Zetlin & De Chiara has negotiated and drafted construction contracts for the renovation and construction of many of the country's most prestigious cultural institutions including museums, performing arts centers and theaters. Recent examples include projects at Hudson Yards, the World Trade Center Museum and Performing Arts Centers, Lincoln Center, MOMA, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Lincoln Center. We have also handled disputes between the parties that have resulted in financial settlements and other remedial actions.
The following are select representative matters:
We represented the engineer of record in a high profile dispute with the contractor involving the design and installation of the glass building façade.
We represented a nationally acclaimed architecture firm in its design contracts with a renowned private botanical garden in Pennsylvania. The project involved several administrative buildings and the Conservatory.
We negotiated and drafted design contracts for an architect in connection with a $200 million interactive sculpture.
We represented the Construction Manager of a high-design and technically sophisticated $363 million Performing Arts Center project.
We represented an international governmental entity in connection with construction related contracts for the development of a cultural center with construction values anticipated to exceed $30,000,000.
We drafted and negotiated construction related agreements in connection with the ground up construction of a leading contemporary art gallery.
We negotiated design contract agreements in connection with the design of an iconic New York Art Museum on behalf of an architect.
We negotiated and drafted design contracts for a cultural center located in Manhattan on behalf of our client.
We crafted design construction contracts for an architect regarding the renovation of a plaza and a concert hall at a major performing arts center in Manhattan.
We represented a world-renowned New York City museum in connection with an extensive renovation of their external space, including their plaza.
We provided legal counsel to an architectural client who designed a multi-million dollar project for a well-known museum.
We represented a structural engineer of a nine-story science museum located in Connecticut against errors and omissions claims.
We are representing a prestigious architectural firm in connection with claims of breach of contract and copyright infringement in relation to a museum project in Southern California.
We negotiated and drafted design contracts for a theater in Martha's Vineyard on behalf of our client.
We represented the structural engineer of an art museum project against a wrongful death claim.