Random House Tower

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Height: Architectural 208.5 m / 684 ft
Height: To Tip 208.5 m / 684 ft
Floors Above Ground 52
Floors Below Ground 2
Tower GFA 79,900 m² / 860,036 ft²


Official Name Random House Tower
Other Names The Imperial
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country United States
City New York City
Street Address & Map 1739 Broadway
Postal Code 10019
Building Function residential / office
Structural Material steel
Construction Start 2000
Completion 2003
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Regional Ranking #217 Tallest in North America
City Ranking #75 Tallest in New York City

Companies Involved

Owner Witkoff
Design Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
Structural Engineer
Design Cosentini Associates; Thornton Tomasetti

CTBUH Initiatives

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


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

Tall Buildings: Sustainable Design Opportunities
3 Mar 2008 – Akbar Tamboli, Thornton Tomasetti

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