The New York City Skyline – Buildings to Look Out For
The New New York City Skyline. Buildings to look out for.
Before 2004, there were 28 skyscrapers in New York. Since then, a further 13 skyscrapers have been built, 15 skyscrapers are under construction, and a further 19 New York skyscrapers have been proposed. We have decided to take a look a couple of new skyscrapers popping up in New York City as well as more iconic buildings lower down below.
New York City Skyscrapers
NYC Skyscraper: 157 West 57th Street, One57
Dubbed as an “Architectural masterpiece”, One57 was designed by Pritzker prize-winning architect Christian De Portzamparc and is set to grace the center of Manhattan’s iconic skyline. The One57 New York City skyscraper will rise over one thousand feet above midtown Manhattan, offering residences the longest South-to-North views of Central Park.
NYC Skyscraper: 635 West 42nd Street, Atelier Condo
Built in 2007, The Atelier Condo is one of the most luxurious residential towers in New York City. Towering in Midtown West, the Atelier Condo was designed by the award-winning Architectural firm, Costas Kondylis & Partners. There are 475 units in Atelier Condo with many boasting beautiful views of Manhattan and the Hudson River. The Atelier Condo most contains one, two and three bedroom condominium apartments. In 2013 the Atelier put up for sale the entire 45th floor.
KNG construction recently carried out a full apartment floor combination at 200 Central Park South. The large apartment has breathtaking views of Central Park on one side, and Time Square on the other. You can find out more about the Project here, which took 16 months to complete and designed by Bromley Caldari Architects PC.
NYC Skyscraper: 432 Park Avenue
Built in 1926, 432 Park Avenue is a residential skyscraper in Manhattan, New York City boasting beautiful views of Central Park. 432 Park Avenue is the tallest residential building in the world and the second tallest building in New York City. Architect Rafael Vinoly designed the breathtaking skyscraper.
NYC Skyscraper: 400 Park Avenue South
400 Park Avenue South is another New York City skyscraper which has been designed by architect Christian De Portzamparc. The stunning NYC skyscraper isn’t just another building. It is a work of art. The residences at 400 Park Avenue South offer spacious open floor plans, with floor-to-ceiling windows.
NYC Skyscraper: 220 Central Park South
Towering high above midtown Manhattan, 220 Central Park South will become the 10th tallest building in New York City, only slightly shorter than the Four World Trade Centre skyscraper. The residential skyscraper is due to be completed by 2017 and will consist of 65 floors and 150 units. 220 Central Park South building has been designed by architect Robert Stern and is currently being developed by Vornado Realty Trust.
NYC Skyscraper: 860/870 United Nations Plaza
Situated in Manhattan’s glamours East side, the 860/870 United Nations Plaza twin-towered apartment and office complex was designed by Harrison, Abramovitz & Harris and erected in 1966. The two towers contain a total of 334 apartments, with 56 of those being duplexes occupying the top eight floors.
KNG Construction similarly worked on a duplex residence on East 6th Street. You can find out more about the project here, which consisted of a kitchen remodel, plaster crown molding and an authentic Venetian bathroom.
NYC Skyscraper: 151 East 58th Street, One Beacon Court
One Beacon Court can be labeled as one of Manhattan’s most luxurious condominium residences. One Beacon Court can be found on 58th street and is part of the modern Bloomberg Tower Complex. Residences only start on floor 32 in the One Beacon Court complex ensuring occupants have unobstructed and incredible views of New York City. One beacon court is located close to Central Park and Fifth Avenue.
NYC Skyscraper: 150 West 56 Street, CitySpire
The 72 story skyscraper is one of the tallest mixed-used buildings in New York City. The CitySpire skyscraper is an office and residential building, with the bottom 23 floors occupied for commercial purposes by Prime Plus. The CitySpire Skyscraper is located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, just four blocks from Central Park.
NYC Skyscraper: 217 West 57th Street, Central Park Tower
Central Park Tower is a skyscraper due to be completed in 2019 and will have an incredible 131 floors, making it the second tallest building in New York City and the country. The Central Park Tower has been designed by Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill Architecture and will be a mixed-use commercial and residential building. The Central Park Tower will become the tallest building in the United States by roof height.
NYC Building: 10 West Street,The Ritz Carlton Residences
Located at the northwestern end of Battery Park, The Ritz Carlton Residences is a 37-floor building, with 113 units and was built in 2001. The Ritz Carlton Residence offers breathtaking views of New York Harbor, the Statue of Liberty and the iconic New York City Skyline.
NYC Building: 1035 Fifth Avenue
The beautiful building on 1035 Fifth Avenue was designed by architect J.E.R. Carpenter in 1926, in the style of an Italian Renaissance Palazzo. The 16 story limestone building is one of Fifth Avenue’s most admirable white-glove cooperatives, which was converted in 1954.
NYC Building: 15 West 81st Street
Built in 1930, the neo-Renaissance style co-op building features luxurious apartments with views facing the National History Museum and Central Park West. The 15 West 81st Street building was designed by New York’s very own Emery Roth.
NYC Building: 1105 Park Avenue
The 15 story building at 1105 Park Avenue on 89th Street was designed by Rosario Candela, built in 1923 and converted into a cooperative in 1951. The 1105 Park Avenue building has 61 apartments and is located in the heart of Carnegie Hill.
NYC Building: 1185 Park Avenue
1185 Park Avenue is one of the few grand courtyard apartment buildings left in Manhattan. 1185 Park Avenue is one of the premier buildings on Park Avenue, with 165 apartments spread out over 15 floors. The 1185 apartment block features a Gothic-inspired triple-arch entrance and a large courtyard which leads to six separate elevator lobbies.
NYC Building: 61 West 62nd Street, The Harmony
Located in the heart of Lincoln Square, The Harmony is comprised of 27 floors and 276 units, many with Central Park and Hudson River views.
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