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Height: Architectural 224.8 m / 738 ft
Height: Occupied 205.3 m / 674 ft
Height: To Tip 224.8 m / 738 ft
Floors Above Ground 54
Floors Below Ground 2
# of Elevators 6
Top Elevator Speed 6.1 m/s
Tower GFA 50,168 m² / 540,004 ft²
# of Apartments 426
# of Hotel Rooms 86


Official Name ARO
Other Names Roseland Tower, 239 West 52nd Street, 242 West 53rd Street
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country United States
City New York City
Street Address & Map 242 West 53rd Street
Postal Code 10019
Building Function residential
Structural Material concrete
Proposed 2013
Construction Start 2015
Completion 2018
Official Website ARO
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Regional Ranking #149 Tallest in North America
City Ranking #56 Tallest in New York City

Companies Involved

Owner/Developer Algin Management
Design CetraRuddy Architecture
Structural Engineer
Design BuroHappold Engineering; DeSimone Consulting Engineers
MEP Engineer
Design Cosentini Associates
Main Contractor Pavarini McGovern
Other Consultant
• Acoustics Shen Milsom Wilke, Inc.
• Audio Visual The Clarient Group
• Civil Langan Engineering
• Environmental Langan Engineering
Façade BuroHappold
• Geotechnical Langan Engineering
• Land Surveyor Langan Engineering
• Landscape Balmori Associates Landscape and Urban Design
• Lighting One Lux Studio
• Marketing Knightsbridge Strategies
• Security The Clarient Group
Material Supplier
• Cladding BVGlazing Systems

CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH New York Tours ARO
20 Jun 2018 – Event Report

CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2018
12 Dec 2018 – CTBUH News Report

Research Papers

Tall + Urban Innovation 2020: Dominant Trends
Mar 2020 – CTBUH Journal 2020 Issue II

Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2018
12 Dec 2018 – CTBUH Journal 2019 Issue I

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