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Severud is a multinational structural engineering consulting firm headquartered in New York City, with additional offices in London and Paris. The firm has worked on over 12,000 projects around the world.[1][2]

Severud Associates Consulting Engineers P.C.
Privately held
IndustryStructural Engineering
FounderFred N. Severud
HeadquartersNew York City
Number of locations
New York City, London, Paris
OwnerEdward DePaola, John Baranello, Cawsie Jijina, Steven Najarian, Brian A. Falconer
Number of employees


Severud was founded in the year 1928 by Fred Severud, a Norwegian born, American structural engineer and member of the National Academy of Engineering. Originally the firm was called Severud-Elstad-Krueger Associates, then renamed Severud-Perrone-Sturm-Bandel, and finally shortened to Severud Associates.[3][4]

The company has designed numerous notable structures in their early history. These include Place Ville Marie (1962), Arecibo Observatory (1963),the St. Louis Gateway Arch (1965), Madison Square Garden (1968), IDS Center (1973), and AXA Center (1985). Recently, Severud has been the structural engineer for the National Museum of the American Indian,[5] Thomson Reuters Building (2001), the Bank of America Tower at One Bryant Park (2009), Eventi (2010)[6][7] and the Claire Tow Theater at Lincoln Center (2012).[8]


  1. ^ "About Severud Associates". Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. Retrieved March 5, 2016.
  2. ^ "Severud Associates" (PDF). International Accreditation Services, Inc. Retrieved March 5, 2016.
  3. ^ Severud Associates, Severud Associates Corporate Website, retrieved 2013-01-06
  4. ^ "Severud Associates". International Database for Civil and Structural Engineering. Retrieved March 5, 2016.
  5. ^ "Cultural | Severud Associates". Retrieved 2017-04-09.
  6. ^ Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, Skyscraper Center, retrieved 2013-01-06
  7. ^ "Severud Associates Consulting Engineers". The Skyscraper Center. Retrieved March 5, 2016.
  8. ^ "Lincoln Center – LCT3 Claire Tow Theater | Severud Associates". Retrieved 2017-04-09.

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