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Arising behind the landmark facade of the Art Deco Steinway Building, a new spire tops out near 1428 feet tall. The narrowest structure ever built to rise that tall its spot directly south of the middle of Central Park offer symmetrical views unobstructed. 

The construction was not without controversy the use of non union labor caused an inflated rubber rat to be on display on the street in front of the Steinway building. 

Along with the super tall structures completed at 1,400' at 432 Park Avenue (57th and Park), 1000' at 157 West 57th Street and 1,550' at 220 West 57th Street, the cross town artery once better known for Carnegie Hall, art galleries and advertising agencies has been renamed Billionaires Row.

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111 West 57th Street’s Super-Slender Concrete Formwork Officially Tops Out Atop Billionaires’ Row, In Midtown

 

Construction at 111 West 57th Street has reached a major milestone, as the reinforced concrete superstructure for the second-tallest building in New York City by roof height and the world’s most slender building is now topped out. The future 1,428-foot-tall tower is being designed by SHoP Architects and developed by JDS Development, Property Markets Group, and Spruce Capital Partners. Douglas Elliman is handling sales and marketing for the 46 condominiums.

In a joint statement, JDS Developmet’s Michael Stern and Property Markets Group’s Kevin Maloney told YIMBY.

To read more on Yimby:

https://newyorkyimby.com/2019/04/111-west-57th-streets-super-slender-concrete-formwork-officially-tops-out-atop-billionaires-row-in-midtown.html

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