Barr & Barr Inc.: New York Hospital Queens JANUARY 10 www. bus- ex. com 143 The challenge of adding an extra two floors to a building nearing completion proved no obstacle to Barr & Barr Inc., a family- owned business that knows its way around the healthcare sector as well as it knows the streets of New York, as Andrew Pelis learns Street smart B uilding in New York City has always been a monumental challenge. In today's busy, bustling Big Apple, the methods may have changed, but the issues remain. In short, if you are in construction in NYC, it pays to be flexible and to plan ahead. Never was that point better demonstrated than on Barr & Barr Inc.' s latest project, the New York Hospital Queens. Barr & Barr was founded by Joseph R. Barr back in 1927 and has worked on countless high- profile projects such as the New England Medical Center in Boston and even Rockefeller Center.