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Old Posted Dec 30, 2014, 6:32 PM
JR Ewing JR Ewing is offline
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Originally Posted by NYguy View Post
^ Demolition begins next year.

It will be the symbol of the new midtown east, and if done right will be an overall landmark. There's so much new competition now for the towers that will stand outright as symbols of the city,
but I think with the observation deck here, and the connection to Grand Central, this will be one in the collective consciousness of the city.

It helps that it will be away a bit from the other planned supertalls. The closest thing to that will be the planned 520 5th Avenue, a 900 footer that will pop up in the view below.
If that building gave us a spire or pointy top, it will be a sweet view indeed.

I think this tower looks amazing.
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