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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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NYC Skyline in 2023

Future View: Manhattan Skyline, 2023

Not since the 1920s has New York City’s skyline undergone changes as dramatic as today’s, and now YIMBY has another set of future renderings, courtesy of illustrator Xoltage. The images depict Manhattan’s skyline circa 2023, and…

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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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One Vanderbilt

Skyline View: One Vanderbilt

After yesterday’s set of One Vanderbilt renderings went live, a rep for SL Green contacted YIMBY, noting that details for the base of the building have undergone slight revisions since the images were created. A…

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One Vanderbilt

New Look: One Vanderbilt

UPDATE: A rep for SL Green sent along word that the design continues to be revised, and the images included here are not final. A fresh set of renderings for SL Green’s One Vanderbilt have appeared online, giving two new pedestrian-level…

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