The

Plaza Tower
1 Dag Plaza, New York

One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza is located at 885 2nd Avenue in New York.  The building was completed in 1972, stands 628 feet tall and has 49 floors.  Its main usage is office space. Canada, France, Italy, the United Kingdom, Spain, Chile, Sweden, Belgium, Ireland, Austria, Turkey and Denmark have their permanent missions to the United Nations located in this building. PAR Plumbing,

Park Avenue Place
60 East 55th Street, New York

Park Avenue Place is located at 60 east 55th street. It consists of 76 condominium apartment units. It was built in 2004 with five stories of private club facilities known as The Core Club.  The building has 38 floors above ground with a duplex penthouse on the top two floors. PAR Plumbing, a division of The PAR Group, will perform annual

Grohe America
160 5th Avenue, New York

Grohe America is located at 160 5th Avenue.  This 150,000-square-foot, nine-story office and retail building is located in the heart of Manhattan’s Flatiron District. It was built in 1892 and was completely renovated when the property changed hands in 2005. PAR Plumbing, a division of The PAR Group, will  furnish and install a hot water heater; rough out water piping

Ogilvy and Mather
636 11th Avenue, New York

Ogilvy and Mather moved its headquarters to 636 11th Avenue in 2009 after two decades at Worldwide Plaza.  This 11-story, 554,800 square foot building was constructed in 1913 and originally housed the Auerbach Chocolate Factory. It features high ceilings, Hudson River views and a courtyard.  In 2008, major renovations were done to modernize the building and to accommodate Ogilvy and

Hostos Community College
500 Grand Concourse, New York

Hostos Community College is located in the South Bronx in New York City. Its first class of 623 students took place at the site of a former tire factory in 1968.  In the decades to follow, additional buildings were purchased and developed to create the current campus with four main buildings.  A pedestrian bridge that links the east and west

McCann Erickson
622 3rd Avenue, New York

McCann Erickson is a global advertising agency with offices in 120 countries.  Its New York office at 622 3rd Avenue, also known as Grand Central Plaza, is located in the Murray Hill section of Manhattan.  The building was built in 1973, has 38 floors and reaches a height of 542 feet. PAR Fire Protection, a division of The PAR Group,

1120 6th Avenue, New York

The Hippodrome, also called the New York Hippodrome, was originally a theater from 1905 to 1939. It was considered the greatest theater of its age with a seating capacity of 5,300 until it closed in August 1939.  The start of World War II delayed re-development and it wasn’t until 1952 when the new Hippodrome Building was opened as a 21-floor

Fox News Studio
1211 6th Avenue, New York

Fox News Studio resides at 1211 6th Avenue, also known as the News Corp. Building. It is the American headquarters for 21st Century Fox and News Corp.  This building was completed in 1973 as part of the Rockefeller Center extension that started in the late 1950s. The building has 45 floors and reaches a height of 592 feet. PAR Plumbing,

185 Greenwich Street, New York

Swatch is coming to the New World Trade Center mall at 185 Greenwich Street come Spring 2016.  Construction on the mall began in mid-2007 and calls for roughly 365,000 square feet of retail space.  The mall will be double-level and will once again be the largest shopping center in Manhattan. PAR Plumbing, a division of The PAR Group, will furnish

300 Park Avenue, New York

WeWork signed a sublease for 110,000 square feet of office space at 300 Park Avenue, also known as the Colgate Building. WeWork will occupy three floors, each covering about 36,500 square feet. The building has 25 floors with a 14-story base and was constructed in 1955. PAR Fire Protection, a division of The PAR Group, will install new concealed heads,

UGG Australia
1325 6th Avenue, New York

UGG Australia (or simply UGG) is an American footwear company founded in California in 1978 by Australian surfers. UGG’s corporate office at 1325 6th Avenue is situated in the heart of Midtown Manhattan.  The building was built in 1989 and reaches a height of 502.01 feet.  It has 35 floors and 14 elevators. PAR Plumbing, a division of The PAR

