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Articles about "Manhattan Skyscrapers"

  • How Zoning Made New York City: The 1916 Resolution and the Need for Urban Structuring By Zain Ul-Arifeen | July 18, 2016

    New York City pioneered modern urban planning through its 1916 Zoning Resolution, setting an example nationally and globally. We take a trip down memory lane and discuss how zoning has shaped the city's aesthetic over the 20th century.

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  • #TBT-The Evolution of the New York City Skyscraper By Serena Horrigan | March 31, 2016

    From 11-stories to 104, #TBT explores the rich architectural history of the New York City skyscraper.

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  • Ultra-Luxe Total Sellout Projections Reach New Heights By Serena Horrigan | December 09, 2015

    Manhattan’s priciest luxury residential towers also have the highest projected total sellout.

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  • 10 Luxurious Homes Over $10M By Stephanie Lovelle | September 09, 2015

    With plenty of Manhattan luxury to sift through, here are 10 homes over $10M for your consideration!

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  • Boundaries for Billionaires’ Row? By Serena Horrigan | May 29, 2015

    Megatall luxury skyscrapers around Billionaires’ Row are transforming the area around Central Park. A proposed moratorium could change that.

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  • #TBT: Happy Birthday Chrysler Building! By Serena Horrigan | May 28, 2015

    This TBT we're celebrating The Chrysler Building, which turns 85 today! Let's take a look at NYC's iconic, and lesser known, Art Deco masterpieces.

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  • The Skyscraper: Dominating the NYC Skyline By Samantha Martinez | April 28, 2015

    Technology has advanced beyond our expectations - leading to the creation of the once unimaginable skyscraper. Now the skyscraper has become a permanent fixture, multiplying before our eyes.

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  • Empire State Building Investors Revealed By Olivia Smedley | September 16, 2013

    Malkin Holdings Law Firm, the company that controls the Empire State building, isn’t looking to give it up just yet. With three unsolicited bids to buy the building up to $2.1 billion dollars, it seems they have something different in mind for the landmark.

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  • 1 WTC Becomes Tallest Building in the Western Hemisphere By Aby Thomas | May 10, 2013

    After getting its silver spire installed earlier today, One World Trade Center has now become the tallest building in the Western hemisphere. The addition of the spire, which will function as a broadcast antenna for the building, has brought the 104-story 1 WTC’s height to a total of 1,776 feet. 1 WTC has also now become the third tallest building in the world, trailing behind the 2,717-foot Burj Khalifa in the United Arab Emirates and the 1,971-foot Makkah Royal Clock Tower Hotel in Saudi Arabia.

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  • Views from the Top: Awe-Inspiring Snapshots of New York City By Aby Thomas | April 19, 2013

    Image via Twitter: @WTCProgress There may be several practical reasons for New York City buildings to be as tall as they are, but let’s admit it—we New Yorkers do love the thrill of being able to see this magnificent city from a spot in the sky. For instance, take a look at the above image, tweeted by WTCProgress on Wednesday: this is the breathtaking view of Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens one gets from the top of One World Trade Center, the 104-story skyscraper being built in Lower Manhattan, which will soon become the tallest building in New York City.

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