Nick Mafi for Architectural Digest.
A crop of residential and mixed-use skyscrapers mark a new trend populating the New York City skyline.
(photo: Evan Joseph)
Pritzker Prize-winning architect Christian de Portzamparc is the genius behind this bold new structure. With a five-star Park Hyatt Hotel, unobstructed views of Central Park to the north, midtown Manhattan to the south, and both the Hudson and East rivers, this glass tower is as striking as it is modern.
Architect: Christian de Portzamparc
Height: 1,005 feet
Usage: Mixed-use (hotel/residential)
Completion Year: 2014
3 Hudson Boulevard
(courtesy of the Moinian Group)
Designed to achieve LEED Platinum certification, 3 Hudson Boulevard is set to change the face of the Hudson Yards District. The building, scheduled to open in 2018, has unprecedented and unobstructed views of the Hudson River, Hudson River Park, High Line, Central Park, and the Empire State Building. It will accomodate 1.8 million square feet of mixed-use space, with up to 14 floors set aside as potential residences.
Height: 1,050 feet
Usage: Commercial (with potential for residential)
Completion Year: 2018
432 Park Avenue
(courtesy of CIM Group and Macklowe Properties)
Standing at 1,396 feet, 432 Park Avenue will be the tallest all-residential building in the Western Hemisphere when completed later this year. With ceilings measuring 12.5 feet and massive ten-foot-by-ten-foot windows placed throughout, the interiors will be bathed in natural light. Residences are priced from $16.95 million, with full-floor penthouses clocking in at $82.5 million.
Architect: Rafael Viñoly
Height: 1,396 feet
Completion Year: 2015
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