Frank J. Sciame is the CEO of F. J. Sciame Construction Co., Inc, established in 1975. He has served on LMCC’s Board of Directors since 2003. Headquartered in Lower Manhattan, Sciame is recognized as one of the leading construction management firms in the tri-state area. Sciame’s trademark, “Where building is an art”, demonstrates a belief that construction is about more than the brick-and-mortar. Sciame projects bring to fruition architecturally complex designs that create spaces for people to connect and engage in business, art, and learning. Sciame has been involved in construction on almost every major museum in Manhattan and has collaborated on projects with most of the area’s colleges. Projects include New York Public Library- South Court; various projects for General Electric; the Millennium High School; Pratt Institute; Sarah Lawrence College; The Pierpont Morgan Library; and projects at the New Museum of Contemporary Art and the Museum of Arts and Design. Sciame recently completed Section 3 of the High Line, marking the completion of a public urban park that has both memorialized the history of the High Line and transformed residents’, workers’ and visitors’ experience of Manhattan’s West Side.
Frank J. Sciame is a recipient of the Ernst & Young NYC Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the Construction Category (1996); Construction Manager of the Year from The Construction Management Association of America (1997); the Chairman’s Award from the New York Landmarks Conservancy (1997); and “Pillar of New York” award from the Preservation League of New York State (2003). He is the recipient of LMCC’s Liberty Award for Corporate Leadership (2016). Sciame shares LMCC’s commitment to collaborating with emerging artists and arts groups to bring the public inside the artistic process. One of Sciame’s latest projects, Culture Shed, is an exhibition space that will sit at the intersection of the High Line and Hudson Yards and is expected to redefine the role of visual and performing arts in the city. Frank Sciame holds a B.S in Architecture and an Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts from the City from the City College of New York.
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