National September 11
Memorial Museum Pavilion, NEW YORK CITY
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey constructed this new building at the September 11 memorial site. The building serves as the entrance to the memorial fountains and museum, both honoring the memory of those lost in the terrorist attack on America September 11, 2001. The pavilion space was added to accommodate public programming and additional museum functions.
Forest Electric, with a track record of successfully completing projects with a high level of public visibility, was selected to perform the installation of all lighting, devices, and finishes for the National September 11 Memorial & Museum Pavilion.
SCOPE OF SERVICES
Forest Electric’s scope of services included the following:
- Providing the distribution switchgear and the associated automatic transfer switches
- Providing a 3000 KW emergency backup generator on the roof of the building that serves both the pavilion and the museum
- Installing risers from the main switchgear located in the museum to feed the distribution panels and provide power to all mechanical equipment and elevators
- Perform a complete fit-out of the building, including all general power, lighting, fire alarm, security, Wi-Fi system, PRMS, (private mobile radio system) and DAS (distributed antenna system) systems and data
Due to the high profile and important nature of this building, Forest Electric worked closely with the project architects and other trades to deliver a high-quality installation that met the expectations and intent of the owner and design team.
The National September 11 Memorial Pavilion will serve as the entrance to the memorial site as well as the National September 11 Museum. The first floor of the museum houses a security screening area and ticket window used to gain entrance into the adjoining spaces. The second floor includes an auditorium, restrooms, public spaces, and a café.