CTBUH Gold Member

SL Green Realty Corp.

About

Member Since: 2015

Member Offices: New York City

Website: http://slgreen.com/

SL Green Realty Corp., an S&P 500 company and Manhattan's largest office landlord, is a fully integrated real estate investment trust, or REIT, that is focused primarily on acquiring, managing and maximizing value of Manhattan commercial properties. As of September 30, 2020, SL Green held interests in 93 buildings totaling 40.6 million square feet. This included ownership interests in 29.2 million square feet of Manhattan buildings and 10.3 million square feet securing debt and preferred equity investments.

Fields of Expertise

Developer; Owner (Buildings, Land); Property Management

Membership details

Membership Level

Gold

Member Since

2015

Member Offices

  • New York City

Buildings

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

One Vanderbilt Avenue

427 m / 1,401 ft

2

One Astor Plaza

227.1 m / 745 ft

3

Metropolitan Life Tower

213.4 m / 700 ft

4

919 3rd Avenue

187.6 m / 615 ft

5

810 7th Avenue

154.2 m / 506 ft

6

Lefcourt National Building

153.3 m / 503 ft

7

Tower 45

148.4 m / 487 ft

8

100 Park Avenue

147.8 m / 485 ft

9

Daily News Building

145.1 m / 476 ft

10

Harper & Row Building

144.2 m / 473 ft

Building Completions Timeline

 

Videos

17 October 2016

CTBUH 2016 China Conference - Session 3a: Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Q&A

Monday, October 17, 2016. Shenzhen, China. Richard Witt, Quadrangle Architects; James von Klamperer Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates; Keith Griffiths, Aedas; Peter Brannan, Arquitectonica answer questions...

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Research

12 January 2021

Tall Buildings in 2020: COVID-19 Contributes To Dip in Year-On-Year Completions

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat has released its annual report, CTBUH Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2020, part of the Tall...

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Global News

13 May 2021

New York City Observatory Set to Open Fall 2021

Summit One Vanderbilt, a four-level 6,039 square meter (65,000 square foot) observatory including an outdoor summit terrace, will be located in the crown of One...

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Rank
Name
City
Height

1

One Vanderbilt Avenue

New York City

427 m

1,401 ft

2

One Madison Avenue

New York City

286 m

938 ft

3

One Astor Plaza

New York City

227 m

745 ft

4

Metropolitan Life Tower

New York City

213 m

700 ft

5

919 3rd Avenue

New York City

188 m

615 ft

6

810 7th Avenue

New York City

154 m

506 ft

7

Lefcourt National Building

New York City

153 m

503 ft

8

Tower 45

New York City

148 m

487 ft

9

100 Park Avenue

New York City

148 m

485 ft

10

Daily News Building

New York City

145 m

476 ft

11

Harper & Row Building

New York City

144 m

473 ft

12

Montague-Court Building

New York City

141 m

462 ft

13

The Olivia

New York City

134 m

440 ft

14

750 3rd Avenue

New York City

133 m

436 ft

15

1350 Avenue of the Americas

New York City

127 m

416 ft

16

280 Park Avenue

New York City

126 m

412 ft

17

Graybar Building

New York City

120 m

392 ft

18

485 Lexington Avenue

New York City

115 m

377 ft

19

461 5th Avenue

New York City

115 m

376 ft

20

555 West 57th Street

New York City

97 m

318 ft

21

215 Park Avenue South

New York City

80 m

263 ft

22

315 West 36th Street

New York City

80 m

261 ft

23

182 Broadway

New York City

79 m

260 ft

Statistics

150 m+ Buildings

300 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

58 Years

Most Common Function*

Office (91%), 20 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Steel (67%), 8 Buildings

* Based on 150 m+ buildings currently in the database.

Total: 22 Buildings for which a function has been assigned.
 
Total: 12 Buildings for which a material has been assigned.
 

*Based on 22 Completed & Under Construction Buildings

Building Completions Timeline

 

Construction Time Chart

NOTE: Construction start time is not available for all buildings. The average construction time is only displayed if there is three or more buildings with construction start and complete data in that year.

