City picks new leader for “sideways” design and construction department

Mayor Bill de Blasio appointed Lorraine Grillo, head of the School Construction Authority, to lead the delay-laden Department of Design and Construction. Grillo, who joined the SCA in 1994 and rose to the rank of president in 2010, is taking over for acting DDC commissioner Ana Barrio, who has been leading the agency since former commissioner Feniosky Peña-Mora left the job in June 2017 following criticisms of out-of-control project costs, the Wall Street Journal reported. […]Home Page,department of design and construction,Development