432 Park Avenue
|432 Park Avenue|
An artist's rendering of 432 Park Avenue
|Location||432 Park Avenue
New York City, United States
|Construction started||Foundation: Sept 2011
Construction: May 2012
|Opening||Topped out: Fall 2014
Completion: Winter 2014/2015
Occupancy: Spring 2015
|Roof||1,398 feet (426.1 m)|
|Design and construction|
|Architect||Rafael Viñoly and SLCE Architects, LLP|
|Developer||CIM Group / Macklowe Properties|
|Main contractor||Lend Lease|
432 Park Avenue is a supertall residential project by CIM Group in midtown Manhattan in New York City. With 125 condominium apartments and a height of 1,398 feet (426.11 m), it will become the third tallest building in the United States, and one of the tallest residential buildings in the world. It will become the second tallest building in Manhattan, behind One World Trade Center. When measured by roof height however, 432 Park Avenue will be the tallest building in New York, surpassing One World Trade Center by 30 ft (9.1 m). Originally proposed to be 1,300 feet (396 m) in 2011, the construction began in 2012 and will finish in 2015.
Located at 432 Park Avenue, the building required the demolition of the 495 room Drake Hotel built in 1926. In 2006 the hotel was sold for $440 million to developer Harry Macklowe. It was demolished in 2007. The site became one of New York's most valuable development sites due to its location in the heart of the city.
Design and layout
Designed by Rafael Viñoly around "the purest geometric form: the square," the tower will have eighty-four 93-foot-square stories, each with six 100-square-foot windows per face. The tower's condominium units will range from a 351-square-foot studio to a six-bedroom, seven-bath penthouse with a library, already under agreement for $95 million. The building's amenities will include 12 ft (3.7 m) high ceilings, golf training facilities, and private dining and screening rooms.
When completed, 432 Park Avenue is expected to become the second-tallest building in New York City and the tallest residential building in the Western Hemisphere. This building is already visible from parts of New Jersey, Long Island and Westchester county. By mid-2015, 217 West 57th Street, 111 West 57th Street, and 125 Greenwich Street should be rising to join 432 Park Avenue at the height of the Manhattan skyline. The tower has a footprint of approximately 33,000 square feet.
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