Wednesday, April 30, 2008

4 Towers New York City Skyline

4 Towers New York City SkylineThe four towers from left to right.

The Trump Parc, 106 Central Park South (59th street) on the south west corner of 6th avenue (Avenue of the Americas)
When it was erected in 1930 as the Barbizon Plaza Hotel, this structure was noted for its flamboyant and unusual top. Trump Parc :: New York City Apartments

Next is the CitySpire Center, it is the tallest mixed-use skyscraper in New York City, located 142 West 56th Street. Finished in 1987, it is 75 stories high, with a total of 359,000 square feet of area. The building is owned by Tishman Speyer Properties.

Designed by Helmut Jahn, it is the 9th tallest building in New York City and the 38th tallest in the United States. CitySpire Center

Next up the Metropolitan Tower which is a 77-story, residential skyscraper at 142 west 57th street. The building has 235 apartment units. It is described as postmodern because it features setbacks and triangular shapes, dark glass and a sculpted base. Metropolitan Tower (New York)

Forth is Carnegie Hall Tower is a 60-story skyscraper located at 152 west 57th street, the tower was built in an architectural style in harmony with its neighbor Carnegie Hall, a New York landmark. This design won an Honor Award from the American Institute of Architects in 1994. Carnegie Hall Tower

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