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Liberty Elevator Corporation named Elevator World’s 2014 Project of the Year, Category 1 winner!


PATERSON, N.J. – (November 7, 2013) Liberty Elevator Corporation is pleased to announce that they’ve been named Elevator World’s 2014 Project of the Year, Category 1, Elevators, New Construction winner for the installation of three (3) elevators at the Statue of Liberty.

Liberty Elevator installed three elevators in the Statue of Liberty after being awarded the installation contract for the second time in 25 years. The elevator portion of the Statue’s Life and Safety Upgrades included a passenger machine room-Less (MRL) elevator, an emergency rack and pinion elevator and a handicap lift, completed in October 2012.

Elevator World, the premier elevator industry trade magazine, accepted entries for its 16th Annual Project of the Year competition from June 1 – August 31, 2013. The trade publication accepted 21 entries and awarded winners in six (6) categories including Elevators; New Construction, Escalators; New Construction, Escalators; Modernization, Moving Walks, Platform Lifts and Stairway Chairlifts, and Private Residency Elevators.

The international candidates were judged on a variety of factors. The impartial panel of judges selected winners based upon unique project aspects and engineering challenges. Other criteria included a 1-5 page description of the transportation system, project details, and transportation-system specifications. Applicants additionally cited job credits and submitted 6-10 high resolution descriptive color photographs that captured the major aspects of the project with a particular emphasis on the vertical transportation system(s). All projects were to be completed within two years of the contest and entries previously submitted or incomplete work were not eligible for consideration.

This was the first time Liberty Elevator submitted an entry for the Project of the Year. All winners to be highlighted in the January 2014 issue of Elevator World. For a complete list of winners, please visit

About Liberty Elevator Corporation

Liberty Elevator Corporation is a full service elevator company specializing in preventative maintenance programs, cab refurbishments, modernizations and new installations. Liberty is a Local No. 1 I.U.E.C. company servicing New Jersey and New York. For more information, please visit

About Elevator World

Elevator World, Inc. (EW) serves the global building-transportation industry and is headquartered in Mobile, Alabama and reports from all over the world. Elevator World publishes both print and online publications including ELEVATOR WORLD magazine, EW Source, EW India andthree electronic newsletters. EW additionally has an Educational/ Book Publishing Division and provides continuing education and certification courses. For more information, please visit:


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