FIRM PROFILE:

MARTIN J. BROCKSTEDT ARCHITECT, P.C. is New York City based and is committed to providing innovative and technically sound design and planning services to a wide variety of clients with an emphasis on the Hospitality industry and the Health Club / Spa industries.

The firm meets the competitive market demands that an architect not only produce an exceptional design, but follows through to see that it is built on time and within budget. At Martin J. Brockstedt Architect, P.C., project management is the focal point of its business. Consultants are not merely engaged, but are directed and carefully coordinated to meets the projects objectives.

At the start of each project, we work with the client to establish the project parameters. After careful attention to code considerations, we then design to meet the client’s needs. Whether the project involves new construction, the upgrade of an existing building to comply with today's stringent fire safety systems, or the renovation of an existing structure, we closely manage every aspect of the design/building process to ensure that the final product meets the client’s program.

As the building process is changing, the firm recognizes the need to be responsive to changes in project objectives. Through our experience in managing projects as varied as retail and office build-outs, residential renovations, recreational facilities and hotel renovations and conversions, we have developed a pragmatic approach to architecture that is highlighted by our ability to reconfigure plans midstream to meet changing objectives, whether these involve time, scale or budget.

Another leading-edge component of our practice is the conversion of presently under utilized buildings for alternative uses. With a reverence for the past and an eye to the future, we recognize the integrity of existing structures and, where appropriate, adapt them to new situations. This is the tradition of quality Architecture.

The firm has provided the New York City real estate market with professional services for many of its noted hotels including: The Plaza Hotel, The Omni Berkshire Hotel, New York Penta Hotel, Dover Hotel, McAlpin Apartment Hotel, The Carlton Hotel, The Delmonico Hotel, Hotel Pennsylvania, and the Fitzpatrick Grand Central Hotel. In addition to serving the NYC regional metro area, the firm has expanded the reach of its design services to include Syracuse, New York which has recently welcomed the addition of the Marks Hotel and Conference Center and Chicago, Illinois which has added the Fitzpatrick Chicago Hotel and The Affinia Hotel to its skyline.

The firms most recent efforts have been the renovation and expansion of the 250 room Tarrytown DoubleTree Hotel including a new 5,000 s,f, wood trussed Lobby, Restaurant / Bar, 20,000 s.f. new Ballroom/Meeting facilities. In addition, the Fitzpatrick Manhattan Hotel, now sporting a new historically correct limestone facade and a walnut paneled wall and ceiling lobby and a new up-scale Restaurant / Bar, has been receiving raves from its repeat guests.

The firm has also completed many physical culture facilities for Bally Total Fitness and Bally Sports Clubs and the recently completed multi-story sports facility and regional headquarters for The Sports Club/LA in Manhattan. This facility contains squash courts, basketball courts, 32 foot high rock climbing wall, health spa with pools, 20,000 sq. ft. exercise facilities, group exercise rooms, boxing facilities, roof tennis court and children’s facilities.

The firm’s experience with, and understanding of, NYC regional construction practices enables it to readily assist Owners and experienced developers embarking on projects involving adapting existing structures to new uses.

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Martin J. Brockstedt, AIA, NCARB