Metropolis recently featured City Harvest's Cohen Community Food Rescue Center in a story highlighting the many sustainable aspects of the building as well as the mission it serves, saying “Targeting LEED Gold certification—an impressive feat for an adaptive reuse project—the Center embodies the spirit of City Harvest’s mission while equipping it to meet the needs of a city that is more food insecure than ever before.” The article goes on to explain, “As a responsible architectural solution for an organization serving a city in crisis, the Cohen Community Food Rescue Center makes room for grace and beauty, uplifting the hard work of those helping to keep New Yorkers fed.”
Read the Metropolis article here.
The story from Architectural Record includes comments from Ennead Partner, Richard Olcott, on the importance of adaptive reuse and how the building’s “good bones” were celebrated, saying “A lot of what we did was uncover things and bring the building back to what it once was.”
Read the Architectural Record article here.
City Harvest’s Cohen Community Food Rescue Center — designed by Ennead Architects (Design Architect, Interior, and Exterior), Rockwell Group (Interior Architectural Design for Event Space & Demonstration Kitchen), and Ware Malcomb (Logistics Spaces and Architect of Record) — empowers the organization to rescue, store, and distribute twice as much food across the five boroughs of New York.