432 Park Avenue
|432 Park Avenue|
Sunset view in March 2015, as seen from the Citigroup Center.
|Location||432 Park Avenue
New York City, United States
|Cost||US$ 1.25 billion|
|Roof||1400 ft (427 m)|
|Floor area||412,637 square feet (38,335 m2)|
|Design and construction|
|Architect||Rafael Viñoly and SLCE Architects, LLP|
|Developer||CIM Group / Macklowe Properties|
|Structural engineer||WSP Cantor Seinuk|
|Main contractor||Lend Lease|
432 Park Avenue is a supertall residential project by CIM Group in midtown Manhattan in New York City. With 104 condominium apartments and a height of 1,400 feet (427 m), it is the third tallest building in the United States, and one of the tallest residential buildings in the world. It is the second tallest building in New York City, behind One World Trade Center. When measured by roof height, however, 432 Park Avenue is the tallest building in New York, surpassing One World Trade Center by 32 ft (9.8 m). Originally proposed to be 1,300 feet (396 m) in 2011, the construction began in 2012 and is scheduled to complete in 2015. The building required the demolition of the 495-room Drake Hotel, which had been built in 1926. In 2006, the hotel was sold for $440 million to developer Harry Macklowe, and the hotel was demolished the year afterward. The site became one of New York's most valuable development sites due to its location.
Designed by Rafael Viñoly around what is described as "the purest geometric form: the square," the tower is designed to have eighty-four 3,969-square-foot (368.7 m2) stories, each with six 100-square-foot (9.3 m2) windows per face. The tower's condominium units will range from a 351-square-foot (32.6 m2) studio to a six-bedroom, seven-bath penthouse with a library, already under agreement for $95 million. The building's amenities will include 12-foot (3.7 m) high ceilings, golf training facilities, and private dining and screening rooms. Interiors are by designer Deborah Burke, Bentel & Bental, which also designed Eleven Madison Park and Gramercy Tavern.
432 Park Avenue is the second-tallest building in New York City and will be the tallest residential building in the Western Hemisphere once opened. By mid-2015, 217 West 57th Street, 111 West 57th Street, and 125 Greenwich Street will be at a similar height as 432 Park Avenue. The tower has a footprint of approximately 33,000 square feet (3,100 m2). The building was officially topped out on October 10, 2014, making it the highest rooftop in the city.
- Tallest buildings in the United States
- Tallest buildings in New York City
- List of tallest residential buildings in the world
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