50 West

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Height: Occupied
222.1 m / 729 ft
Height: To Tip
237.3 m / 779 ft
Height: Architectural
237.3 m / 779 ft
50 West Outline
Height: Observatory
223 m / 732 ft
Floors Above Ground
Floors Below Ground
# of Elevators
Top Elevator Speed
6 m/s
Tower GFA
51,040 m² / 549,390 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
Energy Label LEED BD+C: New Construction
Proposed 2005
Construction Start 2008
Completion 2018
Official Website 50 West
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Regional Ranking #102 Tallest in North America
National Ranking #88 Tallest in United States
City Ranking #37 Tallest in New York City

Companies Involved

Owner Time Equities, Inc.
Developer Albanese Organization, Inc.; JANI; 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.
Material Supplier
• Formwork Doka GmbH

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

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