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57th Street


Midtown's Future Skyline

Local Politicans Casting Shadows Over New York City’s Future

The issue of shadows over Midtown had seemingly been settled over a century ago, with the construction of the neighborhood’s first skyscrapers, but many of the new trees in New York’s urban forest will stand a substantial height taller than the existing plateau. While critics have lurked in the background since the death of the original Torre Verre, they are once again out in full force, seeking new limitations on development due to “the shadows.”

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252 East 57th Street

New Look: 252 East 57th Street

252 East 57th Street’s evolution has taken nearly a decade, but the condominium tower is finally on its way out of the ground. Interiors and close-up shots of the tower were posted alongside its new…

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217 West 57th Street

Construction Update: 217 West 57th Street

After over a year of waiting, the excavation process is finally winding down at Extell’s 217 West 57th Street, site of the future Nordstrom Tower. The enormous pit is nearly complete, and rebar is already being transported downwards, though…

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16 West 57th Street

What Could Have Been: 16 West 57th Street

Yesterday, Katherine Clarke at the Daily News broke the latest on 16 West 57th Street, which has been acquired by a group of Brazilians for $95 million. While renderings of the project have not yet been released, YIMBY…

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