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Height: Occupied
289.6 m / 950 ft
 
Height: To Tip
320 m / 1,050 ft
Height: Architectural
320 m / 1,050 ft
 
53 West 53rd Outline
Floors Above Ground
77
Floors Below Ground
3
# of Apartments
139

Facts

Official Name 53 West 53rd
Other Names 53W53, Tower Verre, MOMA Tower, Tour de Verre
Structure Type Building
Status Architecturally Topped Out
Country United States
City New York City
Street Address & Map 53 West 53rd Street
Postal Code 10019
Building Function residential
Structural Material concrete
Proposed 2006
Construction Start 2015
Completion 2019
Official Website 53 West 53rd

Companies Involved

Owner Goldman Sachs; Pontiac Land Group
Developer Gerald D Hines Interests
Architect
Design Ateliers Jean Nouvel
Architect of Record Adamson Associates; SLCE Architects
Structural Engineer
Design WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
MEP Engineer
Design WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
Main Contractor Lend Lease
Other Consultant
• Building Monitoring Vidaris, Inc.
• Civil Langan Engineering
• Damping GERB Vibration Control Systems, Inc
• Energy Concept Vidaris, Inc.
• Environmental Langan Engineering
Façade Enclos Corp.; Vidaris, Inc.
• Geotechnical Langan Engineering
• Interiors The Office of Thierry W Despont Ltd.
• Land Surveyor Langan Engineering
• Marketing Knightsbridge Strategies
• Roofing Vidaris, Inc.
• Sustainability Vidaris, Inc.
Material Supplier
• Concrete Ferrara Brothers
• Crane Morrow Equipment Company
• Façade Maintenance Equipment CoxGomyl

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The 82-story 53W53 Tower Structurally Tops Out
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New Manhattan Condo Tower Heads for the Sky
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Supertall 53 West 53rd Begins to Take Shape in New York City
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