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2 World Trade Center

Bjarke Ingels-Designed 2 World Trade Center Revealed, Financial District

Wired revealed renderings earlier today of Bjarke Ingels’ fantastic vision for 2 World Trade Center, also known as 200 Greenwich Street. Last week, News Corp. and 21st Century Fox signed a letter of intent to lease 1.3 million square feet at Silverstein’s 2 World Trade Center, in the Financial District, which would warrant the building’s redesign by BIG and eventual construction.

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200 Greenwich Street

21st Century Fox, News Corp. Close to Signing Leases at Two World Trade Center

News Corp. and 21st Century Fox have signed a letter of intent to lease a combined 1.3 million square feet at Larry Silverstein’s planned 2 World Trade Center, located at 200 Greenwich Street, in the Financial District, according to the New York Post. A deal has yet to be finalized, but the move would jump-start construction of the 2.8 million square-foot, 80-plus-story tower, which is being redesigned by Bjarke Ingels Group.


Dryline

Planning Begins for Bjarke Ingels-Designed “Dryline” Flood Protection

Plans for protecting Manhattan against floods are inching forward. Curbed reports the first phase of the Dryline, a landscaped park area along the waterfront stretching from West 23rd Street (in West Chelsea) to Montgomery Street (on the Lower East Side), are in the surveying phase. The Dryline would eventually continue into Midtown on both sides and is estimated to cost $1 billion.


76 11th Avenue

300 Condominiums Planned for BIG-designed 76 11th Avenue, West Chelsea

Details are filtering in for HFZ Capital Group’s planned mixed-use development at 501 West 17th Street — aka 76 11th Avenue — in West Chelsea. Crain’s Business reports the developer plans 300 condominiums within the two 28- and 38-story towers, which will also integrate a new park space into the High Line. Bjarke Ingels Group is designing the 850,000-square foot project, which is expected to be delivered in 2018.


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