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Went up to NY for the China exhibit at the Met, walked by this site. I'm really looking forward to this on future visits.
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Steel already at street level. I remember this time last year, the predictions were for the building to start rising by September. They're way ahead of schedule.

Is this building primarily steel or concrete?
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Steel already at street level. I remember this time last year, the predictions were for the building to start rising by September. They're way ahead of schedule.

Is this building primarily steel or concrete?
Steel, coming from suburban PA.
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>> way ahead of schedule...

I recall reading here about the performance incentives for getting the foundation work done on time: "An unscheduled break leaves tens of thousands of dollars on the line if it leads to missing a deadline."

You've got to believe the entire project is being managed that way. Kind of makes you wonder about projects likely NOT being managed that way... MTA/Subways, hello?
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There used to be bronze or some other kind of yellowish metal underneath the bland white terracotta. It gave the facade a lot more character. I guess it went away along with the 100' drop. Value engineering?



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There used to be bronze or some other kind of yellowish metal underneath the bland white terracotta. It gave the facade a lot more character. I guess it went away along with the 100' drop. Value engineering?
Depends on the rendering I suppose. It the larger pics, it's just a darker shade.
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