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Note: As this project is under construction, the data is based on the most reliable information currently available. This data is thus subject to change until the building has completed and all information can be confirmed and ratified by the CTBUH.


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Height: Occupied
442 m / 1,450 ft
 
Height: To Tip
472.4 m / 1,550 ft
Height: Architectural
472.4 m / 1,550 ft
 
Central Park Tower Outline
Floors Above Ground
95
# of Apartments
183

Facts

Official Name Central Park Tower
Other Names 217 West 57th Street, 225 West 57th Street, Nordstrom Tower
Structure Type Building
Status Under Construction
Country United States
City New York City
Street Address & Map 217 West 57th Street
Postal Code 10019
Building Function residential / hotel / retail
Structural Material concrete
Proposed 2010
Construction Start 2014
Completion 2019

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