Contact us

Turner is a North America-based, international construction services company and is a leading builder in diverse market segments.

Get to know us

Our people bring their technical knowledge, experience, and resourcefulness to the delivery of our construction services. Our expertise and value-added offerings support our clients throughout the lifespan of the construction process.

As the largest general contractor in the country, Turner is a leader in all major market segments, including healthcare, education, commercial, sports, aviation, pharmaceutical, retail and green building.

See Our Portfolio

Stay up to date with the latest news and insights from Turner. Learn from our industry experts sharing innovation, market insight and thought leadership.

Browse Insights

An awarding and fulfilling career awaits you at Turner! Join our team and build some of the most exciting and innovative projects around the world.

Explore careers at Turner
Four Seasons Modernization

Four Seasons Modernization

Contact us

Additional Information

Thanks for your interest in Turner. Whether you are looking to start a project, get support, or just have a general question, we want to hear from you. Drop us a line and we will get back to you.

Turner Construction Company

66 Hudson Boulevard East

New York, NY 10001

(212) 229-6000

Report issues 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to Turner’s Confidential Reporting System

(888) 738-1924

Before reaching out, please review our prequalification requirements.

Become a Subcontractor

Project overview

Business Unit(s)

New York

Year Completed



Whitney Museum of American Art

Client Industry


Scope of Work

New Construction, Site Work


220,000 sq. ft.


Renzo Piano Building Workshop


Risk Management
Supply Chain Management

open widget

Whitney Museum of American Art, Museum of American Art

The Whitney Museum of American Art Relocation and

The Whitney Museum of American Art is New York's premier collection of 20th and 21st-century American Art. In 2014, the museum moved downtown from its previous location for nearly 50 years on the Upper East Side. The new home would place at the beginning of the popular High Line, and a short walk from the vibrant Chelsea art gallery scene.

The modern and intriguing design by Renzo Piano Building Workshop and Cooper, Robertson Partners earned its spot as one of the highlights of signature starchitect projects on the West Side. Given the complexity of the design, Turner provided four years of preconstruction services that included geothermal and environmental impact studies.

The Whitney, clad in enamel steel plate, features six levels above grade and two below. The new space includes the largest column-free gallery in Manhattan, a 170-seat theater overlooking the Hudson River, numerous conservation laboratories in the curatorial space, a plaza for public gathering, and the Laurie M. Tisch Education Center a dedicated space for hands-on education learning, and in-depth and interdisciplinary programming. Critical to the project's success was Turner's ability to overcome the aftermath of Super Storm Sandy which flooded the site with six and half million gallons of seawater. After remediating the site, Turner and WTM Engineers design-built a flood mitigation system that includes a 27-foot wide by 14-foot tall flood gate weighing more than 7 tons. Ultimately, this flood mitigation system safeguarded the Whitney's space programming requirements and set a new standard in flood protection and museum design.