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Old Posted Aug 11, 2015, 1:59 PM
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Another Pivoting Skyscraper Coming to Crowded Midtown East Block

Another Pivoting Skyscraper Coming to Crowded Midtown East Block

By Ondel Hylton

August 10th, 2015

www.6sqft.com/another-pivoting-skyscraper-coming-to-crowded-midtown-east-block

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It’s hard for a new building to stand out in the Big Apple these days, with striking towers designed by the world’s foremost architects, soaring pinnacles jutting 1,500 feet into the clouds, and massive 1,000-unit apartment buildings possessing all the amenities of a Caribbean resort. However, within the densest thicket of Midtown skyscrapers, Handel Architects along with SLCE have crafted a 43-story, 450,000-square-foot residential tower whose elevations are angled to the street grid on all sides. The tactic will set the skyscraper apart from its perpendicular neighbors and grant its residents a touch more light and air within Midtown’s concrete canyons.





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