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Old Posted Sep 16, 2010, 1:33 PM
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I didn't know they could build so tall out of plastic.
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You know this building looks a bit like the demolished Singer Building.
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Alternate Designs:


StevenUSA: http://www.flickr.com/photos/67019940@N03/6101864639/sizes/l/in/photostream/


(Originally posted in Vertigo's Never Built Helmut Jahn thread:
http://forum.skyscraperpage.com/showthread.php?t=185305

What a shame!
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You know this building looks a bit like the demolished Singer Building.
You're right. It would have been a good replacement.
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The Post reminded me of this again today, another tower I wish had been built.
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I've never seen these renderings before, Arquitectonica & Murphy/Jahn's proposals for the site. Murphy/Jahn's design would have been sweet!


Source: https://planyourcity.net/2015/05/18/ameraissance/

I believe this was the winning design, proposed by Longeron Associates:


Source: http://www.longeron.net/other.archi.html
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Yeah, I always liked the Murphy/Jahn proposal for South Ferry Tower. Too bad it never got built.
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Frank Williams' design for South Ferry and the Murphy Jahn one for South Street Seaport. Win-Win.
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I've never seen these renderings before, Arquitectonica & Murphy/Jahn's proposals for the site. Murphy/Jahn's design would have been sweet!




I believe this is the one I saw in print (bottom).
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