Monday, November 24, 2014

"30 Buildings That Are Going to Radically Change the NYC Skyline"

Think you have a lot of cranes in your city?
From the New York Post:

NYC’s skyline will be radically different in 2018
The high times aren’t going away in New York.

The city of just six years from now will be dramatically taller, with a series of luxury high-rises towering above Central Park, a new West Side development and downtown spires.

“The skyline is changing so much,” said Ondel Hylton, content director for CityRealty, the real-estate search site that generated this rendering of New York in the near future. “To see [the towers] together in one image takes people by surprise. A lot of people are shocked.”

The mega-developments include the 96-story 432 Park Ave., which at 1,396 feet is the tallest residential property in the western hemisphere.

The 104-unit condo, where one penthouse sold for $95 million, is slated to open next year.
The Nordstrom Tower — at 225 W. 57th St. — will rival it at 92 stories once completed in 2018.
At 1,775 feet tall, it will be the city’s second-tallest building and just a foot shorter than One World Trade Center (and that’s only if you include the WTC spire).

Here’s a rundown of what buildings will reach for the sky....MUCH MORE