09/04/2022 19:30 GMT+7
The world’s thinnest building has been completed, adding a new landmark to the famous Manhattan skyline.
According to the developers, the Steinway Tower, located at 111 West 57th Street, Manhattan borough, New York, USA, has a height-to-width ratio of 24:1, making it “the thinnest skyscraper in the world.” world”.
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At 435m, Steinway Tower is one of the tallest buildings in the Western Hemisphere, second only to two other buildings in New York City, the World Trade Center at 541m and Central Park Tower with its 541m height. 472m high.
Ultra-thin skyscrapers, or so-called pencil towers, became the hallmarks of Hong Kong’s skyline in the 1970s. Since then, major cities like New York have followed suit and create in this style.
The Steinway skyscraper is a powerful ‘pencil’, elegantly shrinking towards the top of the tower. In particular, there is a three-storey penthouse overlooking Central Park located at the top.
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The architects say their main goal was to create a bold new statement of the New York skyline, while also honoring the site’s historic roots.
“Rather than looking at stereotypes about New York City’s skyscrapers, what we were most interested in was the opportunity to do something different and meaningful,” said Pasquarelli, architect. of the project said.
This super-tall tower is located next to the Steinway building of the same name, a historic building built in 1925 that used to be the headquarters of the Steinway and Sons piano manufacturers and concert hall.
The construction company said it was inspired by “the golden age of Manhattan skyscrapers” and Art Deco art history in New York in the early 20th century. The tower’s surface is designed with many blocks of earth. Burning changes color, texture when viewed under different types of light and angles.
Steinway Tower is opening its doors to its first residents. Prices range from $7.75 million for a studio apartment to $66 million for a penthouse.
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