 

Designated Experts

17 October 2016 | Shenzhen

CTBUH 2016 China Conference - Session 3a: Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Q&A

Monday, October 17, 2016. Shenzhen, China. Richard Witt, Quadrangle Architects; James von Klamperer Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates; Keith Griffiths, Aedas; Peter Brannan, Arquitectonica answer questions...

17 October 2016 | Shenzhen

X Information Modeling: Data-Driven Decision Making in the Design of Tall Buildings

This presentation outlined X-Information Modeling or XIM, a method of data-driven decision-making for the design of tall buildings. Developed over its application on more than...

26 October 2015 | New York City

One Vanderbilt: Approving Midtown’s Tallest Office Building

This presentation traces the development of One Vanderbilt from early design through the complex city approvals process that is ultimately allowing for its realization. From...

26 October 2015 | New York City

Interview: James von Klemperer

James von Klemperer of KPF is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2015 CTBUH New York Conference at the Grand Hyatt New York. James discusses...

18 September 2014 | Shanghai

Urban Density and the Porous High Rise: The Integration of the Tall Building in the City

September 18, 2014. Shanghai, China. James von Klemperer from Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates PC presents at the 2014 Shanghai Conference closing plenary on "Urban Density...

12 January 2021

Tall Buildings in 2020: COVID-19 Contributes To Dip in Year-On-Year Completions

CTBUH Research

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat has released its annual report, CTBUH Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2020, part of the Tall...

30 January 2020

Tall Building Predictions for 2020

CTBUH Research

The combined brains of the CTBUH editorial and database staff boldly predict what might happen across the global skyscraper industry in 2020. Check out our...

17 October 2016

X Information Modeling: Data-Driven Decision Making in the Design of Tall Buildings

James von Klempeter, Luc Wilson & Mondrian Hsieh, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates

This paper outlines X-Information Modeling or XIM, a method of data-driven decision-making for the design of tall buildings. Developed over its application on more than...

26 October 2015

One Vanderbilt: Approving Midtown’s Tallest Office Building

James von Klemperer, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates

This paper traces the development of One Vanderbilt from early design through the complex city approvals process that is ultimately allowing for its realization. From...

26 October 2015

Fire/Life Safety in High-Rise Buildings

James Carrigan, Brian Blicher & Laura Bennett, SYSKA Hennessy Group; Chief Ronald Spadafora, New York City Fire Department

Syska Hennessy Group and the Fire Department of the City of New York propose a paper and presentation detailing an overview of Fire/Life Safety in...

22 October 2015

New York: The Ultimate Skyscraper Laboratory

CTBUH Research

A timeline of skyscraper completions in New York uncannily resembles the boom and bust cycles of the United States in the 20th and early 21st...

01 June 2015

Urban Density and the Porous High-Rise: The Integration of the Tall Building in the City

James von Klemperer, Kohn Pedersen Fox

As the skyscraper matures as a building type, its role in actively connecting to, and reinforcing, major threads of urban fabric becomes increasingly more important....

16 September 2014

Urban Density and the Porous High-Rise: The Integration of the Tall Building in the City

James von Klemperer, Kohn Pedersen Fox

As the skyscraper matures as a building type, its role in actively connecting to, and reinforcing, major threads of urban fabric becomes increasingly more important....

12 June 2008

The Tallest Buildings in the World: Past, Present & Future

CTBUH Research

Over time, the average height of the 100 tallest buildings in the world has been steadily increasing. However, by 2010, this average height will have...

13 May 2021

New York City Observatory Set to Open Fall 2021

Summit One Vanderbilt, a four-level 6,039 square meter (65,000 square foot) observatory including an outdoor summit terrace, will be located in the crown of One...

15 September 2020

Ribbon-Cutting Opens Skyscraper in New York City

Yesterday, 14 September 2020, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF) and developers SL Green and Hines celebrated the opening of One Vanderbilt with a ribbon cutting...

18 September 2019

Two Supertalls Top Out in New York City

The Grand Central Terminal-adjacent supertall One Vanderbilt officially topped out this week, reaching its full 1,401-foot (427-meter) height. Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox, the tower...

05 February 2019

One Vanderbilt Reaches Supertall Territory Above Midtown East, New York City

One Vanderbilt is officially the latest skyscraper in New York City to achieve a height equivalent to “supertall” (300 meters and higher) status. Located at...