Landmarks and Milestones

Generations of Builders, Building for Generations

For 100 years, The Durst Organization has been a family-run business dedicated to the principles of innovation, integrity, community, and sustainability. We develop, build, own, and manage premier office towers and residential buildings that set new standards in environmental responsibility and user efficiency. Our enduring relationships with our tenants and partners are critical to our success and have made us generations of builders, building for generations.

Our Mission Statement: We build, own, and operate many of the world’s most innovative and efficient buildings. We create value for our tenants and partners by developing sustainable residential and commercial properties in which people live, work, and thrive.

Located in the Harlem Valley, this certified organic farm grows great-tasting foods from the ground up.
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McEnroe Organic Farm
This collection of New York City documents and memorabilia became a lifelong passion of Seymour Durst.
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Old York Library
Familiar to tourists and commuters alike, the Water Taxi fleet logs millions of passenger miles every year.
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New York Water Taxi
Before the necessary technology even existed, Seymour Durst conceived of this "deficit alarm" clock.
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National Debt Clock