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Height: Occupied
108.4 m / 355 ft
 
Height: To Tip
142.3 m / 467 ft
Height: Architectural
142.3 m / 467 ft
 
VIA 57 WEST Outline
Floors Above Ground
34
Floors Below Ground
1
# of Elevators
11
Tower GFA
77,202 m² / 830,995 ft²
Development GFA
87,330 m² / 940,012 ft²
# of Apartments
709
# of Parking Spaces
285

Facts

Official Name VIA 57 WEST
Other Names Pyramid, West 57th, W57, West57
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country United States
City New York City
Street Address & Map 625 West 57th Street
Postal Code 10019
Building Function residential
Structural Material concrete
Proposed 2010
Construction Start 2013
Completion 2016
Official Website VIA 57 WEST

Companies Involved

Owner/Developer The Durst Organization
Architect
Design Bjarke Ingels Group
Architect of Record SLCE Architects
Structural Engineer
Engineer of Record Thornton Tomasetti
MEP Engineer
Engineer of Record Dagher Engineering, PLLC
Main Contractor Hunter Roberts Construction Group
Other Consultant
• Acoustics Cerami & Associates
• Civil Langan Engineering
• Environmental AKRF; Roux Associates, Inc.
Façade Enclos Corp.; Vidaris, Inc.
• Façade Maintenance Entek Engineering Ltd.
• Landscape Starr Whitehouse Landscape Architects and Planners
• Lighting Brandston Partnership, Inc.
• Marketing Nancy Packes Inc.; IF Studio LLC
• Traffic Philip Habib & Associates
• Vertical Transportation Van Deusen & Associates
• Way Finding Nice Kern, LLC
• Wind Cermak Peterka Petersen (CPP), Inc.

About VIA 57 WEST

VIA 57 West is a housing project designed as a hybrid between the European perimeter block and a traditional Manhattan high-rise. Durst commissioned BIG to bring this new residential typology to Manhattan. It has a unique design to allow for a courtyard and opening the courtyard to views towards the Hudson River.

CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH Names Shanghai Tower “2016 Best Tall Building Worldwide”
4 Nov 2016 – CTBUH News

CTBUH Names Tall Building Award Winners and Finalists
22 Jun 2016 – Awards Event

Skin New York
27 Aug 2015 – Event Invite

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CTBUH Names Shanghai Tower “2016 Best Tall Building Worldwide”
4 Nov 2016, Chicago – CTBUH News
The CTBUH Awards Jury named Shanghai Tower, Shanghai as the “2016 Best Tall Building Worldwide” at the 15th Annual CTBUH Awards Ceremony and Dinner.
CTBUH Names Tall Building Award Winners and Finalists
22 Jun 2016, Chicago – Awards Event
CTBUH is proud to announce the winners and finalists for the CTBUH 2016 Tall Building Awards, chosen from a pool of 132 submissions vying for recognition.
Skin NY
27 Aug 2015, New York City – Event Report
CTBUH New York, in association with the New York Young Professionals Committee hosted an event entitled Skin:NY that focused on high-rise façade design and construction
VIA 57 West: Challenging Building Form and Urban Development
9 Jul 2015, New York City – Event Report
At the Bank of America Tower in New York City, more than 200 professionals attended “VIA 57 West: Challenging Building Form and Urban Development in Manhattan.”

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New York’s Via 57 West set to Open in March
25 Feb 2016 – Via 57 West, the tetrahedron-shaped Manhattan…

The Durst Organization Tops-Out Bjarke Ingels’ 137-Meter West57
7 Nov 2014 – The Durst Organization has topped out construction…

Bjarke Ingels' Hudson River Pyramid Growing on New York's 57th Street
25 Jun 2014 – The so-called “courtscraper“—a marriage of the…

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New York’s Via 57 West set to Open in March
25 Feb 2016
Via 57 West, the tetrahedron-shaped Manhattan apartment tower designed by Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) and developed by the Durst Organization, is preparing to welcome its…
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The Durst Organization Tops-Out Bjarke Ingels’ 137-Meter West57
7 Nov 2014
The Durst Organization has topped out construction on 625 West 57th Street (West57). A final bucket of structural cement was hoisted to the top of the 450-foot (137-meter…
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Bjarke Ingels' Hudson River Pyramid Growing on New York's 57th Street
25 Jun 2014
The so-called “courtscraper“—a marriage of the European courtyard block and the American skyscraper—by Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) is rapidly rising on New York City‘s…
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BIG's W57 Tower Approved
20 Feb 2013
The New York City Council has granted final approval to the Bjarke Ingels Group-designed West 57th Tower in Manhattan. After disputing the affordable housing options in…

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Best of Both Worlds: VIA 57 WEST
3 Nov 2016 – Alexander Durst, The Durst Organization; Kai-Uwe Bergmann, Bjarke Ingels Group

Interview: VIA 57 WEST
3 Nov 2016 – Kai-Uwe Bergmann, Bjarke Ingels Group; Alexander Durst, The Durst Organization

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Best of Both Worlds: VIA 57 WEST
3 Nov 2016 – CTBUH "15th Annual Awards"; Alexander Durst, The Durst Organization; Kai-Uwe Bergmann, Bjarke Ingels Group
By incorporating the social sustainability of a mid-rise structure with the efficiency and density of a high-rise, the distinctive massing and appearance of VIA 57 WEST…
Interview: VIA 57 WEST
3 Nov 2016 – 2016 Awards Ceremony/Symposium Interviews; Kai-Uwe Bergmann, Bjarke Ingels Group; Alexander Durst, The Durst Organization
Kai-Uwe Bergmann, Partner, BIG, and Alexander Durst, Chief Development Officer, The Durst Organization, are interviewed by Chris Bentley regarding VIA 57 WEST, New York…
Monthly Video: Bjarke Ingels
15 Apr 2016 – Monthly Video Series; Bjarke Ingels, BIG
Bjarke Ingels, BIG, discusses new building parameters and how they have influenced the design of two of New York City's most unique projects, 2 World Trade Center and VIA…
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27 Oct 2015 – Presentation at CTBUH 2015 New York Conference; Bjarke Ingels, Bjarke Ingels Group
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Interview: Bjarke Ingels
27 Oct 2015 – 2015 New York Conference Interviews; Bjarke Ingels, Bjarke Ingels Group
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Ten Significant Tall Buildings, and the Significant Women Behind Them
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A timeline of skyscraper completions in New York uncannily resembles the boom and bust cycles of the United States in the 20th and early 21st centuries. The most active…
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