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Articles about "Manhattan Skyscrapers"

  • New Tower on the Horizon: 432 Park Avenue is on the Market By Aby Thomas | March 21, 2013

    Image Courtesy of DBOX for CIM Group & Macklowe Properties Move over, One57: 432 Park Avenue is taking over the title of the tallest residential building in New York City. At 1,396 feet, the new Rafael Vinoly-designed tower in Midtown Manhattan will be easily trumping the 1,004-foot One57 in terms of building height. And if the buzz surrounding the new skyscraper is any indication, 432 Park Avenue could soon be commanding prices that will rival the eye-popping amounts that were asked for the condominium apartments at One57.

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  • The Empire State Building Could be Publicly Traded Soon By Aby Thomas | March 18, 2013

    The Empire State Building, one of New York City’s most prominent skyscrapers, is now close to becoming a part of a new real estate investment trust, which, if approved by investors, could lead to a $1 billion initial public offering for the iconic building. A recent Reuters report says that Malkin Holdings LLC, the company that manages the Empire State Building, has secured nearly three-quarters of the investor votes it needs to go ahead with the IPO plan that it has been spearheading.

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  • 100 Years and 792 Feet: The Woolworth Building By Janna Allen | February 25, 2013

    A hundred years ago, the world's tallest building was constructed in Lower Manhattan. On April 24th, 1913 a building was raised to 792 feet, towering over the city with an air like European Gothic cathedrals. Yet there was something more majestic about this building, as it was infused with the more modern architecture of that time which we’ve come to know and admire. Located on 233 Broadway, the Woolworth Building still stands today, and although its towering height was surpassed by the Trump Building in 1930, it’s Gothic design is still an aspect to marvel at.

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  • Bloomberg Wants New Skyscrapers To Surround Grand Central By Olivier Fitzgerald | July 13, 2012

    Looks like the big city is about to get bigger. With the Mayor’s time in office coming to a close, Bloomberg looks to make major additions to the Midtown area, particularly in the vicinity of Grand Central Station. Introducing his new rezoning plans at a Community Board meeting this past week, Bloomberg unveiled some serious proposals, including building multiple skyscrapers the size of the Empire State Building.

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