Glass Curtain Wall of 45 Park Place Reaching Higher Above Tribeca

45 Park Place45 Park Place, rendering by Williams New York

Construction has topped out at 45 Park Place as the glass curtain wall is continuing to make its way up the 43-story Tribeca superstructure. The cocoon netting has been fully removed revealing the skeleton frame of the stepped crown, which will eventually be covered with glass as well. The 667-foot-tall residential skyscraper is being developed by Sharif el-Gamal of Soho Properties and is designed by SOMA Architects with Ismael Leyva Architects serving as the executive and residential architect. Sales of the units, which feature interiors designed by Piero Lissoni, are being handled by Corcoran Sunshine.

New photos from street level show the façade rising up the reinforced concrete structure. The main rendering shows that the glass that encases the crown will be slightly different in appearance and transparency than the panels on the residential floors.

45 Park Place joining the skyline of Lower Manhattan. Photo by Michael Young

Looking west on Park Place. Photo by Michael Young

Photo by Michael Young

Looking up the southern elevation. Photo by Michael Young

Looking up the southern elevation. Photo by Michael Young

When viewed from the north, as in the below image, the color of 45 Park Place’s glass almost camouflages it against the backdrop of Three World Trade Center.

Looking south from Tribeca. Photo by Michael Young

A close-up of the crown. Photo by Michael Young

The top of the northern elevation. Photo by Michael Young

In addition to the residential tower, a 71-foot-tall, 16,000-square-foot facility will sit adjacent to 45 Park Place on the west side of the property. Scott Newman of Cooper Robertson is listed as the architect of this separate structure, which is addressed 51 Park Place. No word has been released on when construction will begin on this component.

Construction of 45 Park Place will most likely be completed next year.

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13 Comments on "Glass Curtain Wall of 45 Park Place Reaching Higher Above Tribeca"

  1. This “mysterious component” of 51 Park Place will be a mosque, yes? That’s OK, you can say it.

  2. why couldn’t this be another color for once? so boring.

  3. There were never plans for a “mosque”. That was propaganda from a few bigoted kooks. It was always planned as an Islamic cultural center.

  4. It looks some value engineering ensued. This does not look nearly as sharp as the renderings. Disappointing.

  5. David in Bushwick | October 23, 2019 at 8:37 pm | Reply

    Just another glass box that is a death sentence for birds.

  6. William Shuzman | October 28, 2019 at 12:31 pm | Reply

    If it is a story about the curtain wall why don’t you list
    the curtain wall contractor?

  7. can we stop reporting on this scumbag sharif el gamal please, the guy is a thief and a scam artist

  8. sharif, where is the money?

  9. el gamal, the camel fraud from the desert

  10. i thought el gamal went bankrupt years ago?

  11. soho properties was a scam anyway

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