Alliance Bernstein
1345 6th Avenue, New York

Alliance Bernstein is located at 1345 6th Avenue in New York City.  Also called the Burlington House, this building was constructed in 1969 with 50 floors and reaches a height of 625 feet. PAR Plumbing, a division of The PAR Group, will provide labor and material to remove and replace a stainless steel grease trap.  Labor, material and equipment will

240 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

Citibank’s Denovo Branch is located at 240 Bedford Avenue in Brooklyn, NY. It resides in a 150,000 square foot complex. This building is situated in the center of the Williamsburg neighborhood in Brooklyn. PAR Plumbing, a division of The PAR Group, will furnish and install water closets, lavatory, floor drains, sink, hot water heater, circulating pump and double electric water

Saks Fifth Avenue
611 5th Avenue, New York

Saks Fifth Avenue, located at 611 5th Avenue, has been a pillar of the NYC fashion industry since 1924.  The 650,000-square-foot store covers the entire block from East 49th to East 50th streets. Its landmark store remains to this day one of the best and most remarkable retail structures.  Starting in 2015 Saks began a $250 million, three-year restoration of its Fifth

750 3rd Avenue, New York

Regus is a business center that offers fully furnished private and shared office space and meeting rooms for its clientele. Regus is located at 750 3rd Avenue in a 34-floor commercial office building constructed in 1958. The building is also known as Grand Central Square and offers a contemporary lobby that connects to 485 Lexington Avenue. It reaches a height

222 Broadway, New York

Starbucks has a location at 222 Broadway which was once owned by Bank of America but is now the property of the WeWork group.  Located in New York’s Financial District, this 31-floor building was constructed in 1961 and is reminiscent of 1960s architecture.  It was renovated in 2011. Total size is 756,138 square feet. PAR Fire Protection, a division of

Colgate Palmolive
300 Park Avenue, New York

The Colgate Palmolive Building, located at 300 Park Avenue, is a 25-floor office building with a 14-story base. It was constructed in 1955 and reaches a height of 328 feet. The building is directly across from the Waldorf-Astoria and four blocks from the Grand Central Terminal. In 1998, major renovations were made which included a new lobby, tenant-controlled HVAC system,

L’Oreal USA
575 5th Avenue, New York

L’Oreal’s corporate headquarters is located at 575 5th Avenue in New York City. This commercial office building has 35 floors and covers 533,695 square feet. It was built in 1983 and reaches a height of 484.26 feet. The building recently completed a $40 million capital improvement program which included a new lobby, atrium and retail façade. Other amenities include 24-hr

1 West 39th Street, New York

CBRE is the Property Management company for 1 West 39th Street. This office building was built in 1923 and renovated in 1982. It has 12 floors that covers 123,090 square feet. This building is owned by 452 Fifth Avenue. PAR Plumbing , a division of The PAR Group, will perform initial filing for two 3" backflow devices which includes our

Anti-Defamation League
605 3rd Avenue, New York

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is a non-profit organization with its headquarters located at 605 3rd Avenue in New York. It’s close proximity to Grand Central Terminal and the United Nations provides a convenient location to the heart of midtown. The building was completed in 1963, has 44 floors and covers 1,073,730 square feet. Amenities include a completely renovated entrance, a

2 Broadway, New York

MTA’s executive offices are located at 2 Broadway, an office building at the South end of Broadway, near Bowling Green Park in New York City. 2 Broadway was home to the Produce Exchange Building before it was demolished in 1957. It was replaced by a 32-story tower constructed in 1958-1959. Renovations were made to the building in 1999. PAR Heating

Major League Baseball
245 Park Avenue, New York

The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball is currently located at 245 Park Avenue.  This building was completed in 1967 and has 48 floors.  It is a 648-feet tall skyscraper and is considered the 57th tallest building in New York City.  It was designed by Shreve, Lamb and Harmon. PAR Plumbing, a division of The PAR Group, will remove and replace

Disney ABC Television Group
47 West 66th Street, New York

Disney ABC Television Group, a division of the Walt Disney Company, owns WABC-TV (channel 7).  The station’s studios and offices are located near Lincoln Square on the upper West Side of Manhattan.  47 West 66th Street is a cluster of 3 buildings built in 1985 and has 14 stories. PAR Plumbing, a division of The PAR Group, will furnish and

