855 6th Ave

855 6th Ave, Manhattan, New York, NY, USA

855 6th Ave is a 42 story mixed use tower, located in mid-town Manhattan. Construction began in 2014 and reached completion in 2016, after topping out at 479 ft. During that time UBS provided cocoon protection on the building as perimeter protection during the concrete construction. Up to 415 LF of vertical protection was installed around the building, with initial installation beginning on the 8th and 9th floor. Final ties were made on 41st floor of the south elevation, while final ties were made on the 42nd floor of the north, east and west elevation. The UBS cocoon system was installed on all building elevations, with allowances made for concrete walls, lifting platforms, and temporary personnel and material hoists.