CitySpire


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Height: To Tip
248.1 m / 814 ft
Height: Architectural
248.1 m / 814 ft
 
CitySpire Outline
Floors Above Ground
75
Floors Below Ground
2
# of Elevators
12
Top Elevator Speed
8.1 m/s
Tower GFA
77,110 m² / 830,005 ft²
# of Apartments
339

Facts

Official Name CitySpire
Other Names CitySpire Center
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country United States
City New York City
Street Address & Map 150 West 56th Street
Postal Code 10019
Building Function residential / office
Structural Material concrete
Energy Label ENERGY STAR Certified
Completion 1987
Retrofit Start 2004
Official Website Cityspire Condominium
Rankings Click arrows to view the next taller/shorter buildings
Regional Ranking #76 Tallest in North America
National Ranking #67 Tallest in United States
City Ranking #27 Tallest in New York City

Companies Involved

Owner Tishman Speyer Properties
Developer Continuum Company, LLC
Architect
Design Murphy/Jahn Architects
Structural Engineer
Design Rosenwasser/Grossman Consulting Engineers P.C.
Main Contractor Tishman Construction

Videos

Fazlur R. Khan Lifetime Achievement Award: Wind Engineering the World’s Tallest
6 Nov 2014 – Dr. Peter Irwin, RWDI Consulting Engineers

Research Papers

Skybridges of Significance
Aug 2020 – CTBUH Journal 2020 Issue III

The Economics of Skyscraper Construction in Manhattan: Past, Present, and Future
Jun 2016 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 5 Number 2

The Economics of Skyscraper Construction in Manhattan: Past, Present, and Future
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City

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Papers Related to CitySpire

Papers Related to CitySpire

Skybridges of Significance
Aug 2020 – CTBUH Journal 2020 Issue III; CTBUH Research
Linking tall buildings with horizontal spaces, whether purely for circulation or containing programming, has been a subject of fascination for as long as tall buildings…
The Economics of Skyscraper Construction in Manhattan: Past, Present, and Future
Jun 2016 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 5 Number 2; Jason Barr, Rutgers University
This paper discusses the economics of skyscraper construction in Manhattan since 1990. First the paper reviews the economic theory of skyscraper height. Next it documents…
The Economics of Skyscraper Construction in Manhattan: Past, Present, and Future
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City; Jason Barr, Rutgers University
This paper discusses the economics of skyscraper construction in Manhattan since 1990. First the paper reviews the economic theory of skyscraper height. Next it documents…
The Economics of Manhattan Skyscrapers
Oct 2015 – CTBUH Journal, 2015 Issue IV; Jason Barr, Rutgers University
The skyline, as a collection of skyscrapers, is inherently an economic phenomenon. The heights, frequencies, locations, and shapes of skyscrapers are driven by the costs…

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