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5 World Trade Center Wide

Zombified Plans Revealed for Supertall 5 World Trade Center

With 175 Greenwich Street nearing its opening day and 200 Greenwich Street hopefully expected to begin construction within the next few years, most of the World Trade Center’s rebuilding is nearing completion. But one major hole in Downtown’s fabric still remains, at the site of the former Deutsche Bank Building. Plans for a pot-bellied skyscraper had been proposed around the time of the tower’s demolition, but in the years since, the plot had seemingly been forgotten, and is currently covered in asphalt. Today, YIMBY has a major update on the site, thanks to zombified plans from Chinese developer Dalian Wanda Group, which would yield a new residential and hotel supertall designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox.

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One Vanderbilt, photo by Andrew Nelson rendering by Jose Hernandez

One Vanderbilt Begins Rising Above Its Retail Podium, Midtown East

Construction is moving along at One Vanderbilt in Midtown, with work on the lower floors now rising past the cantilever. Thanks to images by Tectonic, we can see the tower has reached its maximum width. It is now nearly the same height as Grand Central Terminal, which peaks at 130 feet. Several companies have recently signed on for space, with Greenberg Traurig announcing plans to move their center of New York Operations into the supertall, acquiring a fifteen-year lease for four continuous floors.

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Brooklyn Point, rendering by Williams New York

Exclusive New Renderings for Extell’s Brooklyn Point, 138 Willoughby Street, Downtown Brooklyn

Two months ago, YIMBY featured a new set of exterior renderings for Brooklyn Point, which is Extell’s first skyscraper in the Outer Boroughs. It will soon begin rising at 138 Willoughby Street, and will temporarily become the tallest tower in Downtown Brooklyn. Now, we have an exclusive first look at interior renderings for the project’s condominiums, which are being designed by Katherine Newman.

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