Kohn Pedersen Fox

One Vanderbilt Reaches Top of Crown With Spire Installation Imminent, in Midtown East

One Vanderbilt has reached a huge milestone as construction has topped out on the supertall commercial skyscraper’s tiered steel crown. Workers will soon begin assembly of the 100-foot-tall architectural spire, which will bring the project’s total height to 1,401 feet. Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox and developed by SL Green, the 77-story Midtown East tower will have a three-story indoor and outdoor public observatory situated at 1,020 feet above street level. Construction of the spire could conceivably finish before the end of the week, given the tremendous speed with which One Vanderbilt has shot upward into the sky.

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Waterline Square. Three Waterline Square at left, One Waterline Square at center, and Two Waterline Square at right. Rendering by Noë Associates with The Boundary.

GID Development Group Launches Leasing For Waterline Square on the Upper West Side

GID Development Group has officially launched apartment leasing within Waterline Square, a five-acre development that includes a trio of distinct high-rise buildings and lush landscaping throughout. The $2.3 billion development is perched along the Hudson River on the Upper West Side of Manhattan and was designed by a world class team of architects including Rafael Viñoly, Kohn Pedersen Fox, and Richard Meier.

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Brooklyn Point’s Façade Reaches 720-Foot Tall Roof Parapet, in Downtown Brooklyn

The 68-story, 720-foot-tall skyscraper Brooklyn Point is on pace for its 2020 debut as work on its façade is wrapping up in Downtown Brooklyn. The Extell development also known as 138 Willoughby Street is designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox with SLCE Architects as the architect of record, and is part of the third and final phase of the City Point complex. Closings for the 458 residential units, which range from studios to three-bedroom units, are expected to begin early next year with pricing starting at $850,000. AD 100 designer Katherine Newman is in charge of the interior design.

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YIMBY Checks Out the Views From One Vanderbilt’s 1,020-Foot-High Observatory, in Midtown

YIMBY got a sneak peek of the views from One Vanderbilt‘s future three-story, indoor and outdoor observatory, which is situated 1,020 feet above Midtown East. The upcoming 77-story supertall office skyscraper is designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox and developed by SL Green. The tapering steel structure will soon terminate in a staggered, illuminated crown topped with an architectural spire that will push the project’s total height to 1,401 feet.

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Construction Elevators Coming Down on 15, 30, and 35 Hudson Yards as Equinox Hotel Opens

Work on 15, 30, and 35 Hudson Yards in the first phase of Related Companies’ master plan is wrapping up, as the construction elevator hoists on the exterior of the skyscrapers are in the process of being dismantled. The fast pace of construction at the $25 billion Midtown site was followed by a number of milestone completions, dedication ceremonies, and openings. 15 Hudson Yards is designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Rockwell Group, 30 Hudson Yards by Kohn Pedersen Fox, and 35 Hudson Yards by Skidmore Owings & Merrill.

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