Lillian Wald Houses


Date: 9/11/2017

Duration: 3 Days


Helical piles were chosen as an alternate to timber piles to support canopies and a handicap ramp.

Project Summary:

  • Helical Pile Type: 3500″.300 Pipe Piles
  • # of Helical Piles: 38
  • Location: Manhattan, NY
  • Installation Depth: 25′-35′
  • Challenge/Unique Aspect: Helicals were selected as an alternate to driven wooden piles due to vibration concerns. Access in some spots (low headroom) and urban fill also contributed to the decision.
  • Engineer/Architect: Gencorelli Engineering
  • General Contractor: Hayward Baker