Norman Foster + Partners

Site plan and renderings of the new Midtown Bus Terminal and proposed mixed-use towers - Courtesy of Foster + Partners

Foster + Partners, Epstein Announced as Architectural Advisors for Port Authority’s Midtown Bus Terminal in Times Square, Manhattan

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has selected Foster + Partners and Epstein to help reimagine Manhattan’s 72-year-old Midtown Bus Terminal in Times Square. The replacement project will create a new terminal for New York City buses, dedicated spaces for intercity buses, staging areas, electric vehicle charging stations, outward-facing retail, and 3.5 acres of public green space.

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Current rendering of 6-16 West 77th Street presented May 3, 2022 - Foster + Partners

Foster + Partners Revises Proposals for Penthouse Addition at 6-16 West 77th Street on Manhattan’s Upper West Side

The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) is now reviewing proposals to construct a single-story penthouse at 6-16 West 77th Street in Manhattan’s Central Park West Historic District on the Upper West Side. Designed by Foster + Partners for billionaire investor Bill Ackman and his family, the revised proposals arrive in response to the LPC’s request for reduced visibility and a façade that is more harmonious with the existing building enclosure.

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Foster + Partners’ 100 East 53rd Street Rebrands as ‘Selene’ in Midtown East, Manhattan

Occupancy is available for Selene, a 63-story residential skyscraper at 100 East 53rd Street in Midtown. Designed by Norman Foster of Foster + Partners, the slender 711-foot-tall reinforced concrete edifice is wrapped in a sleek undulating glass curtain wall and yields 94 bespoke residences with prices starting at $1.875 million dollars. Brown Harris Stevens Development Marketing is handling sales and marketing of the homes, which range from pied-à-terre one-bedrooms to sprawling full-floor layouts. 100 East 53rd Street is located at the corner of Lexington Avenue and East 53rd Street, directly across Lexington Avenue from the Citigroup Center and directly behind Seagram Building, designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. The sponsor for Selene is an affiliate of Vanke US, and RFR is no longer involved with the sponsor entity or the ownership of the building.

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425 Park Avenue. Rendering by Dbox, courtesy of Foster + Partners

Final Touches Underway on Norman Foster’s 425 Park Avenue in Midtown East, Manhattan

The final touches are underway on 425 Park Avenue, an 897-foot-tall commercial skyscraper in Midtown East and number 14 on our year-end countdown. Designed by Norman Foster of Foster + Partners for L&L Holding Company, Tokyu Land Corporation, and co-managing partner BentallGreenOak, the 47-story building yields around 667,000 square of office space, as well as a ground-floor restaurant run by world-renowned Chef Daniel Humm, proprietor of the Three Michelin-starred Eleven Madison Park. Tishman Construction is the general contractor of the Midtown, Manhattan property, which is bound by Park Avenue to the west, East 55th Street to the south, and East 56th Street to the north. The structure is expected to achieve LEED Gold certification and debut as New York City’s first WELL-certified building.

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Models Give Glimpse of Possible Re-Design of Two World Trade Center in the Financial District

Some recent photos taken by an anonymous tipster of design models for Two World Trade Center (2 WTC) give insight into the possible composition of the highly anticipated skyscraper. Also known as 200 Greenwich Street, the future 1,350-foot-tall office development from Silverstein Properties is expected to be the second-tallest building at the World Trade Center site, and is also the last major component to be built as part of the complex. Located at the southwest corner of Church and Vesey Streets, the site currently sits as an assemblage of columns and mechanical ducts surrounded in muraled walls.

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