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Height: Occupied
217.8 m / 715 ft
Height: To Tip
237.1 m / 778 ft
Height: Architectural
237.1 m / 778 ft
50 West Outline
Height: Observatory
221.9 m / 728 ft
Floors Above Ground
Floors Below Ground
# of Elevators
Tower GFA
53,883 m² / 579,992 ft²
# of Apartments


Official Name 50 West
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country United States
City New York City
Street Address & Map 50 West Street
Postal Code 10006
Building Function residential
Structural Material concrete
Proposed 2005
Construction Start 2008
Completion 2017
Official Website 50 West
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Regional Ranking #87 Tallest in North America
National Ranking #76 Tallest in United States
City Ranking #28 Tallest in New York City

Companies Involved

Developer Time Equities, Inc.
Design JAHN
Architect of Record SLCE Architects
Structural Engineer
Design DeSimone Consulting Engineers
MEP Engineer
Design I. M. Robbins P.C.
Main Contractor Hunter Roberts Construction Group
Other Consultant
• Damping GERB Vibration Control Systems, Inc
• Environmental Langan Engineering
Façade Permasteelisa Group
• Geotechnical Langan Engineering
• Interiors Thomas Juul-Hansen, LLC
• Wind Cermak Peterka Petersen (CPP), Inc.

About 50 West

50 West is a 64-story mixed-use high-rise with retail and 191 residential condominiums. Architect Helmut Jahn designed the tower with a curved glass façade to provide panoramic views of New York City. On the 64th floor is an observatory with views of New York Harbor, Ellis Island, and the Statute of Liberty.

CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH Study Examines Tallest Buildings with Dampers
22 Aug 2018 – CTBUH Research

50 West Construction Tour
28 Oct 2015 – Tour Report

Global News

New York’s 50 West Street Completes
14 Feb 2017 – The 64-story skyscraper at 50 West Street is…

Renderings Revealed for JAHN’s 50 West Street in New York
30 May 2014 – New renderings of the Time Equities-developed…

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