Port Authority Bus Terminal
625 8th Avenue, New York

The Port Authority Bus Terminal is located in Midtown at 625 Eighth Avenue between 40th Street and 42nd Street. The terminal is the largest in the United States and the busiest in the world. It has 223 departure gates and 1,250 parking spaces as well as commercial and retail space. PAR Plumbing, a division of The PAR Group, will remove

Shake Shack
Fulton Center, New York

Shake Shack is an American fast casual restaurant chain based in New York City.  As of 2015, they operate out of approximately 66 locations, the majority of which are in the U.S. but have also expanded to international cities. PAR Plumbing, a division of The PAR Group, will furnish and install plumbing fixtures for bathrooms in addition to roughing and

Paramount Group
1633 Broadway, New York

Paramount Group manages Paramount Plaza, a 48-story skyscraper on Broadway in New York City that houses two Broadway theatres. In 2007 it was listed as number 46 on the list of tallest buildings in New York City.  Its floor area covers 2,241,000 square feet. PAR Heating & Air Conditioning, a division of The PAR Group, will cut and cap chilled

Global Brands Group
350 5th Avenue, New York

Global Brands Group is an apparel, footwear, and fashion accessories company. Their office is located in the Empire State Building, a 102-story skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan. It was the world’s tallest building from 1931 to 1970, reaching a height of 1,454 feet. Floor area covers 2,248,355 square feet. PAR Plumbing, a division of The PAR Group, will be roughing and

330 Hudson Street, New York

Pearson is the world's largest education company. Their office is located at  330 Hudson Street. Plans for developing the building began in 2011 with the agreement by Beacon Capital Partners to transform the building into a 350,000 square-foot finished office space with retail space at the base. The plans included restoration of the façade of the existing eight-story building and

Flywheel Sports
51 Astor Place, New York

Flywheel Sports' latest addition is in the East Village in New York City.  The new cycling studio is in a Maki-designed 400,000 square feet tower that houses office tenants and includes 24,000 square feet of retail space. PAR Plumbing, a division of The PAR Group, furnished and installed water closets, lavatories, showers, and a hot water heater for Flywheel Sports.  We also

40 West 57th Street, New York

Built in 1972 and called the Squibb Building, this structure is located at 40 West 57th Street in Midtown Manhattan, New York. The skyscraper rises 34 stories above the street line and includes approximately 893,000 square feet of rentable office space. The PAR Group's Fire Protection Department installed 8 new concealed heads and relocated 44 heads for Silverpeak.

McGraw Hill
Two Penn Plaza, New York

Two Penn Plaza is home to multinational company McGraw Hill and media-entertainment anchor Madison Square Garden with direct access to Pennsylvania Station and MSG. The building size is approximately 1,619,000 square feet and has 31 floors. The PAR Group's Fire Protection Department  relocated 6 concealed heads, include plug 1 existing head and fill-ups for a sprinkler job at McGraw Hill.


Approximate value of plumbing: $14,000,000 New 33-story, luxury residential apartment building with (273) apts GC: Tishman Construction, 100 Park Avenue, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10017 Owner/Developer: Extell Development Corporation, 805 3rd Avenue, New York, NY  04-02-2013 Date:4/02/2013 Engineer: Flack & Kurtz Architect: Costas Kondylis/GHWA


New York Presbyterian Hospital (NYPH) proposes to establish an Ambulatory Care Center on the West side of York Avenue, between East 68th and East 69th streets in Manhattan, New York. PAR Plumbing will act as a "Trade Manager" in a design collaboration role early on, during Pre-construction, and Construction. The proposed development is a ten (10) story, approximately 450,000 square

MARK HOTEL – 25 East 77th Street (ALTERATIONS)

The Mark Hotel is a 16 story hotel with 42 apartments and 118 hotel rooms. This building is a complete gut and transformation of an already existing building to a mixed use building with commercial kitchens and a hair salon. The PAR Group is installing 8" sewers, 6" combines, water fire service, 6" double check valves, 3" water meter, 3"


Weill Cornell Medical Center is an 18 story commercial medical building located in Manhattan containing highly sophisticated labs, including chemical labs, animal research lab and college training lab. The PAR Group is working alongside Tishman Construction to complete the plumbing for all the labs by 2013.


Approximate value of plumbing: $2,500,000 New 14-story office building in the heart of NYC, Greenwich Village GC: FJ Sciame Construction, 14 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005 Date: 5/16/2008 Engineer: AKF Architect: Adamson  


Approximate value of plumbing: $4,000,000 New 19-story luxury residential apartment building with (45) apts GC: 200 East 79th Street Construction, LLC, 13-15 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019 Date: 9/28/2011 Architect: Cetra Ruddy Engineer: MG


Approximate value of plumbing: $8,000,000 New 37-story, luxury residential apartment building with (209) apartments. GC: Hunter Roberts Construction Group, 2 World Financial Center, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10281 Owner/Developer: Solow Development Corp., 240 East 67th Street, New York, NY 10065 Date: 9/18/2012 Engineer: Cosentini, Architect: Costas Kondylis


Approximate value of plumbing: $7,000,000 New 17-story LEED-certified college with gray-water treatment system for water conservation. School to consist of dorm rooms with labs & commercial kitchen. GC: Tishman Construction, 666 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10103 Date: 08-04-2011 Engineer: Cosentini Arch: SOM


Approximate value of plumbing: $6,500,000 Conversion of existing building, including new additional floors, (22) in all. New layout includes (9) floors of new office space with a hotel tower consisting of (171) hotel rooms. GC: Pavarini McGovern, 352 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10010 Engineer: AKF Architect: Brennan Beer Gorman


Approximate value of plumbing: $4,300,000 New & existing 7-story buildings converted to (34) luxury apartments GC: FJ Sciame Construction, 14 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005 Date: 07-02-2013 Engineer: MG Architect: Morris Adjami


Approximate value of plumbing: $10,000,000 New 51-story residential apartment building with parking garages, future commercial space & amenity space. Apartments to include budget rentals, market rate rentals, condos & luxury condos with a grand total of (379) units. GC: Cauldwell Wingate, 380 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY Date: 10/25/2011 Engineer: MG Engineering Architect: SLCE


New construction of a four story residence hall. The project included a new boiler, air cooled split chiller, roof top AC units, perimeter fan coils for the dorm rooms, BMS to tie-into the campus system and associated duct systems. The PAR Group worked with Damon Douglas on this project which is scheduled to be completed in May 2012.


Located between 53rd & 54th Streets, this building houses the largest New York exchange of AT&T Long Lines. This project included the rigging and field erection of two 800 ton centrifugal chillers, their associated chilled and condenser water pumps, sand filter system, variable frequency drives, and the associated piping. The PAR Group worked with Ahearn & Holtzman on this project


Construction of a new theater on the roof of the existing Vivian Beaumont Theatre. The 23,000 square foot, two-story addition will house a 131-seat theater and dressing rooms, as well as rehearsal and office space and an outdoor terrace surrounded by a green roof. Project includes a new HP steam station, new low pressure steam system serving the new rooftop


One River Terrace is a 31 story residential building located in the Battery Park City area of Manhattan harboring 264 condos. Working alongside Plaza Construction, The PAR Group installed a Black Water System. This job was completed in 2010 and was the 3rd Black Water System job The PAR Group has completed in Battery Park.


Approximate value of plumbing: $1,400,000 New 12-story, mixed-use building with church (cellar, 1st & 2nd floors), retail (1st, 2nd mezz) & apartments (3rd-12th floors) GC: Hunter Roberts Construction Group, 2 World Financial Center, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10018 Date: 03-17-2013 Engineer: Ettinger Architect: Magnusson

Carnegie 57, aka One57, NYC

Approximate value of plumbing: $25,000,000 New 72 story mixed-use hotel /condo with 210 hotel rooms & 136 ultra-high end luxury apartments. GC: Bovis Lend Lease LMB, Inc. 200 Park Avenue, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10166 Owner/Developer: Extell Development Corporation,  805 3rd Avenue, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10022 Engineer: AKF Architect: Yabu Pushelberg, Thomas Juul-Hansen