Au Bon Pain Empire State Building

With more than two hundred locations currently operating in the United States, including South Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand, Au Bon Pain has grown to become a cornerstone of the urban scene where the world lives, works, shops and plays. Its latest location at the Empire State Building is now open for business. This restaurant is yet another successful food service engineering project delivered by EP Engineering.


Empire State Building, New York

Project Size

6,700 sf

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Engineering challenges

Being on the ground floor of a 102-story building introduced many challenges with tying into exiting systems and also dealing with space constraints due to vast networks of piping and ductwork above the ceilings.

Engineering outcomes

With our trademark diligent survey work, we documented all existing conditions thoroughly and were able to fit all MEP systems successfully above the desired ceiling heights to the satisfaction of the Architect and Owner